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RARE & FINE 18th C MAW LONDON SURGEONS AMPUTATION SAW - MILITARY BROAD ARROW
Measures 10" from base of the handle to the top of the blade with a 5" cutting edge. Clearly stamped 'MAW LONDON' along with a military broad arrow. Brass ferrule and spine with boxwood or maple handle. Fine overall condition.
Maw was a manufacturer of a variety of surgical instruments and medical supplies throughout the 1800s. George Maw started the company in 1807 with his sons continuing the business until its cessation in 1900.
**All edge tools may need to be sharpened/honed before use**