Woodbury Hardware. No date. Ca. 1950.
Black and white illustrations throughout, 54+2146pp, index, 11 x 8 1/2 inches, pictorial blue cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Light soiling and wear to covers, including tearing to the upper spine (likely from pulling this heavy volume down from the shelf); bumping to lower right corner; interior clean and tight. An extensive catalog for Portland, Oregon-based Woodbury Hardware Company and an amazing resource for 1950s American culture. Includes everything from "Cross Sectional Views of Commonly Used Files", tires, and keys to Remington Firearms and Metal Toys and Novelties. Each item is illustrated with a text description and pricing below. There is an alphabetical index at the front of the volume; individual sections include House Furnishings and Kindred Goods; Cutlery; Guns, Ammunition and Miscellaneous Sporting Goods; Toys, which includes a Toni Doll and Huffy Convertible Bike both introduced in 1949, which give this catalogue a date circa 1950. Fishing: Fly and Casting Lines, Spinners, Baits and Lures, Reels etc; Baseballs and gloves etc. Item #43078