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lot of 6 E A Berg or Bahco wood chisels Eskilstuna Sweden 1/8 to 1-1/2" For Sale


lot of 6 E A Berg or Bahco wood chisels Eskilstuna Sweden 1/8 to 1-1/2


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lot of 6 E A Berg or Bahco wood chisels Eskilstuna Sweden 1/8 to 1-1/2" :
$144

You are offerdingon one lot of six wood chisels as pictured.

Some are marked E A BERG, and some are marked with BERG's successor, BAHCO. So please keep reading.

All six chisels have the same style handle, and each handle has the shark logo on it. The handles are oval in cross section.

Included are:

--- a 1/8" (nominal width) chisel marked "E A BERG ESKILSTUNA SWEDEN" on one side of the handle, and "1030 1/8 11" on the opposite side. Overall length including the handle is about 7-7/16".

--- a 1/4" (nominal width) chisel marked "E A BERG ESKILSTUNA SWEDEN" on one side of the handle, and "1030 1/4 11" on the opposite side. Overall length including the handle is about 7-1/2".

--- a 1/2" (nominal width) chisel marked "BAHCO MADE IN SWEDEN" on one side of the handle, and "1030 1/2 12" on the opposite side. Overall length including the handle is about 7-9/16".

--- a 7/8" (nominal width) chisel marked "E A BERG ESKILSTUNA SWEDEN" on one side of the handle, and "1030 7/8 21" on the opposite side. This is one of only two with the blade marked, and it is marked "7/8 22 mm" on the top of the blade, and "E A BERG ESKILSTUNA SWEDEN" with the shark logo on the back side. Overall length including the handle is about 7-1/2".

--- a longer 3/8" (nominal width) chisel marked "BAHCO MADE IN SWEDEN" on one side of the handle, and "1031 3/8 12" on the opposite side. The blade is marked "BAHCO SWEDEN 1031 10mm" on the top side, with the shark logo. Overall length including the handle is about 8-15/16".

--- a longer 1-1/2" (nominal width) chisel marked "BAHCO MADE IN SWEDEN" on one side of the handle, and "1031 1 1/2 31" on the opposite side. The blade is unmarked. Overall length including the handle is about 9-9/16".

Condition of the steel portion of all but the 1-1/2" chisel is good to perhaps very good, with some patina (color) here and there, and a small bit of pitting on the 1/8" and 1/4" chisels. The 1/8" and 1/4" also have some scratches from an aggressive cleaning by a previous owner. The 7/8" is a bit short, and the longer 3/8" is in the best condition of the group. The 1-1/2" chisel has some pitting scattered over the back side of the blade. A previous owner did a bit of flattening of the back sides on some, none on others, and they could use some flattening or polishing of the back sides to finish that.

Condition of the handles is mostly good, with a variety of scratches and dings and scuffs in the plastic, and a few spots of paint to clean off. The struck end of the 7/8" is a bit mushroomed.


SHIPPING: 3 pounds when boxed, insurance is included.No International shipping. (but see below if you are in Canada).


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USPS POSTAGE RATE INCREASE AS OF January. Every year the US Postal Service raises rates in mid to late January, and this year is no exception.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: I no longer ship Internationally, other than occasionally to Canada. I have told the computer NO International shipping, but if you are in Canada, email me for a postage quote first, and if that works, I can change the listing to allow shipments to Canada only.

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