Wooden rabbet plane
19th c. ?
wooden rabbet plane. Blade is somewhat rusted. Tip of wedge is broken off. See measurements and markings Donated to the Company by Alfred L. MacMoran February 19, 1997.
Owned by Thomas M. Davis, builder who became a member of the Company in 1869. The tools were passed on, with the business to his son, Franklin B. Davis who became a member in 1918, followed by his son Gilbert C, Davis in 1924. See file for more history
Engraved on the heel end: "H.N. HUSTED" also engraved on the other end on top of "GOODSMITH, PHILAD, WARRENTED" The last word is difficult to read as it is worn. Blade: Engraved: "HIL-I-K"? worn and difficult to read
4, 5, 6, 7
Body: L: 9 5/8" H: 3.25" W: 7/8" Blade: 7 7/8" long and 7/8" wide Wedge: 5.75" long and 1 1/8" wide
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