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10-12-2016 04:09 AM

It’s been a long time since I had a gloat. I was on vacation in the U.S. a couple of weeks ago. I dropped into an antique store in Mitchell South Dakota and was surprised to see a “Leather working tool” in a display case.

I never thought I would see a real Windsor Beader but there it was. Because it was a “special” leather working tool, the price was $25. It has both cutting wheels and is fabulous condition. I’m happy to add it to my ATC as something I will indeed use.

-- Regards,


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#1 posted 10-12-2016 04:20 AM

That looks amazing. Great score.

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#2 posted 10-12-2016 11:54 PM

Very nice!

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#3 posted 10-12-2016 11:58 PM

I’m thinking I might have passed that by for $25, not knowing what it was. Have more information on it or links?

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#4 posted 10-13-2016 12:07 AM



I m thinking I might have passed that by for $25, not knowing what it was. Have more information on it or links?

- Tim


Hi Tim,

Here is a bit of information from Doug Orr in Ottawa, Ontario. (A great tool dealer by the way).

http://www.leevalley.com/US/newsletters/Woodworking/6/6/patents.htm

-- Regards,

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#5 posted 10-13-2016 04:34 PM

Interesting, thanks and good find.

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