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1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 96 (62)

1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition
1953-54 Theatre Catalog
1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 96
Page 96

1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 96

THE TWO TOP pictures show Bolta-Wull being installed by a professional. invisible. BELOW (lett)

When expertly applied the seams are almost

Professional Installation

Easily applied to old or new walls. Bolta-Wall may be installed over almost any interior wall surface provided it is solid, firm and in generally good condition. Architect's specifications approve installations on the following surfaces: Smooth plaster, :i/Krlllch plasterboard or better, 3/l;-inch plywood or better, 5minch piyscore Cl) 1 good or better, "In-inch tempered or 'i-inch untempered hardboard or better or other surfaces approved in ad 'ance by llolta according to specific instructions as to preparation of the wall surface. liolta-Wall should not be applied over water base paint or over wallpaper.

Ordinarily, the, wall surface requires little advance preparation. Porous walls should first be sized using Bolta-Wall size, or a good quality shellac. The wall surface itself need not be absolutely smooth as the thickness of the material provides. excellent hiding power and

the, ncushioned" backing helps absorb surface roughness.

Designed for professional installation, lolta-Wall comes in rolls, 25 yards long, 48 inches wide. It is now available through the specialty floor covering field where professional mechanics install the material using a special slow-drying adhesive that permits the mechanic to work most efficiently.

Seams are made by applying: the Holta-Wall so that it overlaps, and then cutting through the center of the overlap and stripping away excess material. Iloth edges are pulled avay from the \'all and fed together, producing an almost invisible joint.


Another form of llolta-Wall, known as BoltaWall-Tile, is available for either amateur or professional installation. Made according to the same formula used in producing Bolta-Wall, the Bolta

demonstrates how an amateur may apply this product. On the (right) is an area done in Bolta-Wall leathergruin finish, it has texture at leather.

Wall-Tile has all of the same dutable characteristics. However, it is sold in handy eight-inch squares as opposed to the Boita-Wall roll goods, and is available in the Bamboo pattern only. The textured surface of this pattern permits unusual decorative effects. The material is applied so that the surface grain of each successive tile is alternated, giving the appearance of genuine wood parquetry. Unlike textured wood, however, the liolta Wall-Tile requires no further finishing.

Although designed primarily for doit-yourself installation by the homeowner, Bolta Wall-Tile makes a very presentable wainscot and -an be used to advantage in 'arious parts of the theatre. The manager may purchase it on an installed basis or apply it himself if desired.

The first flexible wall tile ever developed, Bolta Wall-Tile may be cut with a pair of scissors. it "an be curved

1953-54 Theatre Catalog, 11th Edition, Page 96