Antique NOS James Swan Co. 1/2" Paring Chisel

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 12, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

Tool Type: Paring chisel
Brand: The James Swan Company
Materials: Steel
Marks: THE JAMES SWAN COMPANY (SWAN) SEYMOUR, CONN. U.S.A.(bottom line worn)

Condition: new old stock purchased from a defunct hardware store--at least 60 years old but preserved in the original wax paper. Some superficial tarnish spots and age-wear, but as close to new as you'll ever see these. This one's tang is bent upward (see photos)

Measurements: 1/2" cutting edge, 6" long not counting tang, 7 5/8" overall.
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