Dating record hand planes
the #45 tooltrip #45 Abbreviated Type Study Typing Stanley #45s oldtooluser Stanley No. Router Type Study Page by Lars Larson Metal Router Type Study Page Stanley by numbers by numbers/Dating Bench (this includes bench planes, Marking Gages Type Studies, Metal Router Type Studies, Chisels, and more) Record hand plane dating.Date: 1930's - 1960's Type of Box: A Record straw coloured cardboard box with a blue and yellow label.Date: 1960's - 1970's Type of Box: A Record straw coloured cardboard box with a white label.Repainted planes have functional value but are not collectible. In general, these can be identified by the 'good to good ' note in the condition column. If a drill was equipped with one, and it is missing or is an improper replacement, it is not collectable. If a drill was originally equipped with one, and it is missing, it is not collectable. (Hairline in front knob is ok.) Proper cutter; other parts original. Repainted planes have functional value but are not collectible. Repainted drills have functional value but are not collectible. Start by reading Patrick Leach's comments on Stanley plane dating. If you thirst for heaps of data on plane dating, visit the Plane Type Study or the Plane Feature Timeline. This page leads you down a hypertext flowchart to determine your plane type.
Other smaller parts, including cutters, are user replaceable and could distort the dating process if not original to the tool.
This section talks you through some easy ways to identify the date.
This page is dedicated to discussing general ways of aging a group of planes.
Any individual tool date identifying points will be discussed on its respective tool page.
There has been a variety of different boxes used since the company first started producing planes.