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The Archives

Catalogs and Photos of Yesteryear

Orvis – Christmas 1979

Orvis, an outdoors company founded in 1856, has been one of the most sought-after and recognized names in the fishing,...

LL Bean – Christmas 1984

It’s just before Christmas in 1984, and like clockwork, the Bean boots are brought down from their summer stay in...

Brooks Brothers – Christmas 1947

Harry S. Truman is president, and the United States was beginning its transition from World War to Cold War. In...

LL Bean – Fall 1983

You could say 1983 is the year the 80s really started coming into its own. Toto, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson,...

Brooks Brothers – Fall 1988

The year is 1988. Ronald Reagan is president, Dustin Hoffman is Rain Man, Tom Hanks gets Big, and Bruce Willis is about to Die...

J. Press – Fall/Winter 1978

The year is 1978. Bell bottom pants, wide lapels, polyester suits, disco, and mustaches were the status quo. Looking back,...

L.L. Bean Spring 1933

Link to PDF To convert prices to 2016 values, multiply by 18.24

LL Bean: Spring 1964

The year is 1964, and this is LL Bean at its best. (To convert prices to 2016 values, multiply by 7.65)...

Brooks Brothers Catalog: Winter 1979

From the Brooks Brothers Archives, we bring you Winter, 1979. View as a PDF