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Current Auction: Avoca Listed - July 18, 19 & 20, 2019

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Lot: AL19-1600
Maker: the Meriden Malleable Iron Company, Meriden, Connecticut
Length: 8.500 Inches
Condition: GOOD+
Patent Paper: 257981
Estimate: $300.00 - $600.00
A SOLON RUST PATENTED SMOOTHING PLANE by the Meriden Malleable Iron Company, Meriden, Connecticut, patented May 16, 1882. Fully 95% of the original black japan finish remains on this rare adjustable throat plane. The cutting iron is a "B Plane" type and the handle has an early glue repair. From the Collection of John and Janet Wells, Berkeley, California. In an unprecedented act of generosity, it was the express wish of John and Janet Wells that the proceeds from the sale of their extraordinary collection be divided equally between the Early American Industries Association and the Mid-West Tool Collectors Association. Please bid generously. All M-WTCA and EAIA members who attend the auction and register for a bid card will receive a free copy of the auction catalogue. ***(This item will be sold on Friday, July 19, 2019)***
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This tool will be sold at public auction on July 18, 19 & 20, 2019 in Avoca , New York.

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