Black MARPLES M4 Smoothing Plane
A scarce early black MARPLES M4 smoothing plane, circa early 1930s
'MARPLES SHEFFIELD ENGLAND' with the Shamrock trade mark is cast into the main body.
Fitted with a 2 inch MARPLES blade iron marked 'W.MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD ENGLAND SOLID CRUCIBLE STEEL' with matching cap iron. Some surface pitting and staining spots.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Good Indian rosewood handles.
Solid brass depth of cut adjusting wheel.
Retains much of its original black finish.
A few surface knocks and scratches.
91/2 inches overall length.
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