HIELDS Moving Fillister Plane - Filletster Plane *SOLD*
A well used beechwood moving fillister plane by William HIELDS of Nottingham.
Marked 'HIELDS NOTTM' on the toe.
Brass thumb screw depth stop with steel soled foot.
Moveable fence with three fixings.
Fitted with a good length original blade and nicker irons, both are marked 'II'.
Good boxwood wear strip.
There is a repair to a split in the wedge but all appears firm and secure.
Previous owner's stamps 'F', 'JB', 'H.LOSEBY' and 'H.BINNINGTON'.
This moving fillister comes with excellent provenance in that it eventually belonged to Henry Binnington, the head of manufacturing, workshops and craftsmen at the Sheard, Binnington & Co cabinet making factory in Doncaster.
Please see our blog - https://www.oldhandtools.co.uk/blog/sheard-binnington-co-chest - for a brief history of Sheard, Binnington & Co.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
Plenty of patina with a variety of knocks scratches, pitting and staining spots, please see images.
91/4 inches overall length.