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Q: Old Hardware tool ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Old Hardware tool
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: jimhiggins-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 04 Oct 2004 16:54 PDT
Expires: 03 Nov 2004 15:54 PST
Question ID: 410327
Looking to find a John L Kelly or Kelley (sp ? ), "Giant Grip Staple
Puller" manufactured in a Western Pennsylvania foundary in the 1950s. 
John was a neighbor who invented this tool,and sold them to hardware
stores. It is similar to a pry-bar, but with a hammer head and pointed
hook at the short end of the present pry-bar.
Jim Higgins,

Request for Question Clarification by googlenut-ga on 04 Oct 2004 19:26 PDT
Hello jimhiggins-ga,

I found this item listed for sale at one website for $35.  The price
includes a Crescent Folding Screw Driver.   I started the purchase
process and it does appear to be available, but I cannot confirm that
it is.

Would a link to this website be sufficient to answer your question?


Clarification of Question by jimhiggins-ga on 04 Oct 2004 20:39 PDT
The web site you mention would be helpfull so that I might be able to
view the "Giant Grip Staple Puller" to see if it is what I'm looking
Subject: Re: Old Hardware tool
Answered By: googlenut-ga on 04 Oct 2004 21:00 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello jimhiggins-ga,

The ?Giant Grip Staple Puller? is listed for sale at
Old Kelley Giant Grip Staple Puller & Crescent Folding Screw Driver
?Old Kelley Giant Grip Staple Puller & Crescent Folding Screw Driver
Collectibles : Metalware : Collectable, Old Tools
Old Kelley Giant Grip Staple Puller ( JL Kelly Erie PA ) & Crescent
Folding Screw Driver ( Crescent Tool Co. Jamestown. NY. ) The Staple
is 11" long by 3 " at puller. Screw Driver is 8" long by 4" wide at
handle. Neat little old tools for additional collection.

" long by 4" wide at handle. Neat little old tools for your collection.

Thanks for taking the time to take a look at what we have to offer.
While we can't answer your questions in person, swap tales or haggle
over price, we'll be glad to do so via email (Item #R670)

$35 USD?

I also found it listed at another website, but it was identified as sold.

Martin J. Donnelly Antique Tools
Kelley, J.P./Erie, Pa. : "Giant Grip" Staple Puller

Based on your description, I believe that this is the item that you
are looking for.  If it is not the correct item, or if you have any
questions, please let me know by using the request for clarification
feature, prior to rating the answer.


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jimhiggins-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Really FAST service.  Couldn't have asked for anything better.
Rubylane is already in process of getting it to me.

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