Set of 8 Vtg Hoppe Woodworking Carpenter Wood Chisels-1/4 to 1 1/4”-West Germany

September 19, 2013 - Comment

This listing is for a vintage used set of hard to find wood chisels. These are Hoppe Chisels made in West Germany. There are eight chisels that come in an 11 1/2” x 6 3/8” x 2 3/4” wooden carry case with clips to hold each chisel in place. Sizes are 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8,

This listing is for a vintage used set of hard to find wood chisels. These are Hoppe Chisels made in West Germany. There are eight chisels that come in an 11 1/2” x 6 3/8” x 2 3/4” wooden carry case with clips to hold each chisel in place. Sizes are 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 7/8, 1 and 1 1/4. The Hoppe name is stamped on each blade and a paper Hoppe label appears on each chisel handle. The chisel handles are of a light color wood topped with a leather washer. Chisels measure about 9 1/2” to 10” in length and most have seen little or no use. Blades are in nice condition with light tarnish or surface rust at spots. Some may need sharpening but tips have not been abused. Handles still show much of original paper labels. Some of the leather washers show signs of compression from being struck, but they are generally in pretty good condition. The most damage to the handles comes from the holding clips that have scratched the wood from removal and replacing in case. View condition of chisels in my photos. Box is solid with dove-tailed edges, good hinges and a good latch. Box has only light signs of normal wear or scratches. These items sell without reserve and “as is”. I do not take offers after the auction ends on items that do not sell. If you are interested in these items, make a bid. These items ship with a USPS tracking number, buyer may request insurance. I DO NOT SHIP OUT OF THE UNITED STATES. ***RETURN POLICY*** On items I sell I try to provide as much descriptive and photographic information on condition, size, known damage and what it is you are buying as my space and knowledge will allow. I try to provide as accurate information as possible and will try to answer additional questions when asked, if possible. If an item is listed as untested or unknown if item works, it is usually because I have no ability or means of testing it, not that the item does not work, it means I do not know. 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