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ST. NICHOLAS STAMP DIRECTORY T is so named because here every St. Nicholas reader can find the names and addresses of leading stamp be sure always to give your name and complete address, as well as that of parent, teacher or employer as reference. Be sure to get permission first. We are careful to accept the advertisements of only the most reliable stamp dealers, and if you have any unfair business dealings with St. Nicholas advertisers advise us promptly. We are always glad to help solve your stamp problems. Write us when you want information.
Rare Stamps Free 15 all diferent Canadian and 10
with age 2 cente. When possible send names and addresses of two stamp collectors. Large wholesale list for Dealers free. We offer these sets, great bargaing, cheapest ever offered, no two stamps alike in any set, all different, ine condition. Postage 2c. extra. 50 Spain, llc.; 40 Japan, 5c.; 100 U. 8., 20c.; 7 Siam, 150.; 50 Asia, 17c.; 20 Chile, 10c.; 4 Malta, 5c.; 30 Holland,9c.:10 Jamaica, 10c.; 10 Straits, 7c.; 10 Egypt, 70.; 7 Persia, 4c.; 10 Ceylon, 15c.; 8 Hawa), 20c.; 20 Denmark, 7c.; 30 Sweden, 10c.; 50 Brt.Colla, 6c.; 8 Peru.4c.; 25 Persia, 25c.; 10 Brazil, 5c.; 50 Africa, 24c.; 6 FIJI, 150.; 25 Italy, 5c.; 7 Iceland, 20c.; 4 Sudan, 8c.; 10 China, 10c.: 17 Mexico, 10c.; 10 Uruguay, 7c.; 6 Reunion, 5c.; 5 Panama, 13c.20 New Zealand, 150. Remitin stamps or Money Order. Fine approval sheets 50% discount. 50 Page List Free. We buy Stamps. MARKS STAMP CO.. DEPT.N, TORONTO,CANADA. Why my approvals are the best: (1) No trash, (2) Lowest price: 50% with extra discounts for quick returns. (3) Attractive Sheets arranged by countries. (4) Aguinaldo Philippine stamp cat. 50c. premium to customers who expect to buy. (5) X. 14. 1c. stamos for small boys if desired. Hundreds of St. Nicholas boys have tried them. Why not YOU.
D. M. WARD. 608 Buchanan St., Gary. Ind. 158 Genuino Foreign Stamps--Mexico War Issues,
Venezuela, Salvador and India Service, 10c
Hussman Stamp Co., Dept. 52. St. Louis. Mo. 65 Different Foreign Stamps from including Africa, Asia, 65 Different Foreign countries Australia, Europe, West Indies; and our pamphlet which tells you "How to make your collection of stamps properly." FOR ONLY 16 CENTS-A BIG BARGAIN.
Queen City Stamp & Cola Co., Room 32, 604 Race St., Cincinnati, O.
OLD ISSUES: STAMPS AND COINS
Price lists free. (Estab. 1883)
Rob't LANGZETTEL Box 734
NEW HAVEN, CONN. Stamps 50 all dii., Transvaal, Brazil, Peru, Cuba, Mexico, Ceylon, Java, etc., and Album, 10c. 1000 Finely Mixed, 40c. 60 dit. U. S.. 25c. 1000 hinges, 10c. Agts. wtd. 50%. List Free. I buy stamps. C.Stegman, 5940 Cote Brilliante Ave., St.Louis.Mo. WAR issues, in sets: 5 Ceylon, 15c: 4 Czecho-Slovakia, 10c;
3 Cameroon "Occupation" on Middle Congo, o. g. 70; 2 Trinidad and Tobago, 0.g. 9c; 3 Switzerland "Peace," o. 8. 14c. Postage extra. *Stamp Specials' sent on request.
FRANKLIN COOPER, 108 Claremont Ave., Jersey City, N.J. STAMPS 500 Cat. for 10c.: $1.00 Cat. 25c: $2.00 Cat.
500.; $4.00 Cat. for $1.00. Freo Premiums with 60c order. All Stamps genuine, no duplicates. Jos..GALLANT, 28 Main Street,
Hempstead, N. Y. Stamps on Approval No premiums|But value. All the novelties at the right prices,
ALFRED, LECHNER 83 Nassau St., New York City POSTAGE STAMPS WORTH FORTUNES A valuable book, fully Illustrated, describing and pricing all valuable stamps ONLY 15c. Mekeel's Stamp Weekly, Beverly, Mass. 6 mos. for 25c. with 100 dift. foreign stamps FREE. FREE. 1.00 U. S. Parcel Post Stamps to Applicants for Approvals. Give Reference.
J. R. NICHOLS, 2322 Loring Place, N. Y. City COMETS!! Ask about them! 20 Different Africa $.12; 50 Different Latin America $.22. Addrees Dept. B. THE ZENITH STAMP Co., Box 383, Now Britain, Conn. 20 different Turkey, and Big Bargain Lists,
JOHN M. LONG, 67 Public Squitre, Water town, N. Y. 9) Different only 10c. Good approvals with premiums.
RICHARDS STAMP CO. Dept. A. East Orange, N. J. 75 Different stamps for 30 to applicants for our Popular Ap
provals. CHRISTENSEN, 1673 3rd St., Milwaukee, Wis. STAMPS 106 China.etc.,stamp dictionary.list 3000 bargains, 2c. Album (500 pictures), 3c. BULLARD & Co., Sta.A, BOSTON GENUINE U. S. AND FOREIGN STAMPS On Approval. HUB POSTAGE STAYP Co., 345 Washington Street, Boston, Mass. 100 DIFFERENT STAMPS 120, 200 DIFFERENT 23c.
Approvals. MICHAELS, 5602 Prairie, Chicago. 5 NEWFOUNDLAND FREE with trial Approvals. 1000 Peelable Hinges, 8c.
F. E. THORP, Norwich, N. Y. FREE 25 diff. Brit. Colonies to approval applicants. 2c.
50 diff. Belgium (large bi-color) China, Jamaica, Portugal, Venezuela, etc., 10c; 100 all diff. only 200; 1,000 well mixed 40c; 100 var. Ú. S. 50c; 1,000 hinges, 10c; Agte. wtd. 50%. List Iree. I BUY STAMPS. L. B. DOVER, Overland, Mo. BARGAINS EACH SET 3 CENTS
8 Luxembourg; 8 Finland; 20 Sweden: 8 Honduras: 8 Costa Rica: 10 Porto Rico; 8 Dutch Indies: 6 Hayti. Lists of 7000 low-priced stamps free. CHAMBERS STAMP CO 111 G NASBAU STREET, NEW YORK CITY
AGENTS WANTED for our One app. sheets. Large discounts. Send ret. We Buy Stamps. Service. Satisfaction,
B. H. FEHLIG CO., 3021 E. 11th Ave., Denver, Colo. 25 diff. stamps (Including British Colonies) free to applicants
for my approvals. 50% discount. Fine stock. Glve them & trial, Premium coupon with 50c. net purchase. References please. JULES E. CAGNON, 30 No. Court St., Providence, R. I. STAMPS FREE, 60 ALL DIFFERENT For the names of two collectors and 3c. postage. 10 coins, 25c; 20 coins, 350. TOLEDO STAMP CO., TOLEDO O., U.S.A. DANDY PACKET STAMPS free for name, address 3
collectors, 2c. postage, with 50% apprs. 125 dil, U. 8. Inc. high values. 50c. U.T. K. STAMP Co., UTICA, N. Y. STAMPS 20 VARIETIES UNUSED, FREE to all sending for our approval sheets at 50% discount, Postage 2 cents Mention St. Nicholas. QUAKER STAMP CO., TOLEDO, OD10,
postage. PEQUOT STAMP Co., Box 85 Bridgeport, Ct. FREE Serbia deathmask stamp tree to new approval apo
plicants. FRANK HADLEY, Box 73, Plainfeld, N. J. 57 STAMPS-Wide World Variety. .040 with universal approvals.
C. N. WINEGAR, West Fort Ann, N. Y. $.25 each-30 din. Fr. Col.; 25 din. Port. Col.; 50 din. Eng. Col.: 40 diff. U.S. Col. F. ONKEN, 630 79th St., B'klyn, N. Y.
5 unused French Colonies to Approval Applicants.
EDWIN H. BAILEY, Box 25 Farmingdale, N. Y. All For-20 different stamps from 20 different countries, 6 Cents 10 diferent South American, 2 different Malay
(Tigers) FOYE STAMP CO., Detroit, Mich. FREE 7 varletles Newfoundland including war stamps.
postage 2c. PROVIDENCE STAMP CO., 109 Washington St., Providence, R. I. BOYS. May we send you stamps on approval? Send
two references. WM. H. WILKERSON, JR., 1432 Duncan Street, N. E., Washington, D. C. FREE 5 big unused French Colonies to approval appll
cants. GEO. D. LINN COMPANY, Columbus, Ohio. 25 dir. stamps, duplicate book, 3 new entires, Lists, 10c.
NUTLEY STAMP EXCHANGE, Nutley, N. J.
All the Partsand Plans
Plain Model 76c, "A" $1.00. "B" $1.50.
Money back if not satisfied.
Made very NIFTY, strong as Noah's Ark.
At All Druggists
215-217 Fulton Street, New York General Selling Agents: Harold F. Ritchie & Co., Inc.
New York and Toronto BOYS & GIRLS EARN XMAS MONEY Send for 25 packages of our famoas patriotic Christmas seals, tags, cards, atc. Bell for 100 a package. When sold send us $1.60 and keep one dollar. We trust you. Don't delay. Write to-day.
K. NEUBECKER, 961 E. 23rd St., BROOKLYN, N. Y.
Factory to Rider
SAVES YOU MONEY
Our big FREE catalog shows everything
at half usual
BOYS, HAVE YOU GOT ONE!
THE BABY TANK The smallest tank in the world. 242 in. long. Goos by Its own power. Camouflaged in bright colors and in a camouflagod box. Leaflet "PRANKS" shows what it will do. A fanciful rhyme goes with each.
A GREAT AMERICAN TOY
for a 100% AMERICAN BOY 25 cents at any toy store or send 30 cents in stamps
(includes packing and postage) to ANIMATE TOY CO., 31 East 17th St., NEW YORK
MEAD Dept 7-15 Chicago
The A.B.C. Adjustable Car
FOR BOYS AND GIRLS FROM 2 TO 5 YEARS
GROWS WITH THE CHILD Preventing the development of bowed legs and round shoulders caused by riding a car that is too small.
Ask your dealer to show you an A.B.C. Car. McLAREN & COMPANY
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like to read books that tell you how to make a model airplane, a camera, a magic lantern, a printing press?
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Do you like a rattling good adventure story?
Do you like stories about animals, or travel stories ?
We have printed a booklet which is yours for the asking, telling all about a lot of mighty interesting books we publish. Shall we send you a copy? Address
Frederick A. Stokes Company 443 Fourth Avenue
AMERICA has played a proud part in the war. We all know of her wonderful armies of sturdy manhood—alert and keen. We all know of wonderful inventions—of huge suns of money given freely—of that love of our flag and Country which made success for our Allies and ourselves possible.
New fields of industry were opened, because we were shut off from European markets. There was no other way but to manufacture things for ourselves since we could not import or buy elsewhere.
What would have happened to the joy of Christmas, had not American brains and American hands turned to and made toys for our boys and girls ? For years and
Germany, and more recently Japan, had made almost 70 per cent of the toys we bought. And when the war shut off Germany had not American ingenuity come again to the front, we would have been practically without toys. But once more we arose to the occasion and began to develop our own toy industry. What was the result? It is this. Today America is making the finest toys in the world, superior in design, quality of materials used, and workmanship, to any that can be purchased outside our own Country.
We have but to stop and think for a moment to find the reason. With the American toy manufacturer ultimate value is the standard. He manufactures the very best thing possible. The American product is real quality merchandise. Defects are not covered up with the paint brush, nor is construction done in a hurried, cheap way. When the finished toy leaves the shop it is the best that the manufacturer can make. He has used care and attention to make it that. Our toy makers do not make their toys with their original idea one of price, which has been the foreign manufacturers' first thought. Price comes later, after the finished product is completed.
One of the most difficult things to compete with, which the American toy man has been forced to meet, is this very question of price. You see, in foreign countries labor, even
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You Need No Better Guide
a century and more ago were very poorly armed, their example is an excellent guide for your shooting. They could not be sure of their guns, so they shot right. Right shooting is fully explained in the four free Remington Right-from-the-Start instruction bookists, which will be mailed to you if you mention this magazine. These booklets also tell all about the U.S. Government's two official decorations for boys who qualify as Junior Marksman under direction of the National Rifl: Association. Remington UMC.22 Caliber Rifles and Cartridges, made for shooting right, are the choice of experienced marksmen. Sold by Sporting Goods Dealers in your towa. THE REMINGTON ARMS UNION METALLIC CARTRIDGE COMPANY, Inc.
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Transportation — The Real Sport
Fine, big, Ives trains-electrical or mechanical—with passenger, freight, baggago and coal cars, and tracks, stations, switches, siding. signals, tunnels-enable you to be a real railroad presia dent, engineer and conductor-all in one.
Ives Boats are the newest and finest toys out. Made of steel and driven by a screw propeller and strong, long-running motor. Twelve models. Great fun. Send 4c in stamps-for fine railroad or boat book-6c for both books.