1961 Vintage BELKNAP HARDWARE CATALOG Bluegrass 9# 4500


SIZE: HUGE!!!! Nearly 9 Pounds, with over 4500 pages. 10 1/8" by 8", and about 4 1/2" THICK!


Being a Former Louisvillian, I don't remember BH as being this big, but it was REALLY A HUGE company, selling just about everything and anything you could think of, back in the 60s. They go back to about 1840.

ADVERTISING GALORE throughout, with 20 pages of GLOSSY COLOR advertising (10 leaves, front and back) as well as full page chapter illustrations, and multi-illustrations throughout rest.

INSIDE, FRoNT and END pages are RED chromo, showing the 1961 Manufacturing Buildings, covering 46 acres. BACK shows some of the plants/rooms.

Merchandise & Sections include: Hand and Power tools, Locks, Fasteners, Plumbing/Porcelains, fixtures, etc. Door hardware, Stoves, Ranges, etc. Lamps/Lighting, Fans, Curtains, Kitchen Wares of all kinds. Paints and supplies, Flatware of all kinds, Serving wares, China and dinnerware. Glassware, functional and Eligant. Hunting, Camping items. Guns and ammo, Fishing items including Poles, Lures and more. All kinds of Furniture; indoor, outdoor, upholstered and non. Carpeting, and SO MUCH MORE I can't possibly list.

COVERS are wipeable fabric-over-board.

CONDITION: Good, THERE IS SPINE PLAY, hard to avoid in a USED catalog this size. Some fingering soiling on cover, though may clean up with careful cleaning. Corners bent. Overall, pretty good for an old, used Catalog. LOADED with advertising of all kinds, this will make a fantastic addition to a Hardware, Advertising, or Louisville Memorabilia Collection. Please see my other books listed. .

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