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Stanley No. 65 Block Plane


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Manufactured: 1898 to 1969
Length: 7 inches
Blade Width: 1-5/8 inches
Construction: Cast iron
Finish: Japanned, nickel plated trimmings
Features: Adjustable throat. Knuckle joint lever cap
Uses: General purpose block plane
Average Dealer Price: $50 to $100
Average eBay Price: $35 to $80
Type 1: $100 to $350
Type 2: $75 to $150

Other Notes: Type 1 does not have an adjustable throat, but has a wooden front knob.


Updated: 26th April, 2006

Stanley No. 65 Block Planes on eBay right now...

Vintage Stanley 65 Low Angle Block Plane Knuckle Cap
Vintage Stanley 65 Low Angle Block Plane Knuckle Cap $54.95 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 8h 54m
STANLEY No65 SW LOW ANGLE KNUCKLE JOINT ADJUSTABLE THROAT BLOCK PLANE
STANLEY No65 SW LOW ANGLE KNUCKLE JOINT ADJUSTABLE THROAT BLOCK PLANE $26.00 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 4d 5h 4m
STANLEY BAILEY No 65 Block SMOOTH PLANE
STANLEY BAILEY No 65 Block SMOOTH PLANE $9.99
Time Remaining: 4d 21h 20m
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 15 18 19 65 Mouth Adjustment Eccentric Lever Pat
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 15 18 19 65 Mouth Adjustment Eccentric Lever Pat $22.49
Time Remaining: 6d 9h 30m
Buy It Now for only: $22.49
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black $35.99
Time Remaining: 6d 9h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $35.99
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black $35.99
Time Remaining: 6d 9h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $35.99
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black $44.99
Time Remaining: 6d 9h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $44.99
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black
Stanley Block Plane No 9 1 4 9 1 2 15 65 1 2 220 Lever Cap Black $26.99
Time Remaining: 6d 9h 39m
Buy It Now for only: $26.99
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 15 16 18 19 60 60 1 2 65 5 16 Front knob U
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 15 16 18 19 60 60 1 2 65 5 16 Front knob U $4.94
Time Remaining: 6d 9h 48m
Buy It Now for only: $4.94
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 15 16 17 18 19 60 60 1 2 65 5 16 Front knob
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 15 16 17 18 19 60 60 1 2 65 5 16 Front knob $6.74
Time Remaining: 6d 9h 49m
Buy It Now for only: $6.74


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.