For this week s listing of the week we decided to find seven charming sears catalog homes you can actually buy today. More than 100 years of stories product and brand histories photographs catalog images and more are now available online.
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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.
Sears catalog homes. Between 1908 and 1940 with probably the heaviest individual sales years before 1929. In their 1930s promotional literature sears reported 100 000 homes now backed by our guarantee see 1934 sears modern homes catalog rear cover but this guarantee encompassed the sales of sears building materials too. Sears did not sell 100 000 homes as is commonly reported by the media.
Selling thousands of homes all across the country in the company s 33 year history. In carlinville illinois standard oil bought 1 million worth of catalog homes to house their works creating a 12 block area of sears homes the largest such collection in the u s. Sears has opened the doors to its vast archival collection and invited the public to peek inside.
920 north madison avenue anderson indiana. Sold under the sears modern homes brand the kits soon became a huge hit. Sears modern homes were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by sears roebuck and co an american retailer sold primarily to customers in east coast and midwest states sears homes have been located as far south as florida and as far west as california.
Sears roebuck is estimated to have sold 100 000 catalog homes in the u s.
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