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Stanley No. A 5 Aluminum Jack Plane


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Manufactured: 1925 to 1935
Length: 14 inches
Blade Width: 2 inches
Construction: Aluminum, rosewood handle & knob
Finish: None
Features: A non-rusting, lighter version plane
Uses: General purpose bench plane
Average Dealer Price: $100 to $300
Average eBay Price: $80 to $260

Other Notes: Not an overly popular plane but still a collectable one.


Updated: 25th July, 2006

Stanley No. A 5 Aluminum Jack Planes on eBay right now...

Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 it is No 93 a 5 8 Roman Ogee A08
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 it is No 93 a 5 8 Roman Ogee A08 $9.95
Time Remaining: 1d 3h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $9.95
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 or No 45 it is No 44 a 5 8 Hollow C977
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 or No 45 it is No 44 a 5 8 Hollow C977 $10.95
Time Remaining: 1d 3h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $10.95
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 it is No 73 a 5 8 Quarter Round RD9
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 it is No 73 a 5 8 Quarter Round RD9 $8.95
Time Remaining: 1d 3h 43m
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Iron Cutter Stanley No 55 it is No 113 a 5 8 Quarter Round W Bead F277
Iron Cutter Stanley No 55 it is No 113 a 5 8 Quarter Round W Bead F277 $8.95
Time Remaining: 2d 17h 47m
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STANLEY NoA5 TYPE 13 SWEETHEART 1925 1928 ALUMINIUM PLANE RESTORED
STANLEY NoA5 TYPE 13 SWEETHEART 1925 1928 ALUMINIUM PLANE RESTORED $130.00
Time Remaining: 2d 22h 3m
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Cutter Iron Stanley No 45 or No 55 it is No 13 a 5 16 Plow or Dado J183
Cutter Iron Stanley No 45 or No 55 it is No 13 a 5 16 Plow or Dado J183 $6.95
Time Remaining: 3d 3h 31m
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Cutter Iron Stanley No 45 55 is No 13 a 5 16 Plow or Dado New Old Stock D067
Cutter Iron Stanley No 45  55 is No 13 a 5 16 Plow or Dado New Old Stock D067 $8.95
Time Remaining: 3d 3h 53m
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Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 or No 45 it is No 44 a 5 8 Hollow B457
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 or No 45 it is No 44 a 5 8 Hollow B457 $10.95
Time Remaining: 4d 13h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $10.95
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 or No 45 it is No 54 a 5 8 Round
Cutter Iron Stanley No 55 or No 45 it is No 54 a 5 8 Round $10.95
Time Remaining: 4d 13h 47m
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Cutter Iron Stanley No 45 or No 55 it is No 28 a 5 8 Bead Beading G117
Cutter Iron Stanley No 45 or No 55 it is No 28 a 5 8 Bead Beading G117 $7.95
Time Remaining: 4d 13h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $7.95


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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