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1940s Fishing & Tool Catalog Lot

$49.99

This is a lot of two vintage items

The first is a softcover book (5 1/2" x 8" - 47 pages) titled "Fishing - How, When & Where" by Robert Kelly, published by Kelly-Mohr Co (no copyright date, estimated to be from the 1930s-1940s). The 26 chapters are illustrated by drawings signed by Robert Kelly and dated in the 1930s. The book describes its contents as "fishing fundamentals with practical suggestions on methods and lures". The book shows some useage/storage soiling (mainly on the cover and page edges) and occasional handwritten notations.

The second item is the spring 1940 wholesale catalog from Chas Weiland Inc (New York). The catalog describes its contents as "hardware, housefurnishings, cutlery, automobile, electrical accessories, fishing tackle". The first 71 pages picture, describe, and price tools. Other items pictured, described, & priced include: plumbing supplies, padlocks & other locks/keys, hardware, fishing poles/rods, fishing reels, fishing line, fishing lures, fishing supplies, sunglasses, automobile accessories, household hardware, electrical supplies, flashlights, small electrical appliances, pocket knives, other knives, cutlery, barber supplies, flatware sets, dog supplies, roller skates, velocipedes, scooters, wagons, thermometers, scales, mailboxes, twine, lubricants & cleaners, ice picks, can & bottle openers, stamped & pieced tin ware, brushes, + + +

The Weiland catalog remains undamaged with light cover soiling.

If you collect vintage tool or fishing catalogs these would provide hours of entertaining reading.

Inventory #1317


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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 09 July, 2009.

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