Sargent No. 4306 Knuckle Joint Block Plane


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Sargent No. 4306 Block Plane
Sargent No. 4306 Block Plane
as illustrated in the Sargent catalog of 1911.

Sargent V.B.M Adjustable Iron Planes.

Patented March 21, 1893, July 6, 1897 and April 24, 1906.

Iron Block Planes. Knuckle Joint.
Screw Adjustable and Adjustable Mouth.

Patent Side Adjustment for exact adjusting of the Cutter
with the Face of the Plane.

Polished Trimmings

No. 4306, 6 Inches, 1⅝ Inch Cutter,      .     .     .     each, net $1 35


Note: The above information has been reproduced from an original catalog listing.


Specifications:

Plane Type: Block Plane
Features: Adjustable, with screw adjustment and adjustable mouth. Knuckle joint lever cap
Manufactured: From 1897 to 1950
Patents: March 21, 1893 (lateral adjustment) (Granville H. Wright)
July 6, 1897 (lever action lever cap) (Albert A. Page)
April 24, 1906 (throat adjustment) (Henry B. Sargent)
Length: 6 inches
Cutter Width: 1⅝ inches
Construction: Cast iron body, Cast iron lever cap (1897 to 1909)
Cast iron body, Wrought steel lever cap (1910 to 1918)
Finish: Japanned. Polished Trimmings (1897 to 1943)
Black Nitrate (1944 to 1949)
Japanned. Polished Trimmings (1950)
Type 1 1897 to 1909. See "Additional Notes" below
Uses: General purpose block plane

Please check the Value Guide For Sargent Planes page for relative prices.


Additional Notes:

Type 1 planes had a cast iron lever cap (1897 to 1909), originally referred to as the "Page Patent Lever Cap". They also have the patent date cast into the front of the cap, and were either japanned or given a polished finish.


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