Web Analytics
Kit Homes From Sears Catalogs In The Early 1900s Are Being Sold For

Kit Homes From Sears Catalogs In The Early 1900s Are Being Sold For

<

Historic Sears kit home

Photograph of a Sears Kit House catalog page showing the Fullerton. Sears Catalog Homes

A Sears, Roebuck and Co. ad touts the features of the Martha Washington kit

Did you know modular homes started with Sears home kits? Read the brief history.

Modern Home No. 264B206 1916 SEARS ROEBUCK MODERN HOMES A favorite subtype among the different Craftman-style… | House Exteriors (early 1900s) | House…

1900 sears house plans | searsarchives.com, "Sears Homes 1915-1920"

The Sears Roanoke, as shown in the 1920 Sears Modern Homes catalog.

Restoring a Sears Kit Home from the Early 1900s in North Carolina: A Vallonia Model Known as Croatan Cottage Today | Tour on hookedonhouses.net

The Sears #118 from my 1908 4th edition Sears Modern Homes.

Catalog image and floorplan of Sears Magnolia model

The Sears Lebanon, as seen in the 1919 catalog.

Sears/Sears Holdings Corp.

Sears/Sears Holdings Corp. ...

In addition to Sears, there were other companies that sold kit homes in the early

... to identify Sears kit homes, click here. Original image from 1916 catalog

Foursquare House Plans - Is Your Old House From a Catalog?: Sears Catalog Modern

The Hillrose 1923 Sears Roebuck Modern Homes...if someone ever discovers time-travel I'm going back to 1923 with $3573 in cash,…

Sears sold a variety of plans and materials for houses, including Modern Home No.

Modern Home #118 was first offered in the 1908 Sears Modern Homes catalog, which

The Vallonia house plans Sears Roebuck Co; love the windows

black and white illustration from old catalog, $1,995.00 and Our Free building Plans will build. American Foursquare From Sears Book of Modern Homes ...

Twin Sears houses built from kits ordered from the Sears Department Store catalog in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Library of Congress

Sears Catalog Home

234 best images about Sears kit homes on Pinterest Dutch

The Fullerton Sears Kit House - Photos and examples

Each year's catalog offered dozens of different models, all the way from the Natoma, a ...

Sears Stores Are Going Away, But The Company's 'Kit Houses' Live On

This 1925 Sears, Roebuck and Co. kit home in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of

A modest bungalow-style kit house plan offered by Harris Homes in 1920

Montgomery Ward was one of the national companies that - like Sears - sold kit homes through mail-order catalogs. Some of their houses were quite simple, ...

Sears No 159 1909; 1911(159); 1912(159); 1913(159); 1914: 1915(159B); 1916(264P159B); 1917(C159B) 1of2 159's

The Fullerton Sears Home - I love the porch!

So, back in the day (1900 to about 1940) Sears sold houses – entire houses – in their catalog: floorplan and all construction materials included.

Modern Home #303 was offered only in the very rare 1910 Sears Modern Homes catalog

1900 Sears Homes and Plans | so back in the day 1900 to about 1940 sears sold houses entire houses .

1923 Sears Bandon bungalow. People really bought their houses from the Sears catalog!

'Hidden in plain sight': A nostalgic look back at Chicago's Sears kit homes, hundreds of which still stand - Chicago Tribune

Remember when Sears sold houses? See some of Ann Arbor's kit homes

Five Sears Catalog Mail Order Kit Homes: Own A Piece of American History (PHOTO)

Sears Kit home - Floor plan is 90% my house. Exterior very similar. Sears Catalog Homes ...

The Sears Chelsea appeared in the first Modern Homes catalog (1908).

17 Best images about Sears kit homes on Pinterest

FLyer sheet for the Barrington Sears Kit Home ca 1928 at InspectApedia.com

... be a Sears catalog home. Click here for larger view.

First, one of my favorite finds: The Sears Winona (1921 catalog).

Catalog image and floorplan of Sears Magnolia model, and Magnolia kit house located Benson,

Sears Catalog homes 1923 Dutch Colonial Revival

Picture

This image appeared on the back page of the very rare 1910 Sears Modern Homes catalog

Featured in catalogs from 1912 to 1929, the Westly was one of Sears' most

Sears Modern Homes: House Kits from Catalogs

The Martha Washington - 1923 Dutch Colonial with sleeping porch. | For the Home | House plans, House, Vintage house plans

This early Sears house in Williamsburg, Virginia, not only predates the catalog name system

Sears Is Fading, But Memories Of Its Mail-Order Homes Endure

Sears Roebuck Kit Houses, 1923 Sears and Roebuck. The philosophy of interior design: early 1900s ...

The Sears catalog home model Bellewood. This model was offered through the catalog from 1931

Image titled Identify a Sears Kit Home Step 2

black and white illustration and floor plan of Modern Home No. 158 from an early

Sears Catalog Home Capitol Home voyeurs a peek into homes

A page from the Sears, Roebuck and Company mail-order catalog is shown in

The Sears catalog home model Crescent. This model was offered in the catalog off and

1914 Moosejaw. Aladdin sold more homes than Sears, but was not as ...

1923 Sears Alhambra house, Our original farm house. Straight from the Sear's catalog

Sears Cedars from the 1929 Sears Modern Homes catalog Sears Catalog Homes, Vintage House Plans

HOME is reported to be a Sears Catalog House Kit House as well, but we have n't yet found it in the catalog.

The image appears in the Imagebank for the year 1932 but was sold for most of the years ...

Sears Kit Homes: The Wabash. They must have thought a lot of the house because it was "featured" in the 1920 catalog, and had a two-page spread with ...

Eaton Kit Homes No. 678. Eaton Catalogue Homes, provided by ...

One of a zillion awesome Sears kit homes, still in incredible shape. There are countless pre-fab homes like this from the early 1900s-1940s around the ...

The Hillrose has long been one of my favorites - and apparently is several peoples favorites

1920s Craftsman Homes Sears Catalog

Sears Roebuck sold 70,000 homes in the first half of the 20th century

(Courtesy Sears Archives). Sears' first kit houses sold for $650 to $2,500, or approximately $16,500 to $63,700 ...

Sears Lynnhaven Kit Home

The Original Prefab: In the early 20th century, Sears, Roebuck & Co. offered complete kit homes that could be ordered through their catalog.

Of course, these were just empty houses when they were built, ready to be filled with stuff — ideally, stuff from Sears. The company could sell you ...

Modern interpretations of Sears Catalog Houses[edit]

Enlarge this image

Many of these homes are still standing today. This Fall 1932 ad shows a few of the models available for about $1,700, which would be roughly $29,000 today.

The Elsmore, a modest bungalow with two bedrooms. Image from Country Living.

Aladdin was another kit home company, but they were actually bigger than Sears. Sears

In addition to Sears, there were five national companies selling kit homes through mail order. Gordon Van Tine was one of the larger companies.

So-called Kit homes date back to 1908, when department stores like Sears, Roebuck & Co. began selling them through their catalogs, a practise it continued ...

Sears Magnolia - as seen in the 1922 catalog- Interior of Magnolia

Croatan Cottage Sears Kit Home - Vallonia

An impressive Colonial Revival kit home offered by Sterling Homes in 1916

Sears Home Map of Crystal Lake | McHenry County Historical Society and Museum

At its peak, the Sears catalog offered over 100,000 items on 1,400 pages. It weighed four pounds.

There's even one called The Puritan. Houses were marketed as 'machine ...

Sears "Puritan" kit house on Lakewood Drive in Ann Arbor on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Ben Allan Smith | MLive)

This 4-bed, 2-bath Sears Catalog home is found in Silver Spring, Maryland. The interior of the house displays original trim and fretwork, with wood flooring ...

Historic Sears kit home

Photograph of a Sears Kit House catalog page showing the Fullerton. Sears Catalog Homes

sears home ad

1900 sears house plans | searsarchives.com, "Sears Homes 1915-1920"

A Sears, Roebuck and Co. ad touts the features of the Martha Washington kit

1908 Sears mail-order house No. 115 for $725 - 1913 home decor - Google Search

264B206 1916 SEARS ROEBUCK MODERN HOMES A favorite subtype among the different Craftman-style bungalows was the Swiss Chalet. Some were very Swiss with ...

“Kit Homes” From Sears Catalogs In The Early 1900s Are Being Sold For Millions

Restoring a Sears Kit Home from the Early 1900s in North Carolina: A Vallonia Model Known as Croatan Cottage Today | Tour on hookedonhouses.net

The Sears Roanoke, as shown in the 1920 Sears Modern Homes catalog.

The Sears Lebanon, as seen in the 1919 catalog.

The Sears #118 from my 1908 4th edition Sears Modern Homes.

Sears Homes 1908-1914

... to identify Sears kit homes, click here. Original image from 1916 catalog

Sears Cedars from the 1929 Sears Modern Homes catalog

Catalog image and floorplan of Sears Magnolia model

Sears sold a variety of plans and materials for houses, including Modern Home No.

sears home catalog. Sears Modern Homes catalog listing from the ...

In addition to Sears, there were other companies that sold kit homes in the early

The Vallonia house plans Sears Roebuck Co; love the windows

black and white illustration from old catalog, $1,995.00 and Our Free building Plans will build. American Foursquare From Sears Book of Modern Homes ...

Modern Home #118 was first offered in the 1908 Sears Modern Homes catalog, which

Five Sears Catalog Mail Order Kit Homes: Own A Piece of American History (PHOTO)

The Fullerton Sears Kit House - Photos and examples

234 best images about Sears kit homes on Pinterest Dutch

Sears Catalog Home

Twin Sears houses built from kits ordered from the Sears Department Store catalog in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Library of Congress

This 1925 Sears, Roebuck and Co. kit home in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of

Share this story with a friend:

A modest bungalow-style kit house plan offered by Harris Homes in 1920

So, back in the day (1900 to about 1940) Sears sold houses – entire houses – in their catalog: floorplan and all construction materials included.

Modern Home #303 was offered only in the very rare 1910 Sears Modern Homes catalog

'Hidden in plain sight': A nostalgic look back at Chicago's Sears kit homes, hundreds of which still stand - Chicago Tribune

FLyer sheet for the Barrington Sears Kit Home ca 1928 at InspectApedia.com

Sears Bungalow - The Winona - love the front porch. that could be so easily fenced in and allow for the kitties to hang out outside safe and watch the ...

1900 Sears Homes and Plans | so back in the day 1900 to about 1940 sears

1923 Sears Bandon bungalow. People really bought their houses from the Sears catalog!

Sears Catalog Homes, Bungalow Homes, Craftsman Bungalows, Bungalow House Plans, Craftsman Style

17 Best images about Sears kit homes on Pinterest

Remember when Sears sold houses? See some of Ann Arbor's kit homes

The Fullerton Sears Home - I love the porch!

Sears Modern Homes 1908–1940, sold as a kit through the Sears catalog

The very first Sears Modern Homes catalog was issued in 1908, and within its pages, Schoolhouse Number 5008 was offered for $11,800.

Aladdin was another kit home company that, like Sears, sold kit homes through mail order. Aladdin Homes are fairly common in Virginia and I found a few in ...

1923 Sears Roebuck Modern Homes For most families in 1923, the Avalon represented a home owners' dream. With three bedrooms and a bath, ...

First, one of my favorite finds: The Sears Winona (1921 catalog).

Catalog image and floorplan of Sears Magnolia model, and Magnolia kit house located Benson,

Sears Is Fading, But Memories Of Its Mail-Order Homes Endure

Featured in catalogs from 1912 to 1929, the Westly was one of Sears' most

1923 Sears Kit House Catalog - Antique Home::Vintage House Plans LOVE the interior pic

Sears Catalog homes 1923 Dutch Colonial Revival

The Sears catalog home model Bellewood. This model was offered through the catalog from 1931

How The Sears Catalog Was Revolutionary In The Jim Crow Era

This image appeared on the back page of the very rare 1910 Sears Modern Homes catalog

This early Sears house in Williamsburg, Virginia, not only predates the catalog name system

Sears Modern Homes: House Kits from Catalogs

Kit home (like this Sears Aladdin Westwood, seen in present day in the Lewis

Montgomery Ward was one of the national companies that - like Sears - sold kit homes through mail-order catalogs. Some of their houses were quite simple, ...

black and white llustration fromcatalog, Thie Elegant Concrete and Frame Construction Nine-Room $4,000.00. American Foursquare From Sears Book of ...

Sears Kit home - Floor plan is 90% my house. Exterior very similar.

Image titled Identify a Sears Kit Home Step 2

Sears Roebuck Kit Houses, 1923 Sears and Roebuck. The philosophy of interior design: early 1900s ...

black and white illustration and floor plan of Modern Home No. 158 from an early

But recently, their descendant, Reddit user RealHotSauceBoss, fixed up the lovely old house for generations to come…

Sears Kit Home - The La Salle - from the 1926 catalog.

Sears Catalog Home Capitol Home voyeurs a peek into homes

A page from the Sears, Roebuck and Company mail-order catalog is shown in

The Sears catalog home model Crescent. This model was offered in the catalog off and

From 1908 to 1940, Sears reported that more than 70,000 of these homes were sold in North America.

1914 Moosejaw. Aladdin sold more homes than Sears, but was not as ...

1923 Sears Alhambra house, Our original farm house. Straight from the Sear's catalog

HOME is reported to be a Sears Catalog House Kit House as well, but we have n't yet found it in the catalog.

Rosemary Thornton (of Searshomes.org) has been researching and writing about Sears Roebuck Kit Homes for years, considered the foremost authority on them.

Sears Kit Homes: The Wabash. They must have thought a lot of the house because it was "featured" in the 1920 catalog, and had a two-page spread with ...

From the 1925 catalog, heres the Sears Puritan, the Sears kit home that Ruth Swards father built for her family. According to Ruth, the attic was converted ...

1936 Sears Kit House - Dayton what a cute craftsman cottage, same layout as Mass cottage | House Plans | House plans, House, Vintage house plans

Sears/Sears Holdings Corp.

One of a zillion awesome Sears kit homes, still in incredible shape. There are countless pre-fab homes like this from the early 1900s-1940s around the ...

eaton catalogue homes - Google Search

The Hillrose has long been one of my favorites - and apparently is several peoples favorites

Craftsman Homes Sears Catalog. Sears Pittsburgh 1927; 1928(C3252); 1929(P3252); 1930

Sears Roebuck sold 70,000 homes in the first half of the 20th century

The Original Prefab: In the early 20th century, Sears, Roebuck & Co. offered complete kit homes that could be ordered through their catalog.

From Sears "Modern Homes" catalog, model #2089 kit home, the "Magnolia" (from the Honor Bilt line, which was the most expensive and finest quality sold by ...

Many of these homes are still standing today. This Fall 1932 ad shows a few of the models available for about $1,700, which would be roughly $29,000 today.

Modern interpretations of Sears Catalog Houses[edit]

Enlarge this image

black and white illustration and floor polan of First Prize Design Country Residence from Sears,