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A Collection of American Implements

From The Chronicle, Vol. 1. No. 12, July 1935 by William B. Sprague Author’s note – The publication of the following article in Old Time New England in July, 1933, contributed in such large measure to the birth of our Association that, in response to many suggestions and requests, it is hereby reprinted by the …

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“Another Tool Classification” (Burglar’s Tools)

By Harry Baer Reprinted from The Chronicle, Volume XVII, No. 3, September 1964 We are all normally accustomed to thinking of tools as implements wholly beneficial to man’s wel­fare. Unfortunately, this is ndt always true. Tools used for a positive purpose have been, and can be, used for a negative purpose. It may, therefore, be …

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‘Country’s Largest Tool Store at the Turn of the Century’

by R. James Aber Reprinted from The Chronicle, Volume XXIV, September 1971 One of the finest hardware stores in the United States at the turn of the (20th) century, Hammacher, Schlemmer & Co. spared no expense or effort to maintain the largest inventory of tools and hardware in the East. The selling floors of the …

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