ECE Primus Plane by E C EMMERICH - 704
A very good and little used ECE Primus plane by E C EMMERICH of Germany.
Highly rated by both professional and hobby woodworkers.
Beechwood body with hornbeam sole.
The near full length 48mm (17/8 inch) wide blade iron is set at 50 degrees and marked 'No.12-48-CHR-VAN ECE PRIMUS (pat) W-Germany'.
The green ECE medallion sits behind the front horn.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
No previous owner's stamps.
A few minor surface knocks and scratches.
220mm (85/8 inches) long sole.
A nice example of this popular plane.