J. Wiss & Sons Co. 1848-1976
Flyers from the 1890s.


1890s-Don't-tie-yourself-to-any-particular "Don't tie yourself to any particular brand of shears
– until you try the WISS SHEAR. 3-1/2" × 5-1/2".

ScissorsForTheWoman Scissors For The Woman
Dated 1898. Poster. 8-1/4" × 18". Also in PDF.

Postcard1895 Postcard 1895
Card is announcing when a Wiss representative will be in their city with samples.

Make-the-shear-stock-attractive Make the shear stock attractive
A large foldout that is 11-3/16" × 14-3/16" open. It is soliciting new dealers. Send $50 and along with the scissors you get a handsome glass show case. Inside was a postcard to send back stating that you were accepting the offer.


1889-01-28-billhead Billhead dated Jan 28th, 1889
Theo. Perkins & Co. owes $14.63 for 1/2 dozen Pruning Shears.

1893-03-30-check-cover-form Cover letter dated MAR 30 1893
Letter to accompany a check that was returning the $9.00 credit balance on Theo. Perkins's account.

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