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Catalog sheets, price lists, and booklets from the 1960s.

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Catalogs and Price Lists: General

A83 thumbnail Gift Sets and Gift Ideas [1960]
The A83 is a 12 page catalog. Includes retail prices. Printed date July 1960. Catalog pages are also available in PDF.
A-157 thumbnail Shears, Scissors, Pinking Shears and Personal Grooming Implements for Home, Industrial and Professional Use [1963]
The A-157 is a 16 page catalog. There are also some metal-cutting snips and garden shears. Includes retail prices, but not for the garden shears. Effective date December 30, 1963. Catalog pages are also available in PDF.
64 thumbnail Shears & Scissors [1963]
Suggested Retail Price List #64: Effective December 30, 1963
Shears - Scissors - Personal Grooming Implements
The 64 is 5 pages. Four pages with prices, and 1 page of terms.
A222R thumbnail Shears, Scissors, Pinking and Skalloping Shears, Personal Grooming Implements for Home, Professional and Industrial Use [1967]
The A222R is an 8 page price list covering all shears and scissors in detail. No tin snips, garden tools or gift sets. Effective October 2, 1967.
A-398R thumbnail Catalog No. 101 [1969]
Shears • Scissors • Pinking-Skalloping Shears • Sewing Sets • Personal Grooming Implements And Gift Ideas •
The A-398R is a 16 page catalog. No metal-cutting snips or garden tools. Catalog pages are also available in PDF (16 MB).

Catalogs and Price Lists: Tools

A-73 thumbnail Metalmaster Snips [1960]
The A-73 is a 4 page catalog. Printed June 1960.
A-74 thumbnail Inlaid Blade Snips [1960]
The A-74 is a 4 page catalog. Printed June 1960.
A-75 thumbnail Solid Steel Snips [1960]
The A-75 is a 4 page catalog. Printed June 1960.
A-71R thumbnail Tools for Industry [1960]
The A-71R is a 6 page catalog covering a variety of tools for every industrial cutting operation. No prices. Printed September 1960.
A-111-EAST thumbnail Tinners' Snips and Industrial Cuttings Tools [1961]
The A-111-EAST is an 2 page price list. Effective Ocober 1, 1961.
A-145 thumbnail Tools For Industry [1964]
The A-145 is an 8 page catalog, plus a price list. Printed April 1964.
A-253-R thumbnail Tinners' Snips and Industrial Cutting Tools [1967]
The A-253-R is a 4 page catalog. Effective Ocober 2, 1967.

Catalogs and Price Lists: Garden Tools

GardenShearsRepairParts1962 thumbnail Garden Shears Repair Parts [1962]
4 pages of printed sheets. Effective April 2, 1962. Note that some of these parts are still available. The current owner of the Wiss name is Apex Tool Group. If you are looking for a part, ask them.
garden-shears-price-list-1962 thumbnail Garden Shears Dealer's Net Price List [1962]
Effective August 1, 1962
A-191 thumbnail Garden Shears [1965]
The A-191 is a 12 page catalog. Includes prices. Effective date August 23, 1965. Also available in PDF. The catalog pages also had an opposing stub page with small images of the products. They can be found at Garden Tool Images 1965.
A-227 thumbnail Garden Shears [1966]
The A-227 is a 12 page catalog. Includes prices. Effective date August 22, 1966. Also available in PDF.

Cut Sheets

pinking-shears-cut-sheet-1969 thumbnail Skalloping And Pinking Shears Cut Sheet: May 31, 1960
With Cover Letter
A-214 thumbnail Thread Clips Cut Sheet: April 1966
Was this when they were introduced? Form A-214 • 4/66
A235 thumbnail Garden Shears Space Savers: August 1966
Cut Sheet Form number: A235 8/66. 2 pages.
A-238 thumbnail SP-1 Assortment: September 1966
Cut Sheet Form number: A-238 9/66
A-240 thumbnail 1967 Garden Shears Promotion Special
Cut Sheet Form number: A-240 9/66

Inserts

Some of the 1960s inserts are on the 1950s page, as they are in a continuum with the 1950s inserts.
S-1052 thumbnail Model AA Professional Pinking Shears Insert
Small insert that was included in the box with the AA pinking shears. A resharpening offer that expired on Dec. 31, 1966 is on the back.
A179 thumbnail Model CB-7 Pinking Shears Insert
Small insert that was included in the box with the Model CB-7 pinking shears. It was touting the new ball bearing pivot. Dated 9/64.

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