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ECE Primus Plane by E C EMMERICH - 704
A very good and little used ECE Primus plane by E C EMMERICH of Germany.Highly rated by both professional and hobby woodworkers.Beechwood body with hornbeam sole.The near full length 48mm (17/8 inch) wide blade iron is set at 50 degrees and marked 'No.12-48-CHR-VAN ECE PRIMUS (pat) W-Germany'.The green ECE medallion sits behind the front horn.All parts move freely and tighten securely.No previous owner's stamps.A few minor surface knocks and scratches.220mm (85/8 inches) long sole.A nice example of this popular plane.