Vtg Wiss & Sons USA No. 8 Metal Shears Tin Snips Cutting Tool 14" Forged Steel

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Vintage Wiss & Sons USA No. 8 Metal Shears Tin Snips Cutting Tool 14" Forged Steel Scissors 


Up for sale is a fantastic pair of vintage tin snips from J. Wiss & Sons, a renowned American tool manufacturer. These No. 8 shears are crafted from forged steel for exceptional durability and feature a 14-inch length, making them ideal for various sheet metal cutting tasks. 


Here's what makes this pair special:

  • Legendary Brand: J. Wiss & Sons, known for their top-quality tools since 1848.
  • Durable Construction: Forged steel construction ensures lasting performance.
  • Large Size: 14-inch length tackles diverse cutting jobs.
  • Vintage Charm: Classic design adds character to any toolbox or collection.
  • Own a piece of American manufacturing history with these iconic J. Wiss & Sons tin snips!

Approx. Dimensions: 14-1/4" L x 4-1/4" W x 1" D

Approx. Weight: 2 lbs


Sold as is. No warranty from the seller. No Returns.


CONDITION NOTE: Used, but in very good condition for its age. This cutter has nicks, scratches, light surface rust, marks, and grease/dirt from use (see pictures). Tested and still opens and closes properly as well as cuts (see picture). Does not include the original box, packaging, or any related documentation. See detailed high resolution (zoom-able) pictures to know what you are purchasing.


Background on J. Wiss & Sons Co.:

Founded in 1848 by Jacob Wiss, a Swiss immigrant, in Newark, New Jersey. The company started by making surgical instruments and shears. They grew to become the largest producer of scissors and shears in the world by 1914, manufacturing over 2 million pairs per year. Wiss was an innovator in hot drop-forging and their products were known for exceptional quality and durability. The brand is now owned by Apex Tool Group and continues as a market leader in cutting tools.


Estimated Age of Item: 1950s-1960s


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