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Stanley No. 15 Block Plane


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Manufactured: 1876 to 1955
Length: 7 inches
Blade Width: 1-3/4 inches
Construction: Cast iron
Finish: Japanned
Features: Adjustable throat
Uses: General purpose block plane
Average Dealer Price: $15 to $35
Average eBay Price: $12 to $30
Type 3: $175 to $250
Type 4: $100 to $150
Type 5 to 12: $75 to $125
Type 13 to 17: $50 to $100

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


Updated: 25th July, 2006

Stanley No. 15 Block Planes on eBay right now...

BLOCK PLANE LOT 15 planes STANLEY SARGENT MILLERS FALLS CRAFTSMAN Etc
BLOCK PLANE LOT 15 planes STANLEY SARGENT MILLERS FALLS CRAFTSMAN Etc $60.00 (1 Bid)
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Stanley No 15 17 or 19 adjustable mouth throat block plane part Patent 1894
Stanley No 15 17 or 19 adjustable mouth throat block plane part Patent 1894 $7.20
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Stanley No 15 17 or 19 lateral adjustment lever bolt block plane Patent 1894
Stanley No 15 17 or 19 lateral adjustment lever  bolt block plane Patent 1894 $9.60
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VINTAGE 15 WOOD BLOCK PLANE WOODWORKING STANLEY TOOL
VINTAGE 15 WOOD BLOCK PLANE WOODWORKING STANLEY TOOL $22.50
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15 Stanley Bailey Wood Block PLANE for WOOD WORKING SEE PHOTOS Vintage Antique
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Vintage Stanley Rule and Level No 26 Wood Block Plane 15 Long Carpenter Tool
Vintage Stanley Rule and Level No 26 Wood Block Plane 15 Long Carpenter Tool $17.50
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VINTAGE STANLEY Wood Block Plane BAILEY Number 26 15 long
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L Baileys Stanley Rule Co Wood Block Plane Patented 1867 15 Long
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Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 15 18 19 65 Mouth Adjustment Eccentric Lever Pat
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Stanley Block Plane No 15 15 1 2 17 19 Mouth Front Plate L S
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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.