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Forum topic by Sloopmk posted 06-27-2016 12:51 AM 356 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Sloopmk

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06-27-2016 12:51 AM

Hello All. Picked up a Craftsman hand plane and set of wooden screwdrivers recently.

Plane says “Made in USA” on the heel and has “399” on the back of the lever cap. It measures 17-7/8” long.

The screwdriver set is pretty rusted, but in cleaning I found its stamped “Woodcraft Supply, Made in England”. I did a quick internet search but didn’t come up with much.

Thanks in advance for the help.


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#1 posted 06-27-2016 12:55 AM

The red frog was what Sears called for…..a #6c sized plane by Sargent. Not sure about the screwdrivers.

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#2 posted 06-27-2016 01:08 AM

Thanks Bandit. Any idea when these were made and if they are any good?

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#3 posted 06-27-2016 05:20 AM

Those screwdrivers look a lot like Footprint brand screw drivers also made in England. I’ve always wanted a set but never come across any. Maybe Footprint made them for Woodcraft supply?

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#4 posted 06-27-2016 10:13 AM

Does the craftsman have a brass insert in the cap for a name? If so, its a little more valuable.

Either way it will make a good user.

http://www.timetestedtools.net/2016/01/28/a-brass-badged-sargent-made-craftsman-414c/

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