Sears Roebuck Kit Houses Catalog


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4 hours ago Sears CatalogKit 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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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 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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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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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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1 hours ago From 1908 to 1940, Sears, Roebuck & Co.’s Sears Modern Home division sold more than 70,000 kit homes in 370 designs. Model No. 118 was also known as The Clyde.

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2 hours ago Sears Modern Homes, Sears Roebuck, Sears Kit Homes, Sears Catalog, Home Plans, Vintage Homes, Bungalow Plans, Sears Honor Bilt, Sears Standard Bilt Collection catalogs_inbox; catalogs; additional_collections Language English. The Sears Modern Homes catalog from 1927. The cover house is the Sears Glen Falls.

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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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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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7 hours ago Sears Homes were kit homes that were sold right out of the pages of the Sears Roebuck catalog in the early 1900s. More than 370 designs of kit homes were offered – everything ranging from Arts and Crafts bungalows to foursquares to Colonial Revivals. These homes came in 30,000-piece kits and were shipped to all 48 states.

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1 hours ago Jul 3, 2016 - Explore Robin Rose's board "SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO. KIT HOMES 1908- 1940", followed by 110 people on Pinterest. See more ideas …

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6 hours ago More than 70,000 “Sears Modern Homes” were sold between 1908 and 1940. These easy-to-assemble, mail-order homes were shipped across the United States and Canada, according to the Sears archives.

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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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Just Now Sears, Roebuck Catalog of Houses, 1926: Small Houses of the Twenties - An Unabridged Reprint Paperback – Unabridged, June 1, 1991 by Roebuck and Co. Sears (Author) 4.8 out of 5 stars 226 ratings

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Author: Roebuck and Co. Sears

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4 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 I watched on YouTube an interesting story about the kit houses that Sears sold. We have a house that was built in1901. Sears started the kit homes in 1910. This book is a reproduction of one of their catalogs. We saw some of our hardware and other great items. Just …

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Author: Sears Roebuck and Co.

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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.

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.

Do you know what a sears kit home is?

If you think houses built from kits are shoddy, cheap and obvious -- think again. Between 1908 and 1940, Sears sold about 70,000 kit homes in 48 states through their mail-order Modern Homes program, with 370 designs that you might not readily recognize as a kit. Sears kit homes were shipped via boxcar and came with a 75-page instruction book.

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