Pair of Smaller Size Side Bead Moulding Planes by MASON - 1/8 & 3/16 inch *SOLD*
A good pair of fully boxed side bead moulding planes by Robert MASON of Birmingham, circa 1843 - 1868.
Sizes: 1/8 and 3/16 inch.
Embossed mark 'R MASON' to the toe on the 3/16 plane. The smaller plane has a very fain maker's mark and is clearly by the same hand.
Relevant size stamps to each heel.
Very good boxing with no splits or cracks, there is an original join in the boxing on the 1/8" plane 3 inches behind the mouth, please see images.
Fitted with a good length original blade irons and original wedges.
Previous owner's stamps 'A.H.JONES', 'E.MACHIN' and 'F.WEBB'.
95/16 inches overall length.