Mortice Chisel marked ASH & Co and BURY's & Co - 5/16 inch
A good 5/16 inch (actual 9/32") cast steel mortice chisel.
The blade carries two maker's marks, 'W ASH & CO CAST STEEL' and 'BURY'S & CO', both were edge tool manufacturers from Sheffield.
Sometimes referred to as a 'pig sticker' mortise chisel.
Very good ashwood handle with leather washer, previous owner's stamps 'H.GREEN' and another overstamped.
113/4 inches overall length.