1929 Smith Basset Hound Kennels Catalog
Here is a 1929 kennel catalog from Smith Basset Hound Kennels out of Spring Valley, Ohio. Prices for hunting Basset pups range from $20 - $40. If you notice in the first pic, dated May 17th, 1929, he list his current stock available for sale -- one is priced at $250 ....a good bit of money for a dog in 1929 considering the the era as well as the Wall Street Crash of 1929. Today's value of that dog would be around $3,100.
Top opening statement on available hounds list:
Now is the time to buy your hunting stock for next season's use; while you have time to train it and get it ready for next fall's use. Don't wait until just before the season. Do your hunting dog shopping early.
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SMITH BASSET HOUND KENNELS AVAILABLE HOUNDS
SMITH BASSET HOUND KENNELS STUD PAGE 1
SMITH BASSET HOUND KENNELS STUD PAGE 2
SMITH BASSET HOUND KENNELS MAILING EVENLOPE
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