National Geographic : 1915 May
This is What An Owner Tells Us Ripolin Enamel Paint was applied to the interior of my home fourteen years' ago and is in just as perfect condition now as the day it was first put on. "In my living rooms I have the pure white Eggshell finish-soft and beautiful. In my kitchen and pan tries, the high Gloss Finish-buff color. If people could only see Ripolin in actual service and know it as I know it, they would never accept anything in its place." Then he mentioned the satisfaction of escap ing once for all the need of repainting. "We simply use a damp cloth," he said, "and Ripolin freshens up like new-never discolors, cracks, chips, or peels." This man's evidence is typical of others who use Ripolin, because it insures you against the trouble and cost of repainting-simple cleaning is all it needs and remember that Ripolin can't be harmed by any amount of rubbing and scrubbing. Made by the old Dutch hand process, a gallon will cover from 500 to 700 square feet, depending upon Make Your Own Test Bend this strip-prove to yourself that Ripolin is so elastic and tenacious that it cannot peel, flake, or blister. This coated strip will show you why Ripolin retains its freshness year after year without repainting but merely cleaning. J.A.&W.BIRD&CO. Importers and Distributors of Ripolin for United States and Canada. 101 Pearl Street, Boston 77 Beaver Street, New York 670 People's Gas Bldg., Chicago ,-i 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 glasslike surface is desired. Then again for halls, reception rooms, li braries-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 shade is excellent for kitchen walls. Unsurpassed for automobiles-choice of 12 beau tiful 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 Ripolin; also name of the Ripolin dealer in your ter ritory. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."