Shingle Branch West Coast Lumbermen's Association Collection of Advertising Materials Including Letter, Newspaper Electrotypes, Illustrated Pamphlets
(Americana - 20th Century - Architecture - Building Design - Shingles)

Seattle Washington: Shingle Branch West Coast Lumbermen's Association, 1916. F Group of materials includes: 1916 Farm Buildings of Red Cedar Shingles, 16 pages, black and white illustrated throughout, including photos and plans of George Brewster's farm buildings at Brookville, L.I., designed by Alfred Hopkins, A.A.I.A.; others from Seattle, WA, (with) 1916 Distinctive American Homes of Red Cedar Shingles, 16 pages, similarly illustrated, with various designs, plans and layouts of homes using this product; both of these 6" x 9" approx. size, stapled illustrated covers, both with color interior stamps "Red Cedar Shingles The Roof of Ages" tipped on first and last leaves and both with laid-in postal return cards for more information; (with) Newspaper Electrotypes for Red Cedar Shingle Dealers, showing 6 advertising designs for the product, illustrated and with txt, pricing; "...You can run these in your local paper just as they are..." these were free, sent for the cost of postage - also matrices were available; the newspaper advertising cuts are illustrated one side of a large sheet, approx. 16 1/2" x 22 1/2" size; folded as issued and with light wear; (with) a small flyer, How You Can Increase Shingle Sales from the Dealers' Service Bureau of the Association, printed 3 sides, approx. 3 1/2" 6 1/2" size, (with a lined-through correction); (with) 1918 typed printed letter signed by the Asst. secretary of the association, sent to Sherman Ernhout & Son, Livingston Manor, NY referring to a purchase Ernhout made of M.R. Smith Lumber & Shingle Co. and sending the enclosed advertisements as a helping aid to selling the shingles they'd bought; on Association letterhead, light wear, fold lines; all items in very good condition; with the original mailer, about 1/3 torn away as are its postage stamps; an interesting group of advertising materials for this specific architectural product. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23655)


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