St. Louis Lightning Rod Company Salesman Sample Kit, circa 1922


aw item number:  2007.151
manufacturer:  St. Louis Lightning Rod Co., St. Louis, Missouri
model:  Salesman Sample
patent date:  August 19, 1919

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size:  12.5"L x 3.75"H x 7"W

color:  Copper, Grey and Silver components w/ Black and Tan box weight:  4.5 lbs.
acquisition date:  8/18/2007

status:  Collection

description:  A small suitcase style box with most of the necessary components to assemble a lightning rod.  This salesman sample includes; six star section steel lightning rods with Kretzer "Shurhold" couplings, a nickel plated lightning rod point, two braided copper wires, and one copper clamp.  A number of sales brochures are also included in a small compartment on top of the box.

information:  This small box could easily be carried from one house or farm to another, be quickly assembled, demonstrated, and all of the quality components displayed for the client to view.

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