American STANLEY 6 Fore Plane - Type 15-16 *SOLD*
A very tidy American STANLEY No.6 fore plane.
Believed to be a type 15 or 16 plane made between 1931 - 1941.
Fitted with a good length 23/8 inch STANLEY blade iron stamped '238' on the back indicating that it was produced in the second quarter of 1938, 11/4 inches remain below the slot.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Retains almost all of its original black finish.
Excellent rosewood handles with much of their original lacquer finish.
The back of the nickel plated lever cap is marked 'PAT.NO.1918750', some minor plating loss, please see close-up image.
A few surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
18 inches overall length.
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