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Tools and Hardware1499 of 2849Dille & McGuire "1893" Cast Iron Wrench made into necklaceGold knife
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Posted 2 years ago

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jimborasco
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In 1884 Charles IRWIN owned a pharmacy in Martinsville, Ohio. A local blacksmith who was a customer of Mr. IRWIN's came up with the idea for a solid center auger bit. He sold the rights to this invention to Mr. IRWIN and a year later, after patenting the Auger bit, Charles IRWIN, along with four other business partners formed the IRWIN Auger Bit Co. Thanks for stopping by. Jimbo

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  1. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Jimbo,
    Great piece of history.
    Dave
  2. jimborasco jimborasco, 2 years ago
    Thanks Dave

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