Set of 4 MARPLES Carving Tools
A good set of 4 carving tools by MARPLES.
Believed to be from the MARPLES M152 range of tools.
Includes a 3/8" straight gouge, 1/2" straight shallow gougel, 1/4" bent or curved gouge and a 1/4" No.17 bent or curved deep gouge.
All are marked 'W MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD ENGLAND' with the Shamrock trade mark on the blades. The deep bent gouge is also stamped '17'.
All have good beechwood handles with brass ferrules, two have the remains of the trade labels.
A few surface staining spots, please see images.
Between 73/8 and 8 inches overall length.