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Stanley No. 24 Smooth Plane


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Manufactured: 1869 to 1943
Length: 9 inches
Blade Width: 2 inches
Construction: Cast iron frame, beech base & knob
Finish: Japanned frame, lacquered wood parts
Features: Wood base
Uses: General purpose bench plane
Average Dealer Price: $25 to $75
Average eBay Price: $20 to $60
Type 1: $250 to $500
Type 2 to 4: $100 to $200
Type 5 to 6: $50 to $150

Other Notes: Sweetheart versions (1920-1935) often reach higher prices, but not always


Updated: 12th March, 2006

Stanley No. 24 Smooth Planes on eBay right now...

Cutter Iron Stanley No 45 or No 55 it is No 24 a 5 16 Bead Beading H193
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Cutter Iron Stanley No 45 or No 55 it is No 24 a 5 16 Bead Beading H194
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VINTAGE STANLEY BAILEY NO 8 WOOD PLANE 24
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Stanley Bailey Stanley Rule Level Co 24 Wood Plane Pat 6 9 1912 CT USA
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Sources: While many of the dealers prices for Stanley planes are largely set by John Walters’ book “Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools” it appears that eBay, while acknowledging the Walters guide somewhat, tends to march to it’s own beat and sets its own prices. For that reason - and the fact that eBay’s reach and customer base is huge - I’ve decided to include a separate eBay average price here. Other sources include: “The Antique Tool Collector’s Guide To Value” by Ronald S. Barlow, “Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools” by John Walter, “The Stanley Plane” by Alvin Sellens, “Patrick’s Blood & Gore” by Patrick Leach, various auctions and sales of collectable tools and my own compilations of prices realized, observations and notes over the past 20+ years.

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