Jacob Siegley Hand Planes

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Siegley Hahn Bench Plane Lever caps

Ref: “Patented Transitional & Metallic Planes in America” By Roger K. Smith Vol 1&2 and “Plane Makers of Wikes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Jacob Siegley, Edwin Hahn, Keystone Tool Works” By John F. Rumpf

Jacob Siegley 1846-January 19, 1937. He is said to have moved to Wilkes-Barre around 1883-1884 from New York City.

His first patent was for a combination plane (pat # 216,979).

(pat # 216,979).

The second patent 245,752, August 16th, 1881 was for improvement on his first patent.

His next patent was for a block plane. 269,967, January 2, 1883

Also on January 2, 1883 he was granted patent 269,968 for an improvement on his combination plane. His last patent for a combination plane was 446,194, February 10, 1891.

Patent 294,919 March 11 1884 (the first one for him living in Wilkes-Barre

Siegley also made his combination plane for the Union Plane Co. c. 1903-1904.

Siegley has one patent for his bench planes, patent #510,096 December 5, 1893.

Jacob Siegley sold his line of block planes and combination planes to Stanley Rule & Level in 1905. All Transitional planes marked Siegley, and all Bailey patented style planes marked Siegley and all block planes similar to Stanley styles are all made by Stanley. According to PTAMPIA, Roger states that Stanley may have made the Transitional Planes for Siegley c. 1895-1904

Edwin Hahn also started making original Siegley style planes in 1908

Information on the lever caps and how to tell them apart, Siegley Hahn Bench Plane Lever caps

Siegley #10 type 9

Siegley #10 type 9

Siegley #10 type 9 (based on “Plane Makers of Wikes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Jacob Siegley, Edwin Hahn, Keystone Tool Works ” By John F. Rumpf) Back to Jacob Siegley Hand Planes Siegley Hand Planes Stanley Sie...
Siegley #2 Combination Plane – type 4

Siegley #2 Combination Plane – type 4

Siegley #2 Combination Plane – type 4 1884-1888 Jacob Siegley Hand Plane Examples (My #2-030923-1)
Siegley #2 Plow Plane

Siegley #2 Plow Plane

Siegley #2 Plow Plane I believe it is a type 10 Additional Jacob Siegley Hand Plane Examples (My #2-030823-3)
Siegley #3 type 1 Partial

Siegley #3 type 1 Partial

I don't usually post partial planes or parts planes, but this is rare enough I decided to make an exception. Both the cutter adjuster and the throat plate are damaged and it is missing the cutter and the cap. But the only other time I've seen...
Siegley #3 Type 12

Siegley #3 Type 12

This is a Siegley #3 type 12, which puts it about 1900 = 1901 according to “Plane Makers of Wikes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Jacob Siegley, Edwin Hahn, Keystone Tool Works ” This was probably one of the last runs Jacob Siegley before Stanley bought him...
Siegley #4 Type 6 Restored

Siegley #4 Type 6 Restored

Back to Siegley History A Type 6 Siegley No. 4 circa 1896. It’s a pre-lateral and well before Stanley bought him out. Some before restoration pictures After the restoration The checkering has been hand cut. ...
Siegley #6 Pattern Makers Plane

Siegley #6 Pattern Makers Plane

Siegley #6 Pattern Makers Plane Jacob Siegley Hand Plane Examples (My #6-032623-6)

Here are some Stanley made Siegley Examples

Siegley #5 Jack Plane

Siegley #5 Jack Plane

Back to Jacob Siegley Hand Planes Stanley Siegley Hand Plane Examples
Stanley Siegley #18 Block Plane

Stanley Siegley #18 Block Plane

Back to Siegley History Stanley Siegley Hand Plane Examples (My # S-021223-4)


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