MATHIESON Dovetailed Infill Shoulder Plane - 1 1/2 inch
A scarce MATHIESON dovetailed infill shoulder plane.
This example is a 11/2 inch, the largest size made by MATHIESON.
Marked 'A.MATHIESON & SON GLASGOW' with the Crescent & Star trade mark on the toe.
Also stamped 'STEEL'.
Fitted with an unmarked 11/2 inch blade iron.
Rosewood infill and wedge, 5 old (treated and wax filled) worm exit holes to the wedge.
The heel strike button has been replaced at some time in its past - please see close up image
A few surface scratches, pitting and staining spots.
Previous owner's stamps 'B.CRAVEN' and 'C.HOWARD' to the top of the front infill.
715/16 inch sole length.