J. Wiss & Sons Co. Ads:
Other Shears & Scissors
1902-1909. The Delineator. If You Don't See This It Isn't A Wiss
1902-1909. The Delineator. Look for the Name Wiss whenever you go to buy Shears and Scissors.
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.
1905. Good Housekeeping. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears. The same ad also appeared in GH in 1906.
1906 Feb. Ladies' Home Journal. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears
1906 April. Ladies' Home Journal. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears
1906 Sept. Ladies' Home Journal. Built On True Lines: Wiss “Stielweld” Scissors
1906 Nov. Ladies' Home Journal. Wiss “Stielweld” Scissors
1907. Wiss “Stielweld” Shears. Probably Ladies' Home Journal.
1908 March. Ladies Home Journal. Our Guarantee
1910. Wiss Has Perfected a Shear That Will Not Break. 5" x 7-3/4"
1922. Have You a Pair of Wiss Scissors?
1923. A Wiss 12 page publication to their dealers with the ads
to be run in the Fall.
1923 Aug 23. Hardware Age. The Easiest Line to Sell
1924 Oct 23. Hardware Age. cover
1928 May 12. The Saturday Evening Post. Remarkable Torsion in Razor Steel Shear Blades Gives Added Cutting Power
1930 June. The Delineator. Wiss Scissors ...easily cut 8 thicknesses
1930 October. Good Housekeeping. Wiss Scissors Hold Sharp Edges.
1936 Dec. The American Home. to a lady who likes to cook
1937 November. Ladies' Home Journal. This INLAID Cutting Edge makes WISS shears both SHARPER and STRONGER
1938 March. Successful Farming. Giant Kitchen Shears
1939 Oct 19. Hardware Age. New Wiss Gift Ideas For The Christmas Season
1940 March. Ladies' Home Journal. The Right Shears And Scissors For Every Room In The House
1942 March 14. The Saturday Evening Post. Wiss Shears and Scissors Belong
in America's Victory Program
1948 June. Good Housekeeping. For Every Purpose Wiss Scissors and Shears
1950 May 1st. Vogue. Hands across the table...are more attractive when Groomed with Wiss manicure implements
1950 May 13th. The Saturday Evening Post. Home Sweet Home. Runs More Sweetly...and Efficiently...with These Seven
Wiss Scissors and Shears
1953 April 18th. The Saturday Evening Post. Your household runs smoother, easier when it's well supplied with Home and Garden Shears by Wiss
1955 Oct. Good Housekeeping. Any task worth doing is worth doing well with Wiss Shears & Scissors
1956 October. McCalls. Look alike? yes — but there is a big
difference! it's WISS: the mark of quality!
1956 Dec. Farm Journal. Any task worth doing is worth doing well with Wiss Shears & Scissors
Circa 1960. Shear Magic. Not same issue as the other one here.
1960 April. Ladies' Home Journal. Shear Magic
1962 Nov. McCalls. Wiss shears really last
1976 May. Good Housekeeping Wiss Contura-lite Shears. Now in tortoise-shell.