What Would You Have Bought from the Sears Catalog 100 Years Ago?

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Teresa M.

5 Min Quiz

What website do you visit most often?

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Would you say you are old fashioned?

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What do you think a safety belt was used for in the Sears catalog?

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What pantry staple would you have bulk ordered?

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Would you have ordered a casket from Sears?

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What is the first thing you do when you wake up?

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Which piece of furniture might you have ordered from Sears?

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Which pet supply would you have ordered back then?

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Would you have ordered clothing?

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How would you have handled home security back then?

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What kind of shoes would have ordered from Sears?

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What part of a 1900s outfit do you like most?

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Do you do a lot of catalog ordering now?

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Do you know how to use a sewing machine?

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What would be your job in the 1900s?

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What catalog do you get now?

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What spending style is closest to your own?

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Which mall store are you most like to spend $100 in?

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Do you have any hidden talents?

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What would you have named your horse in the 1900s?

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How many bedrooms would your Sears house need?

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What sort of medicine would you have ordered?

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Where do you buy furniture these days?

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Would you like to travel back to the 1900s?

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What would you have done to pass the time back then?

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What fascinates you most about the 1900s?

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What would you buy from Sears now?

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Which home feature is most important to you?

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Which musical instrument would you have ordered from a Sears catalog?

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Have you ever ridden a horse?

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About This Quiz

A century ago, shopping was not as easy as it is now. Back then, you ordered all your supplies and provisions from a catalog! Let's find out what you would have ordered from the Sears catalog 100 years ago.

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