3 Fully Boxed Side Bead Moulding Planes by BROOKES
A group of 3 fully boxed side bead moulding planes by William BROOKES of Sheffield.
Sizes: 1/8, 3/16 and 1/4 inch.
Each is marked 'WM BROOKES & SONS HOWARD WORKS SHEFFIELD' with the 4-leaf clover trade mark.
Each is stamped with the relevant size on the heel.
All are also marked '6' behind the wedge mortice.
All of the boxwood is in very good condition with only one split 25/8 inches from the heel on the 1/8 plane.
Good length blade irons with original wedges, some surface pitting and staining spots.
Two old, treated and wax filled, worm exit holes on the sole of the 1/4 inch plane.
A few surface knocks and scratches.
Previous owner's stamps 'J.SANDFORD'.
95/16 inches overall length.