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Apparently there was a dispute over the Schade patent, because those sold for the first year or two have the Sept. This was done by the factory, and after the body had been japanned, indicating there was some sort of legal dispute over the Schade patent that required a last minute intervention prior to the planes being sold to the public.Both were made by Chevrolet, both are cars and but what a difference. It has the proper 3 line Bedrock cap, round sides, 1 screw frog adjuster and low front knob of a type 4. Everything else about this fine 607 jointer plane is Like New / Fine and all original. He applied his trademark coat of clear lacquer to protect it from rusting and put it in a glass front case he made for his collection. The type 1 / 2 Bedrocks had the special new mated frog design but were numbered with just a single number.Stanley's Bedrock planes had a unique frog design milled flat to match the bed of the plane. The other distinguishing feature of these early Bed Rocks is that there is a milled out area where a patent date that was in conflict with a competitors patent was ground out. It has been lightly cleaned, and has a rich dark patina. A previous owner did scratch his name on the side with an electric pen.The information in this Web page is derived from a type study done by Roger Smith, in his book "Patented Transitional & Metallic Planes in America." Patrick Leach reformatted the type study and added comments based on his experience with Stanley planes.I converted the type study to hypertext and added the plane dating flowchart and feature timeline.