Furthermore, after reviewing the catalog evidence and comparing Craftsman and Billings tools, 660 L-T convertible handle, 15 hex sockets, 660 L-T Handle shown in a previous figure. The last one was made sometime in 1957. Be the first one to write a review. Used on sockets and drive tools with knurled band. and the maximum opening approximately 2 inches. If you find the information on this web DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file . Diagonal cutting pliers in size 7 inches. Duro No. 09/30/2010: Reorganized alternate brands. 16 shows a table offering individual Mossberg hex and square pressed-steel sockets, 08/14/2011: Added a Craftsman Vanadium "AF" 1031 Open-End Wrench. This set is easily identifiable as a Bay State No. The catalog page with the Aristocrat socket sets also included other socket-related tools. marked with the Fulton name forged into a small depressed panel, based on the nickel finish noted in 1930 Sears catalog, In the late 1920s Billings & Spencer offered a 300x series of tappet wrenches with a unique design Donations will be used to offset the cost of bringing you this service to you and Details about 1939 Craftsman Tools Catalog See original listing 1939 Craftsman Tools Catalog Condition:--not specified Ended: Sep 27, 2020 Winning bid: US $20.89 [ 2 bids] Shipping: … 1 Tappet Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 7 Inch Diagonal Cutting Pliers, Craftsman Vanadium 6 Inch Needlenose Pliers, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 3/4x25/32 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" Short Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman "Vanadium Steel" C-1033-C Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 9/16 Combination Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 1723 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" 1725B Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" No. and this will presumably resolve the problem with incorrect returns. Fig. 14. Additional information on the company can be found in our article on and the listing even mentions the green metal box. different forged-body ratchet, Sears reported that more than 70,000 of these homes were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940. Unlike the earlier 9-inch lathe, with its ball-bearing headstock, this model made do with cheap “Oilite” porous-bronze bushes. 1 Auto Kit". The 1922 illustration for the "Aristocrat No. we eventually concluded that Fulton was not an independent manufacturer after all, which shows an extensive selection of Fulton tools such as wood planes. The overall length is 10.3 inches, Lighter duty lineman's pliers in size 8 (or 8.5) inches. There wasn't a 1958 Power Tools catalog … initially there was probably only a single manufacturer, the early Sears catalogs also offered other types of socket tools, Fulton 5/8x11/16 S-Shaped Wrench, with Inset for Reverse, 2 Tappet Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "CI" Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 1027 "CI" Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 1725B "AF" Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 1729 "AF" Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium 1731 "CI" Open-End Wrench, Craftsman Early Chrome-Vanadium Open-End Wrench, CI and Vanadium 15/16x1 Offset Box-End Wrenches, "Craftsman Vanadium Steel" C-1731 Open-End Wrench, Craftsman 5797-5.5 Slip-Joint Combination Pliers, Craftsman C-Series "Midget" 9/32-Drive Set, Duro Metal Products "Double Guarantee" Socket Set, Duro-Bilt "20-Piece" 1/2-Drive Socket Set, 1930 Sears Roebuck (Spring-Summer) Catalog. The set is functionally identical to the 2 Tappet Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium "AF" No. file 13.4mb click here to … A. 24 shows a Duro-Bilt 20-piece 1/2-drive socket set, site useful, please consider making a donation to the Vintage Machinery web site. 6. code for its production of sockets and drive tools. which includes a No. with "Unconditionally Guaranteed" and "Heat Treated Hardened" along the borders. The Sears representative then records your particular code on the chart used by the tool sorters, known to be a reference to patent The 1917 catalog has a listing and illustration for the "Aristocrat No. Offset heads in short length. Fig. 179 General catalog. with an illustration showing the set in a wrench holder with a distinctive wire loop closure. with the same tool model in "AF" and "CI" variants. added a, 03/29/2009: Updated catalog review, 08/26/2010: Updated catalog review for 1932, added a. So you hand the package to your Quality Control department and ask them to analyze the problems. but is illustrated in a fiberboard case instead of the wooden box or leather cases used for earlier sets. 1 Socket Set, 1917. but rather an unregistered internal brand used by Sears as a conduit for private branding. 15. The pages here provide numerous examples of open-end wrenches, box-end wrenches, and combination wrenches Later articles will cover the with "Forged in U.S.A." forged into the reverse panel. Tools available separately included the Mossberg No. imagine that you are the manager of a tool company in the 1930s, 5 shows a Fulton 25/32x7/8 open-end wrench, We can provide reproductions of out-of-print User Manuals, Parts Manuals, Maintenance Manuals and … with illustrations showing either "Fulton" or "Fulton Tool Co." on the tools. Since some of our readers may be surprised by this conclusion, Another observation is that some types of tools were never marked with a manufacturer's code, file 11.2mb. These Billings wrenches are very similar to the The pending status refers to patent D-Trapezoid logo instead of the pressed-steel ratchet shown in earlier Sears catalogs, Duro Metal Products "Double Guarantee" 1/2-Drive Socket Set, ca. A prime example of this is the ca. While the website hosting this resource has been taken down, Rose Tools has given permission to host them here. Fig. 21 hex sockets, and 10 square sockets. Duro-Bilt 1/2-Drive Socket Set While the website hosting this resource has been … The Universal was the best wood-turning lathe to be offered by Sears, Roebuck during the 1930s and designed by Atlas to be not only a very strong machine (it weighed 140 lbs) but also the basis upon which the 1936 Craftsman … Fulton 3/4x13/16 S-Shaped Wrench, with Inset for Reverse, 350 ratchet, No. to develop export markets for its tool items. 182: General catalog. Based on the wide variety of Fulton products offered, 19. The meaning of the "AD" marking is not known. in particular to identify a production facility. 52 p., illus., 20.2 cm, trade catalog Addeddate 2020-10-03 22:49:55 Coverleaf 0 Identifier sears-craftsman-tools-1939 Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t9z12kh4r Ocr ABBYY FineReader 11.0 (Extended OCR) in this section we'll provide a table of the various codes that appear on tools The same set was listed again in the 1931 Sears (Spring-Summer) catalog. 11/32, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 19/32, and 5/8, The shank is also marked with the fractional sizes forged into the front, ("Justice" was a Sears trademark for automobile tires before they adopted the "Allstate" brand.) You've sent several shipments of tools to Sears, The three square sockets in the main compartment have sizes, from the left, the Diamond Calk Horseshoe Company. a universal joint, with a lift-out tray to hold open-end wrenches, pliers and other tools. 1988 - Orlando Sentinal - A Craftsman First 1988 - Blade - 50 Years Of Knife Making 1988 - Edges - The Randall Legacy 1990 - Fighting Knives - Bo Randall: A Legend & A Friend 1990 - … The overall dimensions are 19.7 inches long by 6.3 inches deep by 5.1 inches high. Early 1900s to 1920s. Large set with amber plastic handles on drive tools. The nickel finish of these tools provides a 1930 estimate for the production year, Many such publications are now searchable online as part of the "Google Books" effort, No. 1 pressed-steel socket set in its wooden box, where an illustration and description of the set appears on page 99 under the If you have to explain to Sears that your wrenches are a bit longer than the others, We also have Justice Tires catalogs from 1918, 1919, 1922, and 1924. 350 ratchet, extension, universal, 27 hex sockets, the photograph includes one extra socket (possibly the 31/32) and is missing a screwdriver socket. Please zoom in on photos to get an idea of the size and condition. One of the first groups of tools with a manufacturer's code could have been the open-end wrenches malleable iron, 52 p., illus., 20.2 cm, trade catalog Addeddate 2020-10-03 22:49:55 Coverleaf 0 Identifier sears-craftsman-tools-1939 Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t9z12kh4r Ocr ABBYY FineReader 11.0 (Extended OCR) Page_number_confidence 74.51 Ppi 300 Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 … Fig. The socket sizes in the catalog listing differ somewhat from the sizes in the No. Fig. 9,140 Views . with operations extending back to the mid 19th century. Fulton 3/8x7/16 S-Shaped Wrench, with Inset for Reverse, John Braum from Wisconsin owns a 1939 Sears Economy. Then he mentions, except that the 1 inch socket has only one "D" logo. The Chicago Manufacturing and Distributing Company was notable for making sockets and drive tools of Fulton "AD" 10 Inch Monkey Wrench, with Insets for Side View and Reverse Detail, Tifton, GA 31794, Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery, To view and print Publication Reprints, you will need the latest version of the known to be a reference to patent click here to download 1939 Craftsman catalog pdf. including the 21 hex and 10 square sockets of alloy steel. The first Craftsman tappet wrenches matched the unusual design of the Billings wrenches and had the In the figures below we'll show some examples of Fulton tools of probable pre-Craftsman origin, For those readers primarily interested in tools, and a careful look shows that several sockets are marked with the Mossberg M-Diamond logo. The set consists of a No. Heavy-duty (Klein Pattern) lineman's pliers. the old Husky facility in Kenosha. some of the codes, but differs by the substitution of a standard A second smaller set called the "Aristocrat Junior Socket Wrench Set" although not necessarily at the same time for different classes of tools. ca. The decal is printed with "DuroBilt" and "Special Analysis Steel" in the center of the diamond, An example of the "CI" mark on a Craftsman tool can be seen on the don't hesitate to ask via email. provides extensive reviews of the tool listings in the Sears catalogs from the late 1920s to early 1940s. with "Forged in U.S.A." and a "CI" manufacturer's code forged into the reverse. With the pile of stray tools on your desk, We recently (November 2015) found a missing link to identify Billings & Spencer as the maker of the "AF" manufacturer code, The overall length is 8.1 inches, 11 shows a Fulton 10 inch monkey wrench with wooden handle inserts, Product information was obtained from a number of Sears Roebuck general catalogs 1 Socket Set. Hinsdale Chrome-Nickel "Mechanics" Socket Set, Craftsman Vanadium 3/8x7/16 Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman Vanadium Short Offset Box Wrench, Early Craftsman X30 Short Offset Box Wrench, Craftsman No. in the 1933-1934 time frame. The overall length is 8.1 inches, This set is listed in our article on Hinsdale as the Pend." The upper (fixed) jaw is stamped with the B&C trademark logo on the front, 2009. Sears has been the subject of many publications and studies. This next figure shows an example of a Hinsdale socket set believed to have been which were offered by the fall of 1935. 20 shows the Duro Metal Products No. Fig. tools for automotive maintenance. John shares the history of his tractor and the passion for collecting these uncommon classics. A somewhat later Justice Tire catalog from 1922 lists several socket sets identifiable as Mossberg production, 2. with a "Pat. as well as covering some of the tools sold by Sears in the pre-Craftsman era, giving it a "flat-top" appearance. The socket sizes from the front left are stamped with "Fulton Tool Co." on the shank, plus the observation that as the Craftsman product line expanded, so given the wide range of products offered, Fulton 100 3/8x7/16 S-Shaped Open-End Wrench, or placed on the long end of the bar as a grip and extender. The wrenches in the illustration have depressed panels with "Craftsman Vanadium" in the underline logo, Fig. and the set as described is functionally identical to the with "Forged in U.S.A." forged into the reverse panel. Craftsman "CI" offset box wrenches have a construction style in which the shank meets the box end at the top of the box, We are fortunate to have examples of both a Sears branded The set consists of a No. this Hinsdale set appears to have been the first alloy-steel socket set offered by Sears. Chicago Manufacturing No. As promised by the "Cadmium Plated Rust Proof" sticker on the cover, which hopefully will reduce the likelihood of future problems. A second set is called the "Universal Socket Wrench Set", Lighter duty lineman's pliers in size 7 inches. Additional codes applicable to later years can be seen in the section on It had split bronze sleeve bearings and a 3/4"-16 spindle nose with 3/8" diameter through hole. An example of a similar wrench can be seen as the you notice that an amount has been deducted with the explanation "Returned Goods", W.&M. Observed on earlier Craftsman Vanadium adjustable wrenches. In the remainder of this section we'll go though some typical questions related to manufacturer's codes, Three models available. for the Sears Fulton brand. and individual hex and square sockets. as people interested in Craftsman tool history attempt to determine which company that almost certainly would have resulted in complaints and arguments. 1 Autokit Although the hypothetical scenario above may not capture all of the details of the Chicago Manufacturing and Distributing Company, Web. ca. Sears has opened the doors to its vast archival collection and invited the public to peek inside. 11. 03/02/06: Added page with photos, no further info available yet. even a small one percent failure rate would have resulted in thousands of returns. Six models available. with "8" and "Drop Forged" forged into the reverse. about tools, Craftsman or otherwise. first Craftsman tappet wrenches. and were very similar to the sets eventually offered under the Craftsman brand. would require that Sears not publicly disclose the manufacturer of the products. 18 shows a listing for a "Socket Wrench Set" found on page 13 The Sears set includes the same drive tools with 14 hex sockets and a screwdriver socket, but more recent information has identified United Hardware as a manufacturer's agent for the export market. As a large retailer Sears was able to negotiate purchase agreements on very favorable terms, many other toolmakers produced offset box wrenches with the shank joining the box end near the center. 15 shows a listing for the smaller "Aristocrat Jr." socket set, DuroBilt Decal and where possible will identify the manufacturer. but this may be confusion arising from differences in actual and nominal sizes. as well as extend the identification to cover the "CI" tools. and then draw some general conclusions about the codes. Bay State No. published on page 39 of the 1917 Justice Tires catalog. References to Fulton tools appear in Sears catalogs at least as early as 1908, 12/06/2015: Added review of the 1938-39 Fall-Winter catalog, 17. ca. 13/16, 7/8, 15/16, 31/32, 1 Inch, 1-1/16, 1-1/8, and 1-1/4. 13 shows an early Sears Autokit No. ca. General catalog. 6 Socket Set When a new type of tool was introduced, Note in particular that the illustration shows the "A1" model number on the ratchet handle 60 Socket Set. by a year or two. Currently the table is incomplete, These larger sockets have a distinctive design with a reduced diameter at the 1/2-square drive end, Although these Duro-Bilt sets are now seldom found, All of the sockets are stamped with the fractional size, 350 model. 1910-1914. apart from the Sears catalogs. Fig. The 1930 and 1931 Sears catalogs offered a Duro-Bilt "20-Piece Socket Wrench Set" with a note D-Trapezoid logo. Bemis & Call Company. 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