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Stanley No. 21 Smooth Plane


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Manufactured: 1869 to 1917
Length: 7 inches
Blade Width: 1-3/4 inches
Construction: Cast iron, beech bottom & knob
Finish: Japanned
Features: Wood bottom
Uses: General purpose bench plane
Average Dealer Price: $75 to $350
Average eBay Price: $80 to $290
Type 1: $300 to $600
Types 2 to 4: $250 to $500
Types 5 to 6: $200 to $400


Updated: 25th July, 2006

Stanley No. 21 Smooth Planes on eBay right now...

4 pieces Stanley Tools 21 299 10 Surform Replacement File Blades
4 pieces Stanley Tools 21 299 10 Surform Replacement File Blades $29.99
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NOS Stanley Surform Plane File 21 285 Two Way Tool Woodworking Cabinetmaker Aid
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STANLEY 23 199 6 INCH POCKET SURFORM PLANE +2 replacement blade
STANLEY 23 199 6 INCH POCKET SURFORM PLANE +2 replacement blade $16.00
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Sanley Hand Tools Surform Block Plane SMALL LARGE
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Sanley Hand Tools Surform Block Plane SMALL LARGE
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STANLEY Proto 21 399 Surform Pocket Plane Fine Cut Blade L 5 1 2 W 1 5 8
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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.