Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://finetoolj.com/ 2019-11-12T13:27:35+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B-715 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3700/b-715 B-715. GUNMETAL CHARIOT PLANE. A. Mathieson & Sons. Marked by Mathieson and made by Norris, 3-1/2" cast gunmetal body, rosewood wedge, 1-1/4" James Howarth iron, user name stamped lightly on cheeks. Never polished or messed with, wedge has a few dings but no damage. A small gem. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 400 - 600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-714 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3699/b-714 B-714. INFILL SMOOTHING PLANE. Spiers. Steel body with 7-3/4" dovetailed steel tapered side sole, open tote, gunmetal bridge, 2-1/4" James Howarth iron, lightly pitted, infill is stained and lacquered hardwood. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 300 - 600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-713 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3698/b-713 B-713. INFILL SHOULDER PLANE. E. Preston & Sons No. 1351. The rare feature of this plane is the engraved mark on the left cheek, with a semi-circular "Edw'd Preston & Sons" above "B'ham Eng" and the EP mark. Only a handful of the earliest Prestons are so marked. Malleable iron body with 8" sole, rosewood infill and wedge, original marked 1-1/4" Preston cutter with plenty left. A couple of user stamps and some light dinging. From a legendary private collection. Fine 400 - 700 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-712 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3697/b-712 B-712. INFILL REBATE PLANE. Stewart Spiers. Steel body with dovetailed 9-1/4" sole, ebony infill and wedge, 3/4" Ward iron, iron and wedge both have assembly numbers that match the plane. Like new. From a legendary private collection. Fine 200 - 400 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-711 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3696/b-711 B-711. INFILL SHOULDER PLANE. J. Holland. Cast iron body, 7-3/4" sole, 1-1/2" Herring Bros. iron with 5/8" left, dark rosewood infill with "rhino horn" profile and wedge. Stamped "Holland London" on toe, John Holland marked only a fraction of his planes. Some minor dings to the wood and surface discoloration to metal. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 300 - 600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-710 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3695/b-710 B-710. INFILL SMOOTHING PLANE. Norris No. 2. Steel body with 7-3/8" dovetailed coffin shaped sole, ebony infill and open tote, pre-war model with rounded sides, 2-1/8" original Ward & Payne iron. Like new. From a legendary private collection. Fine 600 - 900 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-709 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3694/b-709 B-709. INFILL CHARIOT PLANE. A. Mathieson & Sons. Super clean example of Mathieson's rare chariot, dovetailed iron sole, 4-1/2" long, ebony infill under iron, 1" snecked cutter, very clear mark on gunmetal bridge. There's a line by one of the dovetails that could be a very tight crack or just a scratch, otherwise immaculate. From a legendary private collection. Fine 1000 - 1600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-708 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3693/b-708 B-708. GUNMETAL CHARIOT PLANE. Beautifully made craftsman plane, 3-1/2" sole, rosewood wedge, 1-1/8" Ward & Payne iron. Very graceful shape, particularly the way the wedge is hollowed and flows into the bridge. Heel is dented by someone who apparently kept missing the strike button, user name stamped in three spots. A true gem. From a legendary private collection. Fine 400 - 600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-707 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3692/b-707 B-707. INFILL MITRE PLANE. Fairclough/Spiers. Marked (faintly) "Fairclough Liverpool" on gunmetal bridge; David Fairclough was a prolific wood planemaker but this was almost certainly made by Spiers in an early version of its improved pattern, steel body with dovetailed 11-1/2" steel sole, rosewood bun and infill. Snecked original 2-1/4" Ward & Payne iron, a little overcleaned. There are a few small chips from the mouth that keep us from rating it fine, but otherwise a very clean example of a rare form of mitre plane. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 900 - 1200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-706 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3691/b-706 B-706. INFILL PANEL PLANE. Beautifully shaped craftsman made plane, 16" cast iron body, mahogany infill and wedge, closed tote, 2-3/8" Ward & Payne cutter. Only sign of a maker is a modest "W. Banks" stamped on the underside of the wedge. Mr. Banks was a true artist, the body has nicely cast ogee shape to toe and heel, the bun with turned knob is shaped to match, and in lieu of a lever cap it has a decorative wooden bridge that matches the wedge. Tip of the tote may be reshaped. From a legendary private collection. Fine 600 - 900 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-705 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3690/b-705 B-705. INFILL PANEL PLANE. J. Buck. Marked by retailer Buck but made by Norris, 15-5/8" dovetailed steel sole, closed tote, 2-3/8" original Ward & Payne iron. Tote has original pointed shape used by Norris in the 1890s, otherwise very clean. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 500 - 800 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-704 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3689/b-704 B-704. INFILL SMOOTHING PLANE. A. Mathieson & Sons. Unhandled coffin-shaped smoother, 7-1/4" cast steel body with ebony infill, marked on toe and gunmetal bridge, replacement 2-1/4" Columbia iron with original chip breaker. Nice and clean. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 300 - 500 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-578 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3563/b-578 B-578. INFILL BULLNOSE PLANE. Norris A27. Extremely rare example of Norris's attempt to equip a bullnose plane with its patented cutter adjustment, introduced in the 1930 catalog and discontinued shortly thereafter. It wasn't a great idea, and the rarity of the plane reflects the fact. Gunmetal body with 4" sweated steel sole, ebony wedge and infill. Moderate overall dinging but no damage. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 900 - 1200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-577 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3562/b-577 B-577. INFILL MITER PLANE. New York Maker. Not marked, but undoubtedly made by one of the small group of European immigrants who worked in New York in the late 1880s and made infill planes, primarily for the pianomaking industry. If we had to guess we'd say George Thorested - it has a solid cast iron body rather than a dovetailed sole, which was a Thorested innovation, and the lever cap looks like his work. 6-1/4" sole, rosewood infill with an unmarked 1-1/2" cutter with a rosewood pad screwed to it. A couple of casting flaws on the sole, but otherwise very clean. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 800 - 1200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-576 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3561/b-576 B-576. INFILL PANEL PLANE. Norris A1 IOB. Pristine post-war adjustable 14-1/2" panel plane, cast steel body, beech infill and closed tote with nice sapwood figure, gunmetal bridge, original 2-1/2" iron. Wood fine, metal has a little schmutz but easily cleanable, box worn but intact with good label (not pictured). From a legendary private collection. Fine 800 - 1200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-575 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3560/b-575 B-575. INFILL JOINTER. Spiers. Steel body with 22-1/2" dovetailed steel sole, rosewood infill, bun and closed tote, marked gunmetal bridge, correct original 2-1/2" James Howarth iron. From a legendary private collection. Fine 1200 - 1600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-574 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3559/b-574 B-574. INFILL MITRE PLANE. Spiers. Steel body with 10-1/2" dovetailed sole with rounded ends, rosewood infill and wedge, 2-1/8" I. Sorby snecked iron. A few minor chips and dings on wedge. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 800 - 1200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-573 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3558/b-573 B-573. INFILL SMOOTHING PLANE. J. Moseley & Son. Marked by Moseley on bridge and cap iron but made by Henry Slater. Gunmetal body, 7-1/2" straight sided sweated sole, dark rosewood infill, gunmetal bridge, unhandled, 2-1/4" Ward & Payne iron. Wood and metal near fine. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 400 - 600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-572 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3557/b-572 B-572. INFILL SMOOTHING PLANE. Mathieson & Sons. Marked by Mathieson but made by Norris. Dovetailed steel body, 7-1/2" straight sided sole, ebony infill, gunmetal bridge, open tote, replacement 2-1/4" Hock iron. A very pretty plane. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 300 - 500 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-571 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3556/b-571 B-571. INFILL SMOOTHING PLANE. Norris No. A3. The straight-sided version of the more common Norris A2, much more rare. Steel body with dovetailed 7-1/4" sole, rosewood infill, gunmetal bridge, 2-1/4" replacement Hock cutter. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 800 - 1200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-570 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3555/b-570 B-570. INFILL MITRE PLANE. Holtzapffel. Marked by Holtzapffel but made by Robert Powell. Cast steel body, 7" sole with rounded ends, rosewood infill and wedge, steel bridge with cupid's bow pattern, 1-1/2" Ward cutter, very tight mouth. The wedge has a number of dents and a small chip but no major damage. A very rare plane. From a legendary private collection. Fine 1500 - 2000 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-569 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3554/b-569 B-569. BULLNOSE PLANE. Nickel-Plated E. P. Preston & Sons Bullnose. The Preston London-pattern bullnose was made in iron (No. 1344) and brass (No. 1345) but this is the only one we know of that was nickel plated. 3-3/4" sole, 1-1/2" proper marked cutter, rosewood wedge. Very tiny chip to one corner of mouth. From a legendary private collection. Fine 150 - 250 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-568 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3553/b-568 B-568. GUNMETAL CHARIOT PLANE. Spiers. 3-1/2" sole, 1" snecked Ward & Payne cutter, rosewood wedge. Spiers made few gunmetal planes, rare and excellent. From a legendary private collection. Fine 1600 - 2200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-283 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3218/b-283 B-283. INFILL SMOOTHING PLANE. George Miller(?). Gunmetal body with sweated steel 7-3/4" sole, unhandled, straight sides, rosewood infill. It isn't marked, but the decorative bridge and lever cap are consistent with Miller, who rarely signed his planes, and it has a 2-3/16" Marples iron, again consistent with Miller's work. Damage to the screws that hold the bun on, user name stamp. From a legendary private collection. Fine 600 - 1200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-282 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3217/b-282 B-282. INFILL REBATE PLANE. Henry Slater. Unhandled, cast steel body with 7-3/4" sole, rosewood infill and wedge, 3/4" Sorby iron with 1/2" left. Slater's Meredith Street address where he worked from 1873-1877 is stamped on the heel under the strike button. The wood has some modest dinging and the user name stamped twice (once on side of wedge). A rare type for Slater. From a legendary private collection. Good+ 300 - 500 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information**