Sargent No. 5217 Block Plane


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Sargent No. 5217 Block Plane
Sargent No. 5217 Block Plane
as illustrated in the Sargent Limited War Line Catalog of 1944.

Sargent Adjustable Iron Planes.

Iron Block Planes.
Screw Adjustable.

No. 5217, 7½ Inches, 1⅝ Inch Cutter.


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


Specifications:

Plane Type: Block Plane
Features: Adjustable, with horizontal screw. Knuckle joint lever cap
Manufactured: From 1943 to 1946
Length: 7½ inches
Cutter Width: 1¾ inches
Construction: Cast iron body, Mahogany knob
Finish: Japanned. Black Nitrate Trimmings
Uses: General purpose block plane

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


Additional Notes:

According to David E. Heckel's "Sargent Planes Identification And Value Guide - Second Edition" (page 36) this plane was made up during World War II, and consists of a #217 body with a #5306/5307 black nitrate finish knuckle joint lever cap. The cutter may or may not have the plane number on it, depending on the particular example. Some planes have also been observed with "No. 217" stamped on the cutters.

This plane was produced as a war emergency item, and was listed in the Limited War Line Catalog.


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