Academic journal article The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Inc.

Fancher & Fancher Patent Glaziers' Point Driver

Academic journal article The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Inc.

Fancher & Fancher Patent Glaziers' Point Driver

Article excerpt

Following the article I had written on point drivers ("Glaziers' Point Drivers: From George W Hubbard to Red Devils," The Chronicle, 69, no. 2), the Vice President of Red Devil Inc., George L. Lee III informs me that an example of the Red Devil Model No. 13 exists in the company's collection (Figures la and lb). This is faithful to the details described in the 1931 patent of Charles L. Fancher and John H. Fancher of Windsor, Vermont (Figure 2 below and Figure 20 in the article). The tool would have been manufactured in the early 1930s, shortly after the Woodward-Hubbard Company was acquired by Langdon P. Smith Inc. (later Red Devil Tools) of Irvington, New Jersey.

The frame and plunger are cast iron, painted bright red. Moving parts, springs and pressed fittings are of steel. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.