American STANLEY No 18 Knuckle Joint Block Plane
A tidy American STANLEY No.18 knuckle joint block plane.
Believed to be a type 8, circa 1905 - 1906.
Marked 'STANLEY' on the knuckle joint lever cap.
Marked 'STANLEY' with three patents dates on the lateral lever.
Marked 'PAT. FEB 20.94' on the eccentric lever.
Fitted with a 15/8 inch STANLEY cutter marked 'STANLEY RULE & LEVEL Co', some staining.
The No.18 has an adjustable mouth to allow for coarse or fine work.
Retains much of the original black finish.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
Some loss of the nickel plating.
61/4 inches overall length.