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Forum topic by Matt posted 08-02-2014 11:44 PM 966 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-02-2014 11:44 PM

I was in my local antique shop today and they had a #5 plane tagged with Victor. It was $22 in good user shape (all wood solid, no pitting).

I am not familiar with the brand, and after accidentally buying an old crappy craftsman at a yard sale not knowing better, I am a little gun shy.

I can’t find much on victor planes. Should I go back and grab it?


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#1 posted 08-02-2014 11:46 PM

Also, I didn’t look past the paper tag in identifying it. Are there identifying marks I should look for in confirming it is a victor?

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#2 posted 08-03-2014 12:07 AM

Look at the iron near the top. Should have either a Victor stamped into it, or the number #1105.

Not much else as far as markings go. Sometimes the lever cap has Victor cast into it.

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#3 posted 08-03-2014 12:09 AM

Victor is a pretty good plane,

$22 if it was in good shape wouldn’t be a steal but would be a fair price and should be a decent user.

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#4 posted 08-03-2014 02:23 AM

Thanks, I may go pick it up tomorrow.

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