Vintage Craftsman Tools Markings

Craftsman Tools: Maker "V" And The Modern Era


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Craftsman tools began carrying model number markings sometime between 1968 and 1970, based on observations of ratchets with patent pending markings. For simplicity we will use dates up to 1969 for tools without model numbers, and dates 1970 or later for tools with model numbers.

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Early Craftsman Tools and Their Makers [Page 1]


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One well-known but undocumented aspect of Craftsman tools is the presence of a manufacturer's code marking on most (although not all) tools. These codes have served as a source of heated debate and endless speculation, as people interested in Craftsman tool history attempt to determine which company made a particular tool.

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Craftsman Tools In Retrospect A 50 Year Comparison


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Vintage Craftsman tools were so well made that you can often purchase them in very good condition individually or even as sets at very reasonable prices at places such as flea markets, old car swap meets, garage sales and estate sales. On the other hand, Snap-On and MAC tools still command fairly high prices at the above mentioned markets.

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Vintage Craftsman Tools Collectors Weekly


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These manufacturers took their design cues from Tom Dunlap, who managed Sears' hardware division and specified that all Craftsman tools should be chrome plated. Today, collectors of vintage Craftsman tools look for a number of distinguishing marks and characteristics, which can be used to date a tool and determine its manufacturer.

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Squares Vintage Craftsman


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Nice vintage tool anyone would like to have in their tool box! Vintage Dunlap 4026 and Craftsman 4029 Protractor Squares. The Craftsman Protractor blade is 8" long and the square is marked Craftsman Made in USA No. 4029 Stainless Steel with no other markings. The Dunlap is marked No. 4026 c1937 Stainless Steel Made in USA.

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Craftsman Date Codes/Stampings Tools in Action


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My Craftsman table saw is a 113.298761, so it’s made by Emerson. The date code is 92211.0470. I have 5 numbers in front as opposed to only having 4. The number 9 is not for “89” or “99” as some would believe. The first 2 digits ate for the year “1992”. The next three digits are probably for “Feb. 11”.

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How to Identify Antique Tools Our Pastimes


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Identification of Antique Tools. Measure your tool and make notes of any manufacturer's marks or inscriptions. Note any key features of the tool such as special or fancy materials used that may also help you identify the tool. Determine if there is a patent number on your tool. If not, move to Step 3.

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Antique Sears Tools Etsy


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Check out our antique sears tools selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. Vintage Craftsman 39001 50 ft Black & White Measuring Tape Antique Scribe 19th Century Carpenters Tool Woodworkers Marking Gauge Furniture Makers Canted 7461 Zarahs 5 out of 5 stars (1,931

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Dating old Craftsman Top Box The H.A.M.B.


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The craftsman machinest boxes are made of oak. 57 HEAP, Jul 1, 2009. SHARE POST #11. Joined: Mar 22, 2005 Posts: 2,282. Profile Page. 29 sedanman. Member. from Indy. The guys on the garage journal could date that in minutes or less. The tool information on that site is unbelievable. Go to the tool forum section and put up the same post.

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Sears to open Hometown Store in Missoula Local


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Sears is searching for an entrepreneur to open a Sears Hometown Store in Missoula, a move that comes one day after the company announced the June closure of …

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Antique Money – Dating Craftsman Logos Early Craftsman


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Craftsman History The dating of the Sears Craftsman brand begins in with the logos of craftsman Craftsman trademark. The Origin of Manufacturer's Codes One well-known and undocumented aspect of Craftsman tools is the presence of a manufacturer's code marking on most although not all tools.

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Craftsman Collectible Tools for sale eBay


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Get the best deals on Craftsman Collectible Tools when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on many items Vintage Lot of 15 Tools14 Drill Press Hole Cutting Bits 1 Craftsman Marking Tool. $22.00. 0 bids. $14.31 shipping. Vintage CRAFTSMAN G2 ~ 7/16" SAE 6 pt 3/8" Dr. -43331 Deep Well Socket ~ USA. $12.95

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Guide for Identifying Markings Found on Collectible Wrenches


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Founded in 1883 at Verona, PA. They produced sledge hammers, axes, bars, picks and railroad tools. They were purchased by Ames Tools in 1997. Source: Ad submitted by Carl Bolt Mark can be found on axes, hatchets, sledge hammers, and railroad track wrenches, etc. 3 - Markings on Wrenches From Companies That Provided Tools With Their Product

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Craftsman OEM List VintageMachinery.org


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UNKNOWN (China source for Craftsman model 32607 14" 2-speed wood cutting band saw) 125: Cleva Industries (China source for Craftsman wet/dry vacuums) 126: Crosman (model 19300 air rifle) 126: Evolution Power Tools (made in China) 128: E.T (J?). Rugg: 129: Mono Mfg: 130: Bosch: 131: American Yard Products: 131: Rally/Roper Lawn: 132

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Early Craftsman Tools and Their Makers [Page 4]


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The marked model number is rare for Craftsman tools of this era. The Craftsman model 5797 pliers had been discontinued by 1935, providing a bracket for the manufacturing dates for this model. The Craftsman name in block text and the model number marking suggest an earlier date within this range.

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Early Craftsman Tools and Their Makers [Page 2]


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In addition to the use of "Vanadium" as a brand, some Craftsman tools will be found with a "Craftsman Vanadium Steel" or "Chrome-Vanadium" marking. This type of usage is more of a descriptive term than a brand identification, and tools with these markings were likely produced before the "Craftsman Vanadium" brand became the standard. Currently

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Craftsman Collectible Gauges for sale eBay


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Heavy Antique Brass/Gun Metal Trammel Points Craftsman Made Tool Marking Gauge. $139.99. $22.40 shipping. or Best Offer.

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Quickly Identify Your Hand Plan how to identify vintage


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Join The Timetestedtools Forum! Quickly Identify Your Hand Plane. A Short guide to identifying the most common Vintage Hand Planes found. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it should guide you in a general direction to find out who made your vintage hand plane.

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Sears Craftsman Publication Reprints


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1936 Sears Catalog pages of power tools not in Craftsman Power Tool Catalog: 6: Kachadurian, Brian: 08/14/2019: 1975: Grinder: 397.19450 Craftsman 8" bench grinder wiring decal 4986634: 1: Kachadurian, Brian: 08/07/2019: 1960s (early) Accessories: Stand/Workbench: 10525 Craftsman Power Tool Bench/Stand: 4: Kachadurian, Brian: 07/18/2019: 1950

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Craftsman "BE" and HCircle Socket Tools [Page 3]


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The tools in the set are all marked with the H-Circle manufacturer's code, but the Craftsman markings are a mix of the older underline logo and the later double-line ("=Craftsman=") logo. The sockets in the set include both hex and double-square service openings.

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Old Craftsman Tools Etsy


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CRAFTSMAN Tools Vintage 30's-50's Logo Retro T-Shirt 100% Cotton Pre-Shrunk. MantiqueJunkYard. 5 out of 5 stars. (239) $20.00 FREE shipping. Add to Favorites.

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VintageMachinery.org Welcome


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PLEASE NOTE: VintageMachinery.org was founded as a public service to amateur and professional woodworkers who enjoy using and/or restoring vintage machinery. Our purpose is to provide information about vintage machinery that is generally difficult to locate. VintageMachinery.org does not provide support or parts for any machines on this site nor do …

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CRAFTSMAN TOOLS METAL VINTAGE TOOL BOX MADE IN USA


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CRAFTSMAN TOOLS EMPTY METAL VINTAGE TOOL BOX - MADE IN USA. Condition is "Used". I’m not sure if tools are original to the box, all tools marked Craftman. Box/tools shows wear, rust, markings. Please look at pictures carefully for condition and what’s included, As Is! TOOL BOX - ABOUT 8-1/4" WIDE x 3" DEEP x 1-1/2" HIGH</p>

Brand: Craftsman
Type: Tool Chest
Condition: Used
Width: 8in.

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15 Best Vintage Craftsman Tools ideas vintage craftsman


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Micrometers Vintage Craftsman


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Vintage Craftsman Inside Micrometer 1-1/2" 12" Wooden Case/Box LITTLE- NO USE Up for auction is an extremely little used Vintage Craftsman Inside Micrometer set. I would be surprised if the tools were ever used. Original internal lubricated bag still in tact. No surface rust. Note that the wooden box does have someone's name on it. Again.

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Craftsman Date Codes The SawdustZone


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Craftsman model numbers are usually in a 3 x 5 number format, with the first three numbers indicating the contracted or source manufacturer and the last five numbers the exact model number. For example, my RAS is a 113-29401 "113" is the code for Emerson Electric. The few Craftsman power tools that I own are corded, so I don't know if cordless

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Craftsman (tools) Wikipedia


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Craftsman is a line of tools, lawn and garden equipment, and work wear.Originally a house brand established by Sears, the brand is now owned by Stanley Black & Decker.. As with all Sears products, Craftsman tools were not manufactured by Sears during that company's ownership, but made under contract by various other companies.

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Craftsman Vintage Original Hammers for sale eBay


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Craftsman USA Vintage Model 38292 12oz. Rubber Hammer Mallet - Hickory Handle

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vintage craftsman tools eBay


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New Listing VINTAGE CRAFTSMAN MARKING GAGE GAUGE WOODWORKING TOOL . Pre-Owned. C $25.39. VINTAGE Tools CRAFTSMAN Hatchet Axe Rare ANTIQUE Woodworking KINDLING AXE ☆USA. Pre-Owned. C $40.64. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. 21 bids · Time left 11h 50m left +C $33.15 shipping estimate.

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Quigley's Antiques Liquidation Auction


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Vintage Drafting Tools and Miscellaneous Tools, lug wrench, new roller catches and new cupboard handles. Vintage drafting tools. Table 2. 231. C Clamps 3 C clamps. Craftsman tool bag, metal tool organizer, and hair clippers (conair) Shelf 22. 276. Yard Sticks, T Square, and L Ruler

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CRAFTSMAN® History CRAFTSMAN®


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2002. CRAFTSMAN celebrates 75 years with a catalog featuring more than 4,000 items, including 739 new products. Customers purchasing a CRAFTSMAN 212-piece mechanic's tool set receive a 22-karat, gold-plated 3/8-inch quick-release ratchet as a free anniversary keepsake.

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60 Best Vintage Craftsman ideas vintage craftsman


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Craftsman Hand Tools Etsy


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CRAFTSMAN Tools Vintage 30's-50's Logo Retro T-Shirt 100% Cotton Pre-Shrunk MantiqueJunkYard 5 out of 5 stars (102) $ 20.00 FREE shipping Add to Favorites 4 Complete sets (8pcs) of Battery and Tool holders for CRAFTSMAN 20v batteries and tools. Free Shipping. 3DprintedItems4You

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Craftsman Collectible Tools for sale eBay


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Get the best deal for Craftsman Collectible Tools from the largest online selection at eBay.com. VINTAGE CRAFTSMAN MARKING GAGE GAUGE WOODWORKING TOOL . C $25.39. 0 bids. or Best Offer. Vintage Craftsman USA 9-4026 Machinist Protractor Multi Use Drill Rule & Gage. C $30.48.

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Craftsman Tools Etsy


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CRAFTSMAN Tools Vintage 30's-50's Logo Retro T-Shirt 100% Cotton Pre-Shrunk MantiqueJunkYard 5 out of 5 stars (234) $ 20.00 FREE shipping Add to Favorites Plastic Insert for Craftsman 1/4" Metal socket set - Red Insert ONLY TimsToolShed 5 out of 5 stars (1

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93530 Cat Circular Craftsman Saw


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Review (mpn: 9-3530 -in for sale) 9-3530 -IN Kit Vintage Cat Circular Set Box Instructions 9-3530 Craftsman. This is a vintage craftsman circular saw set kit cat. It is for 4 to 12 blades with 1/2 , 3/4 , 1, and arbors. It has the instruction booklet with it for all bench saws with 3/4 to 1 miter slots. The 5/8 bushing is missing but a Delco

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Craftsman Tool Box Etsy


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Vintage Craftsman Tool Box Chest / Jewelry Box #65334 Crown Logo 2 Drawer Caddy RetooledVintage 5 out of 5 stars (1) $ 180.00. Add to Favorites Vintage box Soviet military box Box for storage of trifles Bakelite box Tool box Military device Soviet era 70s vintagewhatnotstore 5 out of 5 stars (263

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28 Craftsman ideas craftsman, vintage tools, vintage


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CRAFTSMAN® Tools, Storage, Lawn & Garden Equipment


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AUTOMOTIVE TOOLS. No matter the size of the project, there’s a CRAFTSMAN Mechanics Toolset for every skill set, from minor repairs to major overhaul. Select wrenches, sockets and accessories come with a LIFETIME WARRANTY so you can get the most out of your tools for years to come. Feel the pride in a job well done.

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Craftsman tool cabinet 1960s? Craftsman tools chest


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Vintage Craftsman Rollaway Toolbox, Rolling Metal Cabinet Bottom Tool Box. Everyone I know has held a Craftsman tool at some point, and I have never heard many complaints, especially the ones made years ago. This rolling toolbox is a shining (and a bit rusty) example of mid century quality. The tool cart lived in a barn in Central California it

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Find Best Ideas For Vintage Craftsman Tools Ebay


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Vintage Craftsman - Tools For Sale - Shoppok best www.shoppok.com. Vintage Craftsman Tool Box - $65 (Oak lawn) Old craftsman tool box in excellent condition for its age.Shows some signs of ware and use.Hinged in the middle and opens in half.With carrying handle and feet on the bottom (see pictures)24 1/2' long by 5" wide by 6 1/2" tallLocal pick up ONLY!Contact for more …

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CRAFTSMAN Wrench Set, SAE, 15Piece (CMMT12067) …


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Make sure this fits by entering your model number. CORROSION RESISTANCE: Wrench Set Comes with Full Polish Chrome Finish. QUICK ENGAGEMENT: CRAFTSMAN tools have 12 point box end with fastener. ADDITIONAL KNUCKLE CLEARENCE: SAE wrench set has a 15 degree box end offset. QUICK SIZE IDENTIFICATION: Large Markings.

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Vintage Craftsman Tools For Sale Shoppok Page 21


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Vintage Sears Craftsman Tool CabinetNew, never usedCraftsman 6 Drawer Heavy Duty Top Tool ChestAll Steel Construction & Smooth Glide DrawersKey-locked, Bench-top26" W, 12" D, 15 1/2" HSome marks due to storage, refer to last 4 photosPet and Smoke Free Environment Price: $150.00. City: Jersey Shore, NJ

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Where can I buy vintage Craftsman tools?

Vintage Craftsman tools were so well made that you can often purchase them in very good condition individually or even as sets at very reasonable prices at places such as flea markets, old car swap meets, garage sales and estate sales. On the other hand, Snap-On and MAC tools still command fairly high prices at the above mentioned markets. Reply

When did Craftsman start marking model numbers on tools?

This particular wrench is believed to have been purchased new in the late 1960s to early 1970s, a time before Craftsman began marking model numbers on its tools. The next figure shows a similar wrench with a Craftsman model number.

Is Craftsman a good brand?

There are no many brands that can beat Craftsman. The tool sets are high-quality. It is an American company and the company provides their tools via different online shops all over the world. The tools will durable for the lifetime.

What is the history of Craftsman?

This installment will focus on the development of the Craftsman brand during the 1920s and 1930s, as well as covering some of the tools sold by Sears in the pre-Craftsman era, in order to provide background context.