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03969-M0795LKER- Journal- THE OILINGS, Excelsior Chemical Co, Sandusky, OH. Vol. 1, No.1, May 1893. Rare 1st issue of this publication. One of the company’s main products was oil (thus the name) and marketed to bicycle and typewriter interests. Articles along these lines. Ads for bicycles, typewriters, accessories, Caton’s Nerve Tonic and Vitalizer, baldness cure, hand loom, manual adding machine, curling irons, oil, many more. Pink wraps. Minor chips. May be only issue ever printed. 6-1/2" x 9" x 32 pp. $80.00


04801-M0396EEOS- Broadside- SAMUEL HOBBS CO, Boston. ca turn-of-century. "Sole Sales Agents for New England. The Scott Fountain Pen." Engraving, nice typography, price list, etc. In brown ink on ivory laid stock w/nice "Linen" water mark. Folds have been reinforced on back with archival tissue, do not show on front. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". $18.00


02665-M1094ECEE- Flier- GAUT-OGDEN CO., Stationers, Engravers, Office Outfitters; 506 South Gay St, Knoxville, TN. ca 1900. Stiff, 2-color printer’s proof sheet w/roll-top desk on one side and large ledger book on reverse. Reverse has an image of what appears to be the outline of a hot match, otherwise excellent condition. 5-1/2" x 9". $14.00


06247-M0798LRLR- Catalogue- O. C. S. OLSEN CO, Austin Ave & May St. Chicago. Ca 1910. Five items: 1) 7-1/2"x 9-1/2"x 64pp Catalogue No.20 of Office Desks and Typewriter Cabinets. Illustration of Gibson Girl at her desk working on typewriter. Very good condition. 2) 5"x 7-3/4"x 6pp Price List. Excellent condition. 3) 7-1/8"x 11" cover letter on laid stock and shield head in blue. Excellent condition . 4) 3-1/4"x 8-1/4" fancy receipt dated Jan 25, 1908. 5) 8-1/2"x 5-3/8" Billhead dated Feb 24, 1908. Excellent condition. All items loosely inserted in catalogue when we acquired it. Catalogue has stiff cream covers w/linen pattern, silk cord bound. Page after page of  roll top desks and typewriter cabinets, as they call them. Many chairs of all kinds, also. Excellent condition. Nice selection! $147.00


03584-M0395EEHC- Sales Pak- PITTSBURGH TYPEWRITER SUPPLY CO, DURKIN, REEVES & CO. PROP., Pittsburgh, PA. Feb 7, 1923. Manufacturers of the "Modern Duplicator". Four pieces: 1) 8-1/2" x 11" 2-color letter head. 2) 8" x 11" x 4pp illustrated newsletter. 3) 8-1/2" x 11" directions and price list. 4) Mailer envelope. All. $22.00


03585-M0395EEHC- Sales Pak- PITTSBURGH TYPEWRITER SUPPLY CO., DURKIN, REEVES & CO. PROP., Pittsburgh, PA. Feb 21, 1923. Manufacturers of the "Modern Duplicator". Four pieces: 1) 8" x 11" x 4 pp well illustrated newsletter, 2) 8-1/2" x 11" directions and price list, 3) 8-1/2" x 11" letter of testimony from an insurance company (The Protected Home Circle) reproduced on duplicator purchased from D, R & Co. (separation at some folds.) 4) 3-1/8" x 5-1/2" Discount Coupon. 5) Soiled mailer envelope. $28.00


03655-MM0395RURC- Catalogue- YAWMAN AND ERBE MFG CO., Rochester, NY. Cat No.3631, ca 1925. Safes with Class ‘A’ and Class ‘B’ labels and T-20 Burglary Label. Photos of disaster show how the records stored in safes fared, performance charts, etc. About fourteen safes featured and several pages of steel interior fixturing. Coated stock pages all bound in brass split rivet folders. Excellent. 8-1/4" x 10-3/4" x 26pp. $88.00


04532-M1095ELEE- Catalogue- C. .J. LUNDSTROM MFG. CO., Little Falls, NY. Cat No.1226-Q 1926. Sectional bookcases. Designs include Universal, Colonial, Standard, Chippendale, Mission. Desk & Bookcase combos, some with leaded glass. Nice sepia-tone illustrations, some in delightful room settings. Pg 25/26 clipped out, light foxing to first couple of pgs, minor cover stain. 6” x 9” x 30pp. $45.00


01512-M0293ERCE- A. B. DICK CO., Chicago, IL, 1926. Illustrated Price List of Parts for Nos. 78B, 77B, 78A, 77A Mimeographs. Essential aid if you are into collecting or restoring these old machines. Coated stock, minor ink smudges on front, otherwise excellent. 6-3/4" x 10-1/2" x 48pp. $28.00


05545-M0197EKKH- Catalogue- S. C. TOOF & CO., Memphis, TN. "Toof's Solicitor".Vol.1, No.11, Dec 1928. A Condensed Catalog Of Commercial Stationery, Office Furniture & Supplies. Issued monthly by this firm. Sort of a news magazine format. Features dictionaries, diaries, maps, pass books, stock record forms, wood and steel transfer cases, folders of all kinds, daters, price markers, chairs, typewriter desk. One article-- "Is Prestige An Illusion?", and a page of jokes. Engraving of building on mail panel. Very good condition. 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" x 16pp. $23.00


06752-M0495EEUO- Billhead- FOSTER & PARKES CO., Printers. Everything Used In An Office. Nashville, Tenn. 3-22-29. Nice cut of building and street scene with street car, automobiles, horse drawn wagon and bicycle. Floral logo. All in green ink. Nice one. 8-1/2"x 5-1/2. $8.00


02167-M1093LERE- Catalogue- JOSEPH GREEN, Albany, NY, ca 1929. Catalogue Of Modern Business Appliances. Paper fasteners, pencil sharpener, numbering machines, rubber stamps, daters, time clocks, perforating machines, stencils, dies, seals, sign markers, trade and pool checks, castor racks, etc. Nice engravings and typography samples. Coated stock, very good condition. Inserted reply envelope w/nice graphics. 6" x 9" x 48pp. $38.00


04177-M0995EEOC- Booklet- J.C. HUB MFG CO., Cleveland, OH. Oct 1929. Printers and Manufacturers of Filing Supplies. ‘The Guide Post” is the name of this little collection of news, reports, anecdotal items. Picture of motorcycle deliveryman on his machine ready to go! Staples have light rust, otherwise excellent. 4-1/2” x 7” x 20pp. $8.00  


07373-C0808EEEE- Premium Flyer Band- WESTERN TABLET & STATIONERY CORP., They had divisions in Richmond, VA, St. Joseph, MO, and Kalamazoo, Mich. ca 1943. "Win A Prize. 24 Sheets of  Luck Star Typewriter Paper, $25.00 War Savings Bonds, Boys' or Girls Wrist Watches, Footballs or Baseballs or Necklaces, Pen and Pencil Sets, Loose Leaf Binders, Scrap Books." Several other things.  This piece is referred to as a "band". It was probably a band holding typing paper. It's yellow with black text and star graphic, printed one side. Archival tape repair on one corner, some notes and figures on both sides, otherwise very good condition. 5"x 16-3/4". $12.00  


07057-M0104EKEE- Book- OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND PRACTICES, Second Edition, by John J. W. Neuner and Benjamin R. Hayes. Copyright 1947. Published by South-Western Pub Co. Used in the past for a textbook in many schools. Covers it all: organization, practices, office building and equipment, personnel and supervision, executive control, alphabetic indexing and filing, national war labor job definitions, union contracts. Fascinating pictures of machines, office settings, etc. Hardback, indexed, illustrated. Excellent condition. 6-1/4”x 8-3/4”x 720pp. $30.00


05413-M1196EREE- Sample Book- KALAMAZOO STATIONERY CO, Kalamazoo, MI. No.1942, ca 1950. Premium prints. Includes: Seasonal Scenes, Ballet, Hunting, Bouquets, Fishing, Wild West, Birds and Blossoms, Jolly Jewelers. Wire spiral and heavy black boards bound. Excellent. 5-1/4" x 9" x 44 full color plates. $32.00


05058-M0694EEE- Booklet- HALLMARK CARDS, no place given, copyright 1959. Hallmark Date Book. Dealer imprint is Frank Dustin Office--School Supplies, Gainesville, (TX). Calendar pages for 1960 plus all the important information you need to get along in the world! Original cover art by Bernard Buffet.  (A French artist born in 1928. His original works bring up to nearly $40,000.) A few pencil notations inside front cover, otherwise almost like new. 4-9/16" x 3-3/16" x 32pp. $14.00


00938-M0683EEE- Catalogue- MONARCH MARKING. (A Pitney Bowes Company) Dayton, OH. 1983. The catalog for Retail Stores. Special "Yule Profit" supply catalogue. In addition to the standard forms, display items, price cards, store equipment, etc. there are a few pages of Christmas display items and a page or two of Halloween and Fall theme display supp1ies. Cover with busy little Santas. Very good. 8-1/4" x 11" x 38pp. $14.00


06784-M0692EEEE- Catalogue- PLATEAU OFFICE SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT, Crossville, TN. 1992. Huge presentation of everything one needs for the office: supplies, equipment, furniture, etc. Colorful. Excellent condition. 8-1/4"x 10-3/4"x 863pp. $18.00


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