American STANLEY No 3 Smoothing Plane - Type 14 *SOLD*
A very tidy and little used American STANLEY No.3 smoothing plane.
Believed to be a type 14 plane made between 1929 - 1930.
Marked 'US PAT APR-19-10' and 'MADE IN USA' behind the frog. Also marked 'BAILEY' behind the front knob and 'NO 3' at the toe.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Fitted with a near full length 2 inch STANLEY blade iron marked 'STANLEY MADE IN USA'. Matching cap iron, 17/8 inches remains below the slot.
Retains the majority of its original black finish.
Very good rosewood handles, part trade label remains on the rear handle. Small chip to the left side, please see close-up image.
A few minor surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots, please see images.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
811/16 inch sole length.
A nice example.