Posted 7 years ago
This is a vintage circa 1960's combination wire cutter / wire stripper / wire crimper tool made for Sears by AMP Incorporated, Harrisburg, PA - U.S.A.
All steel tool with white plastic handles with Sears brand in blue both sides
Stamped with commercial A.W.G. (American Wire Gauge) sizes for 10, 12, 14, 16, & -20-22- / Stripping gauge stamped for sizes 12-10 and 22-14
** American Wire Gauge is a standardized wire gauge system used since 1857 predominantly in North America for the diameters of round, solid, nonferrous, electrically conducting wire.
** AMP Incorporated (Aircraft-Marine Products), was founded in 1941 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, by Uncas Aeneas Whitaker (1900-1975) who was a prominent mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, lawyer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. His company would become the world's largest manufacturer of electrical tools, devices, and connectors and has been instrumental in the development of miniature components and advanced computer technologies which have been incorporated into literally thousands of business operations and commercial products.