Bulletin Volume 8, PT. 1

Bulletin Volume 8, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... Europe and the Mexican States situated on the Pacific coast will be greatly facilitated. THE NAIL TRADE. ' A recent French consular report says that a considerable increae has been noticed in the nail trade of Mexico in the last six years, the United States exporting the greater part of the nails used in this country. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 1899, the import value rose to $147,087. Ordinary nails and tacks find' little demand, but of the special kinds those enjoying the largest sale are small nails with round heads for upholstering. These come from France and the United States in packages of '5 kilos, the average price being 20 cents per kilo. Cut nails for heavy carpentery work, etc., come from the United States in kegs of 46 kilos and sell for $12 per package. Polished clamps are imported from France and the United States in packages of 1 gross. Flatheaded screws come from the United States. Galvanized clamps (staples) for attaching wires come in packages, the smallest of which weigh 1 ounce. "Paris points" are manufactured in Mexico, and while they are inferior to the foreign article, they find a ready sale in all Mexican cities. The principal importing houses in Mexico are those of Messrs. Roberto Boker & Co., 4 Puente Espiritu Santo; Lohse & Co., Succ., 9,10, 11 Calle Palma; J. M. Del Rio & Sons, 6 Calle Palma; Sommer, Hermann & Co., 4 Calle Palma. These houses only import special qualities. On the coast the following houses are engaged in the business of importing these goods: Vera Cruz, Sommer, Hermann & Co.; Carmen, Joaquin Quintana and Juan Fokken; Campeche, Castellot Hermanos and Llovera & Co.; San Juan de Tabasco, Benito & Co. and Berreteaga & Co.; Merida, Bitter...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839900
  • 9781236839909