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Client: H.K. Porter Company<br />
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Product: Disston Star Chief Tape Measures<br />
Location: Brady Stewart Studio, 211 Empire Building in Pittsburgh<br />
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Disston started as the Keystone Saw Works outside Philadelphia PA. The company was very innovative and was world renown for high quality industrial and consumer saws.  <br />
In the early 1950s, with mounting debt and lack of family interest to keep the business going, the family sold the business to H.K. Porter in 1955.