1879 Article Combination Fret Saw Antique Tool Henry Beach Montrose MAB1


This is an original 1879 one-page print article about the Combination Fret Saw, manufactured by Mr. Henry L. Beach, Montrose, Pennsylvania. Fig. 1 represents the machine, with its bed ready for sawing, and Fig. 3 the same machine. with the bed removed and the lathe placed in position, ready for turning, drilling, grinding, or any other purpose for which a lathe is adapted.


This 132+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is print on the reverse and some light bleed through visible.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 12.5 inches; 23 x 32 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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