North Bros. Automatic Yankee No. 41 Push Drill w/Box
This is a nice clean used spiral push drill w/ 8 different sized drills (from 1/16" to 11/64")(a full set) that store in the handle. This is one of the earliest Yankee push drills with have had in the box. The push drill is marked "NORTH BROS. MFG. CO. YANKEE NO. 41 PHILA PA. U.S.A. PAT. JAN. 25.98 OCT.5.01 FEB.10.20" on the nickel plated area between the handle and the knurled nut. It measures 9.7" long overall extended without the drill bit. The steel screw chuck and spiral system are in good useable condition with very little wear. The screw chuck was made up to around 1930. Nickel plating is about 92% intact with some wear and minor scratches noted. The bits are are in very good used or new condition, removable, and have a .168" diameter shank, and will except that size Yankee drill bits that we also offer for sale (under Yankee with the search feature). A nice, clean spiral push drill, with some minor wear on it, but in very good working condition! The included original box is a medium gold color paper with a good label, matching the push drill that goes with it, in good condition with a good top and end labels, some white paint on the top label in one spot, some minor edge and corner wear, and some minor stains on the sides, no taped areas, one torn end corner on the top, but a good solid box on both top and bottom. A very nice vintage push drill overall!