Machinists Tool Co.
Providence, Rhode Island
Lathe Tool holders
Directory of American Toolmakers Information
MACHINISTS TOOL CO. PROV RI PATENTED MAY 26, 1868
This company is one of many mass-producers of the area at the time. Currently, the one tool in the Davistown Museum collection ascribed t them is a lathe tool holder, patented May 26, 1868. It appears to be drop-forged iron.
Nelson, Robert E., Ed. (1999). Directory of American Toolmakers: A listing of identified makers of tools who worked in Canada and the United States before 1900. Early American Industries Association.
/PDFsforInventory/WebVaIRmachinists_PDF.pdf -- Entry of the lathe tool holder