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45 - 46 - 50 - 55 Combination / Plow Planes

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Stanley # 45 Rabbet and Plow PlaneStanley #45 Combination Plow Plane  This Stanley #45 is one of those where the cutters are in a sweetheart box, and the box and plane are marked a bit  later.  This is typical.   This one has a few minor spots of corrosion, but like many from this era, saw little if any use. The #18 1/2 cutter is missing, but the rest is all here, as are the slitter, cam, short and long rods, etc.    Overall it looks great.  No instructions.

Good + . . . . . $395.00       SOLD





Stanley # 45 Combination Plane w/ Full Set of Hollows & Rounds / Nosing Attachment & Special CuttersStanley # 45 Combination Plane w/ Full Set of Hollows & Rounds / Nosing Attachment & Special Cutters Check all the pics to see what all is included and the condition.  It is impressive.  The plane is a Sweetheart era.  The owner made this custom box and filled it with not just the standard cutters, but also those needed for the minty nice set of hollows and rounds he has carefully fitted into the box.  In addition to that he has included a number of hard to find Record Beading cutters.  All told there are 48 or so cutters.    The plane is complete with cam, slitter, instructions, and several sets of extra long rods that the owner also custom made.  Very Nice!!

Fine . . . . . .$895.00         SOLD!!




Stanley # 45 Multi PlaneStanley # 45 Multi Plane  This Stanley #45 Combination plane looks to have never been used.  The box on the other hand went through some rough times, and at some point got wet.  The top is in pieces, and there is some minor rust pitting on some of the small parts from that.  The rest of the plane is in excellent condition. It has all the parts including the screw driver and original instruction pamphlet .  The cutters are in fine condition and have never been sharpened or needed it.  The box for them is nice, and has the Sweetheart logo.  I shoot pics of both sides of the fence and there is no wear at all to the Rosewood strip.  This plane will be a great user, or will display nicely.  They are getting tough to find in this condition.

Good + . . . . . . $325.00         SOLD





Stanley # 45 Combination Plane in Original BoxStanley # 45 Combination Plane in Original Box  The plane itself is NDM or Near Dead Mint. So are the cutters.  They show no signs of ever being used and are in like new condition.  The outer box is nice as well with some weak torn corners.   This is a later model that came with a double boxed set of cutters.  The plane itself carries the notched rectangle logo, and so I believe it dates from the late 50's or so. The cam, slitter, screwdriver, original instructions are all included..   A nice plane is exceptional condition. 

Fine . . . . . .$425.00        SOLD!





Stanley #45 Plane 7 Planes in OneStanley # 45 Multi Plane  This is the nicest #45 I have had or seen in years. The plane is near mint w/ close to 100% of the nickel. It shows no signs of use.  There is a Christmas sticker in the bottom of the box indicating this was given as a gift by an aunt to her nephew during the depression.  Think about that for a moment.  How many of your aunts have given you something this nice ----ever.   This was given as a gift, never used, and is ready to be re-gifted if you will.  Only you are paying for it.  The outer box super.   It is an early Sweetheart dating it form the 20's.  The cutters are mint, never been used or ground and all here. It is complete in every respect and has never been used . Screwdriver, spurs, cam slitter, instructions, and all the rest.  The nicest 45 I have offered in years. 

Excellent + . . . . . .$425.00        SOLD!!




Stanley #45 Combination Plow Plane in Green BoxStanley #45 Combination Plow Plane in Green Box  Stanley #45's are a dime a dozen and readily available.  Finding one this early in its original box is a rare occasion.  This is a different situation and few # 45's combination planes are known in their original boxes from this early or this period.  This is approx. a type 4 and dates from the period from 1890-1892 when Stanley first began to nickel plate this line of planes.  It appears it sat on a shelf for 100 or so years as the cutters show no evidence of ever having been used.  A rare piece to find in the box!!

Good . . . . .$875.00       SOLD






#45 Stanley Combination PlaneStanley # 45 Multi Plane  This Stanley # 45 is in nice overall condition.  The plane is very nice w/ 95% of the nickel or better.  The outer box has seen better days and the corners are loose, but did its job protecting and keeping the parts together.    The cutters are nice, never been ground and all here.   The cover has a sweetheart logo dating this plane from approx the 20's thru the 30's.    It has both fences and both sets of rods, slitter and the cam.   No instructions, but a nice 45 that will make a great user. 

Good +. . . . . .$425.00       SOLD!







Stanley # 45 Combination Plane in Original Metal BoxStanley # 45 Combination Plane in Original Metal Box   45's in the metal box are pretty hard to come by.    This Stanley # 45 is in super nice overall condition and looks to have seen little use.  The owner modified the box a bit with the addition of the handle seen on the top, but it looks good. The long rods are still in their wrap, and the cam and slitter are present as well.  The instructions are here also.   Nice!!

Fine  . . . . .    SOLD!





Stanley # A45 Aluminum Multi PlaneStanley # A45 Aluminum Multi Plane  This is by far the rarest of all Stanley combination planes. The aluminum # A 45 was made for about 20 years from 1915 - 1925.   Very few were made during that period and fewer have survived.  This example is in nice condition and the owner / collector documented its entire history or provenance on the attached tag.   He got it in a trade back in the 80's and had to give up quite a pile of other old tools to add this to his collection.

The overall condition is very nice, and there is little signs of use or abuse.  The cutters are nice, have never been ground and all here in their original and proper boxes.   It has both fences and both sets of rods and the rare aluminum cam that came with the second generation model of this plane.  The outer wooden box is a craftsman made representation of an original.  A rare plane!!

Good + . . . . . .$1295.00       SOLD!



Stanley Type 3 #46 Skew Plow / Dado PlaneStanley Type 3 #46 Skew Plow / Dado Plane  This is a super condition example of Stanley skew cut combination plow, Dado, Fillister plane.  The brass screws are not slotted which the type study says would make it a Type 3 dating from somewhere near 1876 - 1879. It comes with 10 proper cutters, and has the oftentimes missing wrap around cast iron depth stop.

Fine . . . . . . $295.00      SOLD!






Stanley # 46 Skew Plow / Dado PlaneStanley # 46 Skew Plow / Dado Plane in Original Box  Near Dead Mint in the original picture box.  Only the 3/8" cutter looks to have been used or modified.  There is little evidence the plane itself was used more than once. The slitter and rear fence look to have never been mounted.  There is a sliver off of the top of the tote on one side.  It may have been factory, or just fell off from the way the grain was.   A hard to find plane is truly exceptional condition.

Fine . . . . . . $595.00     SOLD!!







Stanley # 46 Skew Plow / Dado Plane w/ 12 CuttersStanley # 46 Skew Plow / Dado Plane w/ Cutters   This skew 46 is in overall very nice condition.  There are 12 cutters, 11 in the original box, and one big one in the plane. The slitter and both depth stops are present.  Nice!!  It will be a fine user.

Good + . . . . . $275.00     SOLD!!










Stanley # 46 Skew Plow / Dado PlaneStanley # 46 Skew Plow / Dado Plane   This Stanley #46 plane is in nice condition.  The handle is nice, and that is a piece of sapwood near the top.  The stamp on the handle is crisp.  Minor nickel losses.  9 cutters.  All OK.  A good user.   Nice!!

Good + . . . . .$225.00       SOLD!!








Stanley # 46 Skew Plow PlaneStanley # 46 Skew Rabbit Plane  This # 46 dates from near the turn of the century. There is a slitter, and the original box of cutters is nice with no rust or problems.  The owner made box is included.   The nickel plating is 90% or better.   It will make a good user.

Good . . . . .$295.00       SOLD








Stanley # 46 Skew Rabbit / Dado PlaneStanley # 46 Skew Rabbit / Dado Plane  This # 46 dates from near the turn of the century. There is a slitter, and 9 cutters.  It is nice with no rust or problems.  The owner made box is included.   The original japanning is 90% or better.   It has the unusual wrap around fence / depth stop as well.

Good . . . . .$295.00       SOLD








Stanley # 50 Light Duty Dado / Beading PlaneStanley # 50 Light Duty Dado / Beading Plane   Overall nice condition. Most of the cutters have never been used or sharpened.  The chip deflector is present!   90% or better of the original nickel  A useful tool.

Good + . . . . . $150.00      SOLD!







Stanley # 55 Rabbet and Plow PlaneStanley # 55 Combination Plane w/ Cutters in Box  This plane is in Good+ condition.  It has 52+ cutters and includes the aux center depth stop, cam, both sets of rods etc.  The box is OK noting the spill on the top.  There are no instructions.

Good . . . . .$625.00       SOLD






Stanley # 55 Multi Plane in Tall Orange BoxStanley # 55 Multi Plane in Tall Orange Box  This Stanley # 55 is in the tall Sweetheart era box.  It is in very nice condition noting the red paint on the back / end of the box.  The corners are good.    The plane itself is near mint.  The cutters are nice and appear to have never been used.   It has both fences and both sets of rods and the cam. The instructions are here as well.  A super 55 in a hard to find box.

Good+ . . . . . . .$695.00       SOLD







Stanley #55 PlaneStanley #55 Combination Plow Plane in Original Box   This is the nicest example of one of these that I have had in 15 years.  It has only been removed from the brown waxed paper to inspect the parts.  It is truly mint, and I doubt it has ever touched a blade to wood.  It is one of the last models produced by Stanley before they finally ended production of this plane in the 60"s.  Sometimes these unused planes exhibit rust or problems from improper storage, but that is not the case hereMint Stanley #55 Plane.  This plane is dead mint with 100% shinny Nickel plating everywhere.  The cutters are bright and shinny as well..  The box is nice as well noting the area of the label missing on the front.  

I do not believe that you will ever see a nicer example, so if you have the right place to store it and are looking for a collector quality top shelf example of a 55 plane, look no further.

Good. . . . . . .$975.00      SOLD




Stanley #55 PlaneStanley # 55 Multi Plane in Original Low Box  This Stanley # 55 plane is in near mint condition.  The nickel plating  is 98% or better.  All the parts are here,  right down to the screwdriver and instructions.  It has the auxiliary tower and shoe, both sets of rods, the cam, slitter, all the cutters in the 4 row box, and more.  It even has the original instruction pamphlet.  (rear page w/ tear).  The cutters are mint and show no signs of ever having been used.  There is no rust / pitting or even storage rust.

This later model 55 has the notched rectangle logo, dating it after 1939 and up until about 1960.  This plane  shows just the slightest indication that it was ever used noted by light rub marks on the inside of the Rosewood fence.   The box is OK and has a couple of splits at the corners and top edge splits as one would expect Stanley 55 Combination Plane to see from a 50 + year old cardboard box. 

A super Stanley # 55  combination plane in the original box with all original parts that marks the end of an era for the Stanley Rule & Level Co.   These planes are becoming ever more difficult to find in this nice condition.    Highly recommended.

Excellent . . . . . .$650.00       SOLD!




Stanley # 55 Multi Plane w/ 4 Boxes of CuttersStanley # 55 Multi Plane w/ 4 Boxes of Cutters  This Stanley # 55 combination plane is in near new little used condition.  It is a sweetheart era plane dating from approx 1925 thru 1935. The nickel plating on the main body, fences and other body part is 95% or better.  The cutters are housed in the 4 boxes shown and show no signs of ever having been used.  There is no rust or pitting here either.   There are just spots of shelf rust / storage rust in the corners where the skate meets the body and on the cutters.  It will clean to be fine w/ no pitting.  .  It is really nice overall. 

This 55 has the auxiliary tower and the shoe.  The short rods are missing.  

This is a nice Stanley # 55  combination plane.   These planes can turn out some beautiful work in the hands of a skilled operator and this example will make a great user.

Good+ . . . . . . $325.00       SOLD!




Stanley #55 Combination PlaneStanley # 55 Multi Plane in Original Flip Top Wooden Pine Box  This Stanley # 55 combination plane is in super condition.  It is a sweetheart era plane dating from approx 1925 thru 1935 and the later style sweetheart logo is on the skate of the main body.

The nickel plating on the main body, fences and other body part is 98% or better.  There is no rust / pitting and just traces of storage rust in the corners where the skate meets the body.  It is really nice overall.  The finger joint pine wooden box is nice, and a rare variation  as most 55's from this era are found in paste board boxes. There are some minor losses to the painted decal on the top, and some other wear to the finish on the box, but overall it is very nice.

It has the auxiliary tower but the shoe is missing. This is the only apology I see.   Both sets of rods, the cam, slitter, and original screwdriver are present.   There are 56 cutters housed in the 4 row section provided at the end of the original flip top wooden box.  The cutters are near mint and show no signs of ever having been used or sharpened.  It appears this plane was used once, noted by light rub marks on the inside of the smaller Rosewood fence and then put up on the shelf to sit for the next 80 some years. The instruction pamphlet or owners manual is a reprint.   

A super Stanley # 55  combination plane in the original box with all original parts.   These planes are becoming ever more difficult to find in this nice condition and seldom found in this style box. Highly recommended.

Excellent . . . . . .$675.00       SOLD!




Stanley # 55 Multi / Combination Plane in Original Low BoxStanley # 55 Multi / Combination Plane in Original Low Box   This Stanley # 55 combination plane is in super condition and looks to have seen little or no use.  The box did a good job protecting it, and does show its age  The nickel plating on the main body, fences and other body part is 98% or better.  The box is just fair with peeling paper and losses. There is  wear to the corners and covering as well as the stains you see.

This Stanley 55 has the auxiliary tower, both sets of rods, the cam, slitter, original screwdriver, nickers, and instructions.   The 54 original cutters are in like new condition and are housed in the 4 row box seen above.   The cardboard cover looks great.  The cutters themselves are mint and show no signs of ever having been used or sharpened.

A super nice Stanley # 55 combination plane in the original box with all original parts. These planes are becoming ever more difficult to find in this nice condition.  It wants to go back to work!!

Excellent . . . . . .$575.00        SOLD!




Stanley # 55 Combination Plane in Original BoxStanley # 55 Combination Plane in Original Box   This is a later model Stanley # 55 Combination Plane.  The plane itself, and the cutters are near mint and virtually unused.  I believe it dates from just before WWII from the logo on the skate and other features.  They made this unusual plane up to 1963 but if its features follow the 45 type study it would date from some period before that and closer to WWII.

This plane looks to have never been used.  There is no wear or tear from use.  The rosewood fences show no signs of ever having run against anything.  It is complete with its tower, cam, screwdriver, extra spurs, long and short rods, instructions, and even wax paper that the parts were wrapped in.  The cutters still have original cosmoline or grease on them.  The outside of the box shows some wear from just sitting for so long.  Also one end of the cutter box is torn.  You just do not find them this nice anymore.  Opportunity!!

Fine  . . . . . $895.00      SOLD!!




Stanley # 55 Multi Plane in Original Flip Top Wooden Pine BoxStanley # 55 Multi Plane in Original Flip Top Wooden Pine Box  This Stanley # 55 combination plane is in super condition. It is a sweetheart era plane dating from approx 1925 thru 1935 and the later style sweetheart logo is on the skate of the main body.

The nickel plating on the main body, fences and other body part is 98% or better. There is no rust / pitting and just traces of storage rust in the corners where the skate meets the body. The overall condition is really nice The finger joint pine wooden box is OK, and a hard to find variation as most 55's from this era are found in paste board / cardboard boxes. There are some minor losses to the paint and decals and some other wear to the finish but overall it is nice noting the crack in the top.

It has the auxiliary tower. both sets of rods, the cam, slitter, original screwdriver and even the original instruction manual. There are 54 cutters housed in the 4 row section provided at the end of the original flip top wooden box. The cutters are near mint and show no signs of ever having been used or sharpened. It appears this plane was used just a couple of times before being retired to the shelf  for the next 80 or so years. There are some light rub marks and paint residue on the inside of the Rosewood fence.

A super Stanley # 55 combination plane in the original box with all original parts. These planes are becoming ever more difficult to find in this nice condition and seldom found in this style box. Highly recommended.

Excellent . . . . . . $795.00       SOLD!  




Stanley # 55 Multi / Combination PlaneStanley # 55 Multi / Combination Plane  This Stanley # 55 combination plane is in super condition and looks to have seen little or no use.  The nickel plating on the main body, fences and other body part is 98% or better.  It has just the bottom of the original box.

This Stanley 55 has the auxiliary tower, both sets of rods, the cam, slitter, original screwdriver, nickers, and instructions. The original cutters has some minor spotting of rust on some that will clean.  The cutters show no signs of ever having been used or sharpened .

A super nice Stanley # 55 combination plane with all original parts. It wants to go back to work!!

Excellent . . . . . . $675.00       SOLD!




Stanley # 55 Multi Plane in Original Tall Yellow BoxStanley # 55 Multi Plane in Original Tall Yellow Box  This Stanley # 55 combination plane is in near mint unused condition.  It is a sweetheart era plane dating from approx 1925 thru 1935. The nickel plating on the main body, fences and other body part is 98% or better.  There is no rust / pitting and just traces of storage rust in the corners where the skate meets the body.  It is really nice overall. 

The yellow cardboard box is pretty nice. There are some minor issues at the corners, but overall it is OK.

This 55 has the auxiliary tower and the shoe, as well as both sets of rods, the cam, slitter, and original screwdriver.   The instructions are original and good as well.  The cutters are housed in the 4 boxes shown and show no signs of ever having been used.  There is no rust or pitting here either.

A super Stanley # 55  combination plane in the original box with all original parts. These planes are becoming ever more difficult to find in this nice condition.  The hunt for a really nice example is over.   Highly recommended.

Excellent . . . . . . $795.00       SOLD!





Stanley Hollows & Rounds + Nosing Tool w/ CuttersStanley Hollows & Rounds + Nosing Tool w/ Cutters  This is a full set w/ cutters.  There is the 6, 8, 10, 12, and #5 Nosing Tool.  Used but not abused.  Very Nice!!

Good + . . . . . .  $650.00         SOLD!!








Stanley Hollow & Round Auxiliary Bottoms & #5 Nosing Tool for Stanley # 45 Multi Plane
Stanley Hollow & Round Auxiliary Bottoms & #5 Nosing Tool for Stanley # 45 Multi Plane  This is a very nice and hard to find set of Hollow & Round Bottoms Stanley offered for use with the #45 plane.  It includes all the different size auxiliary bottoms plus the nosing bottom and cutter.   The set includes the numbered pairs #6, #8, #10,  #12 &  #5 Nosing bottom.  Only the Nosing tool has its cutter, the others are missing but can be had from the stock set of 55 cutters.  They are the later nickeled style, and the nickel is near perfect on all but one that has some minor loses.  I have pictured each set individually so be sure to view them all.

Good + . . . . . .     SOLD!





Stanley # 55 Special CuttersStanley # 55 Special Cutters  This is a near full set of 40 of the super hard to find Stanley Combination Plane Special Cutters.  I have only had this set a few times in over 30 years, and have not seen many others offered, and when they are they sell.  All with original grinds and no signs of use.  Where are the boxes? A super rare offering that will not come along again anytime soon!!

Excellent . . . . . .$625.00        SOLD!



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