MARPLES Mortice Gauge *SOLD*
A very good rosewood mortice or mortise gauge by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Marked 'MARPLES MADE IN ENGLAND' on one side of the head stock.
Brass wear plates, shield, slide and thumb screw adjuster, much of the original lacquer finish remains.
Good length pins.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
No previous owner's stamps.
A few minor surface knocks and scratches.
77/8 inches overall length.
A nice example.