RICHARD IBBOTSON 14 inch Brass Back Saw *SOLD*
A very good 14 inch brass back saw by RICHARD IBBOTSON of Sheffield.
Marked 'RICHARD IBBOTSON SHEFFIELD LONDON SPRING' on the brass back.
The legible blade etch reads 'RICHARD IBBOTSON DIAMOND STEEL WARRANTED SHEFFIELD 1902' and shows both sides of the 1851 Great Exhibition medal awarded to IBBOTSON.
Very good hardwood (fruitwood?) handle with three brass fixings including the Warranted Superior medallion.
Previous owner's stamps 'D.HULL' and 'J.ASH'.
The 14 inch blade is clean and straight with all teeth (approx' 10 teeth per inch) present and well formed.
Some minor surface scratches, pitting and staining spots.
Fitted with a wooden tooth guard.
Approximately 185/84 inches overall length.
A quality saw.