Archer Gents Saw - 1

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Archer Gents Saw Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Gents Saws

Manufacturer: Archer

Tool Type: Gents Saw

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This old English Archer gents saw was fitted with an elegant Beech handle with decorative turned grooves and a lifted raised bead near to the brass ferrule.

The saw has a brass back spine; the spine is fitted with a piece of brass which gives the saw extra weight and decorative properties.

The saw shown is 7 inches in length and has 16 teeth per inch (tpi). There were different sized versions of this saw produced.


Saw Construction

archer gents saw


Brass Back Markings:
ĎArcher, Londoní

Blade Markings:


Manufactured Dates

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For information on dating this saw and other British saws, see the 'British Saws and Saw Makers from c1660' book , written by Simon Barley. The book is the most comprehensive saw directory to date listing makers, makers marks and manufacturing dates. There is also a whole host of additional information on the history of saw making, how to date a saw, in depth details on each of the large makers and much more, making for the most interesting read and leaving you with a slight desire to buy an old British saw.


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