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R.G. Capon, Antique Wood MINI Plane 5" long ..Work of art!!

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Posted 2 years ago

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Braveheart…
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specially made mini antique wood plane. IN PRISTINE, NEVER USED LOOKING CONDITION!!!!

Made for a R. J. Capon OR made by R.J. Capon???

What a great find work of art! One of the highlights of any collection!

Please let me know if ou can tell me anything about this! Thanks! John

Rare... Exquisite...Antique small carpenters wood plane. Signed by maker also..R.G. CAPON! Never refinished or does it look like if it has ever been used!
5" LONG BY 1 3/8" WIDE BY 1 1/2" HIGH AT MIDDLE
Great collectors piece! Uniquely leaded in 2 places for weight!

An old cabinet maker said this about it....
I THINK IT MAY BE WHITE OAK OR ASH BUT I AM NOT SURE.
I HAVE SEEN MANY VARIETIES OF THIS TYPE OF PLANE BUT NEVER SEEN ONE THIS SMALL AND PERFECTLY MADE.
I BELIEVE IT IS RARE AND VERY UNIQUE, AND PROBABLY ONE OF A KIND!
I AM NOT A COLLECTOR, I AM A RETIRED OHIOCABINET MAKER AND I USED MANY PLANES .
THIS IS A VERY USEABLE PLANE BUT I WOULD NEVER USE IT, ITS TOO BEAUTIFUL.
IT ALREADY HAS A PERFECT AND SHARPLY HONED EDGE.
THERE IS SOME RUSTING ON THE CUTTER DUE TO ITS OLD AGE.
IT WAS MADE TO PERFECTION! A PIECE OF ART IN TOOLS!

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