Antique E C Atkins Hacksaw, Rare Tool, Hoosier No 9, Adjustable Saw, Extendable 8" to 12", Metal Cutting, Brown Wood Handle, Home Decor

$294.80 $368.50

The rare antique E.C. Atkins "Hoosier" No. 9 extendable and adjustable hacksaw is in very good to great condition. For a hand-operated saw, it is rare to find one this old with its original handle - especially one that is not busted with much of its finish intact. While this antique saw has been used, it has been well taken of - especially when compared to similar antique saws. The E.C. Atkins 1919 catalog shows that this style of saw - with the same markings - was available in 1919. In a later catalog (no date on publication but similar saws available) the No. 9 "Hoosier" was no longer available as their available models skipped from a No. 8 to a No. 10 hacksaw. The previous catalog circa 1906 shows the E.C. Atkins extendable saw as a "Hoosier" vs. their non-extending hacksaw as an "Indiana". While the saw can be extended to accommodate blades from 8" to 12" in length, it will also adjust to cut at four different angles. According to their catalog in 1919, this saw was made of heavily-nickeled, and highly-polished high-grade steel.

The top of the saw frame says, "E.C. ATKINS&CO IND'P'LS, IND, U.S.A." with "No 9" just below.

Please note that the glass dish is not included in this listing as it was only used to prop up the saw for a better angle.

There are no breaks, cracks, bends, or repair places on this gorgeous E.C. Atkins hacksaw. There are some wear, age, and rub marks on the saw - mainly due to the saw being used and/or handled. The blade may or may not need replacing before the saw can be used. The saw has a slightly distressed appearance with a gorgeous patina on the metal. The brown wooden handle does show signs of wear - but not the kind that is consistent with full-time work. The blade is fully intact. However, the adjustment setting near the butt needs turning a little to make the blade completely straight.

The decorative possibilities for this rare E.C. Atkins hacksaw are many. The entryway or man-cave would be enhanced by the addition of this stunning industrial decoration. Also, the living-room or den would welcome this super-cool "Hoosier" hacksaw for its awesome antique appearance. In addition, the growing saw collection would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this rare E.C. Atkins "Hoosier" No. 9 hacksaw.

The collector will appreciate this rare antique E.C. Atkins hacksaw for its very good to great condition, gorgeous antique appearance, and limited production status.

The rare antique E. C. Atkins "Hoosier" No. 9 adjustable hacksaw weighs 13.3 oz with the blade installed.

The adjustable E.C. Atkins "Hoosier" No. 9 hacksaw measures 17.5" in length with the adjustment setting in the center x 3.5" tall from the bottom of the blade to the top of the saw not including the holding pin.

The brown wooden handle measures approximately 1 3/8" in girth.

The current blade in the saw measures approximately 10 3/8" from end to end or 10" from hole to hole.

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Antique EC Atkins Hacksaw Rare Tool Hoosier No 9 Adjustable Hand Operated Saw High Grade Steel Silver Gray w Brown Wooden Handle Home Decor

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