The front nose is marked ‘B Dyson’. Circa 1770s-1790s.
The bead width measures approx. 4mm.
Plane Width: 21mm
This is part of the late Jim Kingshott collection who was a true master craftsman in the woodworking industry who made and also modified tools and has written books from his extensive knowledge on them, with books like 'Making and modifying tools', 'sharpening pocket reference book', woodworkers guide to joints' to name a few.
Condition: all parts move freely, usual tarnishing/scratches/dents for this type of tool of this age, black staining/minor pitting to cutter face, please see photos for condition.