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Identifier: gleaningsinbeecu12medi Title: Gleanings in bee culture Year: 1874 (1870s) Authors: Subjects: Bees Bee culture Publisher: [Medina, Ohio, A. I. Root Co.] Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: ighs alxuit liO oz. We are now en-abled to furnish No. 1 with tJie bell face foran even half-dollar, and the lianimer is inevery respeet ecpial to those that iised to sellfor il.rjO and SLi.dO. Our jirices are perhapslower than tiiey are ordinarily sold, because we buy in unusually large quantities. It isnot an uncommon thing for us to give themanufacturers an order for over 1000 ham-mers of a single size, and we often let themmake them during dull seasons, when theyfigure them very low to avoid stopping theirhands and machinery. I told you tlie lirstligure i-efers to the niaiuifa(>ureis number.Well, the figures after the dash are the price.For instance. No. 1 hammer, plain adze-eye,is S.j cts. The finish of this hammer, how-ever, is not quite equal to the plain adze-eyeNo. 2. This hammer weighs exactly 1 lb.,handle and all, and th< iĀ»rice is r.o ets. It isprobably more used than any other hammerin the catalogue, being just about what isneeded for ordinary bee-hive work. If you Text Appearing After Image: HAMMERS FOR BKE-KEEPERS. are going to drive spikes or large nails, forinstance in framing, >()u would want to laydow^n your No. li hammer and take a No. 1.The hammer above this. No. li, bell face, isonly 85 cts. The price is thus low on thesel)ecause I happened to tind a large lot ofthem that 1 could l)uy low. The weight ofI thishannner is 1 lb. The same is the caseI with No. :> hammer, price only 25 cts. Thishannner weighs exactly 10 oz., and duringthe past year has sold beyond any thing weever had in the line of hammers, for it is anicely hnished solid steel hammer with atirst-class hickory handle, and all foi- an even2-5 cts. The one below it. No. 8, plain adze-eye, is ;>r) cts. These are stai)le goods, andtins hammer is a great favorite for honey-lioxes, brood - frames, and the like. Thisweighs lU oz. At the left of the picture, afarriers, or horse-shoers hammer is shown.This weighs 13 oz., and the price is 50 cts. 1884 GLEANINGS IN BEE CULTURE. 657 At the right of the pi Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

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