Eau Claire, Wisconsin: 1910. Unbound. This four-panel illustrated advertising folder for wooden boats was printed in orange and black. It was sent by the Dunphy Boat Manufacturing Company in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to potential customer within the same city. It is franked with a one-cent green Franklin stamp (Scott #331) that is tied to the front panel with an Eau Claire flag cancelation dated March 22, 1910. In nice shape with a little postal soiling.
The address panel features a large corner card stylized illustrations of the bows of five wooden Dunphy Boats.
The two inside panels provide a photo-mechanical image and two line drawings of a Dunphy Boat. The text includes specifications and pricing for six models ranging from 18 to 28 feet. The three smaller models are priced between $200 and $225. There are additional short descriptions on the Frame, Planking, Decks, Cockpit, Painting, and Fittings.
The rear panel, titled “Concerning Boat Value,” touts the boats quality and value.. Very good. Item #010133