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Old 07-17-2021, 02:42 PM
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The 1981 Catalog has been added to post #1 in this thread. Thanks to Earl Cagle (Earl).


Thanks Scott for posting another one for us.

This particular catalog, more brief than the others, is not dated. But, it was in a small group of Xacto literature with the 1980 catalog that I scanned and sent to Scott a little over a week ago. Also included in that group of literature was a 1982 price list, but I don't know for sure that this is a 1982 catalog. It is at LEAST 1981 because the catalog states on the front that Xacto is "a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hunt Manufacturing". Hunt purchased Xacto in 1981.

My best guess is this is a 1981 catalog. The back cover introduces their X-caliber series of knives. However, the 1982 price list -- which I have added as the last pages of this catalog -- 'stars' the items that are new. The X-caliber series of knives are listed, but are NOT shown as new. Meaning, they had already BEEN out, probably in 1981.

So, certainly a very early 80s catalog, probably 1981, but not certain.
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Old 07-20-2021, 10:53 AM
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Just saw another ebay listing and grabbed it for several hobby tool catalogs, including these two Xacto catalogs. The one of the left obviously is a 1977 catalog. The other does not have a date on the cover, but I would venture to say maybe a 1971, which would be great!

Postal service is getting much better and I have been getting things delivered the past couple months in 4-5 days most times. Once received, I'll scan these two and send to Scott for posting like the two most recent ones from the early 80s.

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Looking forward to seeing those '77 and '71 catalogs.
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That "Vice Grip" Mitre Box of page 6 in the newly posted 1980 catalog is one I have never heard of.
May have to check with Sue a about that that one.

This catalog also shows a part number for "Old #19" and "Old #24" blades with the original "wide length" style of those blades, but only available in 100 paks. This catalog identifies those were at least still available as late as 1980.


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This may be the mitre box like in the 1980 catalog, if you have not already snagged one somewhere else.

Link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/3136152279...AAOSwc3dgNjx -

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Hmm...
Thanks for the tip, Earl.
I'll check it out.
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