February 1925

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Table 51.—CLAY PRODUCTS
PAVING BRICK*

YEAR AND
MONTH

Production

Shipments

Stocks,
end of
month

Orders
received

FLOOR AND WALL TILE a

Cancellations

Unfilled
orders
end of
month

Thousands of brick, No. 1 quality

Per
cent
of capacity
(No. 1
and
No. 2
brick)

1923 mo, av
1924 mo. av

31, 495
24, 620

27,123
20, 957

78, 929
99, 588

24,699
21,485

2,207
1,957

86, 763
71, 115

80
70

1923
IVIarch
April
.

33, 316

23,397

70, 252
80, 170

24, 522

1,028

91, 752
91, 849

87

May
June
July
August

34, 382
31, 105
30,529
33, 547

26,209
27, 251
27,092
36, 446

77, 662
80, 324
78,835
74, 39$

34,475
38, 078
23,688
25,586

2,158
574
5,340
3,076

90, 644
110, 120
100, 444
102, 183

84
81
81
88

September
October
November
December

34, 457
34, 317
28,212
23,592

34, 761
34, 287
21, 689
12, 979

86, 530
76,613
77; 570
86,930

28, 501
23,173
12, 601
13, 671

3,887
807
812
2,179

91, 048
64, 531
64,435
60,624

79
86
74
60

1934
January . _ February
March
April

19,664
19, 571
21, 656
22, 750

9,491
6,442
10,989
15, 827

91, 737
102,498
117, 451
122, 123

6,834
11, 136
33, 739
20, 847

1,164
110
88
665

51, 419
55, 482
78, 347
83, 184

46
50
50
57

May
June
Julv
August

26,569
24,998
31, 452
26,569

24,507
27,786
31,300
32,400

122,303
111, 637
110,286
97, 407

46, 147
23,240
28, 747
21, 454

444
1,304
2, 855
594

100, 242
99. 314
92, 237
76, 867

September
October
November
December __

25,833
26,294
27, 078
23,000

31,563
29,142
22, 833
9,207

86, 875
73, 604
73, 846
85,283

27,070
16, 535
10, 839
11,235

1,538
924
1,620
176

74, 089
69, 496
45, 840
44, 059

1925
January
February..-

Shipments
Production

Quantity

Thotis. of sq. ft.

4,545

Value

Stocks
(end of
mo.)

Thous. of Thous. of
dolls.
sq. ft.

Average price 3
Ceramic White
mosaic wall tile
Dolls, per sq. ft.

3,985

$lt 315

7,934

$0.24

$0.40

4, 982
4,977
5,251
4, 812

3,843
3,805
4,206
4,414

1,242
1,154
1,238
1,372

6,710
7,222
7,815
8, 045

0.24
0.24
0.24
0.24

0.40
0.40
0.40
0.40

69
68
81
74

4,210
4,253
4, 495
4,167

3,874
4,117
3,933
4,214

1,289
1,394
1, 321
1, 397

8,046
8,034
7,821
8,598

0.24
0.24
0.24
0.24

0.40
0.40
0.40
0.40

88
91
89
75

4,400
4,714
4,202
4,079

4,082
4,367
3, 583
3,383

1, 384
1,547
1,236
1,210

7,733
8,011
8, 105
9,063

0.24
0.24
0.24
0.24

0.40
0.40
0. 40
0.40

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July
!' August
1
Compiled from reports of the Paving Brick Manufacturers' Association, covering from 24 to 29 companies each month, stated to represent from 66 to 71 per cent of the
industry;
further details as to size, quality, and geographical distribution may be obtained from the regular reports of the association,
2
Compiled by the U. S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, from data reported by 38 concerns who produced nearly 80 per cent of total production of floor
and 3wall tile in 1923, including the entire membership of the Associated Tile Manufacturers. Details by grades and kinds are issued each month in mimeograph form.
Ceramic mosaic price relates to %-inch square, selected, white; and white wall tile price relates to bright glazed, 6 by 3 inches, standard. The prices are weighted
by the shipments of ceramic mosaic and white wall tile, respectively, of each firm reporting on these items.

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