Prices Are Those Paid By Wholesale Jobbers To Manufacturers. Prices Are For Pipes With Inside Diameters Ranging From 3/8 Of An Inch To 6 Inches, Inclusive. For 1890-1917, Prices Are First Of Month Quotations; For 1918-1931, They Are The Daily Average Of Quotations; And For 1932-1939, They Are The Average Of Quotations As Of One Day Each Week. This Series Ends Because Lead Pipe Is No Longer Quoted By The Bls After December 1951. Source: Bls Bulletins
This NBER data series m04146 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04146
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Lead Pipe for New York [M04146US000NYM287NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04146US000NYM287NNBR/, November 25, 2015.