MARPLES X4 Smoothing Plane *SOLD*
A very good MARPLES X4 smoothing plane.
Only in production for a short period, now a scarce plane and rarely seen in such little used condition.
The X4 was MARPLES attempt at a top of the range smoothing plane. Infill type rear handle and frog, adjustable mouth and the unique lever cap all make this a very interesting smoother.
Fitted with its original 2 inch round toped, chamfered backed, blade iron marked 'W.MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD ENGLAND' with the Shamrock trade mark.
This one retains almost all of its original finish to both the casting and woodwork.
A few minor surface scratches.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
91/8 inch sole.
A fine example of a rare plane.
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