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Old 12-23-2020, 02:50 PM
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Here's a somewhat small image of the Xacto #1 knife from the 1930s....very similar in look to the knife in that set mentioned above.

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Apparently from 1917 to 1930 Xacto was focused on Hypodermic devices.
The company did not produce interchangeable blade hobby knives until 1930.
Hopefully some pre-war literature will turn up.
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The two #89 sets that Sue put up on ebay for $289.99 and 299.99 are no longer on ebay.
I think she pulled them off. I don't show them as sold. I can understand $229 maybe but not over $300 with shipping. Just too steep.
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Old 01-16-2021, 02:51 PM
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Here is an old #82 set, probably from the late 40s or so, not in perfect shape by any means, but it does look like it has one of those somewhat rare 'wooden handled' #5 knives. Several here will recall a wooden handled #5 that Sue showed us photos of.

Link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-X-...AAOSwCB5f9OW A


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Definitely an oldie.
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Just picked up a 1966-1967 Xacto catalog from the seller below. Will scan and send to Scott once it gets here.

They also have a pretty good price on a nice looking 1969 Xacto catalog. They have two copies. Price is $14 plus $3 shipping. If you are like me, electronic copies are great but nothing really totally compares to a hard copy in hand.

Link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-1970-...AAOSw1ylgCMo I

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Looking forward to seeing that '66/'67 catalog.
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I picked up one of these used (Barely) for a negotiated price of $40 shipped on Ebay.
But here it is brand new on clearance sale from Model Expo.
With 20% off, no free shipping. $9.99 flat rate.
If I had the money, I'd buy another one.


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Did you get that 66/67 catalogue yet ?
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Did you get that 66/67 catalogue yet ?


No, not yet. I just bought it off eBay like two days ago (the day I posted the message about it here). And it is coming from CA (and has to travel all the way to GA), so it will probably take a good 10 days (or more) to get here the way the postal service has been in recent months.

But once here I will scan and send to Scott.

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