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S51 PREMIUM Quality SHARP! Antique DISSTON 1865-71 No:9 Rip HANDSAW Saw S51

S51 PREMIUM Quality SHARP! Antique DISSTON 1865-71 No:9 Rip HANDSAW Saw S51

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Antique hand tools - PREMIUM QUALITY saw S51

Up for sale is a legendary Premium Quality Henry Disston & (singular) Son No:9 RIP SAW that dates to 1865 - 1871, freshly hand sharpened & set. 

The saw plate is made from Extra Cast Steel London Spring Steel & it has a CRISP applewood double looped handle that just fits your hand like a glove, these were one of Henry's Premium Model Saws- the absolute best of its kind.

This saw has a "Henry Disston & Son" etch & a "Henry Disston" inset eagle medallion, most likely closer to the earlier range of production.

A full 28" / 710mm plate, hand sharpened to the factory 4.5PPI graduated rip profile.
A highly taper ground plate, straight back, this is a saw from the "Golden Years" of saw manufacture 1860-1920s, when their skill was at it's zenith & the materials were high quality & makers took pride in their work & stood by their tools as a quality product, carpenters weren't using hand held circular saws yet, so they needed saws that worked well & held an edge.

This saw has been hand sharpened to 5° of rake.
It's in amazingly good condition for a 150 year old saw- full bright plate & a crisp double loop handle- there aren't too many around in this condition.

This saw is for the woodworker that is happy to work unplugged, you'll know what I mean when you read this, it's like fast food vs slow food, it's getting back to the heart of woodworking & using your hands, not flicking a switch. 

It cuts well, please note all sharpened saws are fully guaranteed, if it fails your expectations of a sharp saw, send it back in the condition that I sent it to you for your money back- simple.

Please note any blue colour you can see on the tooth line is engineers set out fluid- my saw Dr uses it to keep track of where he's filed- if you've ever sharpened a saw that will make sense to you.

Please DM us if you are looking for a particular model, maker or type antique/vintage saw, as we have many SHARP ANTIQUE/ VINTAGE SAWS ready for use available in our shop, plus hundreds more yet to restore.

If you wish to purchase MORE THAN ONE SAW, please contact us via e-mail or text 0401091970 so that we can give an accurate combined postage cost for you.

Weight - 1kg

Size - 82cm overall


This saw is in authentic vintage condition, freshly hand sharpened & set, there is a full bold etch, some isolated spots of pitting to the plate & missing 1/2 a tooth back from the toe- doesn't affect use & will reappear next sharpen or so, the handle is in extra good condition with the bottom horn shortened slightly & some tight checks to the top horn, the plate is full & still sports the factory heel PPI stamp- rare in a saw of this age.
It's a very usable fast cutting rip saw, ready to go to work in the discerning workshop, these are an uncommon saw & this one is EXTRA TIDY.
Please check the photos as they are part of the description.

Tools are TAX DEDUCTIBLE for work purposes & a GST- inclusive  .pdf TAX RECEIPT of YOUR PURCHASE is sent automatically with your ORDER CONFIRMATION E-MAIL.