Vintage SPEAR & JACKSON Mermaid Brand No.88 Panel Saw - 22 inch *SOLD*
A good Mermaid brand No.88 22 inch cross cut skew back panel saw by SPEAR & JACKSON.
Good beechwood patent non-break handle with four brass fixings including the '...EXPERIENCE AS SAW MAKERS EXTENDING OVER 160 YEARS' disc.
Tiny split/repair at the top front of the handle.
Full Mermaid trade mark blade etching including 'THE BALANCE, GRIP AND TEMPER OF THIS SAW CONFORM EXACTLY TO A SPECIFICATION BASED ON SPECIAL TEST REPORTS FROM OVER 100 SKILLED CARPENTERS'.
The 22 inch blade is straight with all teeth (10 tpi) present and well formed.
Some minor surface staining.
25 inches overall length.