National Geographic : 1915 Oct
Every traveler remembers the three Ripolin men-that whimsical trio whose quaint humor is known throughout the entire continent Where Ripolin Enamel Paint is a Household Word T HESE Ripolin men have been cartooned in Punch and the press time and again. So fa miliar is this Ripolin Enamel Paint that a member of the French Chamber of Deputies, famed for his polished appearance, is everywhere known by the nickname of "Ripolin." The name has become such a standard for enamel that it has even crept into the public vocabulary as a synonym for glossy or high finish. Made by the old Dutch hand process, Ripolin is the most beautiful and durable enamel paint that has ever been produced. For fourteen years it has SEND FOR THIS TIN which shows the clear, soft tones of Ripolin Enamel Paint. IBend this strip-prove to yourself that Ripolin is so elastic and tena cious that it cannot peel, flake, or blister. This strip will show you why Ripolin retains its fresh ness year after year without re painting, but merely cleaning. been used in America on interior and exterior wood work and metal wherever the architect or owner wants to be sure of a beautifully clear, soft tone that will remain pure white and smooth as fine porcelain. There has never yet been a dissatisfied Ripolin customer. Homes finished with Ripolin have least expense for upkeep. A gallon will cover from 500 to 700 square feet, depending upon the surface. Your painter or decorator will tell you the quantity needed. That brilliant, high gloss finish is unexcelled for the kitchen, pantry, or wherever a glass-like surface is Then again for halls, reception-rooms, libraries-wherever the softer effects are preferred-Ripolin is obtainable in a beautiful eggshell finish, or even an absolutely flat finish. Any desired tint can be obtained by mixing pure color ground in Japan with white Ripolin-a buff or light green Note Seal on the can shade is excellent for kitchen walls. Unsurpassed for automobiles-choice of twelve beautiful colors; also yachts and motor-boats, because it is the only enamel that will stand the test of salt water and sea air. Send 50 cents today for large trial can, with brush--enough to give a thorough test-try it out in your own home-then you be the judge. With it we will send the coated strip of tin and the book showing residences, exclusive clubs, and palatial hotels finished with Iipolin; also name of the Ripolin dealer in your territory. J.A.&W.BIRD&CO. Importers and Distributers or Ripolin for the United States and Canada 90-D Pearl Street, Boston 68-D Beaver Street, New York 657-D People's Gas Building, Chicago "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."