Brace PEXTO-06 -
$15.00 plus shipping.
5% of the
nickel plating remains, but the steel surface has a pleasant, smooth
patina with no pitting. The pad is lignum vitae; the wrist handle
|This brace has had an
unfortunate event that cracked the ratchet housing. The crack affects
the top quarter of the casting, as though the user forced the brace
sideways, towards his body, while the bow was also facing towards his
The ratchet pawls are the later style, not like the serrated ones in
the original patent drawings.
||The July 9,
1895 patent date clearly stamped on the shell of the chuck is shown at
bearings and the affixing screw are all replacements that I installed.
stamped on bow:
keeping the crispy jaws follows the outline in the drawing for the patent granted to Pardon
Robert Ellrich on May 29, 1906. As with all
other alligator jaws in this series, the teeth interlock so as to keep
wrist handle is shown below. It has the adjustment mechanism for
perfecting the clearance between the hanle and ferrules. I have
not found any patent that applies to this arrangement.