Stanley Bailey Jack plane without patent date

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Forum topic by dbw posted 11-08-2015 04:17 PM 565 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-08-2015 04:17 PM

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I’m thinking of buying an old Stanley Bailey Jack plane. I asked the seller which type it is and he told me he didn’t know. I asked him to tell me what the patent date is and he told me there isn’t one anywhere. How can I tell which type it is?

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#1 posted 11-08-2015 04:24 PM

Here are 2 place to search. Not all types had a patent date on the plane. Frog style, lateral lever type, front tote style and other things all go into figuring out which type.
These 2 sites should get you somewhere close.

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#2 posted 11-08-2015 11:12 PM

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