This auction if for a Fine 1800's Bookbinding Sewing Frame & 36 Hand Tools for Gilding or Leather Work. This amazing set includes tools manufactured by Caskill & Copper in Philadelphia, John R. Hoole 124 Nassau St. New York, Otto Zeil, and Copper & Fry Philadelphia. It would be difficult to assemble a set of this quality or variety. Also included is a rare brass hand vise manufactured by J.E. Shoemaker & Company. It moves nice and freely. The book sewing frame is large (35" x 27" x 12"). This will be costly to ship. I can ship only the tools if the winning bidder wishes to decrease the shipping cost. The auction and shipping is for the frame and tools. Please see the pictures for the condition of the set. Please review the photo's of the set as the photo's take precedence over any written description. This would make an excellent addition to any antique book collection or actual use in book binding/gilding. I will be listing more unique antiques soon, so please check out my other items I can take additional pictures if needed. Please contact me with any questions that you may have before bidding. Payment is due within 5 days of the auctions closing. Buyer must notify me within 24 hours of receiving the item if it is damaged otherwise no return is accepted. Please contact me if the shipping charge calculated seems excessive. Thank you!
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