Richard Groves & Sons of Sheffield, 24" crosscut panel saw
This old English Richard Groves hand saw has a decorative shaped hardwood handle which is secured to the blade with the use of four old 19th century style brass split-nuts.
The face of one is stamped with their logo - Established 1770 which is 1" in dia.
The split-nut buttons are set perfectly flush with the handle. On the reverse side of the handle the split-nut buttons have an interupted flat-head screw slot. These slots require a special split-nut screwdriver to tighten or loosen them.
The saw shown is 24 inches in length with 8 teeth per inch, filed for crosscut work
Good condition. Shows a small split in front of stamped medallion (see photo 2).