Saturday, July 18, 2015

Vanished Tool Makers: Hugo Berns, Germany

Above, a pair of duckbill pliers from this tool maker.

Hugo Berns was a tool maker in Solingen, Germany whose trademark was "Hubeo."  During World War II, they were one of the suppliers of knives and swords for the Third Reich, but after the conflict they turned to multi-tools and travel kits.  Below, from the web:

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