# 22443


Digest of home improvements and hardware : Mitre 10.

$65.00 AUD

Cover: Mitre 10, the Hardware Men – Australia’s Largest Building and Plumbing Suppliers. [Melbourne] : Mitre 10, [1962]. Small oblong quarto (173 x 235 mm), pictorial stiff wrappers (some silverfishing at edges and around spine), staple bound, 96 pp, photographic and line illustrations, advertisements; all products have prices printed beside them; internally clean and sound; a good copy.

Scarce early Mitre 10 trade catalogue, dated on page 1 ‘June 1962’. Founded in Melbourne in 1959, Mitre 10 was for decades virtually synonymous with the term hardware until the emergence of its fierce competitor, Bunnings.

Only three copies are recorded in Australian collections (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; National Museum of Australia Research Library)