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FourEyes45

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08-15-2012 06:05 PM

I have 3 old saws that my POP gave me a long-long time ago..any ideas on their worth??

-- Have a safe and Bless Day----Walt


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#1 posted 08-15-2012 07:17 PM

Walt, I see those type of saws all the time in antique stores selling for (asked for) $60 to $100. Are you able to give us any more idea of makers or age? A Disston or Atkins saw will certainly bring more value, generally speaking. Is there any blade etching or medallions on the handles?

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#2 posted 08-15-2012 07:23 PM

Around here somewhere between $20 and $40 each would be a normal going rate at yard/estate sales.

They look fairly clean compared to a lot of the rust piles I see locally so if you found the right person maybe $50-100.

New similar saws are $160 – $200 depending on type.
http://www.crosscutsaw.com/1.html
http://www.crosscutsaw.com/3.html

I wouldn’t expect more than 50% of value and probably a little less unless they happen to be a collectible type in which case they can be a lot more i,e, http://www.crosscutsaw.com/vintage.html

I don’t know enough to pick out the collectibles in this case though :D

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#3 posted 08-15-2012 07:38 PM

I do not know the Maker but I,m 70 my GD had them when he was a young man..He died in 1968m@ 68 if that helps

-- Have a safe and Bless Day----Walt

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