MARPLES No 4 Hollow Moulding Plane
A little used No.4 hollow moulding plane by MARPLES of Sheffield.
Clearly marked 'HIBERNIA WM MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD' with the Shamrock trade mark on the toe and stamped '4' on the heel.
Part trade label remains on the left side of the stock.
Near full length blade iron and original wedge.
Double diamond plane hand's/maker's identification mark just behind the wedge mortice, believed to indicate that this plane was made by a member of the Bayliss family who worked in MARPLES Sheffield factory.
No previous owner's stamps.
A few minor surface knocks and scratches.
91/4 inches overall length.