I am experimenting with collections on ebay. I have created a collection of hand-planes similar in size to Stanley Bailey 4 1/2. I would like some volunteers to become follows of my collection and tell me what you think. The link is :
Yeah, what is this for? I’ve just bought a 4-1/2 myself from ebay, which was not in your collection.
It’s nice to see images of the variation in condition, some of those planes look very nice. The one I bought is rusty all over and the blade will need grinding back about 1/4″ to reach good metal. The handle is broken as well. 🙂
Sorry Robin, I’d rather not if you don’t mind. The purchase of mine on ebay was contentious, as I got it for the minimum bid of 99p, collection only, and the seller was both angry and aggressive to me, he wanted £25. The sale went to ebay’s resolution service and eventually got sorted out, but I don’t want to identify either of us in that way.