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Marn64

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03-06-2017 10:18 PM

Topic tags/keywords: plane wtb rarity

I love Joh. Weiss & Sohn tools, they were top of the line planes of their time and they are still made today in the same location in Vienna, Austria. The one that I am currently looking for is a transitional plow plane, which were made between 1881 to the early 1920s. They can be rare depending on the type study, but I felt it wouldn’t hurt to ask the community if they had one or know somebody who does. Below are two examples of what they look like, the two pictured are of course from different types in the type study.

-- Benjamin, Milwaukee


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#1 posted 03-06-2017 10:23 PM

You should have stated something like “these tools are highly overrated, and I will take one off your hands to do you a favor”. Might have gotten a better price that way.

Seriously, those are two really beautiful planes. Elegant craftsmanship from a bygone era. Good luck with your search. Sorry that I cannot help, but if I owned one, it would not be for sale.

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#2 posted 03-06-2017 10:30 PM


You should have stated something like “these tools are highly overrated, and I will take one off your hands to do you a favor”. Might have gotten a better price that way.

Seriously, those are two really beautiful planes. Elegant craftsmanship from a bygone era. Good luck with your search. Sorry that I cannot help, but if I owned one, it would not be for sale.

- Kazooman


I’ll keep that in mind next time! They are fairly rare, but they certainly don’t hold the price tag of their Stanley counterparts, the Millers Patent planes. And hey, I have gotten some pretty great deals on some rarities in the past, so I will pick and choose my battles!

-- Benjamin, Milwaukee

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