Dating stanley block planes

Blades and irons are mostly full-length and are either sharp, ready to use or capable of being sharpened by the purchaser.

Defects, such as pitting and other detractions, are always noted in the item descriptions.

Knobs and handles where applicable, are free of cracks, chips and/or repairs. Closed throat (later No.71 types starting in 1892, Type 4, open throat models and marked No.71-1/2 closed throat models were continued starting in 1896. Blades and irons are mostly full-length and are either sharp, ready to use or capable of being sharpened by the purchaser.

Blades and irons are mostly full-length and are either sharp, ready to use or capable of being sharpened by the purchaser. Defects, such as pitting and other detractions, are always noted in the item descriptions.

Defects, such as pitting and other detractions, are always noted in the item descriptions. EXTREMELY RARE & EXC *PIC*All items listed are complete with original, vintage parts without defects.

All items listed are complete with original, vintage parts without defects. Very miniscule closed crack at base of the left knob, but otherwise both EXC with fine patina. Closed throat (later No.71 types starting in 1892, Type 4, open throat models and marked No.71-1/2 closed throat models were continued starting in 1896. Knobs and handles where applicable, are free of cracks, chips and/or repairs.

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Here you will find a wealth of information, diagrams, statistics and photographs of all the planes, routers and spoke shaves originally marketed by C & J Hampton under the Record trade mark.

Knobs and handles where applicable, are free of cracks, chips and/or repairs.

Knobs and handles where applicable, are free of cracks, chips and/or repairs. Originally designed for chamfering machine belt ends, but performs also very well as a floor scraper or a large low angle plane. Blades and irons are mostly full-length and are either sharp, ready to use or capable of being sharpened by the purchaser.

The following condition ratings are used to qualify and describe items in a general manner.

It includes links to Patrick Leach's original Plane Type Study and the Plane Feature Timeline.

The information in this Web page is derived from a type study done by Roger Smith, in his book "Patented Transitional & Metallic Planes in America." Patrick Leach reformatted the type study and added comments based on his experience with Stanley planes.

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