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All 3 of the logos are the result of the merger between Stanley Rule and Level, the tool producer, and The Stanley Works, the hardware producer.

A" below the heart, in one line that is longer than the length of the notched rectangle.

A turn of this screw will move the frog forward or backward, depending on the direction it is turned. It reads in four lines: APR patent date appears with the others patent dates cast behind the frog.

The mating surfaces of both plane body and frog was substantially larger than on the Bailey planes, and the frog on the Bed Rock fit into a groove on the body, eliminating any slop or shifting of the frog once in place.A lot of these planes are broken about the vertical rib, so it was a weak design that was soon dropped.The cap iron still has the logo of Type 1 stamped into it. The trademark stamped into the iron is the same as before, except that "STANLEY" is in a straight line, in large letters, and the rest of the logo immediately below, in small letters.As Stanley described it in their marketing material: The frog and the Bottom are so perfectly fitted together, that from the Plane Iron to the Bottom, the Plane is as one solid piece of metal.Additionally, the Bed Rocks originally featured the frog adjustment mechanism that was patented by Schade on Sep.

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