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 Antique & Vintage
Wood & Metal Levels & Inclinometers
by Various Makers



Bridge City Tools 1995 Commemorative Inclinometer Level CT-3Bridge City Tools 1995 CT-3 Commemorative Inclinometer Level  These special issue inclinometers were issued / sold only to established customers as a reward of sorts!  Highly collectible.  Very nice!!

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TX-BCT-CT-3

Fine . . . . . . . $250.00

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W.S. Batchelder Level - Inclinometer - Square  Patented 1867 by G.L. ChamberlinW.S. Batchelder Level - Inclinometer - Square  Patented 1867 by G.L. Chamberlin   A rare combination inclinometer level & square.  Patent info on the bar is faint.  Note the cutouts.  Good vials.   Nice!!

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TX-LVL-BATCH-2

Good + . . . . . . $595.00

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Antique Iron & Brass Bench LevelIron & Brass Bench Level   Here is an interesting machinist bench level.  Probably shop made. Different & Nice!!

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TX-LVL-SHOP

Fine . . . . . $65.00

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Douglas Five Feature No. 518 LevelDouglas "Five Feature" No. 518 Level  There seem to be plenty of these out there, but little info on what the five features are.  I did find a write-up giving the history of the Charlotte NC. based company but little about the levels features.   Every tool and level collection needs one.  

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TX-LVL-5FEAT

Good +  . . . . . 15.00

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The Beall Tool Co. InclinometerThe Beall Tool Co. Inclinometer  The Beall Tool Co. is still in business and now offers a digital version of this table saw set-up inclinometer tool.  To use, the bar is magnetized and would be affixed to your saw blade.  You would then read the blade angle or tilt where the brass plumb bob like pendulum met the gauge below.  I could find no reference to this earlier version inclinometer they offered anywhere on the internet.  Like new in original box.  Every level / inclinometer collection needs one!  Or use it for the purpose it was designed to do if you do not like digital and batteries in the shop. 

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TX-BEAL-INC

Fine . . . . . . . $25.00

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Buckeye Plastic Co. Magno-Level / InclinometerBuckeye Plastic Co. Magno-Level / Inclinometer   Very nice condition overall.   An interesting variation given it is a gravity inclinometer as opposed to a liquid based spirit level.  To make it even more appealing it has magnets built into the body to aid in the job when setting pipe, working in a metal building or the like.    

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TX-LVL-MAGNO

Fine . . . . . $10.00

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Advertising Levels in Pens & PencilsAdvertising Levels in Pens & Pencils  These are being sold as a lot.   Different!!

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TX-LVL-PENS

Good +. . . . . $40.00 / Lot

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Devil Level Devil Level  Not sure how this is supposed to work, as it does not seem to do much of value.  Different!!

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TX-LVL-PENS

Good . . . . . $2.00

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Brass Pocket Level for Square3 Brass Pocket Level for Square / Straightedge  Unmarked.  Stanley # 42?  Perhaps English?  They are all the same size.  That is camera illusion that says otherwise.   Nice!

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TX-LVL-3BRASS-PSQ

Fine . . . . . $20.00  Choice

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Nickel Plated Cast Iron Antique Plumb & LevelNickel Plated Cast Iron Plumb & Level  I do not recall ever seeing this before and do not know anything about it.  Pics tell the story. Nice overall condition.

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TX-LVL-DKDC

Good + . . . . . . $12.00

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Antique Jennings Nickel Plateded Pocket Level2 Nickeled Pocket Levels   On top is an unusual 4" Jennings Pocket Level.  Below is a Starrett 135 Pocket Level.   Nice!! 

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TX-LVL-4JENN                     TX-LVL-135ST

Jennings - - - - - Good +  . . . . . $40.00        SOLD!!

Starrett 135 - - - - - - - - Good +  . . . . . $20.00

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Hall Level & Mfg. Works Torpedo LevelHall Level & Mfg. Works Torpedo Level   Cast Aluminum.  From a little known outfit from Austin Texas trying to find their way in the world.  Always on the level.   Nice condition.

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TX-LVL-HALL

Good + . . . . . $10.00

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Starrett No. 135 Pocket Level Starrett No. 135 Pocket Level     Nice condition.

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TX-LVL-S135

Good + . . . . . $15.00

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Starrett No. 135 Pocket Level2 Starrett No. 135 Pocket Levels    Marked Differently.  Nice condition.

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TX-LVL-S135

Good + . . . . . $15.00 / Choice

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Antique Level10" Sheet Metal "Closed Case" Level  An odd design.   No cracks, chips, breaks, or damage.  Some rust and paint loss.

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TX-LVL-ODD

Good  . . . . . $10.00

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Precision Pitch Grade LevelPrecision Pitch Grade Level   Out of Erie PA this has lots of instructions in the aluminum casting along its length.  An interesting and imprecise instrument.     

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TX-LVL-ERIE

Good  . . . . . . $10.00

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Precision Pitch Grade LevelFolded Sheet Metal Level   If the level vial & bubble are good, the the level itself must be good so went the sales pitch for this beauty. Why invest in that expensive good looking cast iron one? An interesting instrument.     

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TX-LVL-FOLD

Good  . . . . . . $4.00

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