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Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs 1243

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Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« on: April 16, 2020, 08:07:30 PM »
Leatherman PST in Cabela's catalogs:

01. 1984 Spring


02. 1984 Christmas


03. 1985 Spring


04. 1985-86 Mid Winter


05. 1987 Fall


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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2020, 06:25:41 AM »
What historically important materials! Σ(゜Д゜ノ)ノ
Thank you for sharing!!
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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2020, 05:09:49 PM »
UPDATE:

06. 1988-89 Mid-Winter
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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2020, 05:18:05 PM »
Interesting.  The retail price went down in 1987 and again in 1988.

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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2020, 02:41:51 PM »
Great find! Thanks for sharing,  Wowaboro!
Hero Member Posts: 586
Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2020, 11:37:38 PM »
UPDATE:

07. 1990 Spring


08. 1991 Fall


09. 1992 Spring


10. 1993 Spring
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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2020, 01:50:26 PM »
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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2020, 02:33:21 PM »
So the 1984 price is $39.95.  That's about $100 today, the price of a P2 on sale, ($105 I think?), or about the price of a Wave.

I wonder how Leatherman's markups have changed over time.  No competition back then (higher markups), no warranty fulfillment yet (higher markups), less economies of scale (lower markups).  I don't know how labor and material costs have changed, but I imagine they were more expensive then?  Not sure. 

Already the price drops to $37.95 in 1993, about $67 today.  Was this because of competition?  More efficient manufacturing?  Or was Leatherman just sliding down it's demand curve, and price discriminating over time?  ($29.95 in 1988, about $65 so comparable.)

Anyways it's crazy to think of the humble PST as a $100 tool.  No disrespect meant, I have about a dozen pst and pst ii's floating around. It's unrivaled for size to utility ratio.

Hero Member Posts: 586
Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2020, 07:12:26 PM »
UPDATE:

11. 1994 Fall
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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2020, 06:56:18 PM »
Wow bro, thanks a lot for sharing these  :hatsoff:

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Re: Leatherman PST / Cabela's catalogs
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2021, 02:43:19 AM »
I always forget to check the Collectors Forum for LM stuff :facepalm:

Thanks for sharing, wow :o :ahhh :like: :like:

 

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