Large JB ADDIS Bevel Edge Paring Chisel - 1 1/2 inch
A scarce and very good 11/2 inch wide bevel edge paring chisel by JB ADDIS of Sheffield.
ADDIS are well known for their carving tools however other edge tools by this maker are hard to find.
Marked 'JB ADDIS & SONS SHEFFIELD' on the top of the blade with 'CAST STEEL' on the underside.
The blade flares slightly from 17/16 inches at the shoulders to a touch over 11/2" (38mm) at the cutting edge.
Very good boxwood handle with brass ferrule and leather washer.
Previous owner's stamps 'R.NORDON'.
A few minor surface pitting and staining spots, please see images.
157/8 inches (403mm) overall length.