War Production American STANLEY 5 1/2 Jack Plane - Type 17 *SOLD*
A tidy American STANLEY No.51/2 jack plane.
This example is a type 17 WW2 plane made between 1942 - 1945.
Fitted with a short 23/8 inch STANLEY blade iron with the Sweetheart trade mark and stamped '343' on the back indicating that it was produced in the third quarter of 1943.
Dismantled, cleaned, checked, oiled and reassembled.
Retains much all of its original black finish.
Very good hardwood handles with long screw type fittings rather than the usual rod and brass nut.
Hard rubber adjusting nut.
The back of the non-plated lever cap is marked 'PAT.NO.1918750'.
A few surface knocks and scratches.
All parts move freely and tighten securely.
15 inches overall length.
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