On Tue, 10 Jan 2023 at 04:22, Mark van Roojen wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> >I just stumbled upon an old EC Atkins saw, just like that! :)
> >12", It has a fruit wood handle, brass screws and medaillon. But it
> >doesn't seem to have any marking on the spine. Does anyone know if it
> >should have one?
> What do you mean "on the spine"? Most saws will have etches on the
> side of the blade (generally the left side). Backsaws do have a
> spine and sometimes but not always have something stamped on the
> spine. (You didn't say whether it is a backsaw.) Generally these
> stampings would also be on the left side and near the middle.
backsaw was in the "subject" of the email, but yes i forgot to mention
that in the body.
Thanks for your suggestions, Adam confirmed that his Atkins backsaw
has no marking on the spine either.
Which is a bit weird, most (all?) of my backsaws have a stamp on the spine.
Rainy day in NZ, it's supposed to be summertime.