Chicago Scale Company
Chicago, IL - Listed under Vise Manufacturers in the 1890 Railroad, Telegraph and Steamship Builders' Directory. Manufacturers of Chicago, published in 1878, notes the company was established by W. W. Nutting in 1862. Advertisements as early as 1865 note the manufacture and sale of blacksmith's tools, including anvils, blowers and vises.
Shortly after the Civil War: Frank S. Allen
William W. Nutting - President & GM
S. M. Nutting - Director
T. M. Jackson - Sec/Treas.
L. M. Jackson - Director