The Victor Planes By Stanley

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Blog entry by Don W posted 07-14-2014 01:05 PM 1058 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s fairly common knowledge the relationship between Stanley Rule And level Company and Leonard Bailey was a bit rocky throughout their time. There was numerous litigations throughout Bailey’s career. And with the Victor line of planes, just like the Defiance line, there were the early Leonard Bailey made planes and the much later line by Stanley. Leonard Bailey made a line of Victor Planes from 1876 through1888. The Stanley Victory line was made from 1936ish to 1942 and again in 1952 and 1953. Keep in mind the two Stanley offerings were in fact two completely different plane designs, and these were certainly different than the real Bailey design. Read more.......

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#1 posted 07-14-2014 01:23 PM

An excellent article, Don. Thanks for sharing…ahhh…so much to learn!

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#2 posted 07-14-2014 01:32 PM

Thanks bud.

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#3 posted 07-14-2014 04:03 PM

Great read, Thanks for sharing.
Now I know about 2 or 3 of the blocks SWMBO brought home.

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#4 posted 07-14-2014 09:26 PM

Thank you Don.

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#5 posted 07-14-2014 11:00 PM

Thanks for sharing you knowledge with us Don …. so much to learn, so little time!

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#6 posted 07-15-2014 08:22 PM

Yoda for a reason, thanks for keeping us informed Don, appreciate the read.

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