Any Jammers interested in a vintage planer? i talked to Gene Cooper about this one since he is an aficionado and he had this to say: "Type 2 (on the badge) with an "A" code serial # is approx 1959-1960. Earlier Type 2's 1955-1958 had no Type designation on the badge. Later Type 2's(61-64) had a "C" code. The early motors with the A or C codes were made before they started farming out for the motors and cutting costs. After that they got progressively cheaper in later years. Also the molds for casting the bodies got old and worn out. That's why the early ones are bare aluminum and later ones are painted. So that's a good one you have in my opinion." the planer is in excellent condition and comes with the original box. all things considered asking $400.