You are bidding onONE Early North Bros Yankee No 42 Push Drill. Measuring 9 5/8" long and it weighs 5 1/2 oz unboxed. Marked with the Nov 2 '97, Jan 25, 98 and the Jan 29, 01 patent dates on the ferrule. Good shape, the plating is good with just some light wear and scratches. This has a screw type chuck and not the slider one like the bigger push screwdrivers. The nut around the shaft has some wear, looks like someone (NOT me) grabbed it with a plier to tighten it which they did and it does not turn. But the spring is very good. The handle finish has some wear, these early ones were not painted red. But compared to a lot of these I see, it sure ain't bad at all. I am also including 4 bits for this that I just happened to have kicking around just so it won't be lonely. The tangs have a little patina but the tips are good and t is a lot of blade left. Cheap shipping! Right good collectible old Yankee tool for sure! The full size picture is at the bottom of the listing page. Please read The Rules Of Game as well. And remember..the more ya buy, the cheaper dey fly! Good luck bidding and be sure to hit the button to visit my Ebay Lots of goodies in t as well. All items for sale unless otherwise noted are purchased and in most cases professionally restored by me. I take pride in offering quality items. Not everything is perfect, but it is as I say it is. Also, I smoke a pipe, drink whiskey, both cheap and good, and cuss more in a hour than most folks do in a month. If any or all of the above bother's ya, well then we ain't got no reason to be doing business. RULES OF THE GAME - REVISED 08/30/09 - READ ME!
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