About 70-75 percent of original japanning with some dark spots, micro pitting, tiny nicks and scratches on sides and bottom of sole as some pitting and scratches. Iron stamped "STANLEY RULE & LEVER CO" (7-1/8" long x 2" wide) in good condition. Chip breaker in good condition, both have micro pitting, dark spots and light scratches with BAILEYS PATENT DEC.24,1867 stamped into chip breaker. A few light scratches, micro pitting, and nicks in solid lever cap and a little pitting and darkness on back, number "5" stamped on back. Frog is stamped with number "4" and as scratches, tiny nicks and a little pitting with solid brass adjusting nut PATENTED AUG. No chips or cracks on beaded front knob but tote handle as what may be a very hard to see crack repair??? Both handles have small nicks and scratches from normal wear.
Plane as been very lightly cleaned, oiled and waxed, please see pictures. The item "Antique Vintage Stanley No. 4 TYPE 2 (1869-1872) Pre-Lateral Woodworking Plane" is in sale since Sunday, June 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Carpentry, Woodworking\Planes".The seller is "vandenlee" and is located in Thousand Oaks, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.