Brace PEXTO-08 - P.S.&W.Co. No.1202
Price: $25.00 plus shipping.
Almost none of the nickel plating remains, but the steel surface has a pleasant, smooth patina with a few shallow pits. The pad is lignum vitae; the wrist handle is rosewood.
This brace is all original and fully functional, but it is somewhat worn, particularly the jaws, which were used on some about 3/8 to 1/2 inch straight-shanked bits for serious drilling. Maybe the seven notches in the pad marked the successes of making those holes ...