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Stanley Rule & Level Co.
Block Planes

Past Sales Archive

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Stanley # 9 3/4 Type 1 Block PlaneStanley # 9 3/4 Type 1 Block Plane   This is pretty nice overall.  The tail is nice, the cutter is long proper and nice.  The front moveable throat looks nice.  The main body is rust and pit free.  The one apology is the very small chip at the throat.

Good . . . . .  $ 375.00     SOLD!!





Stanley # 65 Low Angle Block PlaneStanley # 65 Low Angle Block Plane   This is a later model after Stanley dropped the knuckle joint cap and reverted back to the more typical style cap.  A nice plane that will be a great user after being tuned up and sharpened / honed.  Nice!! 

Good +  . . . . . $65.00      SOLD!!






Stanley # 18 Excelsior Body Block PlaneStanley # 18 Excelsior Body Block Plane  This is a Type 4 that dates from 1898.  It is an easy type to identify given the handy feature cut into the excelsior body.  They only offered this variant for one year.  The cutter is long, nice, and proper.  Lots of original japanning.  It has been lightly cleaned.  Suitable for the shelf or will be a great user after being tuned and sharpened / honed.  Nice!! 

Good +  . . . . . $45.00     SOLD!!



Stanley # 65 Low Angle PlaneStanley # 65 Low Angle Plane   Very Nice!!!    A favorite w/ users and useful for finish planning, edging, and cross grain work.  Tune it up and put it back into service!!

Good + . . . . . $55.00     SOLD!!





Stanley Type 1 # 9 1/2 Block PlaneType 1 Stanley  # 9 3/4 Block Plane  Stanley introduced the 9 1/2 block plane in 1872 and made the Type 1 for just 2 years before making major changes to the design.  Over the years they made a number of modifications to the design, and there is a well done and very detailed type study that has been done on these planes.

The distinguishing features are the solid cap, style of the adjustable front and body shape.  The rear handle / tail bracket is also a unique design used only on these early models.  While the 9 1/  is one of the most common of all block planes, the first model or type 1 is one of the rarest planes Stanley made.  Very few appear on the market. 

Good + . . . . .$495.00        SOLD!!


Stanley # 9 3/4 Tailed Block PlaneStanley # 9 3/4 Tailed Block Plane   This Stanley # 9 3/4 block plane is in fine condition.  No rust or pitting.  The cutter is nice. Throat good. No damage to the body.  The collector identified it as a type 9.  A hard to find block plane that is nice enough for the collection or will make a great user.   Nice!!

Good + . . . . . $350.00     SOLD!!





#15 1/2 Tailed Block Plane#15 1/2 Tailed Block Plane  The collector identified this as a Stanley #15 1/2 but I am not sure if that is right given the way the throat adjuster is set up in reverse of Stanley's idea.  I would bet it was made by a competitor who used this set-up as a way around the Stanley patent.  That would make it far rarer than a typical Stanley, which is a pretty hard to find plane in its own right.  There are a couple small chips in the throat area.  Otherwise OK.

Good  . . . . .  $ 245.00           SOLD!!




Stanley # 9 3/4 Excelsior Style Tailed Block PlaneStanley # 9 3/4 Excelsior Style Tailed Block Plane  The collector identified this as a type 4.  I have been told it is more likely a type 9 with some swapped parts.  I did not carefully check that, but it sounds right.  A prior owner did carve his initials into the side rail as seen in the pics.  A nice early example of Stanley's favorite block plane with the hard to find tail that i have been told is for a later model.

Good . . . . .  $225.00     SOLD!!



Stanley Excelsior Model # 15 3/4 Tailed Block PlaneStanley Excelsior Model # 15 1/2 Tailed Block Plane  This is the same plane as above with a auxiliary tail attached that just came in on a broken body.  I want 200 for the original handle.  It is very nice.  The nut holding it on is on the verge of being stripped.   It gets tight, and then skips a thread and loosens up.   You are buying the handle only for $200 and the plane from above for $95.00.  Buy one, the other, or both.  Your Choice.

Good +  . . . . . .$ 275.00              SOLD!!




Stanley 65 1/2 Block PlaneStanley # 61 Block Plane  The type 1 # 61 Low Angle Stanley block plane is just under 6 " long and does not have a moveable front.  The knob looks oversize in this pic, but i believe it is proper.  They date from 1902 or earlier.   The throat is nice.  It is typically in demand more as a collector piece than a user given the non adjustable throat and is a hard to find little block plane.

Good +. . . . .$ 95.00            SOLD!!




Stanley #9 3/4 Tailed Block Plane Stanley #9 3/4 Tailed Block Plane This good looking plane dates from between 1880 and 1885 according to the type study I have looked at.  It is in very nice overall condition and still sports well over 85% of the original japanning.  The tail and the wood knob are original, and in very nice condition.  There are a few very minor spots of pitting, but it looks very good.  The throat area is perfect.  The cutter is long and has the proper logo for this type or era.  All in all a nice plane in collector condition.

Good  +. . . . . . SOLD

 

Stanley # 100 1/2 Round Bottom Tailed Block PlaneStanley # 100 1/2 Round Bottom Tailed Block Plane  The body is nice, but the cutter and cap are customized replacements.  Seems to work OK. 

Good . . . . .$45.00            SOLD!






Stanley #100 Tailed Block PlanesStanley #100 Tailed Block Planes   From the left we have later, early, and really early.  All are nice.   

Left . . . . Good . . . . . . . $25.00   SOLD!!

Middle . . . . . Good . . . . . . . $35.00       SOLD!!

Right . . . . .Good . . . . . . . $45.00      SOLD!!




Stanley # 100 1/2 Round Bottom Block PlaneStanley # 100 1/2 Round Bottom Block Plane  This is Stanley round bottom model makers plane. It is a later model w/ red cap. All proper and  nice.

Good +  . . . . . . $ 75.00       SOLD!!






Stanley #101 Block / Thumb PlaneStanley #101 Block / Thumb Plane   This is an early model w/ B casting marks on the body and cap.  The japanning is original and the condition is very nice.  It is ready for the bench or shelf.

Good +  . . . . .$45.00         SOLD!




Miniature Nickel Plated Block Plane (201)Miniature Nickel Plated Block Plane (201)    It looks like a Stanley 201, but I do not think it is.  The nickel is original, and the plane is old, but the cutter is unmarked and there is just one cast blade support behind / under the cutter.  Probably offered by Union or Ohio, or some other more obscure maker to compete with the nickeled Stanley 201 version.  Different!!  Look at all of the pics to get a sense of just what we have here.

Good +  . . . . . .  $40.00        SOLD!!





Stanley #101 1/2 Tailed Block Plane Stanley #100 1/2 Round Bottom Block Plane  This block plane is in very nice condition. The Black japanned finish is 95% or better.  The throat is nice, and the cutter full length.

Good  +. . . . . .$45.00           SOLD




Stanley # 9 1/4 Block PlaneStanley # 9 1/4 Block Plane This is the basic design for all Stanley block planes.  It is 6" long and has a non-adjustable front.

Good  +. . . . . .$65.00           SOLD







Stanley #16 Block PlaneStanley #16 Block Plane  The #16 Stanley block plane is 6" long and identical to the 9 1/2 with the exception of the nickel finish on the cap .  It is otherwise identical to the 9 1/2.  The overall condition could not be nicer.  The throat is nice.  The nickel is good, the japanning over 90% and original.  A nice plane in like new condition!!  Ready for the shelf or use.

Fine . . . . .$75.00            SOLD!




Stanley # 60 1/2 Block PlaneStanley # 60 1/2 Block Plane w/ Original Box  The # 60 1/2 Low Angle Stanley block plane is just under 6 " long and has the adjustable / moveable front. It is a Sweetheart era. The overall condition is like new.   The throat is nice.  The box is falling apart.  It will make a good user.    

Fine . . . . .$65.00            SOLD!



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This is just a sample of the many antique tools & planes we have sold.
Click link to see other Sales Archive Pages on this Site.

We can help you sell quality Antique Tools & Planes Contact Us.

For further info on consigning / selling your antiques with us please see our FAQ page, the Appraisal / Selling Page and the Selling Your Collection Pages.

Our current offering of Antiques for sale are at our sister Website Patented-Antiques.com.


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