MARPLES Centre Bead Moulding Plane with Fence - 3/16 inch *SOLD*
A scarce and little used fenced centre bead or single reed moulding plane by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Clearly marked 'HIBERNIA WM MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD' with the Shamrock trade mark on the toe and stamped '3/16' on the heel.
The moving fence has two fixings.
Near full length blade iron with original wedge.
The plane hand's Double Diamond mark can be seen behind the wedge aperture.
No previous owner's stamps.
9 inches overall length.
A fine example.