Tricks Of The Short Weight And Short Measure Men

From July 17, 1910

TRICKS OF THE SHORT WEIGHT AND SHORT MEASURE MEN

TRICKS OF THE SHORT WEIGHT AND SHORT MEASURE MEN: Comm’r. Driscoll Wages War on Hucksters and Dealers Who Cheat in Their Sale of Foodstuffs (PDF)

This is an interesting overview of the tricks salesmen used to cheat their customers. By using containers with false bottoms, they created the illusion that there was more product than there really was.

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July 16th, 2010 at 9:30 am

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