Disston No 4 Backsaw 14ppi Rip 1878-1888 Medallion -- Freshly Sharpened
This is a nice and usable example of Disston's popular No 4 backsaw from the 1878-1888 time period. Interestingly, the handle has double nibs top and bottom, which were usually only found on the premium models like the No 7.
The blade on this saw is clean and smooth. The 14ppi rip teeth have been freshly sharpened.
The apple handle has been repaired with replacement upper and lower horns. The repairs were colored and blended with the original finish.
The 14ppi rip teeth have been freshly sharpened:
Tooth Type: rip
Rake Angle: 7º
Fleam Angle: 0º
Slope Angle: 0º
Tooth Set: 0.003"