Welcome to Vintage Tools Melbourne. Antique hand tools – PREMIUM QUALITY SAW #124. Up for sale is a very special & collectable Simonds Model 8 crosscut hand saw, with an etched blade featuring an early Melbourne Australian retailer. A Historic Simmons U. A 26 Model 8, 8 point cross cut, as listed in their 1910 catalogue- “Special crucible steel, warranted, apple handle, polished edges, skew back, five screws”. No fewer than 3 x full fancy etches including. Made expressly for T. Melbourne subsidiary hardware store etch. A superb, highly figured applewood handle, the medallion features Charles Glovers patent date for his revolutionary improved saw bolts December 27, 1887, a gorgeous user straight, hard, taper-ground blade with a full breasted tooth line, freshly hand sharpened to 15 degrees of rake & 25 degrees of fleam. 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. This saw is in authentic vintage condition, freshly set & sharpened, 3 x nice etches on this one, the gorgeous applewood handle has a highly figured grain to it, a high quality saw by a top quality American maker, any blue colour you can see around the tooth line area is just residual engineers blue set out fluid that my saw Dr uses to keep track of where he’s filed, a little different to the usual, it just feels so good in the hand, it’s a lovely saw & is ready to go to work for the discerning woodworker, a Simonds saw with a Melbourne etch is a very rare & desirable saw. 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. I’m using recycled packing materials as much as possible to help the environment. 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! Antique SIMONDS SAW Melbourne ETCH Vintage Old Tools #124″ is in sale since Monday, October 1, 2018. 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, all countries in Europe, United States, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand.
- Era: 1910s
- Brand: Simonds USA
- Material: Steel / Brass / Applewood
- MPN: Does not apply