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Forum topic by lzenglish posted 05-25-2012 01:34 PM 1910 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-25-2012 01:34 PM

Hello: I justed picked up an old handsaw that has what appears to be an indian pole vaulting, and is marked E.C. Atkins, and Record Breaker. I cannot find any history on this saw when I google it. Does anyone have any info., such as when made, and the reason for the unusual markings?

PS. This is my first post, so if a picture is needed, I will try and upload one, if needed.

Edit: I took some pictures and hope they upload. I believe this saw was made in the 1912-1913 range, to commemorate Jim Thorpes performance in the Olympics, but just a guess.

Thanks,

Wayne


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#1 posted 05-26-2012 03:40 AM

Welcome to LJ’s Wayne!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 05-28-2012 09:41 PM

Thanks Mark.

Wayne

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