Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Mail Order Adventure Gear

From 1926, a vintage ad for mail order rifles and bayonets. This kind of thing makes great filler for faux newspaper and magazine clippings. Just click through for the high resolution version.

For comparison's sake, the $15 purchase price of a Krag carbine was roughly equivalent to 70% of the average unskilled factory worker's weekly salary. At least according to the wage table in this article.

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