Pre-Lateral Plane in good excellent for its aged. About 90-95 percent of original japanning with some dark spots, micro pitting, tiny nicks and scratches on sides and bottom of sole as some pitting, tiny nick on mouth and scratches. Iron stamped "STANLEY RULE & LEVER CO" (6-3/4" long x 1-3/4" wide) in excellent condition.Chip breaker in excellent condition, both iron and chip breaker micro pitting, dark spots and scratches with BAILEYS PATENT DEC. 24,1867 stamped into chip breaker. Scratches, micro pitting, darkness and nicks in banjo spring solid lever cap, number "3" stamped on back.
Frog is stamped with number "3" and as tiny nicks and a little pitting with solid brass adjusting nut BAILEY'S PATENTED AUG. Stamped into it, see photo #9. No cracks or chips on beaded front knob or tote handles, both handles have small nicks and scratches from normal wear. Plane has been very lightly cleaned, oiled and waxed, please see pictures. The item "RARE Vintage Antique Stanley No 3 TYPE 1 (1867-69) Pre-Lateral Woodworking Plane" is in sale since Thursday, October 21, 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.