Early DISSTON D8 Thumb Hole Rip Saw - 28 inch *SOLD*
A good early 20th century 28 inch D8 rip cut skew back saw by DISSTON USA.
Good fruitwood thumb hole handle with five brass fixings including the 'H DISSTON & SONS PHILADA' medallion. Some minor reshaping of the top spur, please see close-up images
Previous owner' marks 'J.ASH' and 'E.V'.
The 28 inch blade is straight with all teeth (31/2 tpi) present and well formed.
Faint but legible 'DISSTON D8' blade etching, also stamped '31/2' at the heel.
The blade has a smooth glossy finish but this has proved difficult to show in the images.
Some minor surface pitting and staining spots.
Approximately 31 inches overall length.
Fitted with a wooden tooth guard.
A nice example of a sought after saw.
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