Publication: Privately printed, 1944, N P
First edition. 4to. Sepia toned pictorial wrappers, 48 pp., printed in sepia toned ink throughout, text and photograph illustrations. This is a World War II saddle and tack catalog from the noted Denver Dry Goods Company known as "The Denver" and founded originally in 1879 by Michael McNamara and L.H. Flanders. The company manufactured their own line of Powder River Western products, including western saddles, tack, Navajo blankets, belts, hats, Women's riding clothes, etc. They also marketed Levi Strauss shirts, Justin boots, Stetson hats, Western style fringed suede coats for women, Western skirts and women's leather riding skirts and vests. In addition they offered for sale Don Ricardo hand forged steel spurs, sterling silver bits and spurs, and even airplane aluminum bits. On the front cover this catalog features a "Price Ceilings" notice that indicates their pricing is in line with wartime restrictions. Tiny chip to lower front cover, light wear to foot of spine, and minor wear to the extremities, else a very good, solid copy of a World War II catalog.
Inventory Number: 48640