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Phillips Patent Plow PlanePhillips Patent Plow Plane w/ 8 Cutters   This is a very nice patented plow plane that is in overall excellent condition. Russell Phillips was first granted the patent for this design plane in 1867. He hailed from Gardiner, Maine. He was later issued a couple more patents for improvements to the design. His later improved models look completely different from this and more like a Mayo's patent.  This is one of the earlier models of the original design that was offered before the "improved" version was introduced in about 1871.

Note the original Rosewood handle and graceful horn.  It has a small owners stamp that reads D. O. Card.  8 cutters are included counting the T & G installed in it. The depth stop is present.  A fine example that deserves a place in any collection focused on patented metallic planes of the 19th century.  Different, Unusual and Nice!!

Good+ . . . . . . . $1095.00       SOLD!!




Phillips Patent Improved Plow PlanePhillips Patent "Improved" Plow Plane  This is a very nice example of a later "improved" model Phillips Plow Plane.  Russell Phillips was first granted the patent for this design plane in 1867. These later improved models look completely different from his earlier "box" style planes and more like a Mayo's patent.  This "improved" version was introduced in about 1871.

Note the original Rosewood handle and graceful horn.  The depth stop is present.  A fine example that deserves a place in any collection focused on patented metallic planes of the 19th century.  Different, Unusual and Nice!!   

Good+ . . . . . . . $895.00        SOLD!!




Walker Patent Plow PlaneWalker Patent Plow Plane    This is a crazy design for a plow plane.  It has a series of metal plates that can be shifted to different positions to conform to the wood and the the 15 cutters that were provided.  I bet it was not a popular item.  Edwin walker is also known for his patented ice cream scoop, and for holding the patent on one of the most well designed and popular corkscrews.

Good + . . . . .$895.00        SOLD







Walker Patent Plow PlaneWalker Patent Plow Plane    This is a nice condition  plow plane. These unusual planes have a series of metal plates that can be shifted to different positions to conform to the wood  profile, and be better able to use  the 15 cutters that were provided. .  Edwin walker is also known for his patented ice cream scoop, and for holding the patent on one of the most well designed and popular corkscrews.

Good + . . . . .$1295.00        SOLD







Phillips Patented Plow PlanePhillips Patent Plow Plane  This is a very nice plane that is in excellent condition.  Russell Phillips was first granted the patent for this design plane in 1867.  He hailed from Gardiner, Maine.  He was later issued a couple more patents for improvements to the design.  This is one of the later models of this original design that was offered before the "improved" version was introduced in about 1871.  The condition of this example is wonderful.  Note the original Rosewood handle and graceful horn.  The thumb screw for the depth stop has been modified to facilitate tightening it, it should be round but has been squared off to allow for a better grip.  The rest of the plane is original and very nice.   A fine example that deserves a place in any collection focused on Patented metallic planes of the 19th century.   It is a winner. Super!!

Good + . . . . .$1295.00        SOLD




Phillips Patent Plow PlanePhillips Patent Plow Plane  This Phillips Patent Plow plane is in good condition.   This is one of the later models of this original design that was offered before the "improved" version that looks like a Mayo patent was introduced in about 1871.  The top of the handle is chipped, and the rest of the plane is original and  nice.   There are no cutters.

Good + . . . . .$895.00        SOLD







Phillips Patent Plow PlanePhillips Patented Improved Plow Plane  This is one of the later models by the same name as the plane above.  This example is marked on all the parts #66 which I assume is the assembly #.  Overall the condition is good with some of the decoration and highlights still remaining on portions.  The fence does not seem to want to tighten on the rod properly, but I did not fuss with it.  The small depth stop and screw for it are missing.

Good + . . . . .$695.00        SOLD








Pattern Makers PlanePattern Makers PlanePattern Makers Plane This is a nice set.  The plane itself has the early look of an English Spiers, Norris or Mathieson style plane.  Most of the 11 cutters are marked Buck Brothers.  A couple have been replaced.  The 11 bottoms lock on in the rear on a dovetail as can be seen, and through the front handle in front.  A nice example.

Good + . . . . .$195.00        SOLD








Fales Patent Combination Plane The Fales Patent plane is one of the most complicated patented combination woodworking planes that was ever manufactured. It took two bottoms, a cutter, plus a few more pieces to make a simple cut.  The history of this plane is interesting.  It dates from the late 1800's, and had a very limited production run as it immediately became clear that they were not going over well, and it became evident that the buying public even back then was familiar with the marketing phrase KISS.   Still in shiny-nice new condition and as a bonus even has some of the original promotional paper that came with it.  These are found, but never in this condition.

Good + . . . . .   SOLD





mayo.jpg (33050 bytes)Mayo's Improved Patented Plow Plane This unusual patented plane Is most commonly referred to as a Mayo's Patent, but is also known as "The Boss Plane" which is cast into the side as well as the patent information.  This plane went through a series of design changes during its few short years of manufacture, and this is one of the last variations. Several people marketed it and Mayo was the final owner of the rights and patent.  One of the nicest features if that the name Mayo is spelled out in script on the brass or gunmetal screws.  Earlier versions are known as the Phillips Patent Plow, and were marketed by Babson and Reppelier of the Boston Tool Co.

Good + . . . . . $2395.00       SOLD






Mayo Patent "The Boss" Plow PlaneMayo Patent "The Boss" Plow Plane  Here is a very nice Mayo's Improved Patented Plow Plane. The last patent for this plow plane was issued in 1875 and that date can be found on the plane in two areas.  The skate is marked and the fence are both marked with the date.  The name "The Boss Plane is cast into the body near the front, and he name Mayo is spelled out in script on the brass or gunmetal screws.  A very nice touch.

 This type or style plow plane went through a series of design changes during its few short years of manufacture, and this is one of the last variations. Several people marketed this style plane and Mayo was the final owner of the rights and patent. Earlier versions are known as the Phillips Patent Plow, and were marketed by Babson and Reppelier of the Boston Tool Co.  All of this is explained in Roger Smiths PTAMPIA Vol 1 & 2.

The gold wash finish is approx 80% and there is no pitting or other major problems.  The one apology is the handle horn missing, and I am working on having that replaced as you look at this rare and magnificent piece of woodworking history.  These planes have been know to go into the mid 4 figures with cutters and in no better condition.  This is an opportunity that will not last long, and this plane is priced to sell.

Good +  . . . . . .$1295.00        SOLD!!





Phillips Patent Plow PlanePhillips Patent Plow Plane w/ 8 Cutters   According to Roger Smiths Vol. 1 of PTAMPIA this would be an early model of this plane. It has some characteristics of a later model given it has a Rosewood handle.  Note in one of the pics how the maker mark info on the skate about it being a Phillips Plow plane has been over-stamped with different info and Harlow a different maker name.  Smith discusses this marking, but it would seem there isPhillips Patent Plow Plane w/ 8 Cutters additional research to be done as there is little detail explaining why this happened.

The main body is in pretty nice condition.  There is about 70% of the original black japanning, and some traces of the red highlighting.  There is no damage to the casting or cracks in the weak areas.  The Rosewood handle is pretty nice, and the delicate horn is nice.  The fence rod is here, but the fence itself has gone missing. 

Also there are 8 original cutters.  Most are full length.  There is some minor surface rust on a couple but it is not heavy, nor is there obvious pitting. The cutters alone are worth the money, and the plane is actually very nice.  Opportunity!!

Good +. . . . . . $995.00        SOLD!!






Metallic Plane Co. Plow PlaneMetallic Plane Co. Plow Plane   The maker stamp is on the skate.  The overall condition is nice.  One of the rods is a replacement that is barely screwed in as it is the wrong thread pitch.  The threads have not been buggered.

Good + . . . . . $375.00        SOLD!!







Stanley Millers Patent # 41 Plow PlaneStanley Millers Patent # 41 Plow Plane   This has the straight fence w/  wrap around feature.  There is no fillister bed.  Overall good condition.  Nice!!

Good . . . . .$295.00      SOLD!








Stanley Millers Patent # 41 Plow PlaneStanley Millers Patent # 41 Plow Plane   Just the straight fence and no fillister bed.  Overall good condition.  Nice!!

Good  . . . . .  $195.00    SOLD!!










Siegley #2 Combination PlaneSiegley #2 Combination Plane  Siegley made a number of different versions of this plow plane.  This one has a screw adjuster for the cutters and is one of the later models.  The box of cutters is missing at least one, and there are 18 or so remaining including the harder to find beading cutters.  There is one screw missing on the outside fence.  It otherwise looks good, and ready to go.  Nice!!

Good +  . . . . . $175.00       SOLD!!







Stanley Millers Patent #42 Bronze Plow Plane w/ Fillister BedStanley Millers Patent #42 Bronze Plow Plane w/ Fillister Bed   The Stanley Millers Patent line of Combination Plow and Fillister planes is one of the most graphic, good looking, and sought after of all manufactured patented woodworking planes.  First introduced by Stanley in 1870 this line of planes was offered for less than 30 years before being phased out in favor of the more popular and versatile Stanley #45 / 55 series of combination planes.  

This is a #42 Bronze plow plane w/ iron fillister bed and one iron fence.  The #41 & 42 came equipped with an iron Fillister Bed as this one has.  It is missing its bronze wrap around fence. An iron wrap around fence from a #41 would fit and work.  These planes originally came with 9 cutters, but are usually only found with 1 cutter as this one has.   The overall condition is OK noting the typical shortened handle horn.    An historically important plane that belongs on the shelf of every serious antique tool / plane collection.

Good   . . . . . . $995.00       SOLD!!





Stanley # 42 Millers Patent Bronze / Gunmetal Plow PlaneStanley # 42 Millers Patent Bronze / Gunmetal Plow Plane   This #42 Millers Patent plane is a type 3A dating from 1875.  The main observable differences from a type 3 are that the screws for the bronze wrap around  fence are now a one piece un-slotted style.  The round head cutter hold down thumbscrew keeps it from being a type 4 .  It is a beautiful early example of one of Stanley's most sought after planes.  The bronze wrap around fence is very nice.  The plane is in overall good + condition.  There is a small sliver out of the top of the handle, but the horn is present and it looks pretty good.    Nice!!

#42 . . . . . . Good +  . . . . .  $1250.00      SOLD!!





Stanley Millers Patent Bronze / Gunmetal Plow PlaneStanley Millers Patent Bronze / Gunmetal Plow Plane   This ad is for the #42 Millers Patent plane on the right in the picture to the left.  It is a type 3A dating from 1875.  The main observable difference is that the screws for the bronze wrap around  fence are now a one piece un-slotted style.  It is a beautiful early example of one of Stanley's most sought after planes.  The bronze wrap around fence is very nice.  The second pic on the right shows it with a proper and nice fillister bed.  The other pics below show it with and without the fillister.  It is being sold separately.  The plane is in overall good + condition. There is a small sliver out of the top of the handle, but the horn is present and it look pretty good.    Nice!!

#42 . . . . . . Good +  . . . . .  $1250.00         SOLD!!





Stanley Millers Patent #141 Nickel Plated Plow PlaneStanley Millers Patent #141 Nickel Plated Plow Plane  Stanley introduced the 141 line of Millers Patent planes  after introducing #41 - 44 series were phased out in 1897.  The 141 was made up till the end of WWI in 1918. This one has a Sweetheart stamp which would date it right at the end of the production period.  The 141 is basically the same as a #41 except that it has a provision for an interchangeable nose piece, and it came with thinner cutters than the earlier 41. 

The nickel on the plane and fence is about 90%.  The second nose piece is missing which it typical.

Good . . . . .$295.00       SOLD





Stanley Millers Patent # 41 Rabbet and Fillister PlaneStanley Millers Patent # 41 Rabbet and Fillister Plane  This # 41 is OK but needs some restoration work performed.    First off it needs a handle as can be seen.  The body is OK, but there is hardly any original finish left and although it looks good as is, it will look better with a japanning.  The skate is lightly pitted but you can make out the logo there.  The fillister bed is OK and the nicker is there, but short..  It has light pitting on the sole as well.  The wrap around fence is OK.  Again there is little finish, but no breaks or damage.  The outside fence does have a crack along the fence and is missing both of its screws.  It is a project plane that has potential.

Good . . . . .$225.00      SOLD





Stanley Millers Patent #41 Plow Plane w/ Fillister BedStanley Millers Patent #41 Plow Plane w/ Fillister Bed  The Stanley Millers Patent line of Combination Plow and Fillister planes is one of the most graphic, good looking, and sought after of all patented manufactured woodworking planes.  First introduced in 1870 this line of planes was offered by Stanley for less than 30 years before being phased out in favor of the more popular and versatile Stanley #45 / 55 series of planes.  

This is a #41 iron plow plane w/ fillister bed.  It is proper the way it is shown with both a straight and iron wrap around fence.  The fences are missing 3 out of 4 screws.    The #41 came equipped with a Fillister Bed, and iron wrap around fence.  The #43 is the same basic plane without a provision for these.   These planes originally came with 9 cutters, but are usually only found with 1 cutter as this one has.   The condition is very nice with no pitting or rust.  This is a nice example of this very beautiful and highly desirable and collectible plane.   A winner that belongs on the top shelf of every serious tool collection.

Good +  . . . . . . $895.00        SOLD!!





Stanley Millers Patent # 41 Rabbet and Fillister PlaneStanley #41 Type 3 Combination Plow PlaneThis Stanley #41 is in very nice condition.  It is a very early model and has original split screws that are nice as well.  There has been one professional repair done to the tip of the tote.  There is some very light pitting on various parts but overall this is a super example of a very nice plane that includes the fillister bed and 8 cutters.

Good . . . . . $795.00      SOLD






Stanley Millers Patent # 41 Rabbet and Fillister PlaneStanley #141 SW Era Nickel Plated Millers Patent Plow Plane  Here is a pretty nice example of this increasingly popular and difficult to find plane.   The handle is nice, and the finish on the body approaches 90% or more.  The wood is good and the SW logo on the skate is clear and strong.   The skate is not pitted. Included is the outside fence.  It is missing the second bullnose front, and there is no Fillister bed.  There are two different depth stops, one being the heavy cast one up front and the rear one is the steel version.  The slitter is present.  There are no cutters.   A great piece to add to the collection.

Good . . . . .$395.00       SOLD





Stanley Millers Patent Gunmetal # 42  Rabbet and Fillister PlaneStanley #42 Type 4 Millers Patent Plow Plane  The Stanley #42 Combination Plow and Fillister plane is one of the most graphically good looking and sought after of all manufactured woodworking planes that was ever produced.  First introduced in 1870 this prime example exhibits traits that indicate that it is a Type 3A or 4 and dates from about 1875 or 1876.   It is just slightly later than the other example of a #42 plane that I have listed above.   It is also in slightly nicer condition as evidenced by the very nice original finish Rosewood long horn handle and lack of any appreciable pitting or corrosion on the skate or fillister bed.   The wrap around fence is super and fits perfectly.  All screws are nice and show just normal amounts of wear.  These beautiful and graphic planes with their gunmetal (bronze) bodies, and superb looks and design are a testament to the craftsmanship and taste of our early toolmakers and to those craftsmen who used them and the work that they turned out.   This is one of the nicer examples of this very beautiful and highly desirable and collectible planes that I have ever had the pleasure to offer.  A winner that belongs on the top shelf of every serious tool collection.

Good . . . . . SOLD





Stanley #42 Millers Patent Plow PlaneStanley #42 Millers Patent Plow Plane  This Stanley #42 Combination Plow and Fillister plane needs some attention and a few parts to make it complete.  That is reflected in the price. 

Good . . . . .   SOLD







Stanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal / Bronze Plow Plane w/ Fillister Bed & Wrap Around FenceStanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal / Bronze Plow Plane w/ Fillister Bed & Wrap Around Fence  This #42 gunmetal plow plane comes with its proper fillister bed, and wrap around bronze fence.  Proper and nice fences for this plane have been known to sell upwards of 2K all by their lonesome.  The overall condition is very nice with no pitting.  The finish on the fillister bed is well over 90%.  The wrap around fence is very nice. The Rosewood handle has lost some of its upper horn but looks OK. There are 2 slotted screws missing on the outer cast iron fence.  The slitter is also missing.  This plane would easily be worth up to $2500 with those $100 worth of parts.   A nice plane that belongs on the top shelf of every serious tool collection.

Good +  . . . . . . SOLD!       






Stanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal Plow Plane w/ Fillister & CuttersStanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal Plow Plane w/ Fillister & Cutters    This is a very nice example of the Stanley Millers Patent #42 gunmetal plow plane.  It is complete with its w/ fillister bed and proper screws, proper gunmetal wrap around fence, outer iron fence, and 9 nice cutters in their box as shown in the pics.  The condition is very nice with the plane showing minimal amounts of wear.  The handle horn has not been shortened.  There is no rust or pitting and the Stanley stamp on the skate is very nice.  The Millers Patent stamp on the handle is clear as well and as can be seen there are just some scratches and one small chip on it. A must have for any advanced Stanley collection!!

Fine . . . . . .    SOLD!!





Stanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal Plow Plane w/ Fillister & CuttersStanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal Plow Plane w/ Fillister & Cutters    This is a pretty nice example of the  #42 gunmetal plow plane.  It is complete with its w/ fillister bed, proper gunmetal wrap around fence and 7 cutters shown in the last pics.  The condition is nice with the plane showing typical amounts of wear and tear.  The handle horn is shortened.  A must have for any serious collection of Stanley planes.

Good . . . . . .        SOLD!!






Stanley Millers Patent #41 Plow Plane w/ Fillister BedStanley Millers Patent #41 Plow Plane w/ Fillister Bed   Stanley's Millers Patent line of Combination Plow and Fillister planes is one of the most graphic, good looking, and sought after of all patented manufactured woodworking planes.  First introduced in 1870 this line of planes was offered by Stanley for less than 30 years before being phased out in favor of the more popular and versatile Stanley #45 / 55 series of planes.  

This is a  very nice #41 iron plow plane w/ fillister bed and both a straight and iron wrap around fence. These planes originally came with 9 cutters and this one is missing a couple with just 7.   The condition is very nice with no pitting or rust.  The horn on the handle is good.  One screw holding the fillister bed is a replacement.

Good +  . . . . . .     SOLD!





Stanley Millers Patent #43 Plow PlaneStanley Millers Patent #43 Plow Plane  The #43 is the same as the 41 without a provision for a fillister fence and so there are no slots for one in the skate.  The #44 is like a 42, but again has no provision for a fillister bed.  This is a very nice iron  #43.  The white residue on the handle is from the collectors tag, and will come off with lighter fluid or the like with no effect.    The condition is very nice with no pitting or rust.  The horn on the handle is good.  It come with the 3 cutters shown.  All in all a nice example of a hard to find plane.

Good +  . . . . . .$425.00         SOLD!





Stanley #141 Millers Patent Bull Nose Plow PlaneStanley #141 Millers Patent Bull Nose Plow Plane  Stanley introduced the 141 line of Millers Patent planes about 10 years after introducing the #41 which was phased out in 1897.  The #141 was made up till the end of WWI in 1918.  This is basically the same as a #41 except that it has a provision for an interchangeable nose piece, and it came with thinner cutters than the earlier #41. 

This #141 iron plow plane is an early japanned version.  It is as shown, and is missing the fillister bed.  The second nose piece is also missing, which it typical.  There is just one cutter.  The collectors tag calls it off as a #143, but that is wrong as a #143 would not have the provision to accept the missing fillister bed.  What you see is what you get.

Good   . . . . . .$175.00       SOLD!





Stanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal / Bronze Plow Plane 
w/ Fillister Bed & Wrap Around FenceStanley #42 Millers Patent Gunmetal / Bronze Plow Plane w/ Fillister Bed & Wrap Around Fence This is a super nice condition example of one of Stanley's most famous planes.  The Stanley Millers Patent line of  Combination Plow and Fillister planes is one of the most graphic, good looking, and sought after of all patented manufactured woodworking planes.  First introduced in 1870 this line of planes was offered by Stanley for less than 30 years before being phased out in favor of the more popular and versatile Stanley #45 / 55 series of planes.  

This is a #42 gunmetal plow plane is complete with its w/ fillister bed, wrap around bronze fence and cutters in their proper box.  The condition is very nice with no pitting or rust.  The Miller's Patent info is clearly visible on the nice Rosewood handle.  This is a nice example of this very beautiful and highly desirable and collectible plane.   A winner that belongs on the top shelf of every serious tool collection.      

Good +  . . . . . . SOLD!



Stanley Millers Patent #141 Plow Plane w/ Fillister BedStanley #141 Millers Patent Bull Nose Plow Plane w/ Fillister Bed   Stanley introduced the 141 line of Millers Patent planes after  the #41 - 44 line was phased out in 1897.  The 141 was made up till the end of WWI in 1918.  This is basically the same as a #41 except that it has a provision for an interchangeable nose piece, and it came with thinner cutters than the earlier 41. 

This #141 iron plow plane w/ fillister bed has seen a lot of use, and has considerable loss to the nickel on the fillister bed. The nickel on the plane itself is about 90%.  The fence is japanned.  The second nose piece is missing which it typical.  There is just the fillister cutter.  When do you see them anymore?        

Good   . . . . . . $295.00       SOLD!!



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