M. W. Robinson Co.
M. W. Robinson Co. (New York, NY) - We find this company in the 10/1/1893 edition of "The World" listed in NYC at 79 Chambers St. Here is an article on the Carll Wrench from Power & the Engineer - July, 1892. According to this snippet from Cope's book, M. W. Robinson was founded in 1869 to act as the sole selling agent for Smith & Wesson. They began manufacturing small tools in the 1870's. In 1893, M. W. Robinson bought the Davis Level & Tool Co.
According to McRae's Blue Book 1966, the company was still operating.
Here is an example of a level made by this company.
Sub Brands / Trade Names / Trademarks
- Carll (Wrenches) - Addison B. Carll - Patent #474,810 - Wrench
- Carew (Wire Cutters) - John George Carew-Gibson - Patent #1,360,620 - Wire Cutter
Addison B. Carll Patents from DATAMP