Superior Quality

Letter regarding the purchase of chairs from the Kalamazoo Sled Company, dated April 2, 1917.

Mrs. M. Beckwith,
Garrison NY

Dear Madam-
Replying to your letter of the 23rd ult., we quote you on six No. 730 chairs, a price of $7.50 each, freight prepaid to your address, and trust we may have your order.

Yours truly,
Kalamazoo Sled Co.

Found in "New Testament Theology: Volume One" by Dr. Willibald Beyschlag. Published by T & T Clark, Edinburgh, 1899.


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7 comments:

alex b. said...

That's awesome. The Kalamazoo Sled Company actually has a somewhat interesting history. http://www.kpl.gov/local-history/business/kalamazoo-sled.aspx

unmoderated said...

hey, thanks AB. Interesting stuff.

jociegal said...

This is a GOOD one. I love the ones you find that show a little something about the way life really used to be.

Jim do little said...

We had one of those "flying discs" when I was a kid. It was yellow but the same design.

Tricia said...

Awesome! I wonder if No. 730 chairs are the ones with the canopy, or the ones without? (from the little picture of products on the stationery)

Glory von Hathor said...

Now that is an excellent company name. Modern company names are rubbish. It'd be all 'Sled Solutions' or 'Sled Central' these days.

MrCachet said...

GREAT bill head! This is a piece I could definitely do something with.

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