|Use and Care of Hand Tools and Measuring Tools. Department of the Army Technical Manual No. 9-243. Washington, D.C., 1960.|
|George W. Barnwell (Ed.), The New Encyclopedia of Machine Shop Practice. NY: Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., 1941.|
(I think the vise at the bottom of the drawing above is more accurately referred to as a "hand vise.")
Below, my small selection of pin vises:
The one at the bottom is particularly interesting. On the Web, it is usually referred to as a pen-style watchmaker's pin vise. The knurled knob at the end unscrews to reveal a cavity in the handle for storing probes or drill bits.
Pin vices have been around for a while. Below, the Goodell Brothers Company Pin Vise from 1896:
Pin vises offered by Starrett in 1938:
|Starrett Catalogue No. 26, 1938.|