American STANLEY Bedrock 604 Smoothing Plane *SOLD*
A tidy early 20th century Bedrock No.604 smoothing plane by STANLEY USA.
Believed to be a type 6, circa 1912-1921.
Marked 'No 604' behind the front knob with 'BED ROCK' at the toe.
'PAT'D APR.2-95 APR.19.10' is cast into the bed behind the frog.
Fitted with a 2 inch US STANLEY blade iron marked 'STANLEY MADE IN U.S.A.' with the Sweetheart trade mark, approximately 15/16 inches remain below the slot. Some minor pitting and staining spots.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
The majority of the original black finish remains.
Good rosewood handles, faint previous owner's mark 'H.PIPER' to the front knob.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
Usual surface nicks and scratches, a few minor pitting and staining spots.
9 inch sole, 91/2 inches overall length.