Brooklyn, New York City: The Ready Auto Supply Co., Bedford at Halsey Street. Wraps. [AUTOMOBILES] [TOOLS]. Phone Bedford 8900-8901. Cover title: The Ready Auto Supply Co. Automobile Supplies and Hardware, Sample Our Service, 1225-1227 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City
8vo (9 ¼” x 6 1/8”); 179pp; brown stiff wrapper, embossed lettering in blue; publisher’s reinforced cloth binding tape at front and rear hinges; b&w line drawings throughout illustrating the text; fine. Fine. Item #1718
A scarce and interesting printed catalog of automobile parts with their manufacturer’s numbers and retail prices, supplies for the care of autos, and clothing accessories for the drivers. The inside front wrapper advertises “Some of the High Grade Tools we carry in Stock” and the rear inside wrapper advertises that “We carry a full stock of the following standard lines.” A historical look at the mechanical parts for early 20th-century motorized vehicles and necessary accessories for their drivers.