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Catalog Number 2000.131.1.1
Date 1923-1920-1930
Object Name Catalogs
Description Color: Gold; Green
Hardware Catalog Number 20, issued by the Reading Hardware Company, 1923. The 388-page catalog has a green hard cover with gold lettering for the company logo at the top, and on the bottom is, "LOCKS AND BUILDERS HARDWARE." The logo, company name, and catalog number are on the spine. At the beginning is an introducion; a design index; an alphabetical index; a numerical index; and general information. Hardware available for sale include push bars; bolts; brackets; butts; casters; cylinders; escutcheons; hinges; hooks; door knobs; letter box plates; pulleys; drawer and door pulls; locks; door stops; keys; and lock parts. Many black and white illustrations are also included. There is a price list which is item .2. With abrasions along the spine; fading of the gold lettering; and some scratches on the cover, the artifact is in good condition overall.
Collection HM
Subjects Hardware
Mechanical drawing
Door knobs
Door fittings
Locks and keys
Search Terms Reading Hardware Company