"High-Power" Tinners' Snips: 1941
12 pages including covers. 5" × 6-1/2". Also in PDF.
"High-Power" Tinners' Snips: 1944
8 pages including covers. 8-1/2" × 11".
Shears, Scissors, Tinners' Snips by Wiss
Catalog number 55-37-rev41
A 32 page revised version of the 1937 catalog (which had 52 pages), dated March 15, 1941. Measures 5-1/8" × 6-5/8". Also in PDF.
Shears and Scissors: For Home and Factory Use
Catalog number 56-41
Later in 1941 they started printing all new catalogs. [Things must have improved with the war spending.] Measures 8-1/2" × 11", 3-ring punched and in a folder. Also in PDF.
A 4 Page Catalog covering the Consumer Product Lines
Circa Late 1940s
Form Cover Letter: March 25, 1940
The cover letter for the Wiss Tinner Snips catalog. Announces new Metalmaster combination action snips.
Rubber Guard Grips for Metalmaster
Circa 1940. Optional rubber grips for 25¢ per pair. Back lists how great the shears are. 3-1/8" × 6-3/16".
Circa 1941. Shows how two matched patterns, the M-1 and M-2, which together allow you to cut to the right and cut to the left. 3-1/4" × 6-3/16".
Cover Letter for "A Story of Shears and Scissors"
Dated November 23, 1948. New stationery this year. Also in PDF.
Story of Scissors: Wiss Co. Publishes Book to Mark Plant's 100th Year
A newspaper article announcing the publication of the 100th anniversary book.
Customer Service Department Postcards: 1947-1959
Postcards sent to customers that inquired about sharpening their pinking shears.
Piece of paper that was included with the second generation Model A pinking shears from c1945-1949:
Pinking Shear instructions.
Pinking Shears Hang Tags
The series of hang tags attached to the pinking shears starting in the mid-1930s, and continuing to early 1950.
Folder that was included with the FH-3 Flower Holding Shears. Printed June 1948. Also see pictures of an FH-3.