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Offline Nasutushenri

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CRAFTSMAN hammer
« on: October 24, 2016, 06:10:49 AM »
Perhaps a silly question, but what is the meaning of the letter M after "REG. TRADE MARK" on this CRAFTSMAN hammer.
I bought this hammer several years ago on the Amsterdam fleamarket. I rare find in the Netherlands.

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2016, 07:14:27 PM »
Thought to be an identifier of the actual manufacturer for Craftsman. That mark is believed to belong to Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg.
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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 05:46:14 AM »
Bill, thanks for the information. I also have a hammer mfd. by Vaughan. Rare in this country too.

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2016, 12:56:29 PM »
How about that they look like cousins.
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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 06:22:51 PM »
Gang,

M = Vaughan (OEM for Craftsman for several decades)
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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2017, 12:36:20 AM »
Gang,

M = Vaughan (OEM for Craftsman for several decades)

Lauver,

Thanks. It's now for sure to me that M stands for Vaughan.

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2017, 08:56:12 AM »
Thought to be an identifier of the actual manufacturer for Craftsman. That mark is believed to belong to Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg.

I had no idea M stood for Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg. That's kind of counter intuitive.

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2017, 01:07:12 AM »
I had no idea M stood for Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg. That's kind of counter intuitive.

It might be counterintuitive, I can confirm that - I've seen the logo a few times in my life.

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2017, 10:15:47 AM »
AA has good information on the many Cman contractors.
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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2017, 10:47:19 AM »
Hello, Let me see if I've got this. The M only refers to Vaughan & Bushnell as the Original Equipment Manufacturer when they made the hammer ( or other products ) for Craftsman? The M is not used by Vaughan & Bushnell as a trademark anywhere else? Regards, Lou

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2017, 02:57:03 PM »
I'm guessing the M marking was chosen by Craftsman, not by V&B.
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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #11 on: December 11, 2017, 03:36:49 PM »
Hello, Northwoods. That is what I was trying to confirm. So the M was a reference for Craftsman, and not a V & B Trademark? Thanks, Lou

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2017, 04:11:20 PM »
I had no idea M stood for Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg. That's kind of counter intuitive.

It might be counterintuitive, I can confirm that - I've seen the logo a few times in my life.

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Re: CRAFTSMAN hammer
« Reply #13 on: December 11, 2017, 04:39:22 PM »
Hello, Henri. I am still struggling with all of the info. The best way that I can put it, is the Registered Trademark only refers to the CRAFTSMAN stamp.Regards, Lou