Millers Falls No. 61A Spiral Ratchet Screwdriver
This is a very rare, clean spiral ratchet screwdriver, it is marked "MILLERS FALLS GREENFIELD MASS. MADE IN U.S.A. NO. 61A PATENTED MARCH 30, 1926" on the nickel plated area between the hand and the selector switch. It measures 17" long overall fully extended without the bit, has a rosewood stained hardwood handle. The wood handle is solid with about 85% of it's original finish intact, we note a number of tiny to small dings and scratches, light bench wear, as shown in the pictures. The steel screwdriver head and shaft is in very good useable condition with very little wear. Nickel plating is 95% intact. The selector on this one moves smoothly and holds position very well, three position, left, right, lock. The spiral function is not spring loaded on this one, and can be locked in the compressed position. The bit is removeable, and has a 9/32" or .280" diameter shank, and will except that size Yankee Phillips adapter bits that we also offer for sale (under Yankee with the search feature ref. Number is T5630A). A very nice larger sized spiral ratcheting screwdriver! There is two slot bits include with this screwdriver, one 3/16" and one 1/4" wide bit at the tip, both in great shape. A very nice antique ratchet spiral screwdriver from the 1920's era!