This is a RARE and hard to find original Acme Steel Company Banding/Strapping Tool. This is a hand held, "pistol grip" style, banding, strap tensioner tool. They don't make them like this anymore...... This is an early one.......Original decals are on the one side..... Some decal loss but you can still make out all the original maker info, etc. THIS TOOL IS THE PROPERTY OF ACME STEEL CO. Patent date on lower decal is.... It is also STAMPED along right side, bottom edge... Opposite side has the "oil" hole.... And below that along bottom edge are stamped.... Gears and gear teeth are undamaged and function exactly as designed... And releases when thumb lever is pressed. The pictures do a much better job of describing this item than I ever could.... I took pictures from just about every angle to give you a good idea. Of JUST HOW NICE and HOW COLLECTIBLE this is! DO NOT MISS OUT on this OPPORTUNITY to own this RARE ITEM! Thank you for your interest in my item. The item "Vintage Acme Steel Company Interlake Metal B2A0 Strapping Banding Tool C1204C" is in sale since Monday, July 9, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Other Collectible Tools". The seller is "oneallrightguy" and is located in Battle Ground, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.