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Makers of Composite Clamps in US

Some states (roughly east to west: NH, CT, NY, OH, MI, IL) had makers of composite clamps. Listed below, in alphabetic order, are links to further information for each firm.

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Adjustable Clamp Co. of Chicago, IL

Makers of Jorgensen brand

Bass Brothers of NY

History under investigation.

Black Brothers, of IL

The Cincinnati Tool Company of Cincinnati, OH

Makers of Hargrave brand

Detroit Machine Screw Works, of Detroit, MI

Pat'd Apr 8-1884

This firm took over Reno Vise Company

Doos of IL

Doelsh of CT

Handy Manufacturing Co. of IL

Pat'd Feb.7.05/Jan.23.06

Holt Mfg Co. of MA

Reno Vise Company, of MI

Pat'd Apr 8-1884

This firm was taken over by Detroit Machine Screw Works

The Smith & Egge Mfg. Co. of CT

makers of DOSCH Speedclamp

Pat'd. April 8, 1913

Tarbell of NH

Pat'd July 17, 1888

Wetzler of NY

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This major section discusses:

There are some troublesome cases:
Craftsman can be considered a brand of Sears, but they may also have been makers at one time.
Hargrave was initially one brand of Cincinatti Tool, but later became the company name.

This section presents pictures of the various clamps that were made, sold, or used by known firms, and by some individuals. There are some standard, or default, pictures I try to get:

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