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Military Farrer’s Patent Folding Saw by Francis Wood

Item#: TOS728



This long folding saw was made by Francis Wood & Son, Ltd in Sheffield and supplied in 1943 to the war office with the arrow and manufacturer stamps. It is 115 cm (46 inch) long and comes with two handles, a saw set and file. All inserted into a military leather belt pouch stamped with an arrow and P. Ltd 1943. The label on the original cardboard box provides additional information. The saw is in mint condition Francis Wood started the business in 1908 as ‘Machine Knife Manufacturer’ and later as ‘Saw Manufacturer’. The company worked from Thorpe Works, 67-69 Henry Street in Sheffield.
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