Anyone recognize this saw?
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The second saw from the top (multiple medallions?) has me stumped.
(The only other saw I know of that is similarly configured is the Disston 99, but this is clearly not one of those)


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#12
  Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by Joe Bailey (The second saw from ...)
Can you read the medallions at all? and maybe some tinfoil and polish where the etch might be would shed some light. I think you can polish that and get some kind of etch to show. it'll take a while and you'll get some exercise but I think it'll do the trick.
pat
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#13
  Re: Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by Pat Zabrocki (Can you read the med...)
I do not (yet) own these.
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#14
  Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by Joe Bailey (The second saw from ...)
Robert Sorby sometimes put multiple medallions on their saws. I missed a two medallion saw at an auction earlier this year.
Bob Page
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#15
  Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by Joe Bailey (The second saw from ...)
I don't know, but the second from the bottom is one heck of a rip saw!

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#16
  Re: Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by Bibliophile 13 (I don't know, but th...)
Bibliophile 13 said:


I don't know, but the second from the bottom is one heck of a rip saw!






Yup. I'd like to have that one! Heck i'd like to have them all



Jonathan


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#17
  Re: Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by Jonathan S ([blockquote]Biblioph...)
Follow-up to my original post ...

That second saw from the top turned out to be the person spawn of an illicit union between an 1880s-era Disston, a 1920s-era Atkins and a Warranted Superior (those were the three medallions someone had shoe-horned into that poor handle)

Instead, I brought home the big ripper (2nd from bottom) -- 4½ PPI and straight as an arrow.

I cleaned it up enough to get the plate smooth and revealed this etch.



Research shows that Walbridge & Co was a Buffalo, NY hardware chain from 1884-1926. At one point they had 5 stores and a warehouse. The flagship store occupied the first 3 floors! of this building, which stands to this day.



The saw appears to have been a Disston product, engraved for the reseller, but I can't find a good match for it among any of my catalogs.

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#18
  Re: Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by Joe Bailey (Follow-up to my orig...)
No. 60, maybe,... the seller may have asked for the wheat.
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#19
  Re: Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by TobyC (No. 60, maybe,... th...)
And remember, those catalog pix are notoriously inaccurate.
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#20
  Re: Re: Anyone recognize this saw? by TobyC (And remember, those ...)
TobyC said:


And remember, those catalog pix are notoriously inaccurate.




Agreed -- as to the inaccuracy of those old illustrations, but I doubt that the 60 was spring steel.

Anyway, that got me to looking and the handle looks identical to certain years of the No 99.
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