American STANLEY No 4 Smoothing Plane - Type 13 *SOLD*
A tidy American STANLEY No.4 smoothing plane.
Believed to be a type 13 plane made between 1925 - 1928.
Marked 'US PAT APR-19-10' behind the frog with 'BAILEY' at the toe and 'NO 4' behind the front knob.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Fitted with a good length, probably original, 2 inch STANLEY blade iron marked 'STANLEY MADE IN USA' with the Sweetheart trade mark. Matching cap iron, 13/86 inches remains below the slot.
Retains the majority of its original black finish.
Very good rosewood handles, faint previous owner's marks 'J.W.GREEN' on the rear handle.
A 'B' initial has been marked on the right cheek, please see close-up image.
A few surface knocks, scratches, pitting and staining spots, please see images.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
9 inch sole length.