WS A78 Rebate & Fillister Plane - Similar to RECORD 778 *SOLD*
A tidy A78 improved duplex rabbet & filletster plane by the WS MANUFACTURING COMPANY of Birmingham.
WS introduced this type of double arm plane before the similar RECORD 778 and WODEN W78 planes.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Solid brass cap.
Beechwood front handle.
Unusual circular spur.
Fitted with a good length 11/2 cast steel cutter marked with the (faint) WS trade mark.
Retains much of its original blue finish.
Some surface pitting and staining spots with shallow pitting to the sole and inside of the fence, please see close-up image.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
81/4 inch sole.