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Forum topic by FreshSawDust posted 03-02-2012 12:18 AM 724 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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FreshSawDust

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03-02-2012 12:18 AM

My Dad found these at a garage sale and neither of us had seen any like them, I would love to have some more info about their intended purpose. Any thoughts?

-- TJ - Perryville, Missouri


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#1 posted 03-02-2012 12:23 AM

From the look of the teeth they look like they are pruning/green wood saws

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#2 posted 03-02-2012 12:44 AM

Agreed, those are for yard work.

-- Mike

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#3 posted 03-02-2012 01:22 AM

Yep, for yard work. My Dad had several of these. When they are good and sharp they blaze through most moderate sized pruning jobs. I’d say clean them up and put them to work.

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#4 posted 03-02-2012 05:44 PM

From the rusted appearance, I don’t think they can be restored and put back in service.

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#5 posted 03-02-2012 06:19 PM

Second saw: similar to a atkins #40-20 except atkins had threee nickeled screws, and one medallion.

First saw: similar to the Atkins Duplex No.3 , different handle is all. Price back in 1948? #3@ $26.40/ per DOZEN

#40-20 @$39 per dozen. 1/2 dozen in a box.

prices per Bostwick Braun Catalog #43.

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#6 posted 03-03-2012 12:10 AM

Thanks for the info everyone.

-- TJ - Perryville, Missouri

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