War Finish RECORD 04 Smoothing Plane *SOLD*
A tidy War finish RECORD No.04 smoothing plane, circa 1939 - 1945.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Marked 'WAR FINISH' on the lateral lever.
Due to government restrictions the RECORD War production planes had no nickle plating with the lever cap and other fittings being ground and polished only.
Fitted with a good length flat top 2 inch RECORD best crucible cast tungsten steel blade iron and matching cap iron, some pitting and staining spots. A little under 2 inches remain below the slot.
The majority of the original blue finish remains throughout.
Good hardwood handles with patches of their original dark lacquer finish.
Some surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots, please see images.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
95/16 inches overall length.