Portland, OR. Honeyman Hardware Company. No date. Ca. 1922.
Catalogue No. 9. Massive hardware catalogue; cloth binding; 10 x 8 1/2 inches; 2012 pp; tabbed index at front. Corners bumped and lightly abraded; light toning to front cover. Lavishly illustrated and tightly bound; contents in very good condition. Dating based on the catalogue entries for automotive parts and supplies, with over 100 vehicle manufacturers listed through 1921. The catalogue is especially well represented with regard to carpentry tools: for example; saws, drills, planes, screw drivers, etc. Also noteworthy are the many examples of kitchen utensils: enamel ware, tin ware, steel ware, galvanized ware, japanned ware, aluminum ware, glass ware, etc. Other household goods include stoves, electric and manually operated washing machines; clothes wringers; refrigerators; vacuum cleaners, coffee mills; flatware; door hardware (hinges, locks, handles etc.) Large sections on Knives, Guns and Ammunition (Remington; Winchester; Smith & Wesson; Colt; Iver Johnson, etc.) An extensive section on Fishing Equipment: rods, reels, line; flies, spinners, Heddon and other lures, etc. Also miscellaneous goods relating to dogs, horses, and livestock--for example, cow and sheep bells--not to mention bird cages, bicycles and tricycles, baseball bats and gloves, vibrators and curling irons etc. etc. A fascinating catalogue in very good condition picturing and describing an amazing assortment of hardware items pertaining to various trades as well as items for domestic usage and goods relating to recreational activities, home maintenance and security, and much much more. Chapter from Honeyman at end of volume titled "Useful Information" and directed to retailers, with entries such as: "To Find Cost of Doing Business"; "the Metric System"; "Electrical Units"; etc. Contents in very good condition, bright and clean. Only two WorldCat listings for numbered Honeyman catalogues. Item #52686