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1900s. Good Housekeeping. Wiss “Stielweld” embroidery scissors
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1902-1909. The Delineator. If You Don't See This It Isn't A Wiss
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1902-1909. The Delineator. Look for the Name Wiss whenever you go to buy Shears and Scissors.
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1905. The Delineator. Wiss Shears And Scissors For Christmas. A virtually identical ad appeared in a 1905 Ladies Home Journal. The major difference is that it had 15-33 Littleton Ave.
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1905. Good Housekeeping. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears. The same ad also appeared in GH in 1906.
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1906 Feb. Ladies Home Journal. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears
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1906 April. Ladies Home Journal. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears
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1906 Sept. Ladies Home Journal. Built On True Lines: Wiss “Stielweld” Scissors
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1906 Nov. Ladies Home Journal. Wiss “Stielweld” Scissors
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1907. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears. Probably Ladies Home Journal.
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1907. McClures. Wiss Razors: Cost the Most to Make, Cost the Most to Buy, The Cheapest Razor to Own. Pictured is Style H, White Ribbed Handle. In the 1907 catalog it was on page 45.
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1907. McClures. Wiss Razors: Cost the Most to Make... Pictured here is the Wiss Best with Fancy Antique Handle and Tang. In the 1907 catalog it was on page 38.
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1908 March. Ladies Home Journal. Our Guarantee
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1908 May. Ladies Home Journal. During dressmaking time good shears are indispensible... Measures 2 1/2" x 5 3/4".
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1910. Wiss Has Perfected a Shear That Will Not Break. 5" x 7-3/4"
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1922. Have You a Pair of Wiss Scissors?
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1922. Needlecraft Magazine. Keeping little folks dressed is double pleasure, when you have the helpful, friendly aid of good Wiss Scissors. 2-1/4" x 6"
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1923. A Wiss 12 page publication to their dealers with the ads to be run in the Fall.
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1923 Aug 23. Hardware Age. The Easiest Line to Sell
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1923. Needlecraft Magazine. A Cheerful Work Basket
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1923. Needlecraft Magazine. So many women are accustomed to getting along with dull, wabbly, shears — ...
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1923. Needlecraft Magazine. You Need Them Every Day!
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1924 Oct 23. Hardware Age. cover
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1924. Either from The Delineator or Good Housekeeping. Sharp Scissors That Last a Lifetime. This also appeared in another magazine with "write for booklet M."
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1925 June. Modern Priscilla. In the Bride's new home and in every home...
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1928 May 12. The Saturday Evening Post. Remarkable Torsion in Razor Steel Shear Blades Gives Added Cutting Power
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1929. Better Homes & Garden. Make child's play of hedge trimming— Wiss Hedge Shears cut easily...
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1930 June. The Delineator. Wiss Scissors ...easily cut 8 thicknesses
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1935 Oct. Good Housekeeping. AMAZING how THESE shears SAVE time and money
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1935 Nov. Good Housekeeping. Pinking Saves
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1936 April. Better Homes & Garden. A Famous Trio for Garden Lovers!
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1936 Dec. The American Home. to a lady who likes to cook
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1936. Hardware Age. this snips cuts circles, scrolls, squares as easily as a straight line
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1937. Life Magazine. for keen appreciation - - Wiss Gift Sets
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1938 March. House Garden. Husky Branches Snip Right Off!
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1938 March. Successful Farming. Giant Kitchen Shears
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1939 Oct 19. Hardware Age. New Wiss Gift Ideas For The Christmas Season
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1941. The Saturday Evening Post. Built for He-Men ... but Smooth Enough for the Ladies: Wiss Garden Shears
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1942 March 14. The Saturday Evening Post. Wiss Shears and Scissors Belong in America's Victory Program
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1947 Dec. Holiday Magazine. Wiss Gift Sets are back - finer and more beautiful than ever!
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1948 March. Vanity Fair. Everybody's Sewing...so this Easter give Wiss
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1948 Oct. Good Housekeeping. When you do this. You need these Wiss Pinking Shears.
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1949 Dec. Holiday. Wiss Gift Sets ...for those particular names on your list
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1950 April 29. The Saturday Evening Post. It's long-term economy to buy Wiss ...Garden Cutting Tools of the best quality
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1950 April. Holiday Magazine. Take a tip from the Bunny.. say "Happy Easter" the Wiss Gift Set Way
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1950. When you sew...why not be Professional It's so easy...with Wiss pinking shears
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1950. Better Homes & Garden. Wiss Shears Do It Best*
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1951 May. Good Housekeeping. It's sew much more professional to use Wiss Shears and Scissors
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1951 May. Ladies Home Journal. It's sew much more professional to use Wiss Shears and Scissors
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1952 Feb 21. Hardware Age. All Wiss garden tools are Best Sellers
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1952 May. Cappers Farmer. 4 part sewing harmony by Wiss
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1952. Good Housekeeping. Wiss Pinking Shears put pleasure-plus into sewing
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1952 Oct. Country Gentleman. Wiss Pinking Shears — put pleasure-plus into sewing
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1952 Nov. Ladies Home Journal. Wiss Dressmakers Shears — as essential as pins and a pattern!
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1953 April. Good Housekeeping. Cut your pattern the professional way with Wiss Dressmaker's Shears
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1953 June. Good Housekeeping. Cut your slipcovers the quick, easy way with Wiss Dressmaker's Shears
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1953 Oct. Good Housekeeping. Wiss Pinker Fashions...new and fun to make!
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1954 May. Good Housekeeping. Make these and dozens more Wiss Pinker Fashions with Wiss Pinking Shears
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1954 Oct. Country Gentleman. "Mamma cut it out in no time!"
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1955 Oct. Good Housekeeping. Any task worth doing is worth doing well with Wiss Shears & Scissors
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1956 Dec. Farm Journal. Any task worth doing is worth doing well with Wiss Shears & Scissors
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1957 May. Good Housekeeping. before you cut into that lovely Spring flannel be sure you have the very best shears: Wiss
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1957 Dec. Holiday Magazine. Wiss Gift Sets
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1957 Good Housekeeping New! The Only Shears of Their Kind in the World! Wiss Skalloping Shears
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1958 Oct 9. Hardware Age. Wiss Shears And Scissors As Christmas Gifts– A Great New Idea– Powerfully Advertised!
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1958 Dec. Holiday Magazine. Wiss ...novel gifts for every miss
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1958. Any way you cut it-
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1959. Good Housekeeping. Pinking and Skalloping, 2 expert ways...
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1959. Gift Suggestions by Wiss
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1961 Sept. Popular Mechanics. Wiss Snips Cut Best
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1962 Nov. McCalls. Wiss shears really last
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1963. The Saturday Evening Post. All New Wiss Wizz Grass Shears
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1966 Feb 3. Hardware Age. Blueprint For Profits
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1967 Feb. Co Ed Magazine. Wiss can be the start of something big
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1976 May. Good Housekeeping Wiss Contura-lite Shears. Now in tortoise-shell.
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