7/8 inch Shallow Paring Gouge by J & R DODGE JUSTE JUDICATO
A very good and little used 7/8 inch wide shallow paring gouge by J&R DODGE of Sheffield.
J&R DODGE began as horn pressers and later sold cutlery and tools such as files and strickles. Joseph and Robert DODGE are the names behind the initials and after becoming a limited company in 1875 the business went into liquidation in 1884.
Embossed marks 'J&R DODGE' and 'JUSTE JUDICATO' on the blade.
Excellent ashwood handle with steel ferrule.
Previous owner's stamps 'L.THRIPP'.
133/4 inches overall length.