Item R11 - Classic English Brass & Ebony Mortise Gage.

This style of mortise gage with cylindrical brass stem, full brass wear plate on the fence and with both fixing and ajusting screws being of the slotted type, as found on this gage.  The thick ebony wood of the fence and weight of the gage marks this one as being especially nice.  While it bearís no makerís mark it is likely by a Sheffield maker, perhaps Marples.  This gage is in especially nice shape without the usual dents and bumps and wood chips.  Even the slots in the brass screws are good condition.  It rates as Fine

 

 

 

Price -  $60.00

To order, email sushandel@msn.com

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