MARPLES Wooden Round Soled Jack Plane with Military Marks

Code: 2840e

An unusual round bottom wooden bench plane by MARPLES of Sheffield.

This style of rounded sole is uncommon and possibly a special order from the British military during WW2.

Marked 'MARPLES SHEFFIELD ENGLAND' with the BB trade mark on the toe and stamped '21/4 IN' on the heel.

Also stamped with the military Broad Arrow and '1941' on the toe and with the Broad Arrow over 'W' over '45' on the heel, please see close-up images.

Fitted with a good length curved edge MARPLES 21/4" blade iron with matching cap iron, a little under 17/8 inches remain below the slot.

No previous owner's marks.

A few minor surface knocks and scratches, please see images.

17 inches overall length.

An interesting example.

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