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C.E. Jennings eight inch sweep Goodell-patent brace with unique jaw springs. 
 

C.E. Jennings patent brace
Other side
Head view
Chuck apart
Both handles were made from superb, sound rosewood:
C.E. Jennings & Co., New York, U.S.A.
Patent Dec.27, 1892
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Wrist handle
Maker's marks

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B&D-170
Price: $55.00 plus shipping
  

In spite of all the complexities of this brace and its patent, the ratchet mechanism of the patent does not represent the brace's ratchet. There are the adjustable ferrules all right, and the fancy jaw springs (which are often mangled, but not here), but the ratchet used is not what the patent shows, even though it's what makes the brace easy to identify. 
 

The brace would be operationally and physically perfect, except for the loss of most of its nickel plating and the catchy peeling of a small portion. The rosewood handles are especially nice, and the ratchet is among the smoothest and easiest to operate. 
 

U.S. Patent No. 488,691
The ratchet mechanism depicted in Albert Goodell's U.S. Patent No. 488,891 actually has been applied in other braces; be patient.
  

The ratchet mechanism in the actual brace appears to have been modelled after William Clarkson's U.S. Patent No.  286,388, granted  October 9, 1883, but it looks quite different in application, and that patent took effect only nine years earlier.
  

The Directory of American Machinery & Tool Patents (DATAMP) indicates that Goodell-Pratt was the manufacturer who used Albert Goodell's patent, so C.E. Jennings may have been the marketer of this brace.