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Stanley No. 37 Smooth Plane


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Manufactured: 1869 to 1923
Length: 13 inches
Blade Width: 2-5/8 inches
Construction: Cast iron frame, beech base, handle & knob
Finish: Japanned frame, lacquered wood parts
Features: Wood base. Extra wide
Uses: General purpose bench plane
Average Dealer Price: $100 to $450
Average eBay Price: $90 to $420
Type 1: $350 to $700
Type 2 to 4: $250 to $500
Type 5 to 6: $250 to $500

Other Notes: Also known as a "Jenny" smooth/jack plane


Updated: 30th March, 2006

Stanley No. 37 Smooth Planes on eBay right now...

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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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