Vise Catalog Links

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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.

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

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

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

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

1876 Union & Backus - (S. D. Kimbark's Catalogue Excerpt)

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

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

1886 Bonney Vise & Tool Co.

1886 Hall & Carpenter (Unknown Vise)

1890 Motley, Thornton N., & Co. (Wentworth, Stevens (sp), Prentiss, Parker, 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. (Alford, Billings, Lowell, Victor, Gypsy, Parker, Merrill, Massey, Fairbairn)

1896 Prentiss Vises. (Unknown Catalog Excerpt),

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)

1899 James B. Clow & Sons (Parker, Armstrong)

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

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

1901 Meadville Vise Co. - Barrett's Vises (Excerpt from Crawley & Johnston Catalog)

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

1904 C. A. Herriman - The Herriman Rapid-Acting Woodworkers' Vise

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)

1907 Pittsburgh Automatic Vise & Tool Co. - Ancient vs. Modern Machine Shop Equipment

1907 United Supply Co. (Reed)

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)

1910 E. H. Sheldon &  Co. - Industrial School and Wood Shop Appliances

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

1912 Charles Parker Co. Parker Vises

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

1915 Olympic Trading & Supply Co. (unbranded)

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

1917 - 1922 Lomont & Company (Rock Island)

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

1919 Charles Parker Co. Parker Vises & Ratchet Drills

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

1920 Prentiss Vise Co

1920 Rock Island Mfg. Co.

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)

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

1924 Berger Brothers Co. (Parker Eclipse)

1924 E. C. Stearns & Co. (Parker Eclipse)

1925 Hardware Buyers Catalog (Keystone, Hollands)

1925 Morgan Vise Co. Catalog - Undated but Catalog No. 125

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 (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 Morgan Vise Co. Wood and Metalworking Vises

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

1931 Reed Manufacturing Co. - Reed Tools

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

1932 Hollands Mfg. Co. Vises

1932? Morgan Vise Co. Catalog 132

1934 Rock Island Mfg. Co. - Vises

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 Charles Parker Co. - Handbook on Vises: Their Care, Use and Selection

1937 General Tool (Odin)

1938 Woden Catalog Page

1940 Parkinson Catalogue

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

1950 Rae Tool & Engineering, Ltd. Vises

1950 Wolverine Brass Company Limited (Ridgid Pipe Vises)

1959 Columbian Vise & Mfg. Co. - Columbian Workshop Line of Vises

1959 Shapleigh's Hardare - One Page (Columbian)

1967 Wilton Price Sheet

1964 Buck & Hickman - Single Page (Woden)

1972 Starrett-Athol - One Page

UNDATED REFERENCES:

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)