M. Klein & Sons, est. 1857

Klein & Sons history

Museum Artifact: Lineman’s Pliers, 1942

Made By: M. Klein & Sons / Klein Tools, 3200 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL [Avondale]

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4 thoughts on “M. Klein & Sons, est. 1857

  1. I have my Grandpa’s old M. Klein & Sons reversible linesman crimpers. My Uncle had them and he just gave them to me today. The are well used. I’m trying to find out what the logo originally looked like. But I can’t find the exact same logo on line. It has two side parts that aren’t on any examples I can find online. I’m also trying to figure out the manufacture date. They have the numbers 123-15 on the handle. He worked for B.C. Hydro. When he started it was B.C. Electric. In Canada. It would be neat to know a little bit more. He’s been gone since 2011. So I can’t ask him. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks and have a great day.

  2. I have lineman pliers m.klein and sons on the handle Kim 18 k. I got them from grandfather over 50 years ago and he had them for many years.

  3. Hello,

    I have a brass telegraph cable puller labeled M. Klein & Sons parented 1892.

    What do you think i should insure it for?

    I plan to pass it down to my grandson in my estate.

    Many thanks,

    Professor JB Groves III CCN

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