Vise Catalog Links

In addition to what we have found, WK Fine Tools has done an excellent job tracking down online sources for tool catalogs.  You may find vise listings at their website.

1860 Low & Burgess - Page 98 (Wilson's)

1864 Bliven, Mead & Co. (Parker, Hurlburt's, Eagle)

1870 Walworth Mfg. Co. (J. J. Walworth & Co)

1870 Hall, Kimbark & Co. - Page 75 (Peter Wright, Hall & Kimbark Post Leg Vises, Parker, Hurlbert, I. C. Tate;'s, Stephen's, Hoar's, Backus)

1873 Hart, Bliven & Mead (Bonney, Trenton, Wilson's)

1875 Frasse & Company (Stephen's Patent, Millers Falls ["Union and Backus Vise Combined"], Fisher & Norris, Parker)

1875 Eaton, Cole, & Burnham - Page 73 (Nason, several unbranded)

1875 Reuter & Mallory - Page 108 (Fisher & Norris, Peace Patent, Parker, Howard, Stephens)

1876 S. D. Kimbark - Page 273 (Post Leg, Parker, Hall, Union/Backus, Steven, Howard, Stephen, Stearn)

1883 Thomas Foster & Sons - Page 32, 37-39 (Trenton, Prentiss, Parker)

1883 Cooke & Co. (Trenton, Stephens Patent, Prentiss, Parker)

1884-5 E. H. Moody (Bonney, Other Unknown Vises)

1884 A. Hammacher & Co. - Page 286 (Trenton, Wilson, Athol & Parker)

1884 Huntington, Hopkins & Co - Page 20 (Peter Wright, Fisher & Norris, Wilson, Parker, Saunders)

1885 Milner & Kettig - Page 145 (Payne, Armstrong, Klingfast, Enterprise, Jarecki)

1886 Hall & Carpenter (Unknown Vise)

1886 Nason Manufacturing Co. - Page 93 (Saunders, Parker)

1888 Dunham, Carrigan & Co. Page 497 (Cheney, Trenton, Miller, Backus, Parker, Hunter, Keller, Nason, Saunders, Hayden & Barnes, Bonney, Wentworth, Stearn)

1890 Motley, Thornton N., & Co. (Wentworth, Stevens (sp), Prentiss, Parker, Merrill, Fisher & Norris)

1890 Hobbs Hardware Company (Unlabled Vises)

1891 Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. (Bonney, Parker, Massey, Cheney)

1891 John H. Graham & Co.: Page 7 (Saw Vises) // Page 82 (Iron City Post Vise)

1892 Oil Well Supply Co. (Smith's)

1893 Hill, Clark & Co. (Brainard's Milling Machine)

1894 Manning, Maxwell & Moore (Smith's, Brainard's, Prentiss, Parker, Simpson, Stephens', Phoenix, Stern's, Lineman's, Stubs', Hall's, Moss', Alford, plus MANY unidentified models)

1895 Chas A. Strelinger & Co. (Parker, Merrill, Other Unmarked Vises)

1896 Chas A. Strelinger & Co. (Jarecki, Alford, Billings, Lowell, Victor, Gypsy, Parker, Merrill, Massey, Fairbairn)

1886 - 89 Chicago House Wrecking Co. - Page 28 (Post and Bench Vises - Probably Parker)

1896 Prentiss Tool & Supply Co. - Page 782 (Prentiss, Lewis, Jarecki, Diamond)

1897 Charles H. Besley & Co. (Parker, Prentiss, Billings, Alford, Lewis, Stephens Patent, Phoenix)

1897 Chas. A. Strelinger & Co. Woodworker's Catalog (Toles', Victor, Norbourne, Adams)

1897 L. M. Rumsey Manufacturing Co. (Prentiss, Lewis, Parker, Austin)

1897 Sears Catalog (Parker, Trenton, Adams)

1898 Niles Tool Works (Parker, Prentiss, Other Unmarked Vise)

1898 Rice, Lewis & Son - Page 62 (Parker, Jarecki, Peter Wright, "offset jaw", Simpson, Diamond, many other unmarked)

1899 James B. Clow & Sons (Parker, Armstrong) - Page 243 (Prentiss, Simpson, Boley, Stephen's)

1900 Chicago House Wrecking Company: Page 32 (Foot Vise) // Page 35 (Smiths)

1900 Niles Tool Works (Parker, Prentiss, Other Unlabled Models)

1900 The Burnet Co. - Page 210 (Saunders, Parker, Prentiss, unknown post leg vises)

1901 Caverhill, Learmont & Co - Page 637 (Parker, Diamond, Lewis, Van Wagoner)

1902 George Worthington Co. - One Page (Parker)

1902 Manning, Maxwell & Moore (Smith's, Fisher & Norris, Smith's, Prentiss, Vulcan, Barrett's, Simpson, Shepard's, Gipsy, Champion, Stephens', Parker, Prentiss, Victor, X. L. Rapid, Alford, plus MANY unlabled models)

1902 Brown & Sharp

1902 White, Van Glahn & Co. - Page 96 (Unknown, Parker)

1903 S. D. Kimbark Co. - Page 141 (S. D. K. Post Leg, Eagle, Gipsy, Prentiss, Jacobson, Parker, Massey, Illinois, Diamond, Hollands, Stearns, B&F / Champion Foot Vises)

1904 W. M. Pattison Supply Co. (Lewis, Prentiss, Merrill, Parker, Billings, Smith's, Blake's)

1905 Gray & Dudley Co. Page 55 (Bonney) // Page 56 (Prentiss)

1905 Gustav Wiedeke & Co. (Hollands/Keystone)

1905 Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson - Page 790 (Diamond, Vulcan, Parker, Curtis & Curtis, Armstrong, Saunders, Keystone)

1905 Walworth Co. - Page 225 (Walworth, Smith's, Parker, Armstrong, Searle's, Vanderman, Spencer)

1907 United Supply Co. (Reed)

1909 Barlow Hardware Co. - Page 39 (Prentiss, Shepard - P V Co., Hollands, many unmarked post & foot vises)

1909 H.S. Howland Sons & Co. (Boker, Stearns, Phoenix)

1909 W. Bingham Co. Page 644 (Bonney's, E. C. Stearns) // Page 643 (Jersey, Leavens)

1910 Scully Steel & Iron Co.: Page 142 (post leg) // Page 144/5 (Parker) // Page 146/7 (Hollands, Prentiss)

1911 J. M. & L. A. Osborne Co. (Unknown and Williamson Patent Vise)

1911 Cameron & Barkley Co. Page 810 (Henderer, Jarecki, Reed, Prentiss, Parker, Emmert, Fisher, Oliver)

1911 Sargent Tool Book

1912 Great Western Manufacturing Co. - Page 346 (Parker, Monarch, Vulcan, Crane Co., L. R. Mfg. Co./Star Vise)

1913 Pittsburgh Gage & Supply Co. - One Page (Emmert)

1914 Crerar, Adams & Co. - Page 208 (Vulcan, Toledo, Armstrong, Saunders, Parker, Prentiss, Reed, Massey, Lightning Grip, Emmert)

1914 L. M. Rumsey - Page 622 (Armstrong, Erie, Phoenix, Jarecki, Parker, Smith, Vulcan)

1914 Butterworth's Supply Co. - Page 64 (Unknown)

1914 Good Manufacturing Co. - Page 130 (Good)

1914 Hammacher, Schlemmer & Co. - Page 183 (Parker - Victor/Eclipse/Trojan, Starrett, Jersey, Yankee, Emmert, F & R, Vanderman, Vulcan, Armstrong, Toledo, Toles, Sheldon, Richards-Wilcox)

1915 Olympic Trading & Supply Co. (unbranded)

1915 Grand Rapids Supply Co. - Page 417 (Reed, Vanderman)

1916 Illinois Malleable Iron Company: Page 225 (Warnock Strap Vise) // Page 227 (Pipe Vises, Mark Mfg. Co) // Page 228 (Smith's, Parker, Vulcan)

1916 Montgomery Ward & Co. (Lakeside, H. D. Smith, Alford, Stanley, Goodell-Pratt, Green River)

1917 A. Y McDonald Mfg. Co. - Page 1256 (Vulcan, Nye, Reed, Vanderman)

1917 Geo. B. Carpenter - One Page (Rock Island)

1917 - 1922 Lomont & Company (Rock Island)

1917 - 1922 Baker, Hamilton & Pacific Company (Reed, Goodell-Pratt, Richards-Wlcox)

1917 Nason Mfg. Co. - Page 456 (Armstrong, Saunders, Klingfast, Parker, Walworth, Smith, Nason, Vulcan, Bonney, Trident)

1918 Von Thaden & Meyer - page 51 (Columbian)

1919 Sears, Roebuck & Co.: Page 1090 (Samson and other unlabled) // Page 1078 (Samson and other unlabled) // Page 1092/3 (Unlabled Pipe Vises)

1920 Luthe HW Co. - Page 211 (Gipsy, Stearns, Cheney) // Page 212 (Adams)

1920 Oliver Machinery Company

1921 Cochran-Sargent Co. (Reed, Keystone, Vulcan, Smith's, Prentiss-Blake's)

1921 Virginia-Carolina Supply Co. (Pipe Vises - Reed, Crown, Mark, Williams)

1922 Goodell-Pratt Catalog (Page forward when opening book) - Page 573 (Crane Co., Jarecki, Vanderman, Parker, Williams-Vulcan)

1923 Starke-Seybold (Yankee, Victor, Stanley, Prentiss, Vulcan, Parker, Peter Wright)

1924 Berger Brothers Co. (Parker Eclipse)

1925 Hardware Buyers Catalog (Keystone, Hollands)

1925 L. D. Berger Company (Keystone Hollands)

1925 Thomas Robertson & Company: Page 231 (Jarecki, Hollands, Vulcan) // Page 232 (Hollands Keystone)

1925 Wood, Alexander & James - One Page (Keystone, Hollands, Parker, others) Hard to Read

1926 Fort Pitt Hardware Company: Page 263 (Machinist - Goodell-Pratt, Richard-Wilcox, Christiansen, Holland, Emmert, Keystone) // Page 267 (Pipe - Hollands, Vulcan) // Page 281 (Saw - Gunn, Dikeman, Stearns, Disston) // Page 308 (Hand Vises)

1926 Pittsburgh Auto Equipment (Parker, Columbian)

1926 Goodell-Pratt Catalog

1928 Boston Builder's Hardware Company - Pages 94, 96 (F, M & V, Holland, unknown vises)

1929 Scully Steel & Iron Co. (Yost)

1929 Woodworker's Tool Works - Pages 177-179 (Emmert, Rock Island, Acme, Diamond)

1930 Berger Brothers Co. (Parker Eclipse)

1930 Simmons Hardware Co. - One Page (Luther, Austin, Goodell-Pratt, Red Arrow, Wilcox)

1930 Miller Supply Co. - Page 129 (Nye, Reed, Williams/Vulcan)

1931 Samuel Harris & Co. - (Reed, Armstrong, Columbian)

1934 E. C. Stearns & Co - Page 20

1935 Shapleigh's Hardware - One Page (Columbian, Prentiss)

1935 Simmons Hardware Co. (Wilcox, Red Arrow, Goodell-Pratt, Luther, Austin)

1936 American Brass & Copper Company (Desmond-Simplex)

1937 General Tool (Odin)

1938 Woden Catalog Page

1940 Parkinson Catalogue

1941 Clark & Barlow HW Co. - Page 111 (Abernathy, Champion, Modern, Majestic, Parker, Athol, NuTyp, Ontario, Yankee, Sheldon, Brown & Sharpe, Palmgren, Beaver, Armstrong, Toledo, Nye, Williams-Vulcan)

1943 Craftsman Wood Service Company (Stanley Marsh Mitre Vise, other unlabled vises)

1943 Thos. Somerville Co. - Page 276 (Reed, Beaver, Ridgid, Williams/Vulcan, Toledo)

1949 Stanley Catalog - Page 119

1950 Wolverine Brass Company Limited (Ridgid Pipe Vises)

1955 Iron City Tool Works Catalog

1956 Ridgid Catalog

1956 Toledo Catalog

1959 Millers Falls Catalog - Page 17

1959 Shapleigh's Hardare - One Page (Columbian)

1964 Buck & Hickman - Single Page (Woden)

1967 Wilton Price Sheet

1972 Starrett-Athol - One Page

UNDATED REFERENCES:

Hammacher, Schlemmer & Co. Catalog #630 (Early 1920's/late teens) (Richards-Wilcox, Sheldon, Stanley, Champion, Athol)

Carolan, Cory & Co. - Page 366 (Cheney, Trenton, Parker)

C. J. Rainear & Co. - Page 136 (Walworth, Smith, Vulcan, Nye)

Athol Machine & Foundry Company - Vise Model Change Chart (likely pre-1922)

Rigid F-Series Manual

Warren Group (Columbian) Catalog Number 375

Unknown Year Blish, Mize & Silliman Hardware Company (Luther, Goodell-Pratt, Bonney, Champion, Varco)

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