Early RECORD 06 SS Stay Set Fore Plane *SOLD*
An early first example of the RECORD 06 SS Stay Set fore plane.
Fitted with a straight topped 23/8 inch RECORD best crucible cast tungsten steel blade iron and the extra thick Stay Set cap iron, marked 'PATENT No 362743', which enables sharpening of the blade without removing the cap iron and eliminates chatter.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
This early example has the first pattern lateral lever with no markings and the revolving disc. First pattern frog, screws, Y lever and brass adjusting nut.
The lever cap is marked 'SS RECORD' and retains much of its red background finish to the lettered areas. Some plating loss.
Good rosewood handles.
Previous owner's stamp 'F.MOCKING' to the side of the rear handle.
There is some loss of the original blue finish, particularly at the toe and heel. A few surface scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
18 inches overall length.
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