Circa 1890, the smallest size.
Forged steel with PS STUBS stamp, the frame also stamped 1, which is thought to identify the actual maker.
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 condition. As shown in the circa 1890 Peter Stubs Tool Catalogue (see Crom page 208), item 38A. 4 inches (10 cm) in length.
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