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Old 11-16-2012, 07:26 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Wolfgang55 View Post
Proto was stamped or set by forged on tools during the VN war. Proto was a US Gov't contract name made by the Thorsen Tool Co in Emeryville, CA, during the 60s. These tools were used everywhere in VN & by Military Units being transferred. They were good strong tools. Funny to see the name pop up after so many decades.
Proto is a Stanley brand, now.
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