Craftsman - 1/2" Drive - 1 1/16" Circle H Socket

One thing to notice is the difference in the broach between the Circle H, and the BE, which are both made by New Britain during the same timeframe.

Production Dates: 
Wednesday, December 31, 1930 - 19:00 to Sunday, November 30, 1947 - 19:00
Manufacturer: 
Brand: 
Full Socket: 
Stamps: 
Broach: 
Drive Size: 
Broach Size: 
Barrel Width at Drive End: 
1.44"
Barrel Width at Broach: 
1.44"
Socket Broach Type: 

Comments

How do you know which ones were made in the 30's and which ones are from the 40's?

Todd Werts's picture

I tend to consider the "bulged base" sockets the oldest.

I think mine might be fat basebecause the part that goes to the nut narrows.