How to order proper clothing
Please measure carefully and be certain of right fit
Measur.e Bust around fullest part. Do not let
tape slide down shoulder_blades in back. Meas..
ure over slip or lightweight dress.
Measure Waist around smallest part.
MeasUre Hips at side in line with hip bone (7
inches below natural waistline). This is an im·
Measure length straight down center back from
collar line to de<>ired length.
FOR LITTLE GJRJ,S
Small children grow so rapidly that
tant to check their size carefully each time you
Measure length down center of back from base of
neck to desired length.
Measure Chest close up under arms around
fullest part of chest, l!olding tape snugly.
Measure Height without shoes.
come between two sizes on scale below, order
Under31 ....•• 20 ...••. 16
35- 37..•.....• 22 ...... l 8V2 ... .
38-40.......•. 23 ...... 20
41 - 43......... 24 . .... . 22
44-46.......•. 24'h ...•.. 24
48............ 25 ...... 25
. . . .61h
Measure Chest close up under arms, snug but
not tight, with tape over shoulder blades at
back. Measure with vest on for garments that
are worn over vest.
Measure Waist just above hip bones at natural"
waistline. Remove belt.
Measure Inseam from close up in crotch to bot–
tom of trousers at length desired, usually top of
Don't guess a growing boy's
fully and check with size scales below.
Measure Measure Measure
Under34 ..... 21
34 to36 .. 22 ..• 22
37 to39 .. 23 ..• 22v, ........ .
40 to41 .. 24 ..• 23 ........ .
42 to44 .. 24·;,. .• 23V2 ..•......
45 to46 .• 25/i. .• 24 ........ .
47 to49 .. 26 ... 24Y,. ....... .
50 to 51
.. 26V2 ..• 25 .•• 24 ... .
52 to53 •. 27V2 •.• 25V2 .•. 25 ... .
54 to55 .. 28 ..• 26 ... 26 .•..
56 to57 •• 29 ..• 26Y, ..• 27 .•..
to59 •• 29V2 ..• 27 ..• 28 .. ..
60 to61 •• JOV2 ... 27V2 .•• 29 ... .
62 to63 .. 31
... 28 ..• 29Y, ..
64 to65 .. 32 ..• 28V2 ••. Jo .•..
65V2to66V2 .. 33 ... 29V2 ..• 31 ; .. .
67 to68 .. 34 ... 31
... 32 ... .
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. . 11 ,
• . 12
. . 13
. . 14
. . 18 .
3 ways to order your correct shoe size
Tell us your shoe size-length and width-if you know it.
Fer men and women only-not far children. (For children, use 4-point
measuring system.) Make sure that shoes you order are sold in your
particular size and width.
Give us all numbers and letters in your shoe
For men and women only-not
children. Just write on your order
all the numbers and marks you find in the lining of a comfortable old
it at Sears or not- and your new Sears
just as comfortably. Be sure to include any clashes thatocq.ir
, as they sometimes indicate half sizes.
Use Sears Scientific 4-point measuring system
For men, women, older boys, girls and
children- Take a piece of blank paper
large enough to fit under your foot ...
an ordinary kitchen knife .. and a
and let the
foot which gives you the most trouble
rest naturally and without moving on
the piece of paper as shown.
Do not stand
as this will spread the foot and
result in an incorrect measurement. Our measurements allow for
normal spread of foot when standing.
Mark this piece of paper as shown
the four illustrations at the right.
You now will have a piece of paper with four pencil
marks on it as shown at the right. Enclose this piece
of paper with your.order blank (if ordering more
than one pair, send diagram for each pair of shoes
you are ordering, with catalog number noted).
Sears 4-Point Foot Measurement gives us all the
information we need to determine your correct
Have someone else hold the knife
straight up and down of the tip of
your longest toe as shown in Point
Number 1 above, end make a mark
with the pencil along the outside
edge of the point of the knife.
Next, have the knife blade placed
at back of the heel, as shown in
Point Number 3 above, and make
another mark along the outside
edge of the blade. Be sure that the
knife is held straight up and down.
Have knife blade moved to the
ioint at the inside of the foot (widest
part), as shown in Point Number 2
above, and again make a mark
with the pencil along the outside
edge of the blode.
And lost, have knife blade placed
at widest p<3rt of the outside of your
foot, as shown in Point Number 4.
This gives us your exact foot
measurement so do not send us
of your foot.
Shoe rationing may end during the
of this catalog. Watch your news–
papers and listen to your radio for the Government's announcement. The
following instructions are to be followed only while shoe rationing is in effect.
Four Ration Stamps, Airplane Stamps Number 1, Number 2. Number 3, and Num·
her 4 in Ration Book 3, are now valid for the purchase of shoes, and
effect for an indefinite period. Expiration dates for these four stamps will be an–
nounced b)r O.P.A. at least 30 days in advance, which
give you plenty of time to
plan shoe purchases for your entire family.
You are permitted to detach Shoe Ration Stomps from your ration book when buying
shoes by mail (but not when buying in a retail store). Send just the stamp. Do
not send entire ration book.
Attach ration- stamps securely to your order or letter. We guarantee the safetv of
we cannot fill order we will return to you a special stamp good for
purchase of shoes in any store.
Extra ration stamps may be obtained from your ration board in cases of special
need, such as for children or for workers, farmers, nurses ... all those who require
extra shoes for their work.
additional shoe stamps should be authorized during the
life of this book, you can-use them at Sears.