VBM means "Very Best Model," if you ask me that's a pretty cocky thing to say, its like the local restaurant in town saying "We have the Worlds Best Burger"-Some guy on the street. But if you ask me its still a fine block plane that has seen better days, if you give it some love I'm sure it will make shavings in no time.
Identical to the Stanley no.102
All hand planes have only been cleaned and de-rusted to the point where the buyer can see the true condition and potential of the plane. They have not been tuned nor sharpened unless stated otherwise. (076)