CRAFTSMAN® And “PICKER” Frank Fritz In Search Of America’s Classic Tools

craftsman Popular antique collector and pickerFrank Fritz will review submitted treasures on the Craftsman Facebook page and appear at select Sears Hometown Stores

“Finding America’s Treasures,”  is a program which will spotlight the old, hidden and rusty tool treasures found in garages, workshops and attics across the country. Fans can share a photo of their treasure and a brief description of its history with Fritz at, and be entered to win Craftsman gift cards each week from now until Aug. 12.    

To read Fritz’s weekly comments on the most interesting items and stories, visit and click on the Amer. Treasures application. Fans who login and upload a photo of a new item are entered to win a $100 gift card, good towards the purchase of the latest Craftsman innovations. A total of five winners will be chosen each week.

Fans will be encouraged to bring in items to select Dates / Sears stores a local appraiser will provide a professional opinion of the item’s value. Event dates and locations include:

  • ·         May 7:  Baxter, Minn.; Clinton, Iowa; Hastings, Neb.; Sedalia, Mo.
  • ·         May 21: Baker City, Ore.; Jackson, Wyo.; Payson, Ariz.; Red Bluff, Calif.; Scappoose, Ore.
  • ·         June 4: Blanco, Texas; Cleburne, Texas; Dalhart, Texas; Lakeway, Texas; Seguin, Texas
  • ·         June 18: Cleveland, Miss.; Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; Nevada, Mo.; Newport, Ark.
  • ·         July 9: Clermont, Fla.; Niceville, Fla.; Walterboro, S.C.
  • ·         July 16: Fenton, Mich.; Hadley, Mass.; Holland, Mich.; Reedsburg, Wis.; Shelbyville, Ind.; Washington, Mo.
  • ·         July 23: Burnham, Pa.; Georgetown, Ohio; New Milford, Conn.; Tappahannock, Va.

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Rob Robillard

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