Early RECORD 04 SS Stay Set Smoothing Plane *SOLD*

Code: 2864

An early example of the RECORD 04SS Stay Set smoothing plane, circa 1931 - 1939.

Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.

Fitted with a good length straight topped 2 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.

2 inches remain below the slot.

This early example has the first pattern lateral lever with no markings and the revolving disc.  First pattern frog, screws, Y lever and brass adjusting nut.

The nickel plated lever cap is marked 'SS RECORD' and retains the majority of its red background finish to the lettered areas.

Good rosewood handles, near complete original trade label on the top of the rear tote.

Some minor surface scratches, pitting and staining spots, please see images

All parts move freely and tighten securely.

95/16 inches overall length.

A very nice example of an early RECORD plane.

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