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  1. Show 'n' Tell: 1934 Christmas Catalogue

    Friday, February 10, 2012

    I'm sure you can't tell a difference, but this is my first post from my new-to-me MacBook Pro! I used to have a MacBook before I started blogging, but she died in a tragic drinking and computing incident (lesson learned). I had been using G's Dell laptop, but to be honest it sucked and I much prefer the Mac interface. Thanks to a tax reassessment, I had the money to buy a new one. This is a refurbished 15 in MacBook pro, and it was about $850 cheaper than if I had bought it new. Sweet, eh?

    Sorry to be quiet on the blogging front, we had a major breaking news story happen in our area that took my attention. Two RCMP officers (our top cops) were shot on a farm in my coverage area, so I had to run out and cover it - in heels and a skirt, naturally. You can find more information on CamroseCanadian.com if you're so inclined. Luckily yesterday was my day off, so I had a chance to relax (and I also did something very exciting that I can hopefully share with you soon!) and catch up on my sleep.

    BUT! I did not just log in to brag about my awesome yet tiring week. I actually have something vintage-related to show you too. My mom forwarded me an email from a colleague of hers who heard that I was into vintage. Imagine my delight when I saw that it was a bunch of scans from a 1934 Christmas catalog. I don't know the source - if she had scanned them or found them on the Internet - but I still wanted to share them.









    I love the hair!

    I love the sporty ensembles at the top!

    Aren't those fabulous? And such great quality too.

    I have lots of posts I want to write, so here's hoping I have time soon! While I work this weekend I have a clean slate on Sunday (so far) and all I want to do is bake red velvet cupcakes for Valentine's Day and write a bunch of blog posts!

    XO Laurie
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  2. 4 comments:

    1. Hausfrau said...

      This has to be one of the most fascinating catalog posts I've seen in a while. Such variety! Thank you for sharing these with us.

    2. Those catalog pages are fantastic....great variety, too. I enjoy seeing more than just women's fashions. The housewares and chicks made my day.

    3. Black Dahlia said...

      Thank you for sharing these great scans! I wish I could open up any vintage catalog and order what I want. ;0
      XO
      BD

    4. Anonymous said...

      I love the old days when things were simple but the more we learn about todays prices the more concerned we are about our future, thanks for sharing.

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