|There are two pictures showing a view of the covers and a few inside pages of these (3) 1928 - 1929 OUR BOYS Curtis Salesmen & Premium Booklets in this lot. These booklets are for boys who were selling and delivering magazines back then. The magazines included:|
The Ladies Home Journal
The Saturday Evening Post
The Country Gentleman
The left booklet is from February, 1928. It is Vol. 21 No. 2. It has (26) pages filled with sales and other stories. The center section has the opportunity to earn prizes including the following:
A Conqueror Harmonica, A "LindY" AV-I-O Jacket, A "Lindy" AV-I-O Cap, A Saxophone, A Fountain Pen Desk Set, A Websters Dictionary, and a Plate Lifter Novelty Trick.
The center booklet is Vol. 21 No. 8. It has (26) pages. It has more stories and more premiums / prizes offered. Many are listed, but those that are pictured include:
A "Spirit Of Boyhood" Air Kraft Builder Flying Plane Kit, A Sewing Stand Kit, A Xylophone, A Boy Scout Ax with Sheath, A Pool / Billiard Table, A Collie Puppy, A Yale Spot Light Flashlight, Bowling Alley or Shuffleboard Game, a 24" Ball,A Reach Baseball Bat, a Perkins Kite, A Radium Dial Wrist Watch, Sportsman Rolled Gold Krementz Cuff Links, A Krementz Rolled Gold Watch Band, A Tennis Racket, A Toy Speed Boat, A Compass / Magnifying Glass, A Change Maker, A Boy Scout Pocket Knife, A Reach Baseball Glove, A Babe Ruth Home Run Special Baseball, A Vacuum Rotor Motor, A Boy Scout Whistle, and A Dexterity Puzzle With A Cartoon Baseball Player. In the center section is a (4) page section pertaining to Charles Lindbergh. It has images that would appear if pencil was rubbed over them. They are undone! The pictures are of a Speedboat, A boy selling magazines to a woman, A Reach Baseball Glove, and A Babe Ruth Baseball. There is an unused order form for a Lindbergh Souvenir Folder. There is also a story of a boy who sold Lindbergh a Journal.
The third booklet is Vol. 22 No. 4. It has (22) pages. It also has stories as well as many other premiums and prizes. Again, many are listed, but the ones pictured include:
A Tent, Golf Clubs and Bag, Shoes, An Auto Wheel Speeder Wagon, Hunting Knife, Roller Skates, Simplex Typewriter, Scoot Coaster, Pedometer, Eveready Flash Lights, Pen - Pencil Combination, Sweat Shirt, Gym Suit, Golf Game, Raincoat, Babe Ruth Baseball, Baseball Glove, Columbia Moto Bike, Tennis Rackets, Tennis Balls, Coffee Pot, Electric Iron, Alarm Clock, Bread Knife, Electric Toaster, Tableware, Salt & Pepper Sets, Loop The Loop Glider Plane, Stunt Airplane, Top, Ball and Vase Magic Trick, X-Ray Tube, Key Case, Invisable Ink, Water Pistol, Famous Key Puzzle, Money Changer, and more... The cover is loose on this one.
These hold a lot of premium pictures to use for reference. They each measure 6" x 9". Overall they are in good condition. They each have some edge/corner wear and some creased pages. The first one has two spots of missing paper on the cover and a piece missing from the last two pages. The last one has a loose cover.