Sears Roebuck House Catalog


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1 hours ago This two-story home, model No. 118 in the catalog, in Thorn Hill, TN, is available for $285,000. “This house was a Sears, Roebuck house that they ordered out of a catalog, and it stayed in the

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Just Now Yes, I grew-up in a Sears & Roebuck House that cost less than $3,000.00. Years later I continued my research by contacting Sears & Roebuck asking about our home and received a packet of information on our exact home. It was thrilling to see "my home" in the recent book and to read the descriptions of the rooms, light fixtures, etc.

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Author: Roebuck and Co. Sears
Brand: Dover Publications
Format: Paperback

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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).

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4 hours ago Sears Catalog ‘Kit Homes’ From the Early 20th Century. 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 Sears Roebuck Model: Elmhurst Year Built: 1932 Listing Agent: Julie Armington Listing Brokerage: F.C. Tucker/Crossroads. When most people think of Sears catalog homes, they imagine Cape Cods or Craftsman style bungalows with columned porches. What almost no one thinks of is Don Corleone’s house from the first Godfather movie.

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9 hours ago About U.S., Historic Catalogs of Sears, Roebuck and Co., 1896-1993 From a printed mailer in 1888 to the final publication in 1993, the Sears Catalog has grown into an important record of what life was like through the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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3 hours ago Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs Publisher [Chicago] Sears, Roebuck and Co. Collection university_of_illinois_urbana-champaign; americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Alternates Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language English Volume 1918 pt.2 (no.137)

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4 hours ago Sears has opened the doors to its vast archival collection and invited the public to peek inside. More than 100 years of stories, product and brand histories, photographs, catalog images and more are now available online.

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3 hours ago A recent Reddit post pointed out this amazing historical tidbit, along with a link showing an ad from the Sears Modern Home Catalog circa 1913-1917. Decades ago, Sears sold the plans and materials to dozens and dozens of different house styles, including the Modern Home No. 229 that surfaced on Reddit. According to the century-old ad, the $659

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2 hours ago The Sears Modern Homes catalog from 1927. The cover house is the Sears Glen Falls. This catalog features interior views of 15 models.

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7 hours ago Thornton is also the author of books on identifying Sears houses, cited at REFERENCES below, and she offers a Sears house identification service. Sears Catalog Homes: Sears Roebuck is estimated to have sold 100,000 catalog homes in the U.S. between 1908 and 1940, with probably the heaviest individual sales years before 1929. Sears Roebuck's

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6 hours ago The 1897 Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog Recently my local historical society had its annual yard sale. One of the items I bought was a reprint of this famous catalog. It was recreated by Fred L. Israel of the City College of New York. It is 786 pages long (including the index). I have copies some of the pages to give you an

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9 hours ago Sears, in the kit house business for just over 30 years, sold 70-75,000 according to the Sears Archives. The total number of kit homes sold will likely never be known as so many of these houses, originally built in close-in "suburban" neighborhoods in their day, have been torn down and replaced as cities and towns expanded.

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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., sold tens of …

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7 hours ago A mail-order advertisement for Sears, Roebuck & Co., circa 1931. Even in the depths of the Great Depression in 1931, Searscatalog, retail and factory profits totaled more than $12 million, or

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Just Now It may be hard to believe now, but Sears, Roebuck & Co. (Sears) helped build American neighborhoods as we know them today. Sears kit homes were an easy way for members of the middle class to realize their dreams of homeownership. Once purchased by catalog, the building materials were shipped in railroad cars and fully erected in as little as 90

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1 hours ago The Sears & Roebuck Mail Order Catalog was nearly omnipresent in early 20th century American life. By 1908, one-fifth of Americans were subscribers. Anyone anywhere in the country could order a copy for free, look through it, and then have anything their heart desired delivered directly to their doorstep. At its peak, the Sears catalog

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How many homes did sears roebuck sell?

Sears Catalog Homes: Sears Roebuck is estimated to have sold 100,000 catalog homes in the U.S. between 1908 and 1940, with probably the heaviest individual sales years before 1929. Sears Roebuck's business model differed from some or all of the other kit home marketers by offering an accompanying home mortgage to their customers beginning in 1916.

What is a sears catalog home?

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.

What is the sears roebuck 1926 house catalog?

"Small Houses of the Twenties, the Sears, Roebuck 1926 House Catalog." Construction information includes detailed illustrations of interiors and fixtures. "Sears, Roebuck Homebuilder's Catalog" - The Complete Illustrated 1910 Edition. Well-illustrated with construction specifications.

What is a searsroebuck kit home?

Instead of hiring an architect and an army of carpenters, prospective homeowners could now simply place an order and get plans and building materials delivered right to their property. And with this stroke of genius, the Sears & Roebuck Kit Homes were born.

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