Antique American STANLEY 71 Router Plane *SOLD*
An early American STANLEY 71 router plane.
Believed to be a type 5, circa 1896 - 1901.
'No 71 STANLEY PATENTED MARCH 4.84' is cast into the into the base.
The type 5 was the first to include the throat closing/depth stop attachment, this one has the 'B' casting mark on the attachment and the 'S' mark on the foot.
Comes with the correct early style 1/2 inch cutter.
Good maple handles/knobs.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
A tidy example.