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Stanley Bench Planes
Sizes #1 - #4 1/2


Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools
Antique & Collectible Stanley ToolsJohn Walters Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools A Guide to Identity & Value    The Stanley Tool & Plane Collectors bible.  The must have reference with more info than anyone person could ever absorb.  Out of print for nearly 20 years.  Two choices.  One hardback near mint, (left) and another hardbound that is well used but still solid on the right.

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GG-WALTER-M                      CHC-WALTER-U

Minty . . . . .  $175.00    SOLD!!

Used . . . . .  $75.00

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Stanley Type 4 # 1 Smooth PlaneStanley Type 4 / 5 # 1 Smooth Plane   This early Stanley #1 smooth plane is in fine restored condition. It has been lapped and had a new japanned coating applied and looks great. The mating surface for the frog is flat across the entire width, the frog to body design used between 1874 & 1888 making this plane a type 4 or 5.  On type 1 & 2's it is a I shape.  On types 6 and later it is flat with 2 groove milled into it.  It has a nice full length Pat. 92 cutter. Note the beaded front knob, and the beautiful proper smaller profile, more curved than later examples, rosewood handle.  There is no rust or pitting on the body and sole.  The throat is good.  A nice example of an early Stanley #1, the most popular collectible plane out there.  It will be the highlight of any Stanley plane or antique tool collection.

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DM-S1-T4

Good + . . . . .  $1250.00

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Stanley # 1 Smooth PlaneStanley # 1 Sweetheart Era Smooth Plane   This Stanley #1 smooth plane is in fine overall condition. It is all original and has had nothing done to it beyond a lite clean.  The  Sweetheart Logo cutter is designated as AA, is full length and just lightly stained.  That AA Sweetheart logo dates this plane from 1923 - 1935.

There is no rust or pitting, just genuine patina on the body and sole.  The original japanning is about 98% or so. The lever cap has no pitting or rust and is very nice.  The throat is perfect.  The rosewood handle and knob are nice noting one tiny flea bite I have shown in the pics.  A super nice example that will be the highlight of any Stanley plane or tool collection. Tough to find in this condition!!

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BAY-S1

Fine . . . . .  $1375.00

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Stanley # 1 Sweetheart Era Smooth PlaneStanley Sweetheart Era No. 1 Smooth Plane   This Stanley #1 smooth plane is about as nice as one could ask for.  It is in fine original overall condition. It has had nothing done to it beyond a lite clean.  It has a full length AA Sweetheart logo cutter with original grind.  That AA Sweetheart logo dates this plane from 1923 - 1935.

There is no rust or pitting, just genuine patina on the body and sole.  The original japanning is about 98% or so. The lever cap has no pitting or rust and is very nice.  The throat is perfect.  The rosewood handle is nice and has a pretty nice partial original decal on it.   A super nice example that will be the highlight of any Stanley plane or antique tool collection.

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AB-S1

Fine . . . . .  $1495.00

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Stanley Sweetheart Era No. 1 Smooth PlaneStanley Sweetheart Era No. 1 Smooth Plane   This Stanley #1 smooth plane is in fine condition.  It has a full length Y Sweetheart logo cutter with original grind.  That Y Sweetheart logo dates this plane from 1921 - 1922 only making it a harder to find variant.

I believe this plane has been carefully lapped as there is no rust or pitting on the body or sole.  It may be original though.  The sides are full thickness and about equal side to side.   The japanning is about 98% or so and looks to be original. The Stanley marked lever cap is proper and has no pitting or rust and is very nice.  The throat is perfect.  The rosewood handle is nice.   A super nice example that will be the highlight of any Stanley plane or antique tool collection.

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AB-S1

Fine . . . . .  $1350.00

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# 1 Stanley Smooth Plane from Sweetheart Era# 1 Stanley Smooth Plane from Sweetheart Era    The Stanley #1 smooth plane is on the right.  The other is a rare Ohio 01 and the ad for the Ohio Tool Co. No. 1 size smooth plane will be found on the appropriate page.

This Stanley #1 smooth plane is in fine overall condition. It has been lightly cleaned and is all original.  The full length Sweetheart Logo cutter is designated as AA.  That AA Sweetheart logo dates this plane from 1923 - 1935.

There is no rust or pitting.  The original japanning is about 98% or so.  Note the rarely seen orange paint on the frog.  It is original. The lever cap has no pitting or rust and is very nice.  The throat is perfect.  The rosewood handle and knob are nice with original finish.  A super nice example that will be the highlight of any Stanley plane or tool collection.

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CYN-S1-SH

Fine . . . . .  $1450.00

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Stanley # 2 Smooth Plane (Last Model)Stanley # 2 Smooth Plane (Long Last Model)  This Stanley # 2 smooth plane Stanley Rule & Level Co. is an example of the last  # 2 size plane Stanley produced between 1955 & 1961. This example shows some signs of wear and loss to the nickel on the cap but is in overall nice condition. These are a bit longer than earlier models and measure 8" to the end of the tab under the handle. They are considered much harder to find than most earlier model # 2 size planes.   The japanning is over 95%.  The handles are nice with some loss to the original thick finish.  The owner did put 2 file cuts in the top rail on one side as an identifier.

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SBRG-S2-LAST

Good + . . . . . . $175.00

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Stanley # 3 C Corrugated Bottom Smooth PlaneStanley # 3 C Corrugated Bottom Smooth Plane  This is a type 19 and about the end of an era for Stanley plane quality.  A Stanley favorite for users.  Nice long cutter.  Good throat.  Straight off the bench with shavings and dust.  No apologies!!  Very Nice.

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CCC-S3C

Fine  . . . . . . $ 70.00 

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Stanley Type 11 # 3 Smooth PlaneStanley Type 11 # 3 Smooth Plane  This Type 11 #3 Smooth plane is in good used condition.  As a type 11 it dates from approx. 1910 - 1918.3 and has the external frog adjusting screw along w/ 3 patent dates behind the frog.  Some staining and minor losses to the japanning. Long cutter.  Beautiful Rosewood knob & handle w/ no damage. Lightly cleaned.  Nice!

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AMN-T11-3

Good +  . . . . . . $75.00

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Stanley Type 10 # 3 Smooth PlaneStanley Type 10 # 3 Smooth Plane  This #3 Smooth plane is in good used condition.  As a type 10 it dates from approx. 1907 - 1909 and was the first type or model Stanley introduced the external frog adjusting screw.  Some staining and minor losses to the japanning. Long cutter with pitting at top, but fine in the working area.  Beautiful Rosewood knob & handle w/ no damage. 

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AMN-S3-T10

Good +. . . . .  $ 70.00    SOLD!!

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Stanley # 3 Smooth PlaneStanley # 3 Smooth Plane   This looks to be a Type 16 pre WWII era plane that would date from the 30's after the sweetheart era.   Last plane type with Rosewood handle & knob. Repainted and tuned, it will be a good user.

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RB-S3-T16

Fine . . . . .  $70.00

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Stanley #3 Smooth Plane in BoxStanley #3 Smooth Plane in Box   A type 19 dating from the 50's / 60's.  Like New.   Nice!!

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CSC-S3-BOX

Fine . . . . . $125.00

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Stanley Gage G3 C Corrugated Bottom Smooth PlaneStanley Gage G 3 C Corrugated Bottom Smooth Plane Stanley introduced this line of metal bodied planes after buying out the Gage Tool Co of Vineland NJ in about 1919.  They were meant to compete with the line of planes known as Auto Sets that Sargent was putting onto the market.  Given the G3 Designation, and the patent info cast into the bed, this would be considered a ype 3 dating from the 1930's.  They were never a great success with the user crowd of the day given you could buy a Bedrock for about the same money.   Overall nice condition.       

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CHC-SG3-C

Good  . . . . . $95.00   SOLD!!

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Stanley # 4 Smooth PlaneStanley # 4 Smooth Plane   This looks to be a pre WWII era type 16.  It is in nice overall condition.  It has the external frog adjuster.  The rosewood handle and knob are nice.  Little or no rust or pitting to speak of.  90% or so of the original japanning.  Long cutter.  No apologies to speak of.   Lightly cleaned and tuned, it will make for a good user.

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SC-S4-16

Good +. . . . .  $50.00

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Stanley #4 Smooth PlaneStanley #4 C Corrugated Bottom Smooth Plane This is a type 16 #4 C that must have been made right at the beginning of WWII.  It has all the features of an earlier 4 with Rosewood handles, and external adjuster, but also has a steel adjuster wheel.  It is in very nice overall condition.  Good wood. Good throat. Long cutter.  No issues.  A great user.

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SBRG-S4C-T16

Fine. . . . . $65.00

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Stanley Type 18 #4 Smooth PlaneStanley Type 18 #4 Smooth Plane This is a type 18 #4 that was made right after WWII between 1946 - 1947 only according to Roger Smiths type study.  It is in very nice overall condition looking to have been used once or twice put up on the shelf and then left alone.  The rectangular halo on one side is where there was a piece of tape and the metal remained bright and shiny underneath.  Good wood. Good throat. Long cutter.  No issues.  A great user.

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SBRG-S4-T18

Fine. . . . . $65.00

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Stanley #4C Corrugated Bottom Smooth PlaneStanley #4 C Corrugated Bottom Smooth Plane Looks like a type 19 from the 60's or so.  90% or more of the original japanning.  Good wood.  No issues.  Tuned up and ready to go.

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SR-S4-C

Good +. . . . . $55.00

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Stanley S4 Steel Smooth PlaneStanley S4 Steel Smooth Plane Stanley first started offering this model plane in 1926, and ended production with the beginning of WWII in 1941.  Meant for use in locals such as schools or manual training classes where damage was likely to occur if dropped as the steel sides would not crack or break.   As is typical there is not much paint left.  Front knob looks to be a replacement, and there is a bit of loss to the top of the rear handle.  The rest is OK.      

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CHC-SS4

Good  . . . . . $95.00 

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WWII Era Stanley # 4 1/2 Extra Large Smooth Bottom PlaneWWII Era Stanley # 4 1/2 Extra Large Smooth Bottom Plane  This extra large Stanley smooth plane is in overall  nice condition. The hard rubber adjuster knob dates this from some period during WWII.  A great user.

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AMN-S4HF

Good + . . . . . . $ 115.00



Stanley # 4 1/2 Extra Large Smooth PlaneStanley # 4 1/2 Extra Large Smooth Plane  This is a Type 16 that dates from before WWII.   The cutter is long, nice, and proper.  Lots of original japanning.  No structural issues.  The Rosewood knob and handle are beautiful and from near the end of the era for these.  It has been lightly cleaned.  Nice enough for the collection or will be a great user.  Very Nice!! 

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CHC-S4HF-T16

Good +  . . . . . $140.00     SOLD!!

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Stanley # 4 1/2 C Corrugated Bottom Extra Large Smooth PlaneStanley # 4 1/2 C Corrugated Bottom Extra Large Smooth Plane  This is a Type 19 that dates from after WWII.   The cutter is long, nice, and proper.  Lots of original japanning.  Good wood noting the red ID paint on the front knob.  No structural issues.  A workhorse.   It has been lightly cleaned and will be a great user after being tuned and sharpened / honed.  Nice!! 

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ALA-S4H-T19

Good +  . . . . . $125.00

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Stanley # 4 1/2 Extra Large Smooth PlaneStanley # 4 1/2 Extra Large Smooth Plane  This plane is a marriage of parts of sorts.  The body dates from near or before the turn of the century and is a type 7 or so.  The full length nice cutter with the T trademark dates from about 1910.  Lots of original japanning.  Good wood.  No structural issues.  A workhorse.   It has been lightly cleaned and will be a great user.  Nice!! 

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CHC-S4H-T

Good +  . . . . . $120.00

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Stanley # A 4 Smooth PlaneStanley # A 4 Smooth Plane  The condition is nice with just minor scratches on the sole.  The upper portion of the cutter was rusty and has been cleaned leaving some pitting.  The working area is OK.   Sweetheart era. Nice decal Handle.   Nice.

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GG-SA4

Good +  . . . . . . $ 95.00     SOLD!!

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