Keen Kutter: An Illustrated Value Guide Jerry Heuring , Elaine Heuring
This new book is packed full with over 750 color photos of thousands of items from the authors' collection, identified and described in detail and evaluated. In as easy-to-use format, it features everything imaginable from axes, braces, and bits, to calendars, pocket knives, razors, and rules, all in alphabetical order for quick identification. A special section dedicated to reproductions and fakes will certainly protect the collector from making bad purchases. In addition to the standard line of tools and utensils, there are hundreds of colorful, whimsical store displays, advertisements, and other unusual items all made by Keen Kutter.2000 values. REVIEW: This book shows the diversities in products and presentation of pieces by the Fostoria Company, until it closed the factory in Moundsville in 1986. The authors have presented this complex period as simply as possible, providing original company catalog pages and detailed photographs.