Way in the back of my drawer of planes, I came across an odd old one.
The body of the plane is marked "Bailey" and "4", but the lever cap is
Did Stanley make planes using the Bailey body?
Trippy irony here too, for your post. The Stanley #5 I just bought on
eBay (from a nice lady) is also that, "Bailey" only on the toe, then
"No. 5" on the heal and no "Stanley" on it anywhere, it's got three
patent dates ending with 1910, smaller brass adjustment knob and a
much newer lever-cap with the K-hole and orange around the
'Stanley' name. I think the only franken about it is the lever-cap, and
the frog does have the adjustment screw on the lower back of it, if
that matters. any interjections of great wisdom and knowledge on
it (besides massive readin' in blood'n'gore, I like comm)?
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