Early RECORD 03 Small Smoothing Plane *SOLD*
A tidy early example of the RECORD 03 small smoothing plane.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Fitted with a good length flat topped 13/4 inch RECORD best crucible cast tungsten steel blade iron and matching cap iron. Some surface pitting spots to the top of the irons.
This early example has the first pattern lateral lever with no markings and the revolving disc.
The lever cap is marked 'RECORD' and retains the majority of its red background finish to the lettered area. Almost all of the nickel plating has gone.
Good rosewood handles, part original trade label on the top of the rear tote handle.
Retains much of the original blue finish.
Some surface scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
9 inches overall length.