plane, smoothing

Alex. Mathieson & Son
Production date
Mid 19th Century-Late 19th Century
Wooden body (?beech) 199 x 69 x 61 mm, coffin-shaped.
Steel sole with 9 screws. Wood wedge; cast steel blade (180 x 53 mm) stamped "Alex. Mathieson & Son. Warranted Cast Steel"; small steel wedge stamped "Warranted Steel".
Top of body at heel end has burnt-in initials "W.N." Note finger pressure marks above central discharge. Belonged to depositor's grandfather, William Edward Norris (see apprenticeship papers in Archived Dept.) Presented per J.K. Wakefield.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 199 x 69 x 61mm (7 13/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 3/8")
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Mr William Edward Norris, to smooth wood
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