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Bottle 637 - Buck Saw and Horse
Date Added: 24 January 2009

This is a very well made and proportioned buck saw in a bottle with a saw horse and an axe. The buck saw in natural wood with great patina and a metal saw blade. The saw blade is held in tension with a wire tied between the top side supports and a wood slat going through the wire and held tight against a middle support. The saw horse is a darker wood and is made in the classic "A" shape on each end. Across the back of the bottle is an axe in a light colored wood and a metal foil material covering the axe head. The bottle is sealed with a wooden shaft with a small dowel crosspiece making the bottle tamper proof. Outside the bottle is a carve top painted gold. This bottle is 5 1/2" high, 2" wide and 1 1/4" deep. Embossed on the bottom it says "ILLINOIS."
Type: Buck Saw, Saw Horse, Axe   Maker's Name:
Category: Tool   Made Where:
Bottle Size: 5 1/2" x 2"   Year Made: 1920 - 1930
Bottle Type: Measuring Bottle, Illinois