The hideous is strong in this one

The photo above is part of the amazing collection of Christmas and Toys catalogs from 1942 to 1992. A treasure trove of scanned pages out of Sears and other similar catalogs. I must warn you, though: it’s like a visit to that aunt fond of polyester and imitation porcelain figurines who covers her dining table with colorful vinyl. Which is to say, not for the weak or the minimalist design minded.

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