Huge Wide Moulding Plane by PRESTON *SOLD*
A scarce very wide handled moulding plane by Edward PRESTON of Birmingham.
33/4 inches total width.
Possibly a cornice or crown moulding plane, these handled wide moulding planes were used to create the decorative cornices for furniture and room interior fittings.
Clearly marked 'E.PRESTON & SONS' with the EP trade mark to the toe.
Original blade iron and wedge.
Boxwood wear slip in excellent condition with no breaks or cracks.
Previous owner's stamp 'W.BLUNDELL'.
33/4 inches wide, 91/2 inches overall length excluding the handle.
A fine example.