Having trouble dating it, a Bailey No 5. with blue body in very very
good condition at a local pawnshop for $29.95.
The Iron has not been sharpened correctly, there was no rust. The
handles are wood. The iron has Stanley on it and made in the usa.
The cap iron has a kidney shapped hole.
The frog had c on one side and 7 on the other.
On 18 Oct 2003 18:37:03 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org (Alan W)
The blue paint is a giveaway. Type 20 from 1962 on. See
I would personally look around for something a little older.
I recently found a Type 18 (1946-7) in fair shape for $19 at an
email@example.com (Alan W) wrote in message
For less money too.
Yep. At the Damascus, MD annual tool sale and auction, or the
Washington Woodworker's guild meetings with tool sales I've never
been able to sell a cleaned-up pre WWII #5 with Rosewood tote and
knob for more than $15.00.
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