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b2rtch

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06-10-2010 02:52 AM

Last night my daughter and I walked in this antiques store and right there by the door on the counter this Stanley Sweet Heart #3 was waiting for me.
I pay $15.00 for it .
It i is in almost perfect condition with the blade already polished and sharpened, I flattened the sole a little.
Which year is it?
What is special about “sweet heart” planes?

-- Bert


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#1 posted 06-10-2010 03:08 AM

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#2 posted 06-10-2010 03:20 AM

Wow good find Bert

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#3 posted 06-10-2010 03:38 AM

Maybe this will help:

http://homepages.sover.net/~nichael/nlc-wood/stanref-num.html

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#4 posted 06-10-2010 06:25 AM

Well done, Bert’s daughter. I think SH was a commemorative line (it says 1919-1932) my jack plane is a SH. I like them because:
1) Cool line of tools
2) The hearts ‘cute’ up your handplane; handplane flair, if you will
3) There’s just something about a heart on a tool that amuses me!
Congrats on all your new old planes, Bert!

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor

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#5 posted 06-10-2010 11:57 AM

Thank you all for your replies.
Shalom Naomi.

-- Bert

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#6 posted 06-10-2010 12:51 PM

That’s in great shape…excellent buy!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#7 posted 06-10-2010 01:05 PM

I’ll double your money AND pay the shipping!
You found a winner, for sure.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 06-10-2010 05:10 PM

Not for Sale but to be used

-- Bert

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