Make Sears your gift headquarters
Use this Christmas B ook a n d Sears big
Fall Catalog for C omplete S election
TO SAVE YOU MONEY
TO D ELI VER ALL MERCHANDISE SAFELY
TO SATISFY YOU PERFECTLY
• W e guarantee that every a rticle in this catalog is honestly de·
scribed and illustrated.
• W e guarantee that any article purchased from us will give you
the service you have a right to expect.
• If for any reason whatever you are not satisfied with any article
purchased from us, we want you to return it to us at our expense.
• W e will then exchange it for exactly what you want, or will return
your money, including any transportation charges you have paid.
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO.
Important about prices
tlte price of
your order al
Regardless of which Sears catalog you order from, you always get the benefit
of the lowest current catalog prices. We believe that Sears prices save you
money and always give you the greatest possible value.
Prices in this catalog apply only to orders placed by mail, telephone,
telegraph or at the Catalog Sales Department in a Sears Retail Store
at a Sears Catalog Sales Office, or in one of Sears Affiliated Stores.
or Local Governments increase or impose
this book goes to press, we reserve the right to add
such taxes to the pnces shown. On the other hand,
any existing taxes
while this catalog is in effect, we shall adjust
our pnces accordingly.
How to order
Shop through this catalog now. List all the things you want on one of
- our order blanks. However, if you don't have a Sears order blank handy
any plain paper will do.
Please be sure to print or write plainly your full name and complete
address, inciu.ding rural route and box number
you live on a rural
cata!og number, quantity, name of each item,
color, size, price, shippmg weight, and any special information or meas–
uremei:its .asked !or in
description of the item you are ordering. Add
the shipprng weights of items you are ordering, and changes ounces to
ounces to the pound).
Refer to parcel post rotes on page 348 for amount to include in
your remittance for posta ge as we must pay postage on parcel post
packages be!ore we can ship your merchandise.
If you send too much, every
cent extra wil! be promptly returned to yo-u.
You pay only the exact postage
needed to ship your order.
The best ways to send money are by post office or express money or–
der, or by bank draft or check., Your i:iiail carrier will be glad to buy a
post.office money order for you
you hve on a rural route. You can also
obtam a money order at your post office or from the local express agent.
C.O.D. Mail Order s
Unless there is a real
for C.O.D. service, we urge you to enclose
money order .or.check with Y?Ur mail order, thus avoiding the extra
_of shii;ipm.g C.O.D. which would cause you to lose part of the
buymg Dy mail from Sears. On parcel post C.O.D. shipments,
m addition to the
of the. me;chandise and parcel post charges, you
pay a C.O.D. collection fee which 1s an extra charge the post office makes
for handling C.O.D. shipments. The post office also char..,es you a money
order fee for forwarding payment to us.
do not ship C.O.D: orders:-For merchandise that is cut, engraved,
prmted, or made to
order. For merchandise that is shipped direct
fr?m one of our fact?nes. For merchandise to be shipped to foreign coun–
tries. For merchandise to anyone other than the person sending us the
order. For seeds and perishable goods.
Order regularly .• get your catalogs regularly
We send our General Catalogs and our supplementary catalogs without
request to customers who buy regularly from any Sears Catalog-by
mail, by phone, through one of our Catal<;>g Sales Offices or
To be sure that all of your orders will be correctly credited to you
so that you will automatically receive Sears Catalogs, we suggest that all
members of the some family order under one na me, preferably that of
the head of the household-and that this name be written the same way(·
each time you order-for example "John T. Jones" (ah"'.ays usin.g
name). This also helps us to give you faster and more efficient
Sears has nation-wide repa ir service o n a ny
appliance, mec hanical or ele ctrica l item
When you buy any appliance or mechanical or electrical item, _large
or small, from Sears you cn.n buy with complete confidence. We will re–
pair or replace any defective part on such merchandise without charge
during the guarantee period.
to another town, your Sears
guarantee is still good. After the expiration of the special guarantee on
Sears mechanical equipment or appliances, we will still provide service
guaranteed no higher than prevailing local rates.
No matter where you live in Continental United States a Sears-trained
repair specialist is nearby. There is a Sears service headquarters in every
city where we have a Mail Order House, Retail Store or Catalog Sales
communities distant from these headquarters, Sears has made
arrangements with local contractors to provide competent servicing
whenever it is necessary. Remember, we service what we sell.
Repair ports available-should you wish to replace a worn part
without the service of a repairman, write your nearest Sears mail oi;der
house, or get in touch with your Catalog Sales Office, or Retail Store.
Large stocks of repair parts are carried at our eleven mail order houses
to assure prompt handling. You can depend on Sears for reliable service
and repair parts at lowest possible cost.
If you hove any questions about our merchandise or service, write to
Personal Service Dept., Sears, Roebuck and Co., Philadelphia 32, Pa.
Sea rs Export Service
Sears offer a complete export service to over
any of your friends or relatives in a foreign country is inter–
ested in buying from Sears catalogs write Sears Personal Service Depart–
ment at the following mail order houses:
Sears at Philadelphia, Pa.
Greel'.land, Central America (except
Caribbean Islands, South
Amenca, Europe, Africa;
Sears at Dallas, Te3·as
Sears at Los
for Central Pacific Islands, Philippines, China, Japan,
Korea, Australia, New Zealand.
Five easy ways to shop at S e ars
Shop at Home by Moil ... It's easy, thrifty. Just look through your
Sears catalog and make your selections; then fill out the handy order
blank and mail it to us with your remittance.
Shop at Home by Phone ... The quickest way to shop
there is a Sears
phone or order office in your community. Give the phone order clerk
the catalog number, price and description of the merchandise you
want. You pay when the goods are delivered. See pages 349 to 352.
Shop at Sears Catalog Soles Offices .. . For Sears mail order prices
and special services, visit or phone Sears Catalog Sales Office.
effi?ent clerk will gladly help you take measurements, and write and
mail your order for you. See page 352.
Shop in Catalog Soles Deportment ... Visit or phone the Catalog
Sales Department in your nearest Sears Retail Store where you can
order from any of our current catalogs at Sears low catalog prices.
Our helpful sales people
write and mail your order. See page 352.
Shop in Sears Retail Stores ... at your service throughout the country
Sears stores where you can buy nationally accepted mer–
chandise over the counter and take it with you. Home delivery and
installation can be arranged when needed.
IMPO RTANT T AX N O TIC E
you live in any of the place:; listed below, please add to vour order an
amount, at the rate shown, to cover the following:
Auburn, N,Y. (Use Tax) ........!% Niagara Falls. N.Y. (Use Tax) . .2%
Broome County. N.Y. (Use Tax) .2% Ohio (Use Tax) . .. .. ........ . .. 3%
District of Columbia (Use Tax) ..2% Pennsylvania (Sales Tax) . .... ..3%
Ene County. N.Y. (Use Tax) .. . . 1%
(Pennsylvania customers omit tax
Maryland (Use Tax) ... . . .. .... 2%
on clothing, except formals or fur.)
Monroe County. N .Y. (UseTax).3% Syracuse. N.Y. (Use Tax) . . .. .. .
:\ew York City
Tax) . .. . ..3% West Virginia (Use Tax) . .. .. . . .2%