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Manufacturers Index - Austin & Eddy
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From at least 1901 to 1945, this company made sanding machines and specialty machines for making windows. We don't know who Austin was, but by 1904 Lyman K. Eddy was the proprietor.

Information Sources

  • The January 1901 issue of The Wood Worker carried an ad for this company's "'Pioneer' Moulding Sander".
  • The 1904 edition of Building and Engineering Trades Reference Book of Massachusetts and Rhode Island lists, under Boston, "Austin & Eddy (Lyman K. Eddy), mnfrs. builders' hardware, 115-119 Broad"
  • The September 1908 issue of Wood Craft lists Austin & Eddy as makers of mortising machines, planing mill machinery and sanders. An ad for the "Noxall" column clamp, manufactured by A. A. Loetscher of Dubuque, Iowa, lists Austin & Eddy as a selling agent.
  • The September 1909 issue of Wood Craft features an advertisement for a "Pioneer Molding Sander." Listed at 112 Broad Street, Boston, MA and Room 608 The Tacoma, Chicago, IL.
  • Listed in the Annual Report of the Boston Chamber of Commerce for 1917-18: "Eddy, Lyman K. .... Austin & Eddy, hardware.
  • 1926 publications with advertisements for a line of machines named "Enterprise," including a window pulley mortiser, plain pocket cutter, and dado machine. Listed at 115 to 119 Broad St., Boston, MA.
  • The Massachusetts corporate registry database lists this company's first registration as 1937-08-30.
  • 1945 Star Machinery Company catalog, featuring "Enterprise pocket cutters and dado machines" from this maker.