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Offline woodland_hank

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Kraeuter Wrench Display
« on: March 03, 2022, 03:15:54 PM »
After a year of sitting around, I finally made the display for my c.1925 Kraeuter wrench collection.  I'm not 100% satisfied with the large amount of open space on the right side so I may be adding some pliers from the same vintage.  Thoughts?

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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2022, 06:14:27 PM »
Looks great!!
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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2022, 09:18:05 PM »
Have seen quite a number of Kraeuter pliers.    You have double the number of wrenches I have, and a really nice display.
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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2022, 11:21:34 PM »
I like it. I always thought Kraeuter would be nice to collect but I don't run across them 'round here too often. Thanks
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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2022, 05:05:18 AM »
I like it but if you feel it needs something, maybe a framed factory photo from 1925 or earlier.  Or maybe a magazine ad.  I used to collect Kraeuter pliers and have quite a few.  I have two or three that I use regularly.  I was born in Newark N.J. so there's a sentimental value.
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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2022, 07:21:27 AM »
At least 5 gallons of AWESOME there!

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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2022, 10:13:39 AM »
Very nice

Offline woodland_hank

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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2022, 03:11:32 PM »
I like it but if you feel it needs something, maybe a framed factory photo from 1925 or earlier.  Or maybe a magazine ad.

I've been looking for a factory photo or ad that would work but found nothing.

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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2022, 06:32:57 PM »
I think this is the cover of a 1915 catalog.
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Offline Yadda

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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2022, 06:53:00 PM »
Neat display!
You might say I have a tool collecting problem....

Offline mvwcnews

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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2022, 08:54:03 AM »
There was an edited image from a May 1924 POPULAR SCIENCE ad for this style KRAEUTER  on pg. 36 of the March 2021 MVWC Newsletter. (attached) It should not be too hard to use google books or the Hathi Trust to recover the full ad if you wish. 

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Re: Kraeuter Wrench Display
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2022, 02:53:31 PM »
Have seen quite a number of Kraeuter pliers.    You have double the number of wrenches I have, and a really nice display.

I came home with a bigboy pair of Krauter pliers last week.  Bent nose.
No. 1923-10 from 1910 to 1920, based on the look of the handle pattern.  Closely checkered with no center diamond or other embellishment. 
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