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Judson's Hardware, compiler.

THE HARDWARE SCRAP BOOK. Full of household hints for the whole family.

Scrap Books Inc: Big Rapids 1931 Illustr, 12 x 9, pict wraps with twine ties, unpag. Light soiling and creasing, twine fraying else good. On the left pages are helpful suggestions and on the right are brochures (a total of 42) from various companies whose lines the hardware store carries. A sampling: Benjamin Air Rifle Company, Remington, Coleman Lamp and Stove Co., Corbin Cabinet Lock Co, A L Foss True Temper Fishing Rods, Gillette Blades, Moe’s Poultry Supplies, Myers Hay Tools, Norcross Garden Cultivators, Pyrex Ovenware, Ru-Ber-Oid Strip Shingles, Toastmaster, Western Super-X Shotgun Shells, General Electric Refrigerator. The brochures are pasted to the pages and are in great condition. From the book: "For years, we have been getting circulars in every mail. But we didn’t have any place to keep them where we could find them when we wanted them. Then we got the idea of making a scrap-book and it has become one of the most valuable things we have in our store . . . we thought all this information might be useful to some of our friends too, so we got up a few of these books for them . . ." C.P. Judson entered into the hardware business with his brother-in-law in 1882 and were known as Cole & Judson. Later, in 1886, he was the sole owner of the business. By 1906 the store was so prosperous that it moved to new, larger quarters in a building known as the Judson Block. Scarce.


Book Id: 99-1672

Price: $175.00

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