DATE NAILS, BROUGHT UP TO DATE

Nacogdoches, TX: P & G Press, January, 1973. First edition, “limited” (this #250) signed by the author (a second volume was published in 1975). 8vo. xi, 108 pp. Illustrated from photographs, portrait, illustrations of the heads of the nails used by various railroads. “Date nail collecting involves acquiring specimens of metallic nails bearing raised or indented numerals on their heads. Most commonly the numerals refer the year in which they were driven into railroad cross ties, eimbers, and pilings or telegraph, telephone, or electric power poles.” Illustrated stiff wrappers, stapled. Very good. Item #66530

Price: $50.00

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