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02-14-2012 12:40 PM

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Hi, I’m hoping someone could help me identify a hand plane. All it has is, behind the knob a Made In USA, and also on the top of the iron a Made In USA. Dimensions of the sole are: 9 3/8” long x 2 3/8” wide. Seems to be the size of a Stanley #4 and looks to have beech handles. I have a few of these “no-namers” and would like some help.

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#1 posted 02-14-2012 12:54 PM

I can’t really tell from the photos but it looks kind of like a Sargent 409 or one of the off brands Sargent made for Sears and other companys.

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#2 posted 02-14-2012 01:16 PM

I have a list of refernece site with dating help here

This one not always accurate, but it can get you started

Note, these sites will tell you who made it, but who they made it for is a littel more difficult. A lot of times there are no distiquising marks as to who sold them.

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#3 posted 02-14-2012 03:00 PM

Just the kind of help I need!

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#4 posted 02-15-2012 03:35 AM

Take a closer look at the top of that iron. Perhaps a little rub with some WD40.

I have an old Fulton that looks like that one, had to clean it up a little and found the maker.

-- Mike.... West Virginia. "Man is a tool using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.". T Carlyle

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