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Please note: other than tools on the "Wanted and For Sale/Trade" page, these tools are not for sale.

Hazet 450 logo comparison

There were subtle changes over the years in how "Hazet 450" was marked on the wrenches. Here are written descriptions, and a picture showing these 5 varieties (in the same order as the descriptions):

1950-56: letters "azet" underlined with an elongated L shape.

1957-59?: letters "azet" underlined by straight line.

1959?-60's?: same as 1957-59? but more space in the "frame" to either side of "Hazet 450".

mid 1960's and later: all letters in name "HAZET" are capitals, underlined with straight line (never in 356 kit).

1950's: letters "azet" lower case, underlined with elongated "U" shape (never in 356 kit).

Other changes over the years:
-how the sizes were marked - either stamped or molded (see 8x9 description on previous page)
-polished ends - mid to late 1960's?
-slightly polished or "buffed" finish all over the wrench

I don't have enough samples to determine when these changes occurred, but since they were after their use in 356 tool kits, it is not of great interest to me.

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