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Made in Australia Stanley #4 Casting
Stanley #3 made in Australia
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|This bare casting was picked up from a pile on a foundry floor in 1982 at the IXL Works in Geelong, west of Melbourne, Australia.|
|There is an extra block of iron to be machined away to open the mouth, helps keep the casting stable.|
|Date stamped 25th November 1981.|
See also my Stanley High Speed Steel Blades page.
See also the Stanley Australia Page at the Hand Tool Preservation Association of Australia website.
|Earlier model #3 Stanley made in
Australia plane. With stained hardwood handles, 2 piece flat steel depth
adjuster yolk. The inner surface of the body is painted black.
Made after Stanley bought 50% of Titan in 1963.
|Stanley - Titan Pty Ltd,
Licensee of the Stanley Works USA
|Bailey behind the knob and No3 in front on the toe of the bed.|
|Made in Australia.|
Made in Australia.
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