Fine! W. HOFFMAN Rosewood Compassed Sole Plane
A gorgeous example in excellent condition. William Hoffman arrived in New York from Germany in 1853 and began making planes soon after. He served as a private in the Civil War from September 9, 1862 to June 2, 1863. AWP5 “A” marked rated one stare rarity. Marked upside-down on the toe. L: 5 1/2″.