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    Posted 10 months ago

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    I researched "Hoole" Machine and Engraving works New York, because the stamp tools were labeled with the name. The Hoole company was a bookbinding company. I guess it could be bookbinding tools. I purchased all of the items in a $2.99. Chime in, I need the help.

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    1. raven3766 raven3766, 10 months ago
      Thanks for the love Yougottahavestuff.
    2. Zilla Zilla, 10 months ago
      You’re right they’re tools used in bookbinding. Fillets (with the wheel head) are used hot for impressing lines either blind or in gold usually on leather covers. An awl for making holes, decorating stamps to be used hot like the fillet. You have band nippers for nipping up bands on leather spines, dividers and leather paring knives. You got them for a bargain! Love them!
    3. raven3766 raven3766, 10 months ago
      Zilla, thank you so much! I just bought a bag not knowing what was inside. I absolutely love the stamps.
    4. Zilla Zilla, 10 months ago
      Beautiful tools from a dying art! Did you find this website? I’m sure they’ve got more info on the company:
    5. raven3766 raven3766, 10 months ago
      Yes Zilla, I found the website. I just didn't see identifying pictures, to verify the age of the tools. All of the tools, of course, are not Hoole, so I am still researching. Thank you so much for your help.
    6. raven3766 raven3766, 10 months ago
      Thank you for the love CollectorsWeeklyStaff, Horseradishman1, Iggy, Radegunder, Aura, blunderbuss2, lzenglish, kyratango, and Brunswick.
    7. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 10 months ago
      Its always fun to see nifty old 'special purpose' tools from unique places and/or occupations/trades -- thanks for sharing them! :-) :-) :-)
    8. raven3766 raven3766, 10 months ago
      Thank you AnythingObscure!

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