Treadle Saw

John Jardine Ltd;  John Haddon & Co; 

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Maker and Role
John Jardine Ltd
John Haddon & Co
One treadle saw, two shift spanners, one metal guide. Foot powered circular saw with tilting top. Driven by a leather belt connected to two drive wheels. One attached to the blade, the other to the treadle. Has two shift spanners and a detached metal guide for the piece of wood to be cut. The guide fitted appears to be a later addition for safety and as a better guide for the wood being cut. The detached frame or arm has an unknown purpose. Foot of treadle saw embossed: "JARDINE, NOTTM." Small spanner embossed on one side: "3/4". Imprinted on the other side: "PATENT / N319234/1940/ 7". Large spanner imprinted: "8 8" on claw
Imprinted: "EDELSTEN / & SON" on handle.
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Metal/Iron
Signature/Marks and Type
3/4 Embossed
PATENT / N319234/1940/ 7 Imprint
8 8 Imprint
EDELSTEN / & SON Imprint
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Credit Line
John Jardine Ltd et al. Treadle Saw, 2018.38. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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