Parry And Son Hand Saw - 1

parry and son hand saw
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Buck & Ryan Saw Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Parry And Son

Tool Type: Hand Saw

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This version of Parry And Son hand saw is a Sheffield made English saw fitted with a typical Beech handle of the time.

The handle is secured to the blade with the use of five buttons with one of the buttons faced with a medallion marked 'Warranted Superior'.

The blade was etched with the Parry And Son 'Sundial' logo.

The saw shown is 24 inches in length and has 7 teeth per inch (tpi). There were different lengthed and tpi versions of this saw produced.

Saw Construction

parry and son saw

Handle: Beech

Number Of Buttons: 5

Type Of Buttons: Brass?

Medallion Markings: 'Warranted Superior'

Blade Markings:
'Parry & Son, 329 Old St ec, Registered, Trade Mark, Sundial, Guaranteed Sheffield Made' along with the etched signature 'Arthur T Parry'

Manufactured Dates

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