Antique American STANLEY No.4 Smoothing Plane - Type 11 *SOLD*
An early 20th century American STANLEY No.4 smoothing plane.
Believed to be a type 11 circa 1910 - 1918.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Fitted with a 2 inch STANLEY blade iron marked 'STANLEY MADE IN U.S.A'. with the Sweetheart trade mark, 5/8 inch remains below the slot.
Three patent dates in the bed behind the frog.
Good rosewood handles, the rear handle has previous owner's stamps 'G.WHITEHEAD'.
The majority of the original black finish remains.
A few surface scratches, pitting and staining spots.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
9 inch sole, 93/8 inches overall length.