14 april 6 1911. The 86 is very nice collectable condition with great numbers and tight joints.
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After receiving his early education in public and private schools he entered business on his.
Upson nut co. Upson nut co unionville connecticut cleveland ohio metal planes planes and rules from before 1854 until 1911 marks. Measures 2 feet when fully opened. Upson became the firms dominant figure and the company changed its name to the upson nut company in 1882.
Some time around 1860 andrew s. That was quite probably actually this company but if so may only reflect an acquisition of the connecticut facility and be when they otherwise. At the turn of the 19th century the upson nut and bolt factory had become the countrys largest manufacturer of nuts and bolts.
In 1911 a cleveland firm called the bourne fuller company located near the western upson facility purchased the company for 1200000. Acquired an upston nut co. Stanley rule level co.
Within three years the standard rule co had become the fourth largest ruler ma. The outside numbers are dark but still very legible and the inside is nicer. The company was very successful and by 1875 it was the fourth largest rule company in the united states.
68 boxwood and brass 24 folding ruler 995. Vintage upson nut co. 1 upson nut co 2 the upson nut counionvillect.
As its name suggests it manufactured nuts and bolts handtool a and rules but in 1872 andrew upson founded the standard rule company in unionville ct to focus on wooden rules. The standard rule co was the youngest firm in this group. The complex of buildings along the farmington river at 37 mill street in unionville were once the factory of the upson nut companythe company which produced nuts and bolts was founded by andrew s.
Notice this is not brass boxed next is a 84 boxwood in nice condition. Displays original patina from normal age use. 68 boxwood and brass 24 folding ruler folds out closes wel.
Upson as described in his obituary in the iron trade review vol. Upson nut co andrew upson was the president of the upson nut co which was established in 1872. The upson nut company was founded in new york in 1854.
Please look closely at all pictures to determine condition for yourself. It expanded its production to the manufacture of rulers and squares. Upson built his nut and bolt factory along the farmington river in the heart of unionville ct.
Are 2 upson nut company folding 2 foot rules. Vintage upson nut co. Welcome to upson market place.
Standard ruleas factory was located in unionville connecticut.
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