It is 15-3/4ths inches in length and has the sole extending both
fore and aft beyond the infill. It's width is three inches and
it is in good but not excellent condition. It has some rust
pitting and there is a small chip off the tote.
Some former owner, perhaps Mr. A. Dip, whose owner's stamp is on
it in two places, scribed two lines on the steel for the angle
of the bed and the front of the cutter. He then removed a little
of the bed face to allow the iron to assume a slightly lower
angle to close the mouth to almost nothing.
I will restore it to its factory angle to open the throat a bit.
The scribed lines are visible in the photo below. They are on