Stanley Bit Brace - No. 144

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Stanley 144 Bit Brace Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Braces

Manufacturer: Stanley
Tool Type: Bit Brace
Model No: 144


The Stanley "Chapman" bit brace also referred to as the Stanley ratchet bit brace, the Stanley drill bit brace and the Stanley drill brace is a traditional hand tool which accepts a multitude of bits which are often drill bits but also screwdriver bits, deburring bits and various other rotary bits.

The bits designed for the jaws of this brace usually have a four-sided sloping end which the jaws clamp onto.

The Stanley 144 ratchet bit brace had a wooden button and wooden handle.

The Stanley 144 brace had markings such as 'Stanley, Made In England' and 'No. 144 - 10in'.

stanley brace 144

These braces were usually made in different sizes.

The 144 formed part of Stanley's "Chapman" series of tools.

In 1990 there was a 144N Brace which I am currently listing as part of the 144 series. These were advertised as 'Stanley Ratchet Brace - 8" (1-02-150), 10" (1-02-151), 12" (1-02-152)'.

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Manufactured Dates

<1953 - 1990>

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