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In general, if you are new to the purchase of old tools, avoid buying things that cost much more than $XX (insert however much you're willing to blow on worthless junk) without acquainting yourself with the going price. Do this by talking to tool dealers (see the handtool faq for a list of folks on the net) or consulting price guides. Local dealers of tools in antique malls often/usually overprice their tools. An exception to this fact rule are classified as the initial different kinds of each one tool which can be well worth a reasonable amount. They are hard to find simply because the laborers of yesteryear missed them realistic. Almost all classic Stanley planes are merely the people that are the bare minimum used to anyone. This identical way of building continues to be utilized in the very best Japanese tools these days. Some remember that all tools produced in yesteryear weren't superb. The quality of what continues to be is caused by the survival of the fittest then there is there is no shortage of lesser quality old tools found too.

One of the most important factors to consider when determining which vintage mechanic tools to buy is the value of the items. Basically, the value of a vintage mechanic tool is determined using the same principle that governs the price of all items: supply and demand. If a vintage tool is highly sought after, and quite uncommon, it will sell for a higher price than if it’s common and appealing to buyers. The castings are heavier and much more very carefully machined. (Someday following the 1950's Stanley deserted surface grinding the soles of their planes as well as simply belt sanded them. I'm told Record nevertheless grinds theirs to .002). The tote, knobs as well as handles in many cases are of brazilian rosewood, the blades are of quality steel and properly tempered. Additionally, the blades (even on Stanley bench planes) in many cases are of laminated construction. Understanding the present worth of particular vintage and also antique tools might help a buyer produce a right acquiring decision. Just about the most essential things an individual are capable of doing when looking for classic tools is to find an expense manual. With no appropriate price guide, a buyer is going to be subject to the vendor in identifying if your tool is pretty listed.

BRIDGE CITY

BRIDGE CITY TOOL WORKS OLD CATALOGS 12

BRIDGE CITY TOOL WORKS OLD CATALOGS 12

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proto industrial

proto industrial tools catalog

proto industrial tools catalog

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Vintage 1909

Vintage 1909 STANLEY RULE and LEVEL COMPANY  Catalog  102 Reprint

Vintage 1909 STANLEY RULE and LEVEL COMPANY Catalog 102 Reprint

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4 Original

4 Original FAMCO Arbor Press Catalogs Machinists Shop Tool Vintage Fabrication

4 Original FAMCO Arbor Press Catalogs Machinists Shop Tool Vintage Fabrication

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4 Vintage

4 Vintage MWTCA reprint Saw  Tool Catalogs Disston Simmonds Atkins National

4 Vintage MWTCA reprint Saw Tool Catalogs Disston Simmonds Atkins National

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Vintage 1933

Vintage 1933 Stanley Tool Catalogue No 34 Sweetheart Logo Wood Planes

Vintage 1933 Stanley Tool Catalogue No 34 Sweetheart Logo Wood Planes

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1930 HS

1930 HS Getty  Co Cabinet Hardware Bulletin Catalog Philadelphia PA Vintage

1930 HS Getty Co Cabinet Hardware Bulletin Catalog Philadelphia PA Vintage

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1927 Tools

1927 Tools for Cutting Screw Threads JM Carpenter Tap  Die Pawtucket RI Catalog

1927 Tools for Cutting Screw Threads JM Carpenter Tap Die Pawtucket RI Catalog

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c1920s Fred

c1920s Fred Medart Mfg Co Steel Locker Architectural Catalog St Louis Vintage

c1920s Fred Medart Mfg Co Steel Locker Architectural Catalog St Louis Vintage

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Stanley Tools

Stanley Tools Catalog No 34 Vintage 1950 Edition Catalogue

Stanley Tools Catalog No 34 Vintage 1950 Edition Catalogue

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1877 Udell

1877 Udell Ladder  Woodenware Co Tool Catalog Brochure Indianapolis IN Antique

1877 Udell Ladder Woodenware Co Tool Catalog Brochure Indianapolis IN Antique

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1936 tools

1936 tools planes rulers axes WEILAND HARDWARE book catalog blacksmith vises

1936 tools planes rulers axes WEILAND HARDWARE book catalog blacksmith vises

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Clark Electrical

Clark Electrical Control 1960s Catalog Clark Controller Company Cleveland OH

Clark Electrical Control 1960s Catalog Clark Controller Company Cleveland OH

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EARLY HJORTH

EARLY HJORTH COMPANY LATHE  LATHE TOOLS CATALOG CATALOG 12 ANTIQUE LATHE

EARLY HJORTH COMPANY LATHE LATHE TOOLS CATALOG CATALOG 12 ANTIQUE LATHE

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c1959 Wales

c1959 Wales Strippit Model 15A Fabricator Machine Tool Catalog Metalworking VG

c1959 Wales Strippit Model 15A Fabricator Machine Tool Catalog Metalworking VG

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1935 Carrier

1935 Carrier Engineering Corp Kroy Type Unit Heater Catalog Brochure Vintage

1935 Carrier Engineering Corp Kroy Type Unit Heater Catalog Brochure Vintage

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1929 John

1929 John Day Rubber  Supply Co Catalog Mill Factory Tools Vintage Omaha NE

1929 John Day Rubber Supply Co Catalog Mill Factory Tools Vintage Omaha NE

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1969 Seton

1969 Seton Name Plate Corporation Catalog Newhaven Connecticut

1969 Seton Name Plate Corporation Catalog Newhaven Connecticut

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1925 Keating

1925 Keating Pipe Bending Catalog Guide Hartford Connecticut Keating Company

1925 Keating Pipe Bending Catalog Guide Hartford Connecticut Keating Company

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