compiling this catalogue our aim has been to make a hand book of
standard items of Builders Hardware.
It would not be practicable
to attempt to cover the field of special hardware which is
handled by our contract department.
The edge tools shown in back part
of catalogue are all of well known standard makes and are
warranted by their makers against imperfections of material or
workmanship. We cannot afford to handle inferior tools.
This catalogue conforms as far as
it is possible at this time, to the recommendations for
simplified practice and elimination of waste by The Associated
Manufacturers Committee on Builders Hardware of the United
States Department of Commerce.
The Unit and Decimal system for
quantities and prices is rapidly superseding the old Dozen and
Gross system and the latter terms have been omitted herein,
except in the case of Standard Lists for Wood and Machine
Screws, Bright Wire Goods, Files, and some styles of Twist
The prices printed in the catalogue
are not intended for current prices and are printed only for the
purpose of guidance and making comparisons.
A separate price list will be
published from time to time for use in connection with the
Accuracy in description and
dimensions has been our constant aim in this book but we cannot
accept claims for damages due to errors in this catalogue or for
deviation of size of articles from catalogue dimensions. We can
furnish template locks, hinges and sash pulleys when required,
for a slight additional charge.
Credit will be extended where
mercantile rating or trade references are satisfactory to our
credit department. Our terms to credit customers are
thirty days net. All prices are F. O. B. Pittsburgh unless
otherwise expressly stated.
All prices are subject to change
without notice. Dealers should bear in mind that we
cannot bill small broken lot Parcel Post shipments at extreme
We are glad to have the opportunity
of correcting our own mistakes. Do not return goods to us without
our written consent and instructions as to where the goods are
to be shipped.
September 1st, 1926