Antique American STANLEY No 6 Fore Plane - Type 8 *SOLD*
A good antique American STANLEY No.6 fore plane.
Believed to be a type 8 circa 1899 - 1902.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Fitted with a 23/8 inch STANLEY flat top blade iron marked (faintly) 'STANLEY PAT APL 19 92', matching cap iron. Some pitting and staining spots, 1 inch remains below the slot.
'No 6' marked at the toe, no patent dates on the bed behind the frog.
Marked 'STANLEY PAT 7 24 88' on the lateral lever.
B casting mark under the rear handle and on the frog.
Much of the original black finish remains.
Good rosewood handles, old but firm repair to the rear handle with a chip off the top spur, please see close-up images.
Previous owner's marks 'H.RILEY' and 'W.WALKER' faintly marked on the rear handle and each side of the body.
Some surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
1711/16 inches overall length.
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