Patent Metal NORRIS No 18 Shoulder Plane - 1 1/2 inch
A 11/2 inch wide malleable iron or patent metal NORRIS No 18 shoulder plane.
Marked 'NORRIS LONDON' on the toe.
Also marked 'PATENT METAL' at the heel.
Lovely rosewood infill and matching wedge, some minor strike damage to the back of the wedge.
Both the underside of the wedge and top rear of the main casting are stamped '5'.
Fitted with a short 11/2 inch unmarked blade iron.
Some minor surface scratches and staining patches.
Previous owner's marks 'J.CRAGG'.
73/4 inch sole.
A nice example.