Remnants of the Industrial Revolution: the Antique Blow Torch

The antique blow torch you found stashed in the attic or basement, or on sale for a couple bucks at a farm auction, could be a hot collectible.

antique blow torch - three sizes of torch
Blow torches were typically made in three sizes. L to R: A rarely seen gallon size from Turner Brass Works; the standard quart size, made by Clayton & Lambert; a small pint size, also from Turner Brass Works.
Dick Sarpolus