1889 Article American Pneumatic Tool Company NY James MacCoy Vintage Device MAB1


This is an original 1889 two-page (1 page, double sided) article "MacCoy's Pneumatic Tool Recommended for the Award of the Scott Medal", devised by James S. MacCoy; and manufactured by American Pneumatic Tool Company, 431 Eleventh Avenue, New York. This article also features three halftone illustration of the MacCoy's Pneumatic Tools. Fig. 1 to 6 shows the MacCoy's Pneumatic Tool. Fig. 7 shows the MacCoy's Repousse Machine. Fig. 8 shows various applications of the Pneumatic Tool.

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This 122+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is bleed through due to the printing on the reverse. There are yellow stains showing on the right side of page one of this article.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12.25 inches; 23 x 31 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: antique machine, metalworking