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Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 340 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,006 Discovery Miles 10 060
Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 340 (Paperback): United States Manufactures
Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 340 (Paperback): United States Manufactures

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Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 340 (Paperback)

United States Manufactures

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...ranging from 8 to 50 cents per inch. The large English trunks on this market consist of water-proof stuff, and are also sold at the same price per inch, according to quality, as traveling bags. Austrian bags and trunks are sold by the piece, and are found both in the bazaars and retail shops, the cost ranging from $1.20 to $23 the piece. German and French bags are also sold by the piece, although the, latter are only found in small quantities. American manufacturers interested in this trade should send catalogues in triplicate to this office for transmission to the proper parties. A list of Smyrna dealers will also be furnished upon request. INDUSTRY AND LABOR. ENGLISH CHAIN MANUFACTURE. HOME INDUSTRY IN CRADLET HEATH--COTTAGE WORKERS AND THEIR PAT--INTEREST OF UNION LABOR. Consul Albei t Halstead, of Birmingham, having received a request for information in regard to cost of labor in the British manufacture of coil chain of all sizes per 100 pounds, welding labor only from fV inch to 1 inch, and of trace chain, price of welding, either per ICO links or per 100 pounds, presents the following report: It is impossible to give wages per 100 pounds, for they are not calculated on that basis, but upon the basis of one hundredweight or 112 pounds. Coil chain of the sizes t3, to 1 inch, that is not dollied, is made chief ' by women and girls, youths and old men, the latter being tho.-e whose vigor is so much lessened that they are unable to do the heavier work. This class of labor has no organization or union. Those engaged in it purchase from a warehouseman or iron merchant iron rods of the requisite size, wheel them home in a barrow or carry them home on their shoulders, and in a little forge at the back of the house make the links of the chain from the iron rods...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: United States Manufactures
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 370
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-31742-8
Barcode: 9781130317428
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-31742-0

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