RECORD 03 SS Stay Set Smoothing Plane *SOLD*
A very good example of the RECORD No.03 SS Stay Set smoothing plane.
Fitted with a good length straight topped 13/4 inch RECORD best crucible cast tungsten steel blade iron (11/8 inches remain below the slot) and the extra thick Stay Set cap iron. The Stay Set cap iron enables sharpening of the blade without removing the cap iron and helps to eliminate chatter.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
The lever cap is marked 'SS RECORD' and retains the majority of its red background finish to the lettered areas.
The brass depth adjusting wheel is marked 'OFF CUT ON' dating this plane to between 1954 - 1964.
Good hardwood handles.
A few minor surface scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
81/2 inch sole length, 91/8 inches overall length.
A nice example of a hard to find plane.