Rare Early Small Mast or Spar Plane by PRESTON *SOLD*
A small and rare skewed mast or spar plane by Edward PRESTON of Birmingham, circa 1827-63
Used to smooth masts, spars and oars.
Marked 'E.PRESTON 77 LICHFIELD ST BIRMM' on the toe.
Fitted with a 13/4 inch skewed blade iron by WARD & PAYNE with matching cap iron by ASHTON, some pitting.
No previous owner's stamps.
Only 513/16 overall length.