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Number 65 Chamfer Shave Number 65 Chamfer Shave

ST210255 Number 65 Chamfer Shave An early example of this most useful of Stanley tools. Of all of Stanley's special purpose tools, this must surely be one of the most useful. If you are ever doing chamfered edges, you will appreciate this design. This one has pleasing medium patina on the bare metal surfaces and a near full original iron with the half-moon trademark. G+ Sold



Bailey Number 3 Smoothing Plane Bailey Number 3 Smoothing Plane

ST210261 Bailey Number 3 Smoothing Plane An early 1920s example with a high knob and a Sweetheart logo iron that is near full. The rosewood is in nice untouched condition. It isn't obvious in the photo but the tote has some great figure on the right side. The bare metal surfaces have been properly cleaned by a collector and retain a pleasing light patina. A nice pre-War Stanley for the discerning user. G+ $109




Number 62 Carpenter Number 62 Carpenter

ST210237 Number 62 Carpenter's Rule A classic Stanely fully-bound four-fold 24" boxwood rule. It looks like the brass trim was polished a long time ago, but it is otherwise untouched and in nice condition. This is a pre-Sweetheart example. One of the alightment pins is missing. If you want a nice one to use, this is a great choice. G+ $35



Number 85 Panel Gauge Number 85 Panel Gauge Number 85 Panel Gauge Number 85 Panel Gauge

ST210223 Panel Gauge This seems to be an early Stanley 85 panel gauge that is unmarked, which is typical of the early ones, but it is made from mahogany and not rosewood. It has a hang hole at one end. Also not unusual. It has seen use but will still make a great user. G+ Sold




Number 62 Reversible Spokeshave Number 62 Reversible Spokeshave

ST210177 Number 62 Reversible Spokeshave A nice early example of this scarce Traut's patent spokeshave. It is marked on the bottom "Patented April 18, 1876". The bare metal surfaces have a nice patina. The japanning is worn on the top but nice and clean in the protected areas. It is not marked in any way with the Stanley name, which is correct for such an early example. This is a really nice one that a serious collector should appreciate. G++ $85


Number 4C Bailey Smoothing Plane Number 4C Bailey Smoothing Plane

ST210172 Number 4C Bailey Smoothing Plane A Stanley 4C smoothing plane of about 1960. It is one of the last ones made with a genuine rosewood tote and knob, but the quality of the plane is still quite high. Judging from the blade, it might be unused. There is some very light overspray on the tote and some minor nicks in the finish on the knob. This plane will make a great user, every bit as good as one of the new knock-offs that sell for hundreds of dollars. Fine- Sold


Number 25 8" Bevel

ST210182 Number 25 8" Bevel A nice crisp example of a Stanley rosewood stocked bevel. G++ $32






Stanley Tool Guide 1952 Edition

ST210192 Stanley Tool Guide 1952 Edition A really useful book that explains common joints, the use of common tools, and other basic skills. G+ $18






Number 36 1/2R Caliper Rule Number 36 1/2R Caliper Rule

ST210147 Number 36 1/2R Caliper Rule A crisp and lightly used example from the 1950s. It is as found from an old tool box. G++ $36






Number 93 Butt & Rabbet Gauge

ST210125 Number 93 Butt & Rabbet Gauge A very clean and little used example. I would have rated it higher but for some nickel loss on the fence. G++ $59





Number 60 Everlast Chisel

ST201245 Number 60 Everlast Chisel A 3/4" chisel that is markd on the bolster, "Imperfect". I have not seen that before. It is not marked with the model number but my memory is that this is a 60. G+ $19





Number 42 Saw Set

ST201256 Number 42 Saw Set A probably unused example in the original box. It has the steel reinforced corners box, which is also marked $5.95. I am thinking that it is 1960s. Fine $59





Number 92 Gauge

ST201149 Number 92 Gauge A sweetheart marked example that sadly has been overpolished by somebody who saw brass and lost all self control. It is toning down now, but I hate overcleaned tools so much that I priced it cheap to get it out of my sight. It will make a great user. It looks like it has seen very little use and is actually still quite crisp. G+ $75



Number 18 Block Plane Number 18 Block Plane

ST201132 Number 18 Block Plane A nice as found Stanley Sweetheart marked example from the 1920s. The nickel on the lever cap is about 70%, but the remaining nickel is bright and clean. The plane was clearly well cared for and will make a great user for the discerning woodworker. G++ $65




Number 1 Bailey Plane Blade Number 1 Bailey Plane Blade

ST201073 Number 1 Bailey Plane Blade An original sweetheart marked blade for a Stanley #1 smoothing plane. It has a nice patina and has 1 5/16" remaining. There is a slight bend in the blade that should be easy to straigten or just ignore it. It is slight. G+ Sold




Number 62 Low Angle Jack Plane Blade

ST201081 Number 62 Low Angle Jack Plane Blade This is an original old stock blade for a Stanley 62. It does not appear to me that it was ever used. It has light surface oxidation, on the top side only, that was cleaned, so I didn't rate it higher. G++ $59




Number 81 Scraper Plane Number 81 Scraper Plane

ST201048 Number 81 Scraper Plane A lightly used example with a crisp rosewood sole and with the original sweetheart marked blade. The nickel is mostly intact but it has faded out so that I didn't want to rate it higher. A nice example. G++ $75




Pocket Catalog from 1900

ST201050 Pocket Catalog from 1900 Fine $45






Pocket Catalog from 1902

ST201051 Pocket Catalog from 1902 G++ $35






Number 53 1/2 Architect Number 53 1/2 Architect

ST201053 Number 53 1/2 Architect's Rule A crisp example that still retains much original lacquer on the brass. Not a common rule and this one has clearly not been used a whole lot. G++ $89





Number 72 1/2 Carpenter Number 72 1/2 Carpenter

ST201013 Number 72 1/2 Carpenter's Rule A scarce Stanley 4-fold 24" rule in good condition. The brass trim has been lightly hand polished by a collector, but it is still crisp and will recolor with time. The boxwood has nice color and original finish. Both sides are marked "English", meaning standard inches, but why mark that unless it was made to be sold overseas. I don't know. A nice example of a hard to find Stanley rule. G++ $95



Number 90 Marking Gauge

ST20093 Number 90 Marking Gauge A nice clean example of this classic Stanley metal gauge. The nickel is a bit faded, but it seems to be all there and the tool clearly wasn't used much. G++ $39





Number 65 Marking Gauge

ST200860 Number 65 Marking Gauge A boxwood marking gauge that is sweetheart marked. Judging from the wear on the fence, this gauge wasn't used more than a few times. It is nearly 100 years old and barely used. Fine $48





Number 93 Butt & Rabbet Gauge

ST200643 Number 93 Butt & Rabbet Gauge A very clean as found example with the early gothic style logo. G++ $59






Stanley Rule & Level Co. Stanley Rule & Level Co.

ST2004121 Stanley Rule & Level Co. This is an early Stanley #60 screwdriver. It is marked, Patented June 6, '71. It doesn't have the model number marked on it, which is consistent for such an early example. It measures 9" overall. A collector has polished the brass ferule a bit, but only lightly. This is a nice example of a hard to find early Stanley screwdriver. G+ $45



Number 138 Level Sights

ST2004126 Number 138 Level Sights An apparently new set in the original box. The level sights are sweetheart marked. The box is post war, but clearly original. This was not a hot seller and they probably never changed the dies. They are mounted on the original piece of wood that came in the box. Fine $45




Number 65 Marking Gauge

ST20041 Number 65 Marking Gauge This is the later style with the triangular stock, but it is boxwood. The later examples were maple. This one has not seen a lot of use. A hang hole was drilled in the far end, and they let it tear out the wood on the back side of the hole. A great user example. G+ $39




Number 7506 Tape Measure

ST200353 Number 7506 Tape Measure This is a scarce tape measure, and I can see why. It is not one of Stanley's more clever ideas. It is patented. The tape does not self retract, you have to push it back in. The last bit of it has bends in the tape where it was binding when pushing it back in. I put a few drops of machine oil into it and now it retracts much more freely. The exterior is in very clean condition. I didn't rate it higher because of the minor bends in the tape. G++ $25


Number 90 Marking Gauge Number 90 Marking Gauge

ST20035 Number 90 Marking Gauge A used but well cared for example. I think that the casting on this one is the first style that was used, but I don't claim to have studied these. The pin is very worn down. It still works but it is at the end of its useful life. This is of course easy to replace. G+ $36




Number 88 Adjustable Clapboard Marker Number 88 Adjustable Clapboard Marker

ST200260 Number 88 Adjustable Clapboard Marker An apparently unused example in the original box, with the original instruction sheet. It has the V tradmark that was used in the teens. The box lid is in terrible shape, although the label is still there. The tool is untouched and could use a light cleaning. As it is now it rates Fine- $49




Nicholson Patent Plumb & Level Nicholson Patent Plumb & Level Nicholson Patent Plumb & Level

ST200130 Nicholson Patent Plumb & Level A scarce Nicholson patent cast iron level. The brass plated has been hand polished and is missing one screw. It is otherwise quite untouched. It is hard to grade how much japanning is left, but a guess is around 50%. It will certainly look better when it is waxed. The overall length is about 19 1/4". For the user or collector who wants a scarce level but doens't to pay a lot for it. G+ Sold



Victory Blades

ST191171 Victory Blades This a lot of two new old stock Victory blades in 1 3/4" size, for a Number 3 or 5 1/4 plane. One has it is original wrapper and one does not but neither has ever been used. Fine Sold





NOS 2 3/8 inch Blade

ST1910102 NOS 2 3/8 inch Blade This is a new old stock 2 3/8" blade that is still in the factory wrapper. I am not sure when they stopped wrapping the blades this way but it is certainly pre-1960. It has plastic around it to protect it. It really could be called mint but as you all know I can't bring myself to use this term after seing how it is abused elsewhere. Fine+ Sold



Nicholson Patent Level Nicholson Patent Level Nicholson Patent Level

ST191086 Nicholson Patent Level A Wm. T. Nicholson patent cast-iron level that is also marked by Stanley, who bought out Nicholson and continued to offer the levels. I am not sure if Stanley conintued production or just sold off the stock. This level is 19 3/8" long and I believe that the May 1st, 1860 patent is for the slot on the bottom that allows you to read it when placed upside down. It has a lovely patina on the iron and on the brass trim. The japanning is worn, but certainly more than half remains. A nice honest example for a discerning collector or user. G+ $159


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Number 38 1/2 Pocket Level

ST19033 Number 38 1/2 Pocket Level A nice sweetheart marked example that has probably been very lightly cleaned by a collector. G+ $36






Number 65 Marking Gauge

ST210220 Number 65 Marking Gauge An early example in boxwood that is only marked with the patent date. This tool has seen a lot of use, probably an entire career worth. However, it is still a great user, and even better, it is free to the first person who orders it and spends at least $160 on old tools. Good $0




Number 78 Fillester Plane

ST200638 Number 78 Fillester Plane A dirty as found Stanley 78 that would clean up nicely. It is missing the rod for the fence and the fence has a screw in place of the thumbscrew. The depth stop is also missing. As it sits, you get a good rabbet plane. Find a rod and depth stop and you will have a fillester. Free to the first person who orders it and spends $300 on old tools. Good $0




Number 10 or10 1/2 Blade

ST190316 Number 10 or 10 1/2 Blade This is an original iron for a Stanely rabbet plane like a 10, 10 1/4, or 10 1/2. It has just shy of 1/2" remaining and has the 1892 patent date logo. G+ $35





No. 90 Marking Gauge

ST181096 No. 90 Marking Gauge A very clean example in the later style without any decoration in the casting. Fine $39






Number 95 Butt Gauge

ST170264 Number 95 Butt Gauge Judging from the complete lack of wear on the cutters on this tool, I don't think that it was ever used, but it has some nickel loss and some rust spots from poor storage. It is in the original box, which is in decent condition. There is rust on the tip of one of the slitters, but that will polish off and this will be a great user. G+ $49



Number 299 Trimming Knife

ST1610120 Number 299 Trimming Knife A Stanley box knife in the original box. The box lists a slew of uses, but opening boxes is actually not on the list. I can still hear blades in the handle. The box is from the 1950s and is in nice condition. The tool is painted red and the red has some light wear and the initials F J scratched in. G+ $45



Number 93 Butt & Rabbet Gauge

ST160167 Number 93 Butt & Rabbet Gauge A particularly nice as found tool with only light wear to the nickel on the fence. Marked with the sweetheart logo and the gothic script on the body. Rates a strong G++ $45







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