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Missoula, MT Hardware & Lumber Store Billhead Collection (60+) [140868]

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Paper Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 600.00 USD
Missoula, MT Hardware & Lumber Store Billhead Collection (60+) [140868]
SOLD
95.00USDto d*******f+ (23.75) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2021 Dec 19 @ 11:42UTC-8 : PST/AKDT
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Lot of over 60 billheads/letterheads from J.P. Reinhard -- dealer in Hardware, Stoves, Glassware, and Crockery -- and Purtle & Lynch (formerly Purtle Manufacturing & Supply Co), dealer in Building Lumber and Mining Timber, both based in Missoula, MT. All Reinhard correspondence dated 1894 - 1902. All Purtle Manufacturing & Supply Co pieces dated 1891. All Purtle & Lynch pieces dated 1891 - 1897. Many billheads from both companies addressed to the renowned A.M. Holter Hardware Co of Helena. Note: Missoula is located in far west central Montana and is the seat of Missoula County. Missoula was first settled in 1858 and founded in 1860 as Hellgate Trading Post. By 1866 the settlement moved 5 miles upstream on Rattlesnake Creek and renamed Missoula Mills, later shortened to Missoula.


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State: Montana
City: Missoula
Provenance: Stuart MacKenzie Montana Collection