RECORD 04 SS Stay Set Smoothing Plane
A tidy RECORD No.04SS Stay Set smoothing plane.
Fitted with a straight topped 2 inch RECORD best crucible cast tungsten steel blade iron and the extra thick Stay Set cap iron, marked 'PATENT No 362743', which enables sharpening of the blade without removing the cap iron and eliminates chatter. 7/8 inch remains below the slot.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
The brass depth of cut adjusting wheel is marked 'OFF CUT ON'.
The lever cap is marked 'SS RECORD' and retains the majority of its red background finish to the lettered areas. Most of the nickel plating is lost.
Good hardwood handles.
Some surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
91/2 inches overall length.