MATHIESON Dovetailed Infill Panel Plane
A good 131/2 inch dovetailed panel plane by MATHIESON of Glasgow.
Believed to be a model No.845 as shown in the 1899 MATHIESON catalogue.
Faintly marked 'A.MATHIESON & SON GLASGOW' with the Crescent & Star trade mark on front infill.
Also stamped 'STEEL' on the toe.
Fitted with a 21/2 inch SORBY blade iron and MATHIESON GLASGOW cap iron. The back of the lever cap, cap iron and the blade bed infill are all stamped 'E', please see images.
Gunmetal lever cap and screw.
Good rosewood infill, there is a piece missing from the spur of the rear handle with a crack below, please see close-up images.
A few minor surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots, please see images.
Previous owner's stamps 'D.WARDMAN' and 'JWC'.
131/2 inch sole length.
A good honest example.
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