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Current Auction: Nashua Catalogue - May 4, 2019

Nashua Spring International Catalogue Antique Tool Auction

Lot: SC19-209
Maker: John Heinz, Corvallis, Oregon
Length: 3.375 Inches
Condition: FINE
Estimate: $1250.00 - $2500.00
An artfully crafted and perfectly preserved MINIATURE MODEL OF AN IVORY SMOOTH PLANE by John Heinz, Corvallis, Oregon. This plane, of which less than ten were produced, is ornamented with scrimshaw decoration in a pattern found on a carved Stradivarius violin. The blued steel cutting iron is marked with the maker name. It has a distinctive heart form cutout in the cutting iron. A showstopper classic from a modern master of the planemaker's art.
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This tool will be sold at public auction on May 4, 2019 in Nashua , New Hampshire.

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