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  1. Feb 2024
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/285694648119 16 drawer Gaylord Bros., Wooden card catalog offered for $1,995 on/around 2024-02-10. In excellent condition with all the rods and solid wood.

      Free local pick up in Rutherford, NJ and listed for $513 shipping to Los Angeles.

      Cost per drawer (without shipping): $133

    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/116060316468

      2024-02-06 Gaylord Bros. modular 3 piece card catalog with 15 drawers (5x3), table, and top offered for bidding at $500 with a buy it now of $2,000. Local pick up only from Franklin Square, NY.

      In pretty dreadful condition, mismatched drawers, wood and metal with plastic trays in drawers instead of wood. Heavy water damage to stain/finish on the top.

      Cost per drawer: - minimum auction price of $500: $33.33 - buy it now price of $2,000: $133.33

      I suspect this won't sell for quite a while at this price and in this condition.

    1. sample catalog card included in a Gaylord Brothers supply catalog.

      Gaylord Bros. sold several types of card catalog cards including:

      • No. 301 medium weight
      • No. 306 with red rules (classical three lines)
      • No. 307 with blue rules
      • No. 311 pain card

      all were predrilled with holes

      via https://www.libraryhistorybuff.org/catalog-cards.htm

  2. Jan 2024
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/166548034302

      January 2024 15 drawer Gaylord Bros. card catalog in maple offered for $949.95 as local pick up only from Charlotte, NC. Missing two rods, very dodgy finish. Modular three piece: top, 5x3 and table base.

      cost per drawer: $63.33

  3. Dec 2023
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/186203564942

      2023-12-10 (ish): Listed for bidding with a reserve. This should be an interesting experiment as rarely are these offered this way. I suspect that the reserve won't be met.

      Local pick up from Gainesville, FL.

      Cost per drawer: tk

    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/166417242257

      72 drawer library card catalog listed for sale on 2023-11-05 for $850.00 with local pick up only in Asheboro, NC. Mid century modern in Maple with plastic drawers. Heavily used and some damage visible, but functional shape. Two sections separated by 3 writing drawers. Likely from 70s.

      Cost per drawer: $11.80.

      2023-11-29 relisting: https://www.ebay.com/itm/126210967207

      2023-12-06 delisted https://www.ebay.com/itm/166481183026 Indicated that it was no longer available, so potentially sold for the $850 (or less)

    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/335142753451

      2023-12-06: Gaylord Bros. 9 drawer card catalog listed for $1,100. In rough shape and missing all the rods. Shipping from Alamo, CA.

      Cost per drawer: $122.22

    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/176065962090

      Original listing date ?

      2023-12-06: 60 drawer card catalog (Gaylord Bros. though not identified as such) with three writing drawers as a continuous cabinet listed for $1,250 for local pick up only from Lake City, PA.

      Cost per drawer: $20.83

    1. When did Gaylord move from the smaller plates to the larger ones with two sections (small square and larger rectangle)?

    2. https://www.ebay.com/itm/266540831146

      Not described as such, but the internal linking mechanisms of the piece indicate it as a Gaylord Brothers card catalog.

      2023-12 Gaylord Bros. 30 drawer modular card catalog with two sections of 15 , a leg base, and writing drawer section with two drawers. Listed for $1,195 for local pick up only in Freeport, OH.

      cost per drawer: $39.83

    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/314945102079

      It's been listed a while, but first saw 2023-12-02 for $3,699.00. Local pick up from Green Bay, WI and flat rate shipping for $399.00

      35 drawer modular Gaylord Bros. card catalog. 2 sections of 15 and one section of 5 along with a sectional two writing drawers and a table base with thin legs.

      Modest wear, some minor water damage on one section, has all the rods, some sticker damage to finish in label areas.

      cost per drawer: 105.68

  4. Nov 2023
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/285562642873

      2023-11-17 Gaylord Bros. modular 15 drawer card catalog with table/stand listed for $2995.00. Almost exactly like the one I paid $250 for (mine had an additional section of drawers.) Looks like it's slightly rougher condition than mine even.

      Cost per drawer: $199.00

      This may be one of the highest I've seen per drawer.

  5. Oct 2023
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/225760279874

      Gaylord maple library card catalog with 60 drawers in two sections with a section of three drawer pulls and a table leg base in excellent looking condition. Listed on 2023-09-06 for bidding starting at $1,800.00 with free local pick up from Mountain View, CA.

      $30 per drawer

      Bidding ended on 2023-09-15 with 0 bidders.

      2023-09-30 Relisted for $1800 for bid. 2023-10-26 Relisted again $1800 https://www.ebay.com/itm/225841205111

    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/385498338372

      30 drawer card catalog in 2 parts with two writing drawers in the middle and a matching table stand. In mediocre shape and has two replaced drawers (metal and/or plastic, not wood). Drawers are maed in all wood

      Listed at $1,5000 for over 3 months. $50 per drawer.

      2023-10-12: Still listed for sale. Local pick up only from Brentwood, CA

      cost per drawer: $50

  6. Sep 2023
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/275465128542

      Saw for sale on/around 2023-05-17 for $3,000, though willing to accept $2,500 (or lower). Still on offer 2023-09-24.

      Gaylord Bros. 5 piece sectional library card catalog with two 5x3 sections of drawers, a pull out writing desk (with two pull outs), a top and a base table.

      cost per drawer: $100

    1. https://offerup.com/item/detail/aa30b5cf-993e-3077-9c86-5b36b7d7fee9?q=library+card+catalog

      Offered circa July 2023 for $200 and sold circa September 2023.

      Gaylord brothers three piece modular library card catalog circa 1950's. Acquired by seller prior to a school demolition. Top cover appears to be homemade and covered with cloth. Other pieces are standard 5x3 grouping of 15 drawers and lower table unit. Missing all the catalog rods.

      cost per drawer: $13.30

    1. In 1896, they invented a simple mending tape to fix torn currency, but it soon became a hit with librarians for mending books. Gaylord Bros. became a purveyor of supplies to libraries across the country.
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/325821466702

      Gaylord Bros. library card catalog offered on 2023-09-21 for $4,995.00 from South Bend, IN.

      60 Drawer modular cabinet with four sections of 5x3 drawers and two separate sections of two pull out writing drawers (for a total of four). Appears to be in good condition, made with internal plastic drawer/trays. Lilely from 60s/70s or later.

      Cost per drawer: $83.25

    1. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/977663026818414/

      Gaylord Library Card Catalog 30 Drawer Wood MCM Mid Century offering at $1,350; originally listed at $1,600 Listed circa July 12 ,2023 in San Leandro, CA

      44”x33”x18” total dimensions. Three pieces including traditional table base. with two 5x3 sets of drawers for a total of 30.

      Cost per drawer: original offering: $53.33 updated offering: $45.00

    1. Vintage Gaylord Bros Inc Solid Maple Adjustable Filing Drawer Inserts<br /> https://www.ebay.com/itm/185299223900

      Outrageously expensive; listed for $399.99 + 18.50 shipping from Philomath, OR in Spring 2023

      3 tray drawer plus single 1 tray drawer. 3.5 x 11.4 x 14 large 3.5 x 3.75 x 13.5 small

    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/304964453291

      Vintage Wood Library Card File Table Top Index Dovetail Gaylord Bros 13x7x4

      Listed in Spring 2023 for $24.74 + $56.80 shipping from Kingwood, TX to Los Angeles (emailed about being high on 2023-09-10)

      Coupon code for 10%: WINDSOFAUTUMN

  7. Aug 2023
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/266338818001

      Gaylord Bros. 30 drawer library card catalog listed for several months/several times, and finally sold 2023-07-24 for $999.99 (with only one bid) in Whitier California.

      $33.33 per drawer

  8. Jun 2023
    1. https://www.ebay.com/itm/266292541330

      Gaylord Bros. 30 drawer card catalog (6 x 5 configuration) with somewhat mismatched table listed for 999.99 on Ebay. This has been on the market for about 2 months and relisted for bid at least 4 times.


  9. Mar 2023