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needshave

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02-15-2013 08:26 PM

Topic tags/keywords: planer

What is a # 4 Stanley-Bailey hand plane, really worth in a useable but very unrestored condition? Some light surface rust but for some reason does not have any paint drips on it, which seems the norm for every plane I have purchased.


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#1 posted 02-15-2013 08:28 PM

$20 – $25 depending on type i would say.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 02-15-2013 08:48 PM

that depends on the type. If oneof the later types, $10.
SW and older, $25.

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#3 posted 02-15-2013 08:58 PM

Seems right. IF it’s a collectible type, mayby $40. If not, $20.

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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needshave

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#4 posted 02-15-2013 09:03 PM

Plane was made in England. Picture below. Owner may be asking way too much.!

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#5 posted 02-15-2013 09:05 PM

What are they asking?

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needshave

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#6 posted 02-15-2013 09:18 PM

They are asking $60.00! I have two #4’s already, and the last I purchased about five years ago. I think I paid $10.00 for it then. I was wondering could their value have jumped that much?

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Bill White

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#7 posted 02-15-2013 09:21 PM

England Stanleys are newer models, and are not more valuable than U.S.A made.
$20.00 tops. Less is better.
Bill

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#8 posted 02-15-2013 09:37 PM

I agree with Bill

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