MARPLES M4 Smoothing Plane
A good MARPLES M4 smoothing plane.
'MARPLES M4 SHEFFIELD ENGLAND' with the Shamrock trade mark is cast into the main body.
Fitted with a near full length 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 hardwood handles.
Some patchy wear to the original red finish.
A few surface knocks and scratches.
91/2 inches overall length.