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Bogus white lead would have no sale did it not afford makers a larger pront than Strictly Pure White Lead. The wise man is never persuaded to buy paint that is said to be " just as good" or " better " than Strictly Pure White Lead The market is flooded with spnrious white leads. The following analyses, made by eminent chemists, of two of these misleading brands show the exact proportion of genuine white lead they contain : MlBleading Brand " Standard Lead Co. Strictly Pure White Lead. St. Louis." Materials Proportions Analyzed by Barytes 59-86 per cent. Regis Chanvenet Oxide of Zinc 94.18 per cent. & Bro., White Lead 6.46 per cent. St. Louis. Less than 7 per cent. 'white iead. Misleading Brand "Pacific Warranted Pure [A] White Lead." Materials Proportions Analyzed by Bulphate of Le&d 4.18 per cent. Ledoux & Co, Oxide of Zinc 45.04 per cent. New York. Barytas 50.68 per cent. No white lead in it. You can avoid bogus lead by purchasing any of the following brands. They are manufactured by the " Old Dutch" process, and are the standards: "Armstrong & McKelvy" "Beymer-Bauman" "Eckstein" "Fahnestock" "Anchor" "Kentucky" "Morley" "Southern" "Shipman" "Red Seal" "Collier" "Davis-Chambers" For sale by the most rcliablc dealen in patnts everywhere. If you are going to paint, it wiu pay you to send to us Tor a book containing information that may save you manya dollar; itwill cnly cost you a postal card to do so. NATIONAL LEAD CO., 1 Broaiiway, New York. Chicago Branch, 8Ute and Fiftcentn Strcets.


Ann Arbor Argus
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