Graduated Set of 5 MARPLES Registered Mortice Chisels
A good harlequin set of 5 graduated size registered pattern mortice chisels by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Approximate sizes: 1/4, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2 and 5/8 inch.
Each is marked 'W MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD ENGLAND' with the Shamrock trade mark on the blades.
All have double hooped registered pattern ashwood handles with steel ferrules, leather washers and steel hoops.
Two have remains of the original trade labels. The 5/8 handle has a flat area on one side, please see close-up image.
Some minor surface pitting and staining spots.
Between 101/8 - 1015/16 inches overall length.