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Forum topic by chadirvin posted 04-16-2015 01:01 AM 677 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-16-2015 01:01 AM

I recently found an old plane I believe to be a type 6. My question is does this type have a stanley sweetheart logo on the iron or is this an early replacement?

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#1 posted 04-16-2015 01:04 AM

That’s definitely a newer cutter / didn’t ship with the type. Not an issue, is it?

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#2 posted 04-16-2015 01:49 AM

Agree. One of the type studies would tell you the markings on the original cutter.

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#3 posted 04-16-2015 02:06 AM

Type 6 looks about right. I’d vote replacement iron during the SW era.

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#4 posted 04-16-2015 09:19 AM

It is bent downward on the lateral adjuster side so I’m going to get a replacement blade.

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