tool shown in this catalog is made directly from the raw
material in one of our factories. We are in every
sense of the word manufacturers, not merely assemblers
or selling agents. The workmen we employ are
experienced; our equipment is up to date in every
respect; and our buildings are light and clean.
Design and Materials
These tools are designed to
be as simple and efficient as possible. They are
made for men who know and appreciate good tools.
The mechanical principles are correct and the materials
are selected that give the longest service.
Every part put through our
factories is inspected at various stages of its
manufacture and every completed tool is carefully tested
out before being packed. The tools is then wrapped
and placed in its box. Great care is used in
packing shipments and each one is checked several times
before being sent out. All of our good are shipped
in strong new cases and will arrive in good condition.
Goodell-Pratt tools have
always been finished attractively. This makes them
easier to sell and less liable to become shopworn or
rusty. All enamel used is the best obtainable, and
is baked on, whenever practical to do so, giving a
smooth and handsome finish. The "Goodell-Pratt
Red" which is used in the finish of many of our tools is
famous the world over.
All our shipments are
packed in strong new cases, well constructed of good
lumber. Wherever necessary cases are lined with
waterproof paper, and tightly banded. Particular
attention is paid to the packing and marking of export
For many years we have
distributed a pocket edition of our catalog among
mechanics and other who are interested in good tools.
These catalogs have been studied with great interest,
and it is impossible to estimate how many tools they
have sold. A supply of these catalogs will be
furnished to any dealer who desires to distribute them
among his customers. We also have different
kinds of attractive circulars and several striking signs
and display cards that we will send to any dealer.
The free use of our
electrotypes for advertising purposes is extended to all
of our customers. We have electrotypes of our
tools in three sizes; the size used in our pocket
catalog; and a small size use in a 2.5 inch column.
We cannot attempt to make up any other special size.
The rapid growth of this
country and the ever increasing demand for Goodell-Pratt
Tools are due entirely to their quality, of which it is
surely proof enough. There is good old-fashioned
honesty in every one of these good tools.
January 1, 1923
Goodell-Pratt Catalog No. 15 - 01/01/1923