Intercast Gries Reproducer Corp. Jewelry

I found these really great tool charm that actually move! I thought they were perfect for steampunking! First, a little bit of history: the Gries Reproducer Corporation operated out of New York and from the 1950s to 1960s ran giveaways of tool charms (like these) in Cracker Jacks! Pretty neat, huh? 1950 1 Collage

1950 2 Collage1950 3 CollageThe pliers are perhaps my favorite since I do work with them often myself. I made a cute pair of earrings for my mom & I. 1950 4 Collage

1950 5 Collage1950 6 CollageThe scissors are cute too! They remind me of a steamstress!

1950 7 CollageAnd last, but not least, the pocketknife which is by far the most intricate & dainty. Here’s what I made with them!

1950 Earrings CollageI just love gearrings–especially gearrings that appeal to the airship mechanic & tinkerer in all of us!

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5 responses to “Intercast Gries Reproducer Corp. Jewelry

  1. Dan Gibson

    My grandfather was Otto Gries the founder of the company.I remember those and other things he made.Great memories

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