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Finger wrenches for hard-to-hold nuts (Aug, 1960)

Finger wrenches for hard-to-hold nuts

Ever wish your finger were a wrench when you have to hold tiny nuts and bolt heads in hard-to-reach places? That’s exactly what it becomes when you slip on one of these fingertip hex wrenches. The tiny wrenches come in four sizes— 5/32″, 3/16″, 7/32″, and 1/4″-and sell for $2.50 a set from Value Village, P.O. Box 501, Buffalo, 5, N.Y. They have split collars that can be adjusted to fit any finger size.

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HOME MECHANICS MADE EASY WITH THE NEW UP-TO-DATE HOME-CRAFTSMAN SHOP (Oct, 1927)

Of course the actual price of the workshop is never mentioned. Just the $10 down payment.

UP-TO-DATE HOME-CRAFTSMAN SHOP

Up-To-Date Machine Works

Only $10 DOWN – SENT ON TRIAL

This result of mechanical genius, a handy up-to-date, made to order work-bench equipment, bears your investigation. Illustrated below, we present for your inspection, a complete set of craftsman’s tools that are indorsed by Master Mechanics as being as efficient, portable and convenient a set of home-work-shop implements, as has ever been offered for public use.

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Take, a Tip from Anne Baxter – Put “Home-Utility” on your Christmas Gift List! (Nov, 1950)

Anne Baxter does play a conniving backstabber in All About Eve so she must know a thing or two about tools, right?

Take, a Tip from Anne Baxter – Put “Home-Utility” on your Christmas Gift List!

ANNE BAXTER starring in “All ABOUT EVE”
A Darry F. Zanuck Production 20th Century-Fox Studios
* Perfect gifts for men—useful the whole year ’round!
* Priced for every pocketbook — built for every need!
* Easy to operate — fun to use — take the hard work out of home and farm jobs!
* Also Home-Utility 1/2″ Drills, Electric Sows and Bench Grinders, other Kits and attachments!
* Quality-built by BLACK & DECKER, world’s largest manufacturer of portable electric tools!

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Tool Kit Fits Pocket (Apr, 1948)

It’s like a crappy Swiss Army Knife.

Tool Kit Fits Pocket. Here’s a collection of handy small tools that you can carry in a pocket, all of them made of high-carbon cutlery steel. A product of Tool-master, of New York, the kit includes a screwdriver, awl or ice pick, bottle opener, corkscrew, hammer or ice crusher, knife, can opener, auger, and saw.

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Small Utility Tools Are Attached To Finger Tips (Jul, 1937)

Small Utility Tools Are Attached To Finger Tips

SMALL utility tools fitted on the finger tips are the invention of Miss Lillian Greneker, New York artist.

This invention, she claims, may well revolutionize the use of the hands and fingers in the arts, crafts and industry.

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Gizmo Tool Co (Feb, 1949)

Every time I see this ad I think it’s for a website called Gizmo.net. It’s even in the bay area.

Gizmo Tool Co

SAVE ON TOOLS
MECHANICS NET PRICES

Send 25c in stamps for “Illustrated Catalog.” Hundreds of Nationally Known, NEW & GUARANTEED Hand & Specialty Tools at Mechanics NET prices. Guaranteed by manufacturers. NOT War Surplus.

GIZMO TOOL CO.
BOX 656-A SAN FRANCISCO 2. CALIF.

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For the gift that packs MAN-MAGIC! (Dec, 1955)

For the gift that packs MAN-MAGIC!

VISE-GRIP DOES MORE JOBS EASIER — THAN ANY OTHER TOOL MADE!
A gift to make any man happy, handy, “hep” at his fixing A whole tool kit — in one tool! Jaws lock onto work with one-ton pressure. Quickly adjust — for use as a Super-Pliers, All-Purpose Wrench, Clamp and Wire Cutter. 7″ and 10″, cutter optional. Only $1.85 to $2.60 at your hardware store.
PETERSEN MFG. CO., Dept. M-12, DeWitt, Nebr.

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Grip Snip (Aug, 1953)

Man, that woman gets really excited about pliers!

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