Early Large Firmer Chisel by JOHN MARSDEN *SOLD*
A rare early and large heavy duty firmer chisel by John MARSDEN.
Tiny maker's mark 'IOHN MARSDEN CAST STEEL' on the top of the blade.
Graceful 31/2 inch sweep from the bolster to the shoulders.
This chisel flares from 15/8 inches wide at the shoulders to 13/4 inches at the cutting edge.
Octagonal beechwood handle, marked 'WPW'.
Some minor surface pitting and staining.
203/4 inches overall length.