LOT 191 Est R1000 to R3000 – A Victorian Carpenter’s Back Saw

Winning Bid: R1,000.00

Item condition: Used

SKU: 191 Category:


Maker’s stamp: John Cockerill, Sheffield – the cast steel saw blade with wooden hand grip & brass nuts (Blade length: 35.5cm) (Total length: 47cm), A Victorian Carpenter’s Cross-cut Hand Saw – Maker: Spear & Jackson, Sheffield, the 66cm saw blade stamped: Cast Steel Warranted, Patent Machine Ground, the brass riveted carved & pierced wooden hand grip with carpenter’s monogram (J S) and inset maker’s plaque (Total length: 74.5cm), a Late 19th Century American Carpenter’s Cross-cut Hand Saw, blade with nib, plain teeth & Maker’s stamp: Henry Disston & Sons, Key Stone Saw Works, Philadelphia, U.S.A – further inscribed: Spring Steel 8 Warranted, patent Ground, the hand grip fitted with brass nuts, maker’s plaque & carpenter’s monogram (J S) (Blade length: 62cm) (Total length: 71.5cm ) (Minor loss, 1 brass nut deficient) (Age wearing & oxidation evident) Provenance: The saws with the monogram (JS) were the property of the farmer & carpenter Joseph Schaffner & thence by descent

Auction History

Auction has finished

Highest bidder was: Harken

Date Bid User Auto
2021-05-29 22:58R1,000.00Harken
2021-05-29 20:00Auction started