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Stanley No. 444 Dovetail Plane


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Manufactured: 1912 to 1938
Length: 9 inches
Blade Width: 4 blades provided in various sizes: 7/32, 3/8, 1/2 & 7/8 inch
Construction: Cast iron
Finish: Nickel plated
Features: Adjustable fence and depth stop
Uses: For cutting sliding dovetails
Average Dealer Price: $600 to $1200
Average eBay Price: $600 to $1000

Other Notes: Difficult to adjust and work with at first, but does a good job when mastered.


Updated: 25th July, 2006

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1992 93 Fleer Basketball Card Pick 250 444
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1992 93 FLEER BASKETBALL BASE SERIES 2 SINGLES S 265 444
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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.