MARPLES Side Bead Moulding Plane - 1/2 inch

Code: 2324a

A little used boxed beechwood side bead moulding plane by MARPLES of Sheffield.

Clearly marked 'HIBERNIA WM MARPLES & SONS SHEFFIELD' with the Shamrock trade mark on the toe and stamped '1/2' on the heel.

Near full length blade iron and original wedge.

There is an obvious join in the boxwood wear strip - please see close-up image

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.

Five old, treated and wax filled, worm exit holes.

97/16 inches overall length.

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