Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

National Stoves Offer You A Real Source Of...Profit [1940]


The front cover begins at the top with the title "National stoves offer you a real source of...profit" written in black and red lettering. Underneath, the catalogue number, company name and address are listed in black lettering. The back cover features a black and white sketch of the company plant. Below the illustration, the phrase "The home where National Stoves, Ranges and Furnaces are made" is stated in black lettering. At the bottom, the company name and address is listed along with the other branches location. The front end page has the company's policy statement listed followed by the company name and address. The following inside pages are filled with various models of National Stoves, Ranges and Furnaces products. Some of the models include Artistic, Artisan, Admiral, National, Real, Moro, Newart, Kitchenette, Hardy, Hotel, Cafe, Factor, Maple, Regular, Noxall, Ray, Rancher, Guide, Master, Dandy, Comet, Fireplace, Alert, Solid, Woodola, Oakland, Dash, Pilot, Worthy, and Spark. All models entail a drawn illustration along with a description and key features. Along the bottom of multiple pages, such as pages 12 and 13, there are charts showing "Specifications and Prices." The back end page consists of "National Warm Air Furnaces and Room Heaters." There are three different models shown and explained. At the bottom there is a statement saying "If interested, write for catalogue." There is a price list glued to the title page.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: National Stoves, Ranges, Furnaces, etc.

Publisher: Excelsior Stove & MF'G. Co. (Quincy, Ill.)


40 p.

27.9 x 21.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: National Stoves Offer You A Real Source Of...Profit [1940]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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