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05-19-2013 01:56 AM

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I found this hand plane at an auction today. There is no identifying marks on it other than U S PAT NO 1914609. Can anyone identify it by the looks???

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#1 posted 05-19-2013 02:01 AM

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 02:08 AM

I think it should be temporarily named Plane Doe.

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 02:09 AM

Look here.

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 02:16 AM

LINK

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 02:17 AM

I think its an early Shelton. Soneone had posted one similar recently. Its a cool lookin plane for darn sure marty.

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 02:27 AM

You guys are good, and quick…..

Sandra, You’re special…..

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 02:29 AM

Thanks for posting this. I’ve had one of these laying around my shop for a few years and never got around to looking it up. Solved that mystery!

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#8 posted 05-19-2013 02:51 AM

Marty,
It is an old “Vintage” plane…...

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#9 posted 05-19-2013 02:54 AM

Amazing….that’s it.

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#10 posted 05-19-2013 02:55 AM

Sandra,
That should be “Plane Jane Doe”!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#11 posted 05-19-2013 04:08 AM

Looks like an older Shelton that’s in my till.

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#12 posted 05-19-2013 12:30 PM

Looks like a hand plane to me. Maybe for woodworking or something.

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#13 posted 05-19-2013 12:36 PM

I was afraid you would say that Stumpy. I didn’t want one I had to WORK with…..

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#14 posted 05-19-2013 02:28 PM

NAme it Matilda.
Yes Matilda.

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#15 posted 05-19-2013 02:33 PM

Nah that looks like a Charlene to me.

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