Vintage tools - sharpening stone A48
Up for sale is an antique natural sharpening stone a genuine SMITHS HARD BLACK ARKANSAS.
These are a superb finishing stone for your tools & knives, these black stones were highly prized in days of yore & were often called SURGICAL BLACK ARKANSAS stones as Doctors & Dentists would sharpen their instruments on the black stones, they were always rated as harder & finer.
These are old stock stones & much denser & finer than what is offered today.
Size - 153mm x 50mm x 13mm.
Weight - 460gm including base
This stone is in authentic vintage condition, wear and tear consistent with age, glued in its original Smiths wooden box base, it looks to be hardly used.
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