Stanley Block Plane - No. 9 1/2A

stanley 9 1/2A block plane
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Stanley 9 1/2A Plane Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Stanley

Plane Type: Block

Model No: 9 1/2A


The Stanley Block Plane No. 9 1/2A is a 160mm (6 5/16") long adjustable block plane with blade adjuster and an adjustable mouth.

The front knob and the blade adjuster knob are made from solid brass. The plane sides have a circular depression.

The plane is finished with the usual Stanley black finish.

The plane is marked at the rear end of the left side '9 1/2 A', it is marked 'Stanley' at the very rear of the plane. The lateral adjuster is marked 'PATS PEND'.

The Stanley 9 1/2A is fitted with a 1 5/8" (41mm) wide blade. The cutter is marked 'Stanley England No 9 1/2A/220A'.

stanley 9 1/2A plane

This plane and the other Stanley 'A' model block planes we believe were only produced for a few years in the 1980's.

stanley 9 1/2A plane

Plane Construction

stanley block plane 9 1/2a

Length Of Sole: 160mm (6 5/16")

Front knob: brass

Plane finish: black

Stanley 9 1/2A Plane Blade / Cutter

Width: 41mm (1 5/8 inch)

Blade Thickness: 2mm

Top Of Blade Shape: Oval, Rounded Corners

Blade Markings: Stanley, No 9 1/2 / 220A

Manufactured Dates

1980/1981 - <1985


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