Fine Vintage Antique Old Woodworking Tools. Scientific, Engineering & Medical Instruments. Very Rare & Very Early NORRIS No 4G Heavy Brass Steel Soled Smoothing Plane With Extra Thick Cheeks And Ebony Infill. It Did Not Appear In Any Norris Catalogue And Would Have Been Made As A Special Order. This Is Only The Second One Known The Other Being In Rather Poor Condition Having Been Poorly Re-infilled As Featured In The Russell Collection See “Antique Woodworking Tools Their Craftsmanship From The Earliest Times To The Twentieth Century”. This Plane Is In Stunning Condition The Ebony Infill Still Retaining Nearly All It’s Original Lacquer. The Iron Having Some Of It’s Original Blueing And Some Original Lacquer to The Gunmetal Lever Cap. This One Certainly Is Unique In This Condition. Sole 7″ 5/8ths Long x 2″ 20/32’s Wide. 2 1/2 Wide Ward Iron & Chipbreaker. (Chipbreaker Stamped 16) Weighs 2.3kg Sensible offers considered. Vintage tools may require setting and or sharpening before use. This is the peace of mind our tracked service provides. The item “Very Rare NORRIS No4G Heavy Brass Smoother With Ebony Infill” is in sale since Friday, March 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Tools & Collectable Hardware\Collectable Tools\Carpentry & Woodworking Tools\Planes”. The seller is “teaandteak” and is located in Essex. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Collectable/ Vintage: Collectable/ Vintage
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Type: Plane
- Sub-Type: Infill
- Manufacturer: Norris