The company was instrumental in the court case which settled the matter of out-of-state sales taxon mail order items in 1967. But, the company was facing the same problems that many mail order companies were dealing with at the time – declining sales and poor profits. Looking back at these pages is like opening the catalog back then, just perusing the pages and enjoying the fashion.

These matching hats and gloves speak to another era entirely. Via/ Flickr
The leopard print and black sectional is so ’60s. Via/ Flickr
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We had to share this page from the 1963 just because the fellas look so dapper! Via/ Flickr

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