MARPLES Ovolo Moulding Plane - 5/8 inch
A little used 5/8 inch common or square ovolo moulding plane by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Marked 'HIBERNIA WM MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD' with the Shamrock trade mark on the toe and stamped '5/8' on the heel.
Near full length blade iron with almost all of the original black finish.
Also marked with a double diamond behind the wedge mortice, believed to be the mark of the individual plane maker or hand.
Some minor staining to the sole.
Previous owner's stamps 'R.NORDON'.
97/16 inches overall length.