3 Speilhobel zur Herstellung von Streichhölzern ; for making match-sticks; rabot à allumette Weiss & sohn A
this plane is actually used to cut matchsticks (probably from a soft timber such as poplar) that were then dipped in the molten chemical to form the head. Dating back to the days pre-mecahnisation when matches were made by hand – and then sold on street corners (read the Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson – Den Lille Pige med Svovlstikkerne)
Johann Weiss katalog # 167
es gab die Messer mit 2 und 3 Ringen.
there were blades with 2 and 3 rings.
Il y avait lames avec 2 et 3 anneaux