|There are two pictures showing a view of the covers and a few inside pages of these (3) 1928 - 1929 Liberty Magazine Boy Salesmen Booklets in this lot. These booklets are for boys who were selling and delivering magazines back then.|
The left booklet is from July, 1928. It is Vol. IV, No. 7. It has (24) pages filled with sales and other stories. They also promoted competition for sales. There is a story on the movie star cowboy, Buck Jones. There is also a story about model aeroplanes and a picture of the plans of the Charles Lindbergh Spirit Of St. Louis airplane. There are different opportunities to earn prizes by selling magazines.
The right booklet is from January, 1929. It is Vol. V, No. 1. It has (24) pages filled with competition sales information and other stories. There is one story about what you’ll see in New York City. It has a nice full page picture of the Statue of Liberty. There are different opportunities to earn prizes by selling magazines.
The center booklet is Libertys Prize Catalog #1. It has (14) pages filled with many premiums and prizes that could be acquired by selling magazines. A couple pages are pictured. The things you could win or earn include:
Ranger Bicycle, Bicycle Accessories, Baseballs, Baseball Gloves, Baseball Bat, Football Equipment, Football, Helmet, Roller Skates, Ice Skates, Punching Bag, Basketball, Boxing Gloves, Volley Ball, Radio Equipment, Wrist Watch, Pocket Watches, Sports Timers, Flash Light, Pocket Knives, Watch Chain, Fountain Pen, Mechanical Pencil, Musical Instruments, Violin, Banjo, Ukelele, Mandolin, Drum Kit, Saxophone, French Cornet Horn, Rain Coats, Fishing Rods, Reel, & Tackle, Simmons Koaster Wagon, Sled, Cameras, and many Boy Scout Items.
The catalog measures a little larger then the others at 6" x 9". Overall they are in good condition. They each have some edge/corner wear and some wear and soiling to the covers.