When Record Tools acquired the production rights for the planes formally manufactured by Edward Preston & Sons, a number of Edward Preston planes ended up in Record's own product line.
My question is on dating and identification of the different #45’s.
All sizes in production including those with corrugated bottoms.
Lateral adjustment lever with patent dates 10-21-84 &7-24-88. The planes were identical to the original Stanleys, except for the markings on the beds, (W.., K..), Keen Kutter and Winchester trademarks on the blades and frogs with twisted lateral levers.
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