This is a splicing tool that was used in the early part of the 20th century for making twist splices. It is marked (CRESCENT TOOL COMPANY. N.Y). on the lower portion of the jaw. The other side of the lower jaw is marked with two patent numbers with no dates. The upper portion is marked on one side with (No 750-23) on one side and the other has the sizes of wire that fit this die ( 4, 2, 4, 2,) and it also reads (SOLID ACSR)... The tool is in good condition with surface rusr covering the metal portions however is still a fine example of the early Lineman's trade. I have been a Lineman for almost twenty years and an avid collector of antiques and I know that these are somewhat hard to find... I have another one of these listed but it unfortunately is not the mate to this one.I will combine shipping on certain items depending the weight and size. Please inquire Before you bid... I am not currently accepting Pay/Pal payments so please pay with a Postal money order or a cashiers check. Sorry for the inconvenience. I strongly encourage that you ask all questions well in advance (at least 24 hrs) before the end of the auction. All items are sold as is unless otherwise stated. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING RULES FOR BIDDING AND PLEASE ABIDE BY THEM, Thank you and Good luck... 1. I reserve the right to deny any bid from any person who has a history of non payment or negative feedbacks. 2. Payment must be received within ten days of the end of the auction. This allows for weekends and holidays. I only ship to the U.S. and Canada. My shipping to Canada depends on the item. Please inquire BEFORE you bid. I only accept U.S. dollars so make sure you pay with the proper m/o. I DO NOT ACCEPT PERSONAL CHECKS, Sorry... 3. Flat rate shipping applies to all my auctions. 4. All items must be insured. If you the buyer opt not to insure your purchase, I am not responsible for lost or damaged items, so I strongly encourage you to insure every purchase. 5. If I have grossly misrepresented this item, I will refund the purchase price of the item (lest return shipping). Otherwise all items are sold AS IS. 6. Please! Ask any and all questions at least 24 hrs in advance of the end of the auction, otherwise I can not guarantee a timely response. Thank you
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