Overall: 5 x 16 x 2 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 40.6 x 7 cm )
impressed: on front of stock: "UNION FACTORY/ WARRANTED/ H. CHAPIN" impressed: on blade in circle with central crown: "R. GROVES & SONS/ USE/ WARRANTED/CAST STEEL"
Wooden hollow plane composed of a rectangular stock with a cured sole perforated by a central slit through which a blade is inserted at a downward angle and tightened with a wooden wedge; a curved handle is inserted into the forearm of the stock.
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wolfe
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