PRESTON Narrow Skew Rebate Plane - 5/16 inch *SOLD*
A scarce and tidy 5/16 inch wide narrow wooden skew rebate plane or shoulder rabbet plane by Edward PRESTON & SONS of Birmingham.
Standard skew rebate sizes started at 1/2 inch with anything smaller usually a special order.
Marked 'EDWARD PRESTON & SONS WARRANTED' with the EP trade mark on the toe.
Fitted with a near full length blade iron and original wedge.
Faintly stamped '1/4' on the heel however, as is normal for skew rebate planes, the blade iron is actually 5/16" wide, please see close-up image.
The shoulders are approximately 3/4" above the sole.
No previous owner's stamps.
A few minor surface knocks and scratches.
97/16 inches overall length.