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Offline Nasutushenri

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Harrold pliers
« on: December 02, 2018, 06:47:34 AM »

Always look for American tools. Found this 6½" HARROLD slip-joint pliers in a charity shop. Paid € 1.50.
It still looked pretty new. Do not know the brand. Does the maker still exist ?

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Re: Harrold pliers
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2018, 08:27:10 AM »
Henri- Some answers are in this thread from 2014, although a lot of the photos don't show.

http://www.papawswrench.com/vboard/index.php?topic=10954.0
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Re: Harrold pliers
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2018, 02:34:13 PM »
I have a pair of Harrold pliers. The gull wing shape of the handles is reminiscent of common Vlchek pliers. Mine look like they've been around for a while. I would consider them fairly rare.
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Re: Harrold pliers
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2018, 04:37:40 PM »
I've got two pairs of their pliers, and 4 of their screwdrivers. The pliers seem almost stamped quality, but the drivers are pretty good.
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Re: Harrold pliers
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2018, 03:34:17 PM »
See pg. 18, Sept. 2015 MVWC Newsletter for some HARROLD history.   Some of their production was contract for WOOLWORTH's if that gives you any thoughts about the level of quality.

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Re: Harrold pliers
« Reply #5 on: Today at 07:00:03 AM »
Many thanks for the information about HARROLDS.
I know this kind of pliers actually only from cartoolkits.
Should mine come out of there ?

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