On 18 April, 1834, Solymon Merrick was awarded a patent for his monkey wrench, patent No. X8,153. Shortly thereafter, Lost Springfield, Massachusetts reports the patent was sold to Stephen C. Bemis of Bemis & Call.
We are not sure of the source of these pages but they provide a nice comprehensive history of Bemis & Call.
Bemis & Call Hardware & Tool Co. (Springfield, MA) - Contract Production for:
Sub Brands / Trade Names / Trademarks
- B & C (Wrenches)
- Briggs (Adjustables)
- Coes (Adjustables)
- Key-Model (Adjustables)
- Knife-Handle (Adjustables)
- Merrick (Adjustables)
- Star 91 (Adjustables)
Bemis & Call Patents