New York: Pratt & Lambert-Inc. 1962. Original edition. Salesman samples in cardboard box. Original mailing cardboard box, with postage and mailing label, dimensions 7" x 10.5" x 4" containing 36 samples. Each sample is 10" x 3" and has a label on the back identifying the wood and what stains and varnishes were used on the sample. Box is fair; ripped and repaired with tape, missing one panel; samples very good. Item #19899
Pratt & Lambert was founded in 1849 in Buffalo, NY and still offers fine paint, stain and varnish products today. Their customers must have enjoyed these large samples, which gave them a great tool for envisioning how a particular wood, stain or varnish would work on their project.