Ever wonder just what kinds of cool gadgets you’d find inside a 1983 Sears catalog? If so, then wonder no more as Wired’s Ariel Zambelich shows us in the fascinating images. They range from a $200 Sensaphone to a $260 10-speed bike and the $280 Canon AE-1 Program camera. Continue reading to see them all.
In the 1980s, ordering from the Sears catalog was as common as getting your socks and books from Amazon today. The catalog was filled with the latest fashions, tools from Sears’ Craftsman line, and even go-carts.
Always on the pulse of the nation, the catalog also included an electronics section that served audiophiles, home theater geeks, and the occasional budding programmer.