Catalog Of Sears Kit Homes


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4 hours ago Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer. Sears reported that more than 70,000 of these homes were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940.

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1 hours ago And with this stroke of genius, the Sears & Roebuck Kit Homes were born. Sold under the Sears Modern Homes brand, the kits soon became a huge hit; selling thousands of homes all across the country in the company’s 33-year history. For this week’s listing of the week, we decided to find seven charming Sears Catalog homes you can actually buy

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7 hours ago Pacific Kit Homes: a California catalog home company in the construction business from 1908 to at least 1940. (The company made surfboards 1929-1940), possibly selling kit homes for at least some years between 1919 and 1925. Hunter estimates that the company sold 37,000 homes in states west of the Rocky Mountains.

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1 hours ago Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer. Sears reported that more than 70,000 of these homes were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940.

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9 hours ago 1916 was the first year that Sears offered their homes "already cut". Prior to that, all of the supplies necessary would arrive as a kit but the pieces had to be cut to fit. The houses in this catalog are numbered. The model numbers would be changed to catchy names in the future to keep up with other house plan and kit home makers.

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6 hours ago Rosemary Thornton, a recognized expert on Sears kit homes, offers several tips to verify a home’s Sears lineage. With so many of these homes sold, many still come up for sale.

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3 hours ago In 1908, Sears shipped out Book of Modern Homes and Building Plans . Contained in this catalog were 44 different types of home kits, all of which were available by mail order. The least expensive model was priced at $360. According to this inflation calculator, that would be approximately $10,373.40 in 2019 dollars.

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8 hours ago In addition to the 44 houses, Sears offered plans and building materials for a "modern" schoolhouse, which the company claimed could be built for $11,500. This was the only Sears Modern Homes catalog to offer a schoolhouse, or any commercial structure, for that matter. The timing for these catalog homes was ideal.

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2 hours ago Historic Homes & More; 11 Vintage Houses That Came from a Catalog In the early 20th century, a handful of companies, including Sears, Roebuck and Co., …

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Just Now Sears Modern Homes Catalog 1908, 4th Edition.Rachel Shoemaker Collection Skip to main content Due to a planned power outage on Friday, 1/14, between 8am-1pm PST, some services may be impacted.

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1 hours ago The kit homes - Sears preferred the phrases "Sears Modern Home" or "Sears Catalog Home" - were available for order for 32 years, ending in 1940. The kit homes were particularly popular in cities like Indianapolis that had direct railroad connections with Chicago-based Sears, Paul says. By 1915, when Sears opened its first retail store in

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9 hours ago 1923 Sears Kit House Catalog ~New Acquisitions~ The Daily Bungalow has had more than 15 million page views thanks to our friends. We want to say thanks by offering content just for you. See what's coming up next The "Friends Only" content will change periodically, so …

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4 hours ago From 1908 until 1940, Sears, Roebuck and Co. sold over 70,000 kit houses through their Modern Homes and Honor Bilt catalogs. Designs for 370 different plans ranged from the elaborate to the simple; the ‘Goldenrod’, for example, was a three-room vacation cottage (no bath, out-house separate). Read more about Sears Houses

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7 hours ago If your home was built outside of that time frame, it can not be a Sears catalog home. Period. Exclamation mark! The nine easy signs follow: 1) Look for stamped lumber in the basement or attic. Sears Modern Homes were kit homes and the framing members were stamped with a letter and a number to help facilitate construction.

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9 hours ago Sears Modern Homes, Sears Roebuck, Sears Kit Homes, Sears Catalog, Home Plans, Vintage Homes, Bungalow Plans, Sears Honor Bilt, Sears Standard Bilt, Honor Bilt The Sears Modern Homes catalog from 1930. The cover house is the Sears Lewiston. Rachel Shoemaker Collection. Addeddate 2016-07-02 05:34:11 Identifier …

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