Known Catalogs

Here you’ll find a list of known to exist catalogs, brochures & price lists from a number of manufacturers. I’ll try to stick to manufacturers that don’t already have a similar list elsewhere.

Key:

  • Reprint Availabe reprint is available
  • Book - Physical copy in collection indicates that I have a physical copy (may be original or reprint)
  • Document - Digital copy in collection  means I have a digital copy
  • is a link to an image of the cover

See my Inventory page in the Library & Archives for links to the digital documents.

Manufacturers:

Armstrong

Catalog D3 (38 pgs. – 1909(?))

Atkins

Saws and Saw Tools (no hand saws – 1894) Document - Digital copy in collection

Saws and Saw Tools (1895) Document - Digital copy in collection

Saws and Saw Tools (195 pgs. – 1903)

Catalog No. 10 (632 pgs. – 1910)

Saws, Saw Tools and Machine Knives, No. 19 (268 pgs. – 1923)

Saws, Saw Tools and Machine Knives (256 pgs. – 1928)

Saws, Saw Tools, Machine Knives and Files (??? pgs. – 1941)

Saw Sense (32 pgs. – 1920s(?))

Saw Sense (49pgs. – 1936(?))

Atkins Silver Steel Crosscut Saws (25 pgs. – 1900)

Atkins Silver Steel Crosscut Saws (28 pgs. – late 1930s)

Atkins Mill Saws (47 pgs. – 1942?)

— Other Documents 

The Saw (Book, ~180(?)pgs. – 1906)

Bishop

Hand Saws (“New Line” Catalog – 1929)

Saw Efficiency (Booklet – 1937)Book - Physical copy in collection Document - Digital copy in collection

Bonney

Catalog No. 139 (?? pgs. – 1939)

Brown & Sharpe

Small Tools Catalog No. 31  (428 pgs. – 1929)

Small Tools Catalog No. 33  (4?? pgs. – 1938)

California Saw Works

Catalogue No. 10 (259 pgs. – 1920)

Disston

1876 Reprint AvailabeDocument - Digital copy in collection

1911

1914

1918 Document - Digital copy in collection

Saw, Tool & File Book (48 pgs – 1929)

1939 Document - Digital copy in collection

1947 Document - Digital copy in collection

Fray

Fray No. 26 (1911) Reprint AvailabeBook - Physical copy in collection Document - Digital copy in collection

Goodell-pratt

No. 7 (unknown)

No. 9 (pocket – 1909)

No. 12 (1915)

No. 16 (1926) Document - Digital copy in collection

No. 17 (pocket, 412 pgs – 1930) Book - Physical copy in collection

Irwin

How to Select, Use and Care for Bits (~50(?)pgs. – 1928)

Keuffel & Esser

Catalog No. 38 of Drawing Materials, etc. (581 pgs. – 1936)

Lufkin

Measuring Tapes and Rules Catalog No. 10 (111 pgs. – 1920) Reprint Availabe

Small Tools Division Catalog No. 6 (?? pgs. – unknown)

Precision Tools Catalog No. 7 (128 pgs. – 1934)

Precision Tools **Catalog No. 7** (128 pgs. – 1934)

Precision Tools ***Catalog No. 7*** (128 pgs. – 19??)

General Tools Catalog No. 12 (256 pgs. – early 1940s (?))

Maydole Hammer Co.

A Captain of Industry (72 pgs. – 1909)

National Saw Company

1895 (192 pgs.) Book - Physical copy in collection

Pratt & Whitney

Small Tools Catalog No. 4 (215 pgs. – 1907)

Sargent

Planes and Other Tools (75 pgs. – 19??)

Simonds

1911

1914 Book - Physical copy in collection

1919 Reprint Availabe

1923 (?? pgs.) Document - Digital copy in collection

— Other Documents 

Manual of Wood Cutting Tools (~80(?)pgs. – 1956)

Blue Tip Saw Bits (three-fold pamphlet – 1940s-50s(?))

Slocomb

No. 14 (72 pgs. – 1915)

No. 16 (127 pgs. – 1920)

No. 21 (18 pgs. – 1953)

No. 28 (24 pgs. – 1978)

Starrett

Catalog No. 25 (~250(?)pgs. – 1935)

Catalog No. 26 (282 pgs. – 1938)

Wheeler, Madden & Bakewell

Illustrated Price List (36 pgs. – 1860) Document - Digital copy in collection

Wheeler, Madden & Clemson

Revised Catalog and Price List (38 pgs. – 1871) Document - Digital copy in collection

Retailers & Hardware Stores:

Chandler & Barber

No. Nine, Catalogue of Tools and Equipment for Manual Training (110 pgs. – 1908)

Chandler & Farquhar

Catalogue A (1069 pgs. – 1919)

Crane Co.

Catalogue No. 40 (618 pgs. – 1914)

Lyon & Tower Co.

Catalog No. 16 (111 pgs. – 1902) Reprint Availabe

Rayl’s

Wood Workers’ Tools Catalog #21 (~290 pgs. – 1905) Reprint Availabe

Waldo Brothers

Catalogue No. 5 (120 pgs. – 1902)

Wessendorf, Nelms & Co.

Tools Catalog 30 (296+ pgs. – 1930)

Winchester

Pocket Catalog of Tools (32 pgs. – 1923) Document - Digital copy in collection

Winchester Product & Tool Catalog (188 pgs. – 1923) Reprint AvailabeBook - Physical copy in collection

Winchester Product Catalog (~300 pgs. – 1926-27) Reprint AvailabeBook - Physical copy in collection