American STANLEY Bedrock 604 1/2 Smoothing Plane *SOLD*
A tidy and sought after early 20th century Bedrock No.604 1/2 smoothing plane by STANLEY USA.
Believed to be a type 7, circa 1923-1926
Marked 'No 604 1/2' behind the front knob with 'BED ROCK' at the toe.
'U.S.PAT APR-19-10' is cast into the bed behind the frog.
Fitted with a 23/8 inch American STANLEY blade iron with the Sweetheart trade mark and stamped '136' on the back, matching cap iron, a little under 19/16 inches remains below the slot. Some pitting and staining spots, please see images.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
The majority of the original black finish remains.
A few small chips to the lower edge of the lever cap, pleases see close-up image.
Good rosewood handles, faint previous owner's marks 'J.WILD' to both sides of the rear handle. There is an old, but firm and secure, repair to the rear handle, please see close-up images.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
Usual surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots.
10 inch sole.
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