Moulding Plane by MARPLES - 5/8 inch
A good beechwood moulding plane by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Marked 'HIBERNIA WM MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD' with the Shamrock trade mark on the toe.
Stamped '5/8' on the heel.
This plane has a double diamond mark behind the wedge mortice, believed to be that of the Bayliss planehand family, one of the last to work in the MARPLES moulding plane workshop.
Good length blade iron, original wedge.
No previous owner's stamps.
95/8 inches overall length.