Early brass body draw gauge; H Souerbier, Newark, NJ - Mahogany Infill
Early brass body draw gauge; H Souerbier, Newark. NJ Mahogany Infill; uncommon maker
This is a pistol type leather cutter with brass body and inlayed wood
On the top is clearly stamped “H. SAUERBIER and Newark, N.J.” and “45” on bar under side near cutter
In the front of the handle by the screw there is the same number there also, showing these parrts are of the same draw gauge. They used to number the parts because each piece was hand fitted
There is no date that we can see the company was in business from 1848 to 1876
The sliding adjuster bar works freely slides with ease
It is 5” long and he cross bar is 4”
It weighs 14 ozs.
For further information got to Tool-Shed-No74.pdf (craftsofnj.org)
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