Roberts And Lee Hand Saw - Exotica

roberts and lee exotica saw
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Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Hand Saws

Manufacturer: Roberts And Lee

Tool Type: Hand Saw

Model No: Exotica


This model of Roberts And Lee Exotica hand saw is fitted with a high grade alloy steel blade which is taper ground thin to back.

The saw is also fitted with a beautiful Rosewood handle.

The Rosewood handle is secured to blade with the use of 4 brass buttons, one of which is faced with a medallion. The brass buttons can be tightened or loosened accordingly on the reverse side with the use of a screwdriver.

The saw shown is 22 inches in length and has 12 teeth per inch (tpi). There were different lengthed and tpi versions of this saw produced.

roberts and lee exotica saw

roberts and lee exotica saw

Saw Construction

roberts and lee exotica saw

Handle: Rosewood

Number Of Buttons: 4

Type Of Buttons: Brass

Medallion Markings: Warranted Superior

Blade Markings:
'Exotica, made in England for Tilgear by ET Roberts & Lee, high grade alloy steel, taper ground thin to back'.

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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