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Forum topic by natgas posted 04-13-2018 05:26 PM 546 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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natgas

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04-13-2018 05:26 PM

I have a very old Disston saw that I inherited from my grandfather who died in 1968; he was a lifelong carpenter and this was the one thing I wanted of his. I recently discovered it in our attic after many years of thinking I had lost it in a move.
I have no idea what it’s worth or if the condition is so bad that it is worthless. I am asking some LJ’s to give me a clue, make me an offer, etc.
I would rather someone get some use out of this after so many years of being hidden away.

Thanks for any information/offers

-- Randy


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#1 posted 04-13-2018 07:37 PM

It might be a D-23 from the late 40’s to early 50’s. Sentimental value is probably going to win out over monetary value.
Mike

-- "I build for function first, looks second. Most times I never get around to looks." - Mike, western Colorado

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#2 posted 04-13-2018 08:10 PM

Thanks Mike; after 50 years and since it was ‘lost’ for so many of those, there isn’t much sentimental value!

-- Randy

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#3 posted 04-14-2018 02:34 AM

Hopefully if you really don’t want to keep it someone local to you will give it a good home. If not let me know and we’ll try to work something out but by the time shipping is figured into the deal I think I’d have way too much invested

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