Early Moulding Plane by S TOMKINSON of Birmingham
A scarce early moulding plane by S TOMKINSON.
Believed to be an 18th century Birmingham planemaker.
Embossed script mark 'S.TOMKINSON' to the toe with '6' stamped on the heel.
Good length blade iron and original wedge.
Some old fixing holes where a previous owner has attached a fence.
Previous owner's stamps 'GB&S' (on the right side of the stock) and 'I.DAVEY'.
A few old, treated and wax filled, worm exit holes - please see images.
Plenty of patina.
91/2 inches overall length.