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Blog entry by sawhunter posted 04-25-2016 01:45 AM 689 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I FOUND SOME VERY OLD SAWS AT A BARN SALE IN MASSACHUSETTS 1. A 28 INCH LAME & McNIESE RIP SAW STRAIGHT BACK WITH NIB AND TOE 5 POINT STAR MEDALLION ITS READS #7 4/1 SCREWS I BELIEVE FROM THE 1860’S 2.G.H. BISHOP & CO WITH MEDALLION HARD TOO READ BLADE #3 IS A W.HOPE & CO IT SAYS SHEFFIELD CAST STEEL NO MEDALLION LOW ROUNDED TOE WITH 5 SCREWS #4 A DITTSON 28 INCH RIP SAW STRAIGHT BACK 4/1 SCREWS TOE AND NIB LITTLE PIECE MISSING ON HANDLE BLADE NEEDS CLEANING SOME ENGRAVING VISIBLE LOOKS LIKE EER STAMPED IN HANDLE CAN YOU TELL ME HOW TOO CLEAN THESE SAWS AND IF THERE JUST JUNK OR SHOULD I BOTHER



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#1 posted 04-25-2016 05:27 PM

Post some pics. This sounds like a very nice haul!

-- Ed

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#2 posted 04-26-2016 01:52 AM

Hi Ed my COMPUTER IS NOT WORKING WITH PHOTOBUCKET CAN I GET YOUR EMAIL SO I CAN SEND YOU THE PICTURES OF THE SAWS

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#3 posted 04-26-2016 01:54 PM

http://www.disstonianinstitute.com/index.html

Good info for Disston saws.

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#4 posted 04-26-2016 09:34 PM

ED HERE ARE SOME PICTURES

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#5 posted 05-01-2016 08:15 PM

THE SAWS I POSTED HAVE GONE TOO AUCTION THEY WILL BE AUCTIONED IN JUNE BY SPICER TOOL AUCTIONS IN RI.

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