How to date bench planes

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Forum topic by Gwjames posted 03-04-2015 12:31 AM 487 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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03-04-2015 12:31 AM

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So I just recently purchased two Stanley bench planes, a no. 4 and a no. 5. I thought when I bought them that they were original sweethearts, but turns out that they only have sweetheart irons. I would really like to be educated on what I own and know a little history about my “antique” (if you will) tools. So how can I tell what era they come from?

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