CA. 1830 MAMMOTH FLAT BOTTOM HAND SHELL AUGER - MOTTRAM & HOWARTH

Regular price $90.00 USD

Great patina and in excellent condition.  Rare large size shell auger for boring flat bottom holes. Thomas Mottram was an edge tool maker ca 1825. James Howarth began edge tool making in about 1835. Both in Sheffield. This was likely a very brief partnership ca 1830 between the two. Early and outstanding tool. 1 5/8" bore.