Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 279

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Binder with 28 photographs relating to asbestos and the "special water-proofed built-up hair-felt method" developed by the R.E. Kramig & Company, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Includes images dedicated to the unique insulation method developed for various Midwest companies. With bulky steam lines, boiler rooms with thick breeching insulation, extensively gridded steam and exhaust connections, plus thick piping in factory settings and production rooms, and scenes of electric driven ice plant. Ferrotyped silver prints, the images measuring 7 1/4x9 1/4 inches (18.4x23.5 cm.), and the reverse, linen backed, each with a typewritten caption and hand stamps, including the Crone Commercial Photo Co., on verso. Oblong 4to, black leatherette; 3-ring binding; with a Property of R.E. Kramig & Company label on the rear inside cover. 1924-25

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