RECORD 04 1/2 SS Stay Set Smoothing Plane - Early *SOLD*
An early example of the RECORD 04 1/2 SS Stay Set smoothing 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 made between 1931 - 1939 has the first pattern lateral lever with no markings and the revolving disc. First pattern frog, screws, Y lever and brass adjusting nut.
Lever cap is marked 'SS RECORD' and retains the majority of its red background finish to the lettered areas. Some minor plating loss.
Good rosewood handles with a few flecks of the original trade label on the top of the rear tote.
Usual signs of use with some surface scratches and staining but a tidy example of an early RECORD plane.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
10 inches overall length.
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