8 inch SPEAR & JACKSON Brass Back Saw for HOBDAY of Chatham *SOLD*
An 8 inch brass back saw by SPEAR & JACKSON of Sheffield.
Marked 'H.A.HOBDAY CHATHAM SPECIAL' with the S&J Crown mark on the brass back, indicating that this saw was produced for and retailed by H.A.HOBDAY Tool Merchants of Chatham.
Open beechwood handle with two brass split-nut fixings.
Previous owner's stamps 'T.J.BARNES'.
The 8 inch blade is straight with approximately 13 teeth per inch. Three teeth in the front half of the blade have lost their points - please see close-up image
Some pitting and staining spots.
Approximately 131/2 inches overall length.