BEVEL & SQUARE, STANLEY NO 24, 4 INCH SIZE, GOOD

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 11,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

BEVEL & SQUARE, STANLEY NO 24, 4 INCH SIZE, GOOD

I have a Stanley #24 Patent Combination Try Square & Bevel in the hard to find 4" size. The 4" blade length is measured from the tip of the blade to the inside of the handle which is typically w all Stanley squares are measured. Square has a plated Rosewood handle with a slotted steel blade. Stamped on the Rosewood is "STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO PAT. APR 5.1864". Only the earlier models had this stamping.

This square/bevel combination tool is in very nice shape. No cracks or chips in the Rosewood, no rust or corrosion on the steel blade and the stamping is very clear and legible. In my experience I have rarely seen this Stanley stamping on their #24 bevel/square. No owners marks on this example. Even the edges of the Rosewood are still reasonably sharp. This 4" size (and the 12" size) are considerably harder to find than the other sizes. You will not see many nicer examples of this square than this one.

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