The lateral adjustment lever makes its debut. Top of the frog no longer rounded as before. The top is more a flattened arch-shape. The number is now cast into the main casting; i. 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. There you have it, in all its glory, why the circular hole was repositioned, after it being at the top of the blade for some years.
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To answer the question I have looked at the circumstances that prompted Record to start producing hand planes and in a subsequent post I will look at how the design has changed over time. As with so many other great manufacturers of the time the factory was based in Sheffield, England. Before then they apparently had a well-established import business in the UK, as indicated by the amount of advertising they were doing you do not have to try hard to find adverts and catalogue entries for Stanley during the early s and the fact that so many USA made Stanley tools show up on ebay UK. Until Stanley had their own factory in the UK the risk from local manufacturers must have been serious, since their exports were subject to a large import duty or arriving in the UK in the inter-war years the UK underwent a period of protectionist economic policy in reaction to the concerns about the impact of high volumes of imports on domestic industries.