Did sears and roebuck sell heroin in the early 1900s?
Yes. Several stores (including Sears and Roebuck) and catalogues sold heroin as a cough suppressant and alternative to morphine, though heroin is actually more dangerous. They sold a heroin syringe, two needles, and a carrying case for $1.50.
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Yes they did! I live in a Montgomery Ward Kit House that was built in 1927. Montgomery Ward is stamped on all of the house's lumber.
Make sure it is not a reprint, these are common, but an original can be worth 25.00 to 40.00. The condition is a factor, too.
The 12 gauge long tom 1900 shotgun by Sears and Roebuck is valuedat $250 in excellent condition. In fair condition, it is valued at$80.
I have a 1965 - would be interested to find more info on it.
Sears discontinued the sale of all firearms in 1980. So prior to 1980.. Hey, we bought the one we have in 1966 through Sears catalog.
Public pressure from people who didn't feel it was right for sears to sell guns.. They stopped selling them by 1988. Montgomery Wards and JC Penny also stopped around the same… time.
Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck were the founders of the American chain of department stores, Sears, Roebuck and Company, in the late 19th century. Richard Sea…rs learned telegraphy and got a job with the railroad, eventually becoming a station agent. A shipment of pocket watches from Chicago was refused by the purchaser. Sears, who was 23, bought the shipment himself and sold them to other station agents along the railroad line. In six months he had netted $5,000 and felt so confident that he founded the R.W. Sears Watch Company. In 1887 Sears moved his company from Minneapolis to Chicago and hired watch repairman Alvah Curtis Roebuck to repair any watches being returned. Roebuck was Sears's first employee, and he later became co-founder in 1893 of Sears, Roebuck and Company when Sears was just 30 years old. Roebuck left the company a few years later. The first Sears catalog offered only watches and was published the year the company was founded. By 1897, men and women's clothing, bicycles and other household goods were added. Sears retired at age 44. The 500-page catalog was sent to some 300,000 homes. In 1908 Sears began to sell mail order homes through the catalogs which was quite an innovation. Sears retired that year at 44 and died in 1914 at the young age of 51. In 1895, Roebuck asked Sears to buy him out for about $20,000. Later when asked about his ex-partner's great wealth, and his own modest wealth he replied: "He's dead. Me, I never felt better." Roebuck later served as president of Emerson Typewriter Company where he invented an improved typewriter. After the Stock Market crash in1929 he returned to Chicago and by 1933, he had rejoined Sears, Roebuck and Co., where he largely devoted his time to compiling a history of the company he helped found. He died in 1948 at the age of 84.
The model 126.1930 was made by Crosman. It's really a Crosman model 140 made between 1955-68.
Yes, and in 1905 it cost $395. 2 air cooled cylinders, 25 mph, 6 gallons of gas, approx. 180 miles range. Sears also sold the "Sears Allstate" automobile from 1952 to 1953. T…hey sold for aprox $1700 depending on the model.
no they do not
i SAW A PAGE FROM A 1966 SEARS CATALOG THAT FEATURED MONKEYS,ALLIGATORS, DONKEYS AS WELL AS VARIOUS FOWL AND OTHER ANIMMALS.
Yes, two doses and a syringe about $1.50. Back when it was legal to do so.
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No. Alive animals were never sold.
Why would anyone buy Scuba gear from Sears even if they did sell it. Places like Leisure Pro online has great packages with customer reviews in all price ranges without the B&…M markup. Also to swap something out for the wrong size shouldn't an an issue. It is one of those hobbies that you want to shop some place geared for the hobby, not Walmart or Sears.
Alvah C. Roebuck was a co-founder of Sears and Roebuck along with Richard W. Sears. He went to work for Richard Sears in 1887, and the two ended up forming the company in 1893…. Roebuck took charge of the heavily technological division of the company, that sold optical goods, watches, phonographs, and more.
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I have seen catalogs selling ready for assembly buildings, plans,lumber, nails etc to be shipped by rail.