Early American STANLEY 71 Router Plane - Type 2
A tidy early American STANLEY No.71 router plane.
Believed to be a type 2, circa 1885 - 1888
The early models (types 1, 2 & 3) of the No.71 router were all closed throat.
Marked 'PAT'D MARCH 4 1884.' around the central aperture and 'STANLEY No71' on the base.
Fitted with a 1/2 inch cutter.
Good maple handles.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.