"Catalogues reproduced in part in VICTORIAN HOUSEWARE price guide. / 1. 1881 Simmons Hardware Company, St. Louis, MO - House Furnishing Catalogue. / 2. 1884 Sargent & Co. New York & New Haven Conn. Illustrated Catalogue of Hardware / 3. 1885 Frankfurth Hardware Co. Milwaukee - Farming Tools and Housefurnishing Goods. / 4. 1875 Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. New Britain, Conn. General Hardware / 5. 1891 Benj. Allen & Co. Chicago, Ill. - Clocks, silver and silver plated ware. / 6. 1905 Bridge & Beach Mfg. Co. St. Louis, Mo. - Stoves and ranges / 7. 1893 Marshall Field & Co., Chicago, Ill. - Clocks, lamps and silver plated ware.", typed on a piece of paper stapled to the inside of the front cover.