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Stanley No. 54 Plow & Rabbet Plane


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Manufactured: 1941 to 1950
Length: 9-1/4 inches
Blade Width: 8 provided
Construction: Cast iron
Finish: Nickel plated
Features: Adjustable fence and depth stop
Uses: Plow and rabbet plane
Average Dealer Price: $650 to $1300
Average eBay Price: $600 to $1000

Other Notes: Identical to a No. 50 plow plane except that there is no depth stop provided on the sliding section. The plane is marked as a No. 54, and some planes have been found with japanned parts instead of the nickel plating


Updated: 29th July, 2006

Stanley No. 54 Plow & Rabbet Planes on eBay right now...

Vintage Stanley No 54 Adjustable Mouth Spokeshave
Vintage Stanley No 54 Adjustable Mouth Spokeshave $9.50
Time Remaining: 3d 6h 28m
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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 21h 16m
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Vtg Stanley 45 55 Plane Orig Part 44 54 3 8 Hollow Round Cutter Blade 8447
Vtg Stanley 45 55 Plane Orig Part 44 54 3 8 Hollow Round Cutter Blade 8447 $24.99
Time Remaining: 15d 11h 30m
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Vtg Stanley 45 55 Plane Orig Part 44 54 3 8 Hollow Round Cutter Blade 8446
Vtg Stanley 45 55 Plane Orig Part 44 54 3 8 Hollow Round Cutter Blade 8446 $24.99
Time Remaining: 15d 11h 35m
Buy It Now for only: $24.99
Vtg Stanley 45 55 Plane Orig Part 44 54 3 8 Hollow Round Cutter Blade 8449
Vtg Stanley 45 55 Plane Orig Part 44 54 3 8 Hollow Round Cutter Blade 8449 $24.99
Time Remaining: 15d 11h 39m
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STANLEY TOOL CATALOG NO 54 1954 WOOD PLANES VISES MEASURES LEVEL BIT BRACE
STANLEY TOOL CATALOG NO 54 1954 WOOD PLANES VISES MEASURES LEVEL BIT BRACE $12.99
Time Remaining: 16d 4h 5m
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Stanley Bailey Spoke Shave No 53 54 Mouth Adjusting Screw Early J338
Stanley Bailey Spoke Shave No 53  54 Mouth Adjusting Screw Early J338 $11.95
Time Remaining: 16d 22h 27m
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Lever Cap Shouldered Pivot Pinion Screw Stanley No 148 Match Plane X54
Lever Cap Shouldered Pivot Pinion Screw Stanley No 148 Match Plane X54 $5.95
Time Remaining: 16d 22h 27m
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tight shape STANLEY No 54 Adj Mouth Handled Cast Iron Spoke Shave jcboxlot
tight shape STANLEY No 54 Adj Mouth Handled Cast Iron Spoke Shave jcboxlot $47.50
Time Remaining: 17d 5h 43m
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Stanley Bailey Spoke Shave No 53 54 Mouth Adjusting Screw J528
Stanley Bailey Spoke Shave No 53  54 Mouth Adjusting Screw J528 $11.95
Time Remaining: 18d 6h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $11.95


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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