Dating vintage stanley tools

02-Jul-2016 06:16

Traut, a German immigrant, who was generally known as "The Patent King of the United States." He held at least 145 patents, ranging from woodworking tools to bottle openers.He held the basic patent for the #45This is yet another in a series of combination planes offered by Stanley.Any Stanley/Bailey plane without frog adjusting screws is pre-1910 [Type 10 or earlier] (except for a relative handful that were made without frog adjusting screws during WW II, but most of those have a Bakelite iron depth-adjusting wheel that mark them as WW II era manufactured planes).Planes with print on the depth-adjustment wheel are almost all 19th century planes (IIRC).Experienced antique tool collectors know that having a price guide to antique tools is a valuable resource when adding pieces to their collections.They also know that a price guide is just as important when selling their tools regardless of the venue.Stanley Rule & Level began making rules and other tools in 1857.

Many books, articles and guides have been published, and today a tremendous amount of information is available.

A detachable guard plate, which is often missing from the plane, was screwed to the sliding section's skate for this function.

The guard plate extends the depth of the sliding section so that it can reference the edge of the stock and position the cutter at a constant distance from the edge.

The importance lies in the information found in antique price and identification guides.

Most antique price guides provide a range value of an antique or collectible.

Many books, articles and guides have been published, and today a tremendous amount of information is available.A detachable guard plate, which is often missing from the plane, was screwed to the sliding section's skate for this function.The guard plate extends the depth of the sliding section so that it can reference the edge of the stock and position the cutter at a constant distance from the edge.The importance lies in the information found in antique price and identification guides.Most antique price guides provide a range value of an antique or collectible.Many of you recommend pre WW II or pre 1930 Bailey/Stanley planes. Thanks in advance Chuck Blood and Gore Section - Patrick Leach's fine dissertation especially the walk through of the 3 here: BG/stan1will help you.