MASTER 279 Skew Rebate Plane by SALMENS - 1 1/8 inch - HR Crown Mark
A tidy MASTER 279 11/8 inch wide wooden skew rebate plane by SALMENS of London.
Marked '279 1946 MASTER' on the toe, 'GUARANTEED ENGLISH BEECH' on the top of the stock and stamped with a Crown over H.R.' on the heel. This Crown mark is similar to that of the Air Ministry but we are yet to discover what the HR refers to.
Part SALMENS trade label remains on the left side of the stock.
Fitted with a near full length HILDICK blade iron and original wedge.
Previous owner's initials 'RHJ'.
Plenty of surface knocks and scratches, please see images.
97/16 inches overall length.