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Forum topic by AnthonyHbm posted 10-13-2015 04:53 PM 458 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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AnthonyHbm

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10-13-2015 04:53 PM

Topic tags/keywords: vintage tools hand drill eggbeater drill

Hello fellow woodworkers,

I recently acquired an eggbeater hand drill and would like your help identifying it. I think it could be a 1922 Miller Falls 2B or a 2D (Based on this site http://oldtoolheaven.com/hand_drills/drill2.htm). I have not found any markings on it thus far. It is missing its side handle, but I believe everything else is there. Its mechanism is buttery smooth and the drill weighs 2lbs. Any help you can offer is very much appreciated.

Anthony

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#1 posted 10-13-2015 05:00 PM

It’s an early (and desirable) Miller Falls No 2 (or knockoff thereof) the tip-off is the “LRRC wheel” opposite the pinion gear.
(google that phrase for more info)

The 2B did not have removable cap (storage in handle) as I recall.

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#2 posted 10-13-2015 05:10 PM

Wow! What a rapid reply. Thank you Johnny7. So far I see no markings on either the crank handle or the chuck.

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