Disston and sons keystone saw works 1872 6700 6800 state road 5100 5200 unruh street philadelphia pa 19135. In the 1920s disston reduced the size of its product line dropping redundant models offering fewer options in size and tooth pitch and making the features of the remaining saw models more universal across the line.
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Disston and sons. Specializing in the sale of vintage disston hand saws of all ages and styles. The disston family has been a part of the fabric of the united states since 1833. Large database of live auctions.
Auctioneers you may post your auction listings free. Our mission here at vintage saws is to provide the highest quality saws of the 19th and 20th century to the woodworker and collector alike. Emigrating from england with his father thomas and his sister marianna henry disston and later his sons were destined to make a mark on the american landscape.
43 combination hand saw at the may 2003 brimfield antiques fair held in brimfield mass. C philadelphia year book 1917. My fellow members of newcomen.
Search by area auctioneer category keyword. On this occasion the 244th anniversary of the birth of benjamin franklin i regard it as peculiarly fitting to be called upon to address you on the life of my grandfather henry disston and upon the indisputable influence that he exerted upon american industry not only in his own time but in this day and age as well. Welcome to vintage saws.
I had the extraordinary good fortune to stumble upon this very rare henry disston sons no. In the past several years i have written a number of articles about saws and present them here as a resource. Free for auctioneers and free for auction goers.
Disston saw works of philadelphia was one of the better known and highly regarded manufacturers of handsaws in the united statesduring the machine age as henry disston sons inc it was a supplier of industrial saw bladesa successor corporation still active in philadelphia is called disston precision. As disston and sons company centennial approached the saw manufacturing industry was changing. The fine tool journal is the only publication that is solely dedicated to the collection study and use of hand tools.
Henry disston sons no. Hamilton disston august 23 1844 april 30 1896 was an industrialist and real estate developer who purchased four million acres 16000 km2 of florida land in 1881 an area larger than the state of connecticut and reportedly the most land ever purchased by a single person in world historydisston was the son of pennsylvania based industrialist henry disston who formed disston sons. In the winter of 1997 i became an associate editor of the fine tool journal.
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