Tyzack Saw A482 Review By: I.Ball
Category: Old Hand Saws
Manufacturer: Joseph Tyzack & Son Ltd
Tool Type: Hand Saw
Model No: A482
The Joseph Tyzack number A482 hand saw is fitted with a lacquered Beech
handle, typical of its time.
The handle is secured to the blade with three brass buttons. The brass buttons have flathead screwdriver slots on the reverse side to allow the user to tighten or loosen the buttons if required.
One of the buttons is face with a medallion with the words 'J Tyzack & Son, Sheffield' circling around the Joseph Tyxack logo of three joined running legs.
The blade was made with silver steel and also had the J Tyzack three running legs logo.
The Tyzack saw number A482 was made in Sheffield, England.
Number Of Buttons: 3
Type Of Buttons: Brass
Medallion Markings: 'J Tyzack & Son, Sheffield' around the three legged running legs logo
'Joseph Tyzack & Son Ltd, Trade Mark (with three legged running legs), Warranted No A482 Silver Steel, Sheffield, England' and 'The perfection of quality and workmanship'
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