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Plane Help

by Richard Lee
posted 01-30-2017 11:27 PM


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papadan

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#1 posted 01-31-2017 05:26 AM

I’m not a hand tool person, but that plane can be welded.

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Johnny7

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#2 posted 01-31-2017 06:10 AM

That plane may well be a saleman’s sample.

I would guess the crack resulted from actual use (for which it was never intended, since the cutaway makes the casting susceptible to cracking)

I have been at this a long time, and have never seen a Bedrock plane such as yours.
I would highly recommend getting in touch with Patrick Leach or Jim Bode, as it may be quite valuable.

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#3 posted 02-01-2017 05:27 PM

Nice haul. I think the value of the salesman was given on Facebook. They typically start around $800. I’ve seen them go for a bit more, but the crack hurts the value substantially.

The Union 4 3/8 is pretty cool. I just lost the bid on one at Browns auction. I’ve got some Union information post on my website if you’re looking for dates.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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