DISSTON No.5 Brass Back Saw - 8 inch
A good 8 inch No.5 brass back dovetail saw by DISSTON USA.
Marked 'HENRY DISSTON & SONS PHILAD'A, U.S.A. CAST-STEEL WARRANTED' on the steel back.
Very good beechwood handle with much of its original lacquer finish. Two brass fixings including the 'DISSTON PHILA' medallion.
Previous owner's stamps 'G.DAY'.
The 8 inch blade is straight with all teeth (approx' 22 tpi) present and well formed, there are a couple of short teeth at the toe.
Very faint No.5 blade etching.
A few surface pitting and staining spots.
Approximately 127/8 inches overall length.