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Stanley No. 143 Bull Nose Plow Plane


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Manufactured: 1887 to 1943
Length: 9-1/4 inches
Blade Width: 9 provided
Construction: Cast iron
Finish: Nickel plated
Features: Two interchangeable skate nose pieces, adjustable fence and 9 interchangeable cutter blades
Uses: Bull nose plow and match plane
Average Dealer Price: $400 to $800
Average eBay Price: $450 to $800
Type 1: $600 to $1200

Other Notes: Identical to the No. 141 except that there was no filletster bottom supplied. Later types have the No. 143 cast into the plane body. These scarcer planes bring anywhere between $1200 and $2000


Updated: 29th July, 2006

Stanley No. 143 Bull Nose Plow Planes on eBay right now...

Vintage Stanley Sweetheart No 143 Bull Nose Cast Iron Nickel Plated Plow Plane
Vintage Stanley Sweetheart No 143 Bull Nose Cast Iron Nickel Plated Plow Plane $800.00
Time Remaining: 12d 1h 36m
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Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 or No 143 is 7 16 Plow I915
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 or No 143 is 7 16 Plow I915 $31.95
Time Remaining: 15d 10h 35m
Buy It Now for only: $31.95
BEAUTIFUL Stanley No143 Plow Plane GUARANTEED RIGHT
BEAUTIFUL Stanley No143 Plow Plane GUARANTEED RIGHT $499.99
Time Remaining: 16d 12h
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Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 No 143 is 1 8 Plow K130
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141  No 143 is 1 8 Plow K130 $44.95
Time Remaining: 21d 13h 19m
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Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 No 143 is 3 16 Plow K131
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141  No 143 is 3 16 Plow K131 $41.95
Time Remaining: 21d 13h 20m
Buy It Now for only: $41.95
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 No 143 is 1 4 Plow K132
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141  No 143 is 1 4 Plow K132 $44.95
Time Remaining: 21d 13h 21m
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Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 No 143 is 5 16 Plow K133
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141  No 143 is 5 16 Plow K133 $41.95
Time Remaining: 21d 13h 27m
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Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 No 143 is 3 8 Plow K134
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141  No 143 is 3 8 Plow K134 $41.95
Time Remaining: 21d 13h 28m
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Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 No 143 is 7 16 Plow K135
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141  No 143 is 7 16 Plow K135 $41.95
Time Remaining: 21d 13h 30m
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Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141 No 143 is 5 8 Plow K136
Cutter Iron Stanley Millers Patent No 141  No 143 is 5 8 Plow K136 $41.95
Time Remaining: 21d 13h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $41.95


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.