Welcome to Vintage Tools Melbourne! Antique hand tools – PREMIUM QUALITY saw #299. Up for sale is a legendary Premium Quality Henry Disston & (singular) Son No:9 RIP SAW that dates to 1865 – 1871, freshly hand sharpened & set. The saw plate is made from Extra Cast Steel London Spring Steel & it has a CRISP applewood double looped handle that just fits your hand like a glove, these were one of Henry’s Premium Model Saws- the absolute best of its kind. This saw has a “Henry Disston & Son” etch & a “Henry Disston” inset eagle medallion, most likely closer to the earlier range of production. A full 28 / 710mm plate, hand sharpened to the factory 4.5PPI graduated rip profile. This saw has been hand sharpened to 5° of rake. It’s in amazingly good condition for a 150 year old saw- full bright plate & a crisp double loop handle- there aren’t too many around in this condition. This saw is for the woodworker that is happy to work unplugged, you’ll know what I mean when you read this, it’s like fast food vs slow food, it’s getting back to the heart of woodworking & using your hands, not flicking a switch. Please note any blue colour you can see on the tooth line is engineers set out fluid- my saw Dr uses it to keep track of where he’s filed- if you’ve ever sharpened a saw that will make sense to you. Size – 82cm overall. This saw is in authentic vintage condition, freshly hand sharpened & set, there is a full bold etch, some isolated spots of pitting to the plate & missing 1/2 a tooth back from the toe- doesn’t affect use & will reappear next sharpen or so, the handle is in extra good condition with the bottom horn shortened slightly & some tight checks to the top horn, the plate is full & still sports the factory heel PPI stamp- rare in a saw of this age. It’s a very usable fast cutting rip saw, ready to go to work in the discerning workshop, these are an uncommon saw & this one is EXTRA TIDY. Please check the photos as they are part of the description. All of our items are genuine vintage – that means they have been used, and have the normal wear and tear associated with a genuine vintage item. More vintage tools available at. & vintage /mid-century /retro household items at. I’m using RECYCLED packing materials as much as possible to help the environment. ADDITIONAL INFO FOR INTERNATIONAL POST. The item “PREMIUM Quality SHARP! DISSTON 1865-71 No9 Rip SAW Vintage Old Hand Tool #299″ is in sale since Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectables\Tools, Hardware, Locks\Saws”. The seller is “vintage-tools-melbourne” and is located in Vintage Tool Shop, High st, Northcote. This item can be shipped to Australia, North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, New Zealand.
- MPN: Does not apply
- Material: Extra London Spring Steel, Brass, Applewood
- Brand: Henry Disston & Son (singular)
- Era: 1800s