Pittsburgh: Pittsburg Water Heater Company, May 1922 to October, 1923. 8 numbers, all in original pictorial self-wrappers, 7.25 x 5.25 inches,  pages each number, wire stitched. Illus. This group includes May, 1922; April, 1922; September, 1922; November, 1922; January, 1923; March, 1923; June, 1923; October, 1923. Staples uniformly rusted; some light wear and staining; in very good condition overall. Item #19349
A broken run of this entertaining commercial advertorial trade publication for plumbers and for water heater salesmen in fine Roaring Twenties style, with humorous short squibs of traveling sales or of fanciful incidents in plumbing, technical tips on Pittsburg water heaters, encouragements to vigor in sale, plenty of jokes, fine comic strips and comic illustrations, and a monthly column of “Flings at Fads” that levels complaints the follies of popular culture—Christmas neckties, the saxophone, home radio outfits, etc. With eight pieces of related contemporary sales ephemera for Pittsburg water heaters, including brochures and order forms, and illustrated spec cards.