William Marples Sliding Bevel - 1

william marples sliding bevel
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Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: William Marples

Tool Type: Sliding Bevel

Model No: 2220


This William Marples sliding bevel was made with a Rosewood stock, a steel blade and brass fittings.

The top and bottom of the stock were fitted with brass plates giving the tool a good quality look.

The blade on the William Marples sliding bevel is locked and released from position by turnnig the screw mounted in the top brass section.

This William Marples sliding bevel was made in four sizes:

   - 7 1/2 inch
   - 9 inch
   - 10 1/2 inch
   - 12 inch

william marples sliding bevel

In the earlier years this Marples sliding bevel design was produced in an Ebony version also.

This bevel was given good William Marples branding in the form of a trade label on the stock as well a William Marples inscription on the blade.

The trade label said 'W Marples & Sons, Sheffield, Eng, Shamrock Brand'.

william marples sliding bevel

Manufactured Dates

<1937 - 1955>


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