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Stanley No. 196 Curve Rabbet Plane


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Manufactured: 1912 to 1934
Length: 9 inches
Blade Width: 1 inch
Construction: Cast iron
Features: Adjustable fence and depth stop
Finish: Nickel plated
Uses: Cuts rabbets on the inside or the outside of a curved surface
Average Dealer Price: $1250 to $2500
Average eBay Price: $1100 to $2200


Updated: 30th July, 2006

Stanley No. 196 Curve Rabbet Planes on eBay right now...

Lever Cap Stanley No 196 Circular Rabbet Plane SW Sweetheart Screw Original D635
Lever Cap Stanley No 196 Circular Rabbet Plane SW Sweetheart Screw Original D635 $139.95
Time Remaining: 4d 13h 54m
Buy It Now for only: $139.95
Threaded Depth Stop Nut Stanley No 196 Circular Rabbet Plane Original D636
Threaded Depth Stop  Nut Stanley No 196 Circular Rabbet Plane Original D636 $39.95
Time Remaining: 4d 13h 55m
Buy It Now for only: $39.95
Sargent 186 196 Rabbet Plane Depth Stop Stanley 78
Sargent 186 196 Rabbet Plane Depth Stop Stanley 78 $15.99
Time Remaining: 4d 19h 45m
Cutter Bolt Brass Wing Nut Early Stanley No 46 Trauts Patent Plow Plane K196
Cutter Bolt  Brass Wing Nut Early Stanley No 46 Trauts Patent Plow Plane K196 $11.95
Time Remaining: 20d 14h 54m
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.