Thursday, June 18, 2020

Preferred Collection Clients - 1968

                        And their price schedule to brokers


Saturday, March 24, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Gas Credit


Monday, November 13, 2017

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Let's not be so hasty


"Do as this says"


Gray Motor



Thursday, July 06, 2017

Pay or a Scowl




Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Bill Chaser Poem - 1910


Tis' from a debt collector
In the FDCPA sector
Information obtained
Will be retained
Disclaimer exclaimed


Saturday, March 11, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Oscar Wilde Says:



"A man who pays his bills on time is soon forgotten"


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Credit on "Jewelery"


Photo and misspelling discovered by the Shorpy site. 

They described as such: "Palatine, Illinois, circa 1950. "Schoolchildren at Hirsch's." Home of the Neon Typo."



Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Whaaaaa?


Saturday, September 10, 2016

Certified


Saturday, August 13, 2016

Friday, August 05, 2016

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Buy Now...


Friday, June 03, 2016

Have you had up with...




Can't find Rickert



"Tells how they pay" 


Saturday, May 14, 2016

Collection Postcard


From United States of America

1897




Friday, April 29, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Saturday, March 05, 2016

BCA Winter

Danny Boy


“Credit is the vital air of the system of modern commerce. It has done more — a thousand times more — to enrich nations than all the mines of all the world.”

                                                                       — Daniel Webster, 1834







Saturday, February 13, 2016

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Assassin speaks ill.

President James A. Garfield Assassin Charles Guiteau.



Internet Reference:
Guiteau said of debt collectors, "he is a most loathsome creature, a creature worse by ten magnitudes than the debtor, for he has the good fortune of wealth, but uses it to punish those worse off than him. He adds nothing to society, and takes from it the dignity of the impoverished. Debt collectors are the worst sort I can imagine. I would scarcely want to work with one -- in any capacity."

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(Excerpt from  Douglas O. Linder (2007) Univ of Missouri-KC http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/guiteau/guiteauhomelite.html )

…Charles withdrew again to Illinois, where for a few years he eked out an existence as a debt collection attorney and managed to find a wife, Annie Bunn, a local librarian.

In the 1870s, Guiteau moved from place to place, from passion to passion. In 1872, while in New York collecting bills from a few deadbeats to pay his own, he began to take an active interest in politics. His shady collection practices--including pocketing his commission without paying his client--landed him a short stay in a New York City jail. In 1875, he followed--until it died--a far-fetched dream of buying a small Chicago newspaper and turning it into an influential one by reprinting news from the New York Tribune, transmitted telegraphically to Chicago each day. When Charles's grand scheme collapsed, his father wrote of his son: "To my mind he is a fit subject for a lunatic asylum."
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Text: 1870

 “The claim I have is a draft drawn by Haas & Coon Brand for sixty days. / Mr. Simpson the party owning the claim … will swear that he bought the draft before it was due & paid the full cash value for it. / Now go for him lively. Take out an Execution as soon as possible and I think you can drive him to a settlement. Ascertain the most he will pay without a suit etc.”





President Garfield




Saturday, January 23, 2016

Get a "pin" ready




Friday, January 08, 2016

Monday, December 28, 2015

Saturday, December 26, 2015