War Finish RECORD 04 1/2 Smoothing Plane
A very good and little used War Finish RECORD No.04 1/2 smoothing plane.
Heavier and wider than the RECORD 04 smoother.
The War Finish planes produced by RECORD do not have nickel plated parts due to restrictions placedon the use of nickel for non essential purposes during and after WW2.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Marked 'WAR FINISH' on the lateral lever.
Fitted with a near full length straight topped 23/8 inch RECORD best crucible cast tungsten steel blade iron and matching cap iron. A little over 2 inches remain below the slot.
Retains the majority of its original finish throughout.
Excellent rosewood handles with much of their original lacquer finish.
A few minor surface pitting and staining spots, please see images.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
103/16 inches overall length.
A fine example of a RECORD War Finish plane.
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