A reprint of the publication Catalog Tredway Hardware Co. Dubuque, Iowa. This March 15, 1895 Edition of 224 pages is filled with tools and prices from the 1895-time frame.
Tool collectors use original catalogs to identify the vintage tools they find. Since the original catalog are sometimes difficult to find and an original copy of this publication is hard to find at a reasonable price, reprinted catalogs work well.
Tredway had high standards for their merchandise. Tool manufacturers include: Vulcan (anvils), Peter Wright (anvils), I.I. & B. Co.(vises), C. Parker Co. (vises), Empire (forges), Bailey (post drills), Green River (post drills), Champion (post drills), Detroit (shears, punches), Lightning (taps and dies), Atha Tool Co. (hammers), Heller Brothers (hammers, tongs), Vaughan & Bushnell (swages, auger bits), Maydole (hammers), Peck Stow & Wilcox (tongs, punches, braces, breast drills, wood chisels, calipers, Coe (wrenches), Stearns (hollow augers), Barton (draw knives), Disston (hand saws), Stanley (rules, levels, planes) and much more wagon parts and hardware, bolts, fasteners, horseshoes, and other woodworking and blacksmithing supplies.