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#1 posted 11-15-2012 at 08:44 AM

Likely WWII production – “YANKEE” tools were not plated in order to conserve nickel which was a war-essential commodity. I have owned “YANKEE” ratchet screwdrivers of wartime manufacture with the same finish.

http://jp29.org/wwnbyankee.htm

James


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