Velocipedes cheap. Specifications and elaborate lithographic drawings, by the aid of which any mechanic may construct a velocipede, together with full instructions for learning to ride, sent for 25 cents. Address M. M. Roberts, Box 3481, Boston Postofflce. Wanted A Wilmot portable sawing machine. Address Sawyer, Box 773, New York. Velocipedes. Working drawings, scale 3 in. to the foot, with plans and specifications in detail, enabling any one to construct one of the best two or three-wheeled velocipedes at less than one third usual cost. Price 50 cents. G. F. Perkins Co., Holyoke, Mass. For State and county rights for best portable fire extinguisher, address Postoffice Box 3,983, Boston, Mass. I wish to make arrangements with a manufacturing establishment for the manufacture of iny improved velocipede, illustrated April 3d, page 212 of this paper, I challenge all other machines for speed and ease of locomotion. Address L. H. Soule, Albany Postoffice, N. Y. Manufacturers of brick machines and machinists' tools send circulars and price list to A. J. Shotwell, Washington, Ind. An experienced patent-right salesman, about starting out, will sell a first-class article, not interfering with his own, on commission. Address, with full particulars, Box 311, Elwood, N. J. See A. S. J. Gear Co.Js advertisement elsewhere. Wanted Parties to manufacture the spring-jaw wrench illustrated in this paper Nov. 18,1868. Address Bradshaw Lyon, Delphi, Ind. Peck's patent drop press. Milo Peck Co., New Haven, Ct. For the best velocipede, and other small forgings, address R. A. Beiden Co., New Haven, Conn. The new method for lighting street lamps ! For illustrated circular, with letter from President Manhattan Gas Light Co., and Sup't of Lamps and Gas of the City of New York, a.ddime 8 J. W. Bartlett, Patentee, 569 Broadway, New York. For the latest improvement see the Inventors and Manufacturers' Gazette. The cheapest illustrated paper in the world. $1 per year. Published by Saltiel Co., Postoffice box 448, or 37 Park Row, New York City. For sale The best propelling wheel forcanal boats or boats of shallow or swift waters. Address H. T. Fenton, Water st., Cleveland, O. 200 bars 1-in. octagon tool steel, best quality, for sale. The lot at 14 cents per lb. Sweet, Barnes Co., Syracuse, N. Y. Rare chance for agents. D. L. Smith, Waterbury, Conn. The Tanite Emery Wheel. For circulars of this superior wheel, address " Tanite Co.," Stroudsburgh, Pa. Money Plenty To patent and introduce valuable inventions for an interest in them. National Patent Exchange, Buffalo, N. Y. One hundred horse power Corliss steam engine for sale in good order. Address W. B. Le Van, Machinist, 24th and Wood sts., Philadelphia. The manufacture and introduction of sheet and cast metal small wares is made a specialty by J. H. White, Newark, N. J. The Magic Comb will color gray hair a permanent black or brown. Sent by mail for $1*25. Address Wm. Patton, Treasurer Magic Comb Co., Springfield, Mass. For coppered iron castings address J. H. White, Newark, N. J. W. J. T. We think the patent asbestos roofing manufactured by H. W. Johns, of this city, is the best substitute for tin or slate. It is cheap and easily applied. Tempered steel spiral springs. John Chatillon, 91 and 93 Cliff St., New York. For solid wrought-iron beams, etc., see advertisement. Address Union Iron Mills, Pittsburgh, Pa., for lithograph, etc. Iron. W. D. McGowan,iron broker,73 Water st., Pittsburgh,Pa. Machinists, boiler makers, tinners, and workers of sheet metals read advertisement of Parker Brothers' Power Presses. Winans' boiler powder, N. Y., removes and prevents incrustations without injury or foaming; 12 years in use. Beware of imitations. The paper that meets the eye of all the leading manufacturers throughout the United States The Boston Bulletin. $4 a year.
This article was originally published with the title "Business and Personal" in Scientific American 20, 16, 252 (April 1869)