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Forum topic by Alexandre posted 06-24-2012 11:10 PM 817 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-24-2012 11:10 PM

Hey guys, I have a question, I have a stanley Bailey #5.
It is made in England and I know there are people with some made in the USA and maybe even Canada.
In time, Which is older, The #5 made in England, or the #5 made in North America.
Any comments will be appriciated.

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#1 posted 06-24-2012 11:44 PM

They were made in both USA and England at the same time.

There are type studies of USA Stanley planes to identify them
but I think no type study published of English ones.

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#2 posted 06-25-2012 12:03 AM

ahh okay

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#3 posted 06-25-2012 12:53 PM

I’ve got some refences to typing the US plane posted here http://lumberjocks.com/donwilwol/blog/24092

A few picture and we may be able to answer your question.

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