Add To Your WishlistFrench Grooving Plane by AUX MINES DE SUEDE

Add To Your WishlistFrench Grooving Plane by AUX MINES DE SUEDE



A nice French grooving plane by AUX MINES DE SUEDE of Paris.

Marked 'AUX MINES DE SUEDE A R LAMARTINE 6' to the toe.  AUX MINES DE SUEDE translates to Swedish Mines, a Paris based machine and tool manufacturer active 1849 - 1972.

Also stamped '16' on the toe.

Fitted with a 5mm AUX MINES DE SUEDE blade iron, a few surface spots.

The original wedge has a small piece missing to the back of the finial, please see close-up images.

Believed to be of Cormier wood, the preferred choice of French plane manufacturers, with the attractive line decoration to the stock.

Steel skate with blade retaining screw, some pitting and staining spots, please see images.

216mm (81/2") overall length.