PRESTON Coachmakers Routers
A fine and scarce group of three beechwood coachmakers' routers by PRESTON of Birmingham.
The group includes a No.601 E boxing router and a pair of No.605 fence or grooving routers.
All were used in the workshops of Hull Corporation Transport and each is marked 'HCT'.
The boxing router and one of the grooving routers are marked 'E.PRESTON & SONS' with the EP trade mark.
Both grooving router fences also have the PRESTON mark on the inside, please see close-up image.
All are fitted with good length unmarked cutter irons.
Previous owner's stamps 'E.PLUMTREE'.
Approximately 151/2 inches overall length.
A rare find with excellent provenance.