Unique NORRIS A5 Smoothing Plane *SOLD*
A very tidy and unique NORRIS A5 smoothing plane.
This post war example has been in the same collection since the 1950s and its previous owner replaced the original beech infill with the stunning lignum vitae infill shown in the images.
Marked 'NORRIS LONDON' on the lever cap and adjuster wheel.
Fitted with a good length 21/8 inch parallel blade iron and matching cap iron. The iron is marked 'NORRIS LONDON' on the front with 'ROBT SORBY SHEFFIELD' with the Kangaroo trade mark on the reverse. A few minor surface pitting and staining spots, approximately 11/16 inches remain below the slot.
Some minor surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots, please see images.
The adjuster is smooth and works well.
No previous owner's marks.
75/8 inch sole.
A very attractive example of this sought after plane.
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