MARPLES Carving Chisel - 5/8" 16mm
A good 5/8 inch or 16mm No.1 sweep carving chisel by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Marked 'W MARPLES & SONS CAST STEEL' with the Shamrock trade mark on the blade. Also stamped '1'.
Patches of the original straw finish remain, a few minor surface pitting and staining spots, please see images.
Good beechwood handle with brass ferrule, previous owner's marks 'M' and 'JOWETT'.
91/2 inches (242mm) overall length.