Taber Plane Company–New Bedford Ma.

Once in a while, it takes some time to stumble onto the information to tie it together. What is it you say? Well sometimes it depend.

A few month ago I bought this plane because it was cheap, and it just looked cool.

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After a little TLC, it was brought back to life

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It took some time to stumble onto information that led what I had. It seems this was manufactured by the Taber Plane Co. in New Bedford Ma. in the late 1800’s. Information on the company is still being sought and seems a little scarce.

Can have found a few that sold in the past, prices ranging from $57 – $390.

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