It all started with surgical tape in the 1800s and then spread to many other areas of use. Silver tape, duct tape, double-adhesive tape…. Today it’s hard to picture a world without tape.
This classic model could store 10 numbers for speed-dialing. Plus, you could dial the last number called with one simple button push. (From the catalogue 1993.)
How many baseball bats have been created during woodshop lessons over the past 100 years? Nobody knows. But enough for most people to remember the feeling of seeing that piece of wood twirl on the lathe, and how you can move the tool across its surface to create a pattern.(From the catalogue 1942.)