Chaplin's Patent Smooth Plane
Tower & Lyon Co., Chaplin's Improved smooth plane is 8 1/2 inches long, including the handle overhang. Earlier style with the scalloped edges on the sides of the body. The cutter seems to be unmarked.
Checkered hard rubber handle is very crisp and ebonized knob.Most of the japanning remains. It's a bit thin and has some dust. There is patina on the bare-metal surfaces which seem to have been lacquered, G+ .......... $295.00