Nothing on the lever but the word "Stanley" as shown.Nice find for $25. :thumbsup:
The blade has lost some metal, full length would cover the lateral adjustment leverl
Does the lateral adjustment lever have a patent date before the STANLEY stamp?
Dominick's is not as old, but his is in very good condition and he "stole" it for only $5.
Interesting - grabbed the "circa 1925" date from the websites posted above....??Alchymist - by the 1920's, Bailey planes had tall knobs and the "sweetheart" logo on the irons -- yours looks to be pre-turn of the century to about 1907 (or thereabouts).
The casting, low knob, lever cap without STANLEY embossed and lateral adjustment lever feel like in the period Type 9 - 11. Casting details would confirm closer.Nothing on the lever but the word "Stanley" as shown.
Interesting - grabbed the "circa 1925" date from the websites posted above....??
I appreciate your frustration.Why is it so hard to match up dates to some of the Stanley planes? Here's two more I have - the first is 13-1/2" long, no lettering in the casting, only marking is the Stanley on the blade, and the "Made In USA" on the toe. Spent a long time on various websites, gather it's 1940-50 era, but none that I found matched exactly.