John Caraffi has provided some photos of a moulding plane acquired recently that has been puzzling him.
 
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It has a small H zb stamp slightly askew in the usual, maker's position, but a far more impressive one below. This is an inverted heart with a star and RC within. 
 
IMG 20170614 180527383 1 576x1024It's an un numbered round about a no 10 say, and is 9 3/4 inches long .
 
It has a nice Robert Moore iron,
 
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very round chamfers, a fair drop on the shoulders with no gouge cut in Phillipson style.
 
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There is a fairly fat rounded wedge.
 
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John wonders if anyone has seen the heart stamp before or the H. He is  sure it is all original and hasn't been shortened.
 
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