Ebony Infill Shoulder Plane - William PRESTON Iron

Code: 2484d

An antique shoulder plane with ebony infill.

Fitted with a 11/4 inch wide blade iron marked 'W PRESTON PENTONVILLE RD DURUS', some pitting and staining spots, please see images.

William PRESTON was listed as a Birmingham planemaker in the first half of the 19th century before moving to London in the 1850s and is thought to have had associations with Edward PRESTON & Sons of Birmingham.

The casting has a couple of minor issues, a small chip to the left corner of the mouth and a crack above the strike button on the heel, please see close-up images.

Nice ebony infill and wedge.

A few surface knocks and scratches.

No previous owner's stamps.

83/4 inch sole.

A nice example.

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