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Long plane...looks alot like a Stanley no.2...but is it? help please!

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Posted 2 years ago

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number1nine6
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It looks a lot like the Stanley no.2..not sure if its a good knock-off or a collaboration of random planes. there isn't a Stanley marking anywhere I can see...only a made in USA embossed below the front handle and a moneys worth stamp on the blade....but that looks newer replacement blade. the base measures 9 3/8" long and 2 3/8" wide....just wondering what your thoughts are..do i have something worth wild here...and how much do you think i can get for it?...thanks

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  1. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 2 years ago
    You might need to pull down the zipper for us to see the blade LOL
  2. ThriftyGypsy ThriftyGypsy, 2 years ago
    hahahahaah !!!!!! Awesome response rocker-sd ! I think the poster might be a little confused. Maybe it's in the pocket ???? EPIC WIN for rocker. TG
  3. number1nine6, 2 years ago
    Pics were on my phone and wouldn't upload....so I just put thar pic up to save my description..and I wouldn't have to really do it all....funny post though...here are the real pics...thanks
  4. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 2 years ago
    Sorry couldn't resist, you can delete these post.
  5. number1nine6, 2 years ago
    Its all good......I probably would have done it to you...if the tables were turned
  6. stefdesign stefdesign, 2 years ago
    Dang! I missed all the fun!
  7. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 2 years ago
    What you have is a smooth plane. I seriously doubt it is a Stanley if it isn't marked. If you Google it you will see the dimensions are off by quite a bit for the #2.

    I can't see the iron clearly but it looks like it has been ground at the outer edges. That is a common thing to get the desires effect for doing reproduction wainscoting or other period restoration work. You grind down the outer edges so you get a minor concave in the surface of the piece you are working.

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