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Bronze Violinmakers' Plane

Item#: TOP722



A ¾ Inch Bronze Violinmakers' Plane With Flat Sole. This is a miniature plane, museum quality, made from Bronze (Gunmetal) and iron. The iron is hand forged from high carbon tool steel. Width 1.9 cm (¾ inch), The plane is not a scale reproduction; it is attributed to Edward Preston from Birmingham. This plane was actually used by expert violinmakers for small, detail plane work. Sole length 4.2 cm (1¾ inch).