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Household Hints W.D. & H.O. Wills - 1936 W.D. & H.O. Wills (Eire) - 1936
Note: Cards are approximately 1-3/8" x 2-5/8". This series if often called "Household Hints (Different)," meaning different from the earlier Wills issues with the same title Separate editions were published in England and in Eire. Many thanks to Kyle DeRoy for compiling the checklist and reporting the first variant title for card #43. Also many thanks to Terry Nixon for reporting that there is a third virsion for card #43 and two variations for card #16.
No. Title 1 A Simple Barometer 2 Restoring a Crushed Broom 3 A Broom-Rack 4 Ridding a Carpet of Moths 5 Replacing Loose Castors 6 Whitening a Ceiling 7 A Useful Clothes-Line 8 Cycle-Brackets 9 Distempering 10 Making a Dog-Kennel 11 Cold Water Dyeing 12 Erecting a Fence 13 Fire-Lighting Made Easy 14 "Frosting" a Window 15 Removing Stains from Polished Furniture 16 Destroying Worm in Furniture [variant a] ? [variant b] 17 Strengthening an Old Garden-Seat 18 Laying a Tiled Hearth 19 Laying Linoleum 20 Repairing Linoleum 21 New Springs to Locks (1) 22 New Springs to Locks (2) 23 Securing Loose Knife-Handles 24 Cement Mortar 25 Three Uses for Old Newspapers 26 Cleaning an Old Oil-Painting 27 Removing Old Paint 28 Repainting Outside Railings 29 A Useful Painting Hint 30 Cement Path 31 Cleaning Pewter 32 Making a Picture-Frame (1) 33 Making a Picture-Frame (2) 34 Re-Gilding a Picture-Frame 35 Protecting Pipes 36 Keeping Plants Watered While Away on Holiday 37 Repairing Broken Pottery 38 Clearing Choked Rainpipes 39 Covering a Roof with Bitumen Felt 40 Some Uses of Salt 41 Removing Stubborn or Rusted Screws 42 Removing Sea-Water Stains from Brown Shoes 43 Cleaning a Thermos Flask [variant a] Cleaning a Vacuum Flask [variant b] ? [variant c] 44 Making a Concrete Wall 45 Pointing a Brick Wall 46 Repairing Cracks in Cemented Walls 47 A Simple Weather-Vane 48 Mending Electric Wires 49 Making a Wireless Aerial 50 Making a Wireless "Earth" -- (Card Album)©2001, 2002 Kyle DeRoy, Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!