Tag Archives: Oklahoma Houses By Mail

Sears 303, Yay or Nay?

The Sears 303 is a late victorian home and was the largest and grandest home that Sears offered. It is also the rarest of the larger Sears homes. Read this blog to learn more about this grand lady! Continue reading

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Sears Modern Homes 118 in Cherokee Oklahoma

The Sears Modern Home 118 in Cherokee Oklahoma. Continue reading

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Inside a Sears Modern Homes 306 / 215, A Guided Tour With Blueprints

Take an inside tour of a Sears house via original blueprints featuring original millwork matched to catalog images! Continue reading

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The West Chazy New York Sears 306 aka 215

Sears beautiful Queen Anne kit home in West Chazy, NY with original blueprints and documentation. And, it’s for sale! Continue reading

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This Popular California Bungalow Could Be Anywhere!

Pacific Ready Cut Homes model 385. Another popular California bungalow design you might find in your neighborhood! Continue reading

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Gordon Van Tine 914, An Early “Tiny-Home”

The Gordon Van Tine 914 designed for the small family can’t be beaten for convenience and all around livability. Continue reading

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This Is a Universal Favorite…Gordon Van Tine 502

If you read my last blog you may have noticed the box in the bottom right column that contains a testimonial and it even has an address. John’s time in this ‘universal favorite’ was short. John and his wife Elsie … Continue reading

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Gordon Van Tine 605, An Exceptionally Well Planned Suburban Home

I had hoped to continue with at least one more blog yesterday featuring three more homes from the 1942 Van Tine System brochure making it half of them located but I am one short, well…actually I do have it but it’s … Continue reading

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The Van Tine System Homes of Gordon Van Tine

Some time ago Dale Wolicki sent me a 1942 Gordon Van Tine brochure that features special order homes built using the Van Tine System. He told me I could find these houses and write a blog. So, I did and … Continue reading

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A Custom Gordon Van Tine Home in Champaign Illinois

Quite some time ago Dale Wolicki sent me a 1942 Gordon Van Tine brochure of testimonies of special order homes and said, here…you can find these. I immediately set out to find them!  Of course.  🙂 Special thanks to Dale … Continue reading

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