Antique Bookbinders Brass Roller Tool by Hoole Brooklyn, NY, c 1890-1900

Antique Bookbinders Brass Roller Tool by Hoole Brooklyn, NY, ~ Late 1800's

Sale price $100.00 Regular price $129.95


Product Description:  Back in the 18th century, book binding was much different involving more labor and time to produce than it does today.  This late 1800’s large finishing tool with a rotating brass wheel is a fantastic collectible. Manufactured by Hoole Machine & Engraving Works, Inc, Brooklyn, N.Y., this roll was just one type of tool used to add finishing decorative details to the leather on book covers.  Incised on the wheel are the markings of a key 19th century American manufacturing finishing tool supplier, Hoole Machine and Engraving Works, Inc., Brooklyn, New York.

Circa:  1890 – Early 1900’s

Product Weight:  1 pound 12 ounces

22” Overall length
3 ½” Wheel Diameter

Primary Material:  Brass, Iron, Wood

Maker:  Hoole Machine & Engraving Works, Inc

Markings:  HOOLE MACH. & ENG. WK’S INC. BROOKLYN, N.Y., 1001

Origin:  U.S.A., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Condition:  Previously owned - used.  Condition is consistent with age.  Scratches, patina, light surface wear (as shown).  Appears to be in proper working condition. 

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