Monday, April 22, 2013

Erik Anton Berg Register Chisels - 2 styles

Here is a comparision of 2 styles of register chisels. Both stamped Erik Anton berg

One is a 1&1/4in and the other a 1&1/2in


The 1&1/4in 

has a narrow top ferrule

 The brass ferrule is patterned

Erik is present on the chisel and not as well foemwd as the Anton Berg and didn't show in the photo

The 1&1/2in

Wide top ferrule

Dark stain is a knot in the wood


Leather washer between blade and iron ferrule


Blade is thick 3/8in (9mm) at the shoulder

Again Erik i present but not as well formed as the Anton Berg

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Erik Anton Berg Socket Chisels

Here is a set of 3 socket chisels with wooden handles
Sizes 6mm, 15mm and 19mm

The top ferrule is slightly loose on one (15mm). There are 2 pins holding these on

One label is near mint, reads .E.A.Berg.MFG.Co.Ltd, Esktilstuna, Sweden

Handles fit loosely into the sockets and come out readily

Heads have very little damage

The 6mm has no marks on the blade. The 15mm has an EA Berg stamp
in a straight line

The 19m blade has Erik Anton Berg in a semi circle


Socket fits loosely on the handle


There is a short history of the company at Erik Anton Berg short history Straight Razor Place