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9 3/4 Type 1 Tailed Block Plane (PARTS) The cap is nice. The tail is nice, the cutter is a
later replacement that is nice. The front moveable throat looks nice, but
not sure if the threads are going to be right w/ that brass screw in there.
The main body has suffered a near fatal fall at some point and now has a caved in side.
Check the pics of the back side. The tail, cutter and cap are worth the money
as parts, or it can be used as is.
Fair - / Parts . . . . . $ 150.00
Stanley #9 3/4 Type 1 Tailed Block Plane This type 1 9 3/4
looks pretty nice. The 9 1/2 was first offered in 1872
and changes in the design brought forth the type 2 in 1874. I
believe the front plate is an old replacement. It does not have
the full range of movement one would expect. Tiny flea bites in the throat, the rest is good.
Hard to find.
Good . . . . . $295.00 SOLD!!
2 Stanley #100 1/2 Round Bottom Tailed Block Plane Both
are in excellent condition. No issues or problems. Used by
patternmakers and model makers. Stanley started using the red cap
in 1940, and stopped making this model plane all together in the early
Fine . . . . . $75.00 SOLD!!
Fine . . . . . Later . . . . . $75.00
Stanley #100 Tailed Block Plane No issues or problems. Nice!!!
Good + . . . . . $25.00
# 18 Knuckle Joint Cap Block Plane Super condition. 95 % or better of the original japanning. No rust or pitting. Good throat, nice cutter.
Dates from the teens or so. No condition issues. Same as a 9
1/2 with knuckle cap. Tune it up and go.
Good + . . . . . $45.00
18 1/4 Block Plane
Stanley offered this block plane for just 6 years between 1952
and 1958. It is a hard block plane to find. It is basically a
cross between a #18 with its knuckle joint cap and a 9 1/4 w/o an adjustable
front piece. The number 18 1/4 is stamped on the side. The
condition is very nice. All proper and ready for the collection or
Fine . . . . . $95.00
# 18 1/4 Block PlaneStanley offered
this model block plane for just 6 years between 1952 & 1958. It is
the same a a 9 1/4 with the addition of a knuckle cap. It is in
like new condition with just a stain on the sole. 95% or more of
the original finish, and the cutter still has the original grind. Nice!!
Fine + . . . . . $125.00
# 140 Rabbit Block Plane This is a very nice example if this skew
angle rabbit plane The cutter
still has plenty of life left and is near full length. The japanning is
original and at least 95%. The nickel on the
cap is near perfect. The side plate is nice,
and the screws are original. These are considered one of the best designed
Stanley planes and are a favorite with users with the skew cutter for end grain
work and the rabbit feature is handle for corners. Recommended!!
Fine . . . . .$ 125.00 SOLD!
# 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
Good . . . . . $ 375.00
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!!
# 65 Low Angle Block Plane A nice
example. Little evidence it was ever used.
Fine + . . . . . $65.00
# 18 Excelsior Body Block PlaneThis 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
# 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
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.
distinguishing features are the solid cap, style of the adjustable front and
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!!
# 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
#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.
Good . . . . . $ 245.00
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 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 $95.00. Buy one, the other, or both. Your
Good + . . . . . .$ 275.00
Stanley # 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!!
# 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 Planes From
the left we have later, early, and really early. All are nice.
Left . . . . Good . . . . . . . $25.00
Middle . . . . . Good . . . . . . . $35.00
Right . . . . .Good . . . . . . . $45.00
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
#101 Block / Thumb
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!
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
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
# 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
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 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
# 18 Knuckle Joint Cap Block Plane
Nice! 95 % or better of the original japanning. No rust or pitting.
Cosmetic staining on sole. Minor losses to nickel cap. Good throat, nice cutter.
No condition issues. Tune it up and go.
Fine . . . . . $45.00
# A 18 Knuckle Joint Cap Aluminum Block Plane Nice condition. One of Stanley's "better" ideas
that was not. Stanley produced a line of Stanley planes in Aluminum back
in the 20's to mid 30's. Most users felt they were too soft, and
too light. It was an idea that never really caught on in the market place. Ready for the
Good + . . . . . $125.00
Excelsior Style Stanley
# 9 1/2 Block Plane Used but OK.
Good throat and cutter with no structural issues.