Softcover. Very good. Group of four vintage catalogues offering gear and clothing for outdoor pursuits, all in very good condition. Includes: 1) ) Dealers Wholesale Camp Supply Co., Spring-Summer 1967. St. Louis, MO. 8.5 x 11 inches, 56 pp. Army and Camp style mess gear, tents, camping knives, life preservers & cushions, rubber boats and paddles, air mattresses, sleeping bags, blankets and bedding, cots, packs and frames, Colemans lanterns and stoves, binoculars, boots, and rainwear. 2) Laacke and Joys Camping and Marine Catalog, 1967. Milwaukee, WI. 8.5 x 11 inches, 164 pp. Includes boating clothes (jackets, yacht caps, foul weather gear, deck shoes), down clothing, skiing clothing, outdoor boots, tables and chairs, ship clocks and barometers, sailboat hardware (windlasses, pulleys, etc.), rescue and safety equipment, compasses, logs and navigation equipment, water ski equipment, outboard motors, life vests, mooring equipment, galley equipment, bilge pumps, trailer accessories, sanitation systems, ropes and fittings, canoes, tents, and other camping gear. Rear cover has recipients address cut out. This company was founded in 1844 and remained in business until 2018. 3) Gander Mountain Inc. Catalog no. 12, May 1971 thru March 1972. 8 x 10.5 inches, 136 pp. Wide selection of outdoors equipment from this St. Paul, MN-based retailer. Contains cold weather clothing, snowshoes, heated socks, fishing waders, target shooting supplies, knives, game calls, inflatable boats, fishing rods, reels and lures, electronic fish finders, sleeping bags, tents, tree stands, backpacks, stoves and lanterns, camp cookware, archery equipment, BB guns, gun cases, gun scopes, gunsmithing tools, reloading equipment, books on outdoor life, binoculars and optics, walkie-talkies. 4) Klineburger, Jonas Bros. of Seattle Outdoor Clothing & Equipment Catalog, 1973-1974. 8.5 x 11 inches, 96 pp. Includes down coats, hats, gloves, and parkas, wool ponchos, Woolrich shirts, leather and suede jackets, wool socks, sleeping bags, backpacks, tents, camping accessories. Also Mountain House freeze dried foods, knives, fishing rods and reels, lures, line, etc. This company is better known for taxidermy, but of course people did need gear while awaiting for something to shoot and stuff.
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