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Wholesale Price of Spruce for Boston, MA (M04H0BUS14460M298NNBR)


May 1944: 47.5  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Dollars per Thousand Feet,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Dollars per Thousand Feet, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1890-1919 (2)--Original Data, 1913-1944. 1913-1919 Copied From Bls Handwritten Files. Taken From The Bls. Beginning In 1913, Prices Are Quoted Weekly, On Saturday. Called Spruce Eastern, Random Cargoes, 2 By 3 And 4 (See Bulletin 473, 1926-1928. Bulletin 473 Gives 1926 Overlap And Annual Review Figures Showing That Series Is Consistent From Beginning Of 1920). From 1929-June, 1940, Series Labelled Spruce Eastern, Boston. For July-December, 1940, Specification States "No Quantity Specified;" Beginning 1941, Called"Eastern, Random No. 1, 2 Inches By 3 Inches And 4 Inches, Per Thousand Board Feet, Carlot, Delivered By Rail, On Boston Rate Of Freight." Series Remains The Same As That Called"Eastern, Boston." Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics Bulletins, Monthly "Wholesale Prices", Bls Files.

This NBER data series m04090b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at

NBER Indicator: m04090b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Spruce for Boston, MA [M04H0BUS14460M298NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, September 26, 2020.


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