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nosing plane

Object Number: 
1948.445
Date: 
ca. 1850-1950
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 24.1 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on stock: "CASSEBEER, REED, & CO/ 229 BOWERY/ NEW YORK" and "G.W. DENISON & CO./WINTHROP/CONN." impressed: on blade: " [?] REYSVILLE MFG CO./WARRANTED CAST STEEL"
Description: 
Wooden hollow plane composed of rectangular stock with a concave sole perforated by a central slit through and tightened with a wooden wedge; a curved handle is inserted into the fore end of the stock.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group