18th Century BENJAMIN FROGATT Moulding Plane *SOLD*
A very good 18th century complex moulding plane by Benjamin FROGATT of Birmingham, circa 1760 - 1790.
Believed to be an astragal and cove profile.
Clear embossed mark 'B:FROGATT' with stepped border to the toe.
The tool merchant's hand written '2/3' mark remains on the heel.
Previous owner's marks 'T.CHESTER' and 'P.SCREATON'.
Good length blade iron with a few pitting and staining spots, please see images.
Lovely original wedge.
Two old, treated and wax filled, worm exit holes, please see images.
A little over 95/8 inches in length.