Prices For 1937-October 1941 Include 2% Sales Tax, And 1% Thereafter. There Is Insufficient Data For 08/1922 And 12/1925-02/1926; No Quotations Have Been Made For These Months. Source: Bls Bulletin Nos. 300, 315, 334, 396, 418, 445, 464, 495, And From"Retail Prices" (Monthly) Through 1941. For The Years After 1941, Data Are From Bls Mimeograph Release: "Retail Prices Of Fuel By Cities" (Monthly).
This NBER data series m04045 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04045
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Retail Price of Anthracite Coal for New York, NY [M04045US35620M238NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04045US35620M238NNBR/, July 7, 2015.