RECORD 04 1/2 SS Stay Set Smoothing Plane
A RECORD No.04 1/2SS Stay Set smoothing plane.
Fitted with a good length 23/8 inch RECORD tungsten vanadium steel blade iron (a little under 2 inches remain below the slot) and the extra thick Stay Set cap iron. The Stay Set cap iron, marked 'PATENT No362743', 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' some patchy wear to the nickel plating, please see images.
Much of the original blue finish remains.
Refinished hardwood handles, faint previous owner's stamps 'B LYDON' on the rear handle.
A few surface scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
103/16 inches overall length.
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