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Handyman No. H1210 Swivel Base Vise Handyman No. H1210 Swivel Base Vise

ST210756 Handyman No. H1210 Swivel Base Vise A clamp on Stanley vise with 2 1/2" wide jaws. The head rotates on the vise to allow you to position your work. Classic Art Deco styling. Nice as found condition. The top of the jaws are not all marred from careless use, as is so often the case. Fine- $45




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

ST210760 Number 4C Bailey Smoothing Plane A little used Stanley smoothing plane from about 1940. It has nice rosewood front and rear, but the lever cap is not nickel plated and the adjusting knob is bakelite, both the result of shortaged created by the war in Europe. It has a near full original iron and a medium patina overall. A bargain for the user wanting a good Stanley smoothing plane. G++ $119



Blade Set for Number 45 Combination Plane

ST210773 Blade Set for Number 45 Combination Plane This is an original set of blades for a Stanley 45 of the 1920s or 30s. It is the style that came in fwo separate wooden boxes. It appears to be complate, except that there is no slitter cutter. The blades look like they have been lightly cleaned and the labels on the boxes are deterioriated. This will be a great working set. It is much harder to find a set of blades than it is to find a plane with no blades. G+ $145


Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane

ST210776 Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane A late 19th Century Stanley number 3 smoothing plane with the "Stanley Rule & Level Co." trademark on the blade, which has about 7/8" remaining. It has a wonderful early rosewood tote with most of its original finish intact. The bare metal surfaces of this plane have been cleaned by a collector, probably with very fine steel wool. It is still a lovely plane and dates to around 1890. Good enough for a collector or a discerning user. G+ Sold


Number 607 Bedrock Jointer Number 607 Bedrock Jointer Number 607 Bedrock Jointer

ST210746 Number 607 Bedrock Jointer A nice as found flat-sided Bedrock with a sweetheart marked iron. The blade, chip breaker, and lever cap, all have a dark patina. The sides of the plane have a medium patina and the sole a light patina. There is a hang hole drilled in the front and a bit of black paint was added to the bed in the rear where japanning is missing, but not any time recently. The rosewood has nice color and retains its original finish. A nice honest example. G+ $249



Replacement Blade for Number 8 or 608 Jointer Replacement Blade for Number 8 or 608 Jointer

ST210750 Replacement Blade for Number 8 or 608 Jointer A new old stock Stanley 2 5/8" wide blade. It is dated, 245. It has a light patina but remains unused. Fine $48





Number 200 Honing Guide Number 200 Honing Guide Number 200 Honing Guide

ST210752 Number 200 Honing Guide A Stanley honing guide for chisels and blades, in the original box. The box is somewhat shabby. The tool is as found and could use a cleaning. It has some minor nickel loss and some minor oxidation. People often see the three holes along the bottom and the two thumbscrews and think that one is missing. It only came with two. You move them to match the width of what you are honing. G++ $79



Number 12 Try Square Number 12 Try Square

ST2106114 Number 12 Try Square A 6" try square from the early 20th Century. It has the Stanley Rule & Level mark on the blade. It is in nice honest as found condition. There is a detent on the left side of the stock where somebody started to drill a hole in it and stopped. I don't know what that was about. A great user square. G+ $25



Number 67 Spokeshave Flat Sole

ST210724 Number 67 Spokeshave Flat Sole This is the replaceable flat sole for the Number 67 spokeshave. It is as found and a bit dark but most of the nickel is there and it should clean to better than G+ $35





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

ST210672 Number 45 Combination Plane A circa 1900 Stanley 45 with the floral pattern body, that is complete in the original box. It also has the original screwdriver and the tattered remains of the original instructions. The blade box has a nice original label. The upper edges of the chestnut box are have a number of pieces broken off, but they might all be in the box. The lid to the box is missing. A collector has polished the plane so that it is very clean and a bit on the shiny side. The original nickel is about 60-70% remaining. This is a nice example that is not too good to use, but nice enouch to display in a collection. G++ $249


Number 18 10 inch Bevel Number 18 10 inch Bevel

ST210637 Number 18 10 inch Bevel A nice as found example in the large size, 10 inch. P.E. Taylor has put his name on the stock with an electric pencil. Retains most of the nickel and is a nice crisp example. G++ $44





Number 53 1/2 Architects Rule Number 53 1/2 Architects Rule

ST210664 Number 53 1/2 Architects Rule A 4 fold 24" boxwood rule in as found condition and needing a light cleaning. It doesn't look like it was used much, but it was in the tray of a tool box and the outside has some marks and is a bit dirty. It should clean to at least G+ $75




Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane

ST21061 Number 3 Bailey Smoothing Plane An unused Stanley #3 smoothing plane from Stanley's Sheffield, England factory. I am not great on dating these but I think that it is 1960s or 70s. It is in the original box the label is gone from the box. The plane has surface rust spots on the side that was lying on the cardboard. The finish on hardwood has craquelure and is a bit deteriorated. I think that this is caused by the acid off-gassed by the cardboard. This is a hard plane to grade, because it is a new plane but it wasn't stored as well as it might have been. It will certainly make a great user and should clean to at least G++ $99


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 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



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 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++ Sold





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 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 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 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+ $129


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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 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





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