No rust, anything that looks like it is actually grease. Please look at the pictures closely as they pretty much tell the story. The item "VINTAGE RECORD NO 53 QUICK RELEASE WOODWORKING VISE NEAR PERFECT CONDITION" is in sale since Tuesday, March 20, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Carpentry, Woodworking\Vises, Clamps". The seller is "judy-n-steve" and is located in Dacula, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States.