As shown in the circa 1890 Peter Stubs Tool Catalogue, item 38A, circa 1890.
Forged steel with PS STUBS stamp, the frame also stamped 1, which is thought to identify the actual maker. 4 inches (10 cm) in length - see Crom HST page 208.
Peter Stubs (1756-1806), the greatest name in English tool suppliers, their tools being recognised as being of the very best quality and were purchased worldwide. See the book by E Surrey Dane, Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry.
In good unpolished condition.
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