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265702 gary may 2018‑04‑11 Re: Another interesting plane iron logo
Thanks Darrell---that's very cool indeed.  I kinda wish for an *actual* hydra
though!  Straight out of 'Jason and the Argonauts', one little guy against nine
perpetually re-growing teeth-gnashing heads, well, that would be tough to fit on
                            is that a quality iron?  Turns out 'Onions' is THE
onions, as Skeezix used to say.
best; gam in OlyWA/usa

How horrible it is to have so many people killed!---And what a blessing one
cares for none of them!
Jane Austen

      From: Darrell & Kathy 
 To: Galoots  
 Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 7:29 PM
 Subject: [OldTools] Another interesting plane iron logo

Following up on Gary May's Governor plane iron logo...
I think I mentioned this one before, oh so long ago, but then again, maybe not.
The maker of the iron is L. Osbaldiston, Sheffield, "Hydra" brand.
And there is a logo which (if I am not mistaken) is a leg kicking a football
(soccer ball, Paddy).  I don't know if there is enough detail to figure out
which team it is, but whoever made this iron was a big football fan.

For your viewing pleasure:

Upon close inspection with the 10x loupe the bit under the leg & the ball
appears to be grass, not a name.   I thought at first it might be a team name.

Darrell LaRue
Oakville ON
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