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Number 45 Combination Plane Number 45 Combination Plane Number 45 Combination Plane Number 45 Combination Plane Number 45 Combination Plane Number 45 Combination Plane

ST210458 Number 45 Combination Plane A Sweetheart marked Stanley 45 in nice original condition, in the original box. This plane is priced about $100 under market because it has a hairline crack in the fence. However, this crack absolutely will now impact the planes utility. The crack is behind the rosewood fence to the wood is holding the crack together. The picture shows it. You can also see that somebody cut the rosewood on the fence a bit for some inexplicable reason. The plane has all the blades and the original instuction manual. The box is tatty but it has kept the plane pretty nice. There is one spare nicker in an old Colgate aluminum container. If you want a good user, this one could be it. G+ $239

Number 113 Compass Plane Number 113 Compass Plane

ST210464 Number 113 Compass Plane An early Stanley compass plane with the side wheel depth adjuster and the 1892 patent date logo on the blade. The plane has a pleasing dark patina overall, except for the sole which was protected and is mostly bright steel. More than half of the japanning remains. I hate to try and put a percentage on it, but I would guess about 60% remains. The former collector had labeled this a type 2. I did not bother to check. A nice honest example. G+ $149

Number 98 Side Rabbet Plane Number 98 Side Rabbet Plane

ST210468 Number 98 Side Rabbet Plane A very clean and barely used example of the later style that has a depth stop. The blade retains the original factory grind, but it has been lightly honed, so I can't claim that it is unused. Close, but not quite. For the connoisseur. Fine Sold

Number 87 RUle Number 87 RUle

ST210450 Number 87 Rule A 12" four-fold rule, fully bound in German silver. The German silver is still crisp. The outside of the rule is just as white as the inside. The only small difference is that the markings are not as dark on the outside because the ink has worn a bit. This is not the best example that I have ever seen, but it is right up there with the nicer ones. Fine- $385

Spare Fence for Stanley 55 Combination Plane Spare Fence for Stanley 55 Combination Plane

ST210435 Spare Fence for Stanley 55 Combination Plane This is a complete fence for a Stanley 55 in nice as found condition. G+ Sold

Number 61 Carpenter Number 61 Carpenter

ST210412 Number 61 Carpenter's Rule A crisp as found example of this Stanley 4-fold 24" boxwood rule. G++ $39

Number 68 Carpenter Number 68 Carpenter

ST210362 Number 68 Carpenter's Rule A four-fold 24" boxwood rule in crisp as found condition. It has the sweetheart logo from the 20s. The center joint is very tight. It works fine, but it really needs to have some penetrating oil soaked into it, as it should not be quite this tight. The boxwood is clean inside and out and clearly this rule was used very little. Fine- $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 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 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 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 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 93 Butt & Rabbet Gauge

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

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 110 Block Plane

ST210429 Number 110 Block Plane A sweetheart marked example of this cheap but useful Stanley block plane. The front knob is a user made replacement that does not conform in shape to the original. The plane is in nice as found condition. Free to the first person who orders it and spends at least $160 on old tools. G+ $0

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

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+ $139


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 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 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+ $39

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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