Vintage Sargent tools are the ultimate find for the avid tool collector. They just don't make tools the way they used to and that's why so many carpenters and woodworkers like to get their hands on vintage tools. Antique tools can be worth hundreds and even thousands to the right collector.
The value of a particular tool is dependent on its availability, condition and age. The economy has had an impact on the value of vintage Stanley tools, as well as, all other brands. When people are struggling to make ends meet, they aren't able to indulge in collectibles.The rarest tools in good condition continue to sell in any economy, so keep looking for the hidden jewel in your basement, attic, garage or tool box.