HENLEY OPTICAL Improved Miter Plane - EXCELSIOR 98138 - AS OF MAY 11

$ 2,195.00
  • HENLEY OPTICAL Improved Miter Plane - EXCELSIOR 98138

HENLEY OPTICAL Improved Miter Plane - EXCELSIOR 98138 - AS OF MAY 11

$ 2,195.00
Item #: EXCELSIOR 98138

Dated 1976. Numbered "35" Rosewood Infill . 10 1/2 inches long. 12 degree bed angle. 2 1/2 inch iron. Six pounds. Registered production model. The HENLEY OPTICAL Co. Henley-On-Thames, Oxon in England later known as THE HENLEY PLANE Co. worked ca. 1976-81. They made extremely high quality planes to exacting tolerances. Their planes are characterized by thick brass sides with heavy, solid steel infill covered by rosewood.

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Dated 1976. Numbered "35" Rosewood Infill . 10 1/2 inches long. 12 degree bed angle. 2 1/2 inch iron. Six pounds. Registered production model. The HENLEY OPTICAL Co. Henley-On-Thames, Oxon in England later known as THE HENLEY PLANE Co. worked ca. 1976-81. They made extremely high quality planes to exacting tolerances. Their planes are characterized by thick brass sides with heavy, solid steel infill covered by rosewood.