For over 100 years, Mainer's have looked forward to the L.L. Bean Christmas catalogs arriving in their mailbox. The Norman Rockwell inspired covers fit like a Christmas decoration when placed on a coffee table. People love them so much that every page of a Christmas 1984 catalog has been published online for the world to see.

L.L. Bean has been printing catalogs for over 100 years, ever since the first 4 page-catalog was mailed out by Leon Leonwood Bean, selling his famous Maine Hunting Shoe, also called the Bean Boot.

Many save and collect the catalogs for years. You could buy a Christmas 1984 catalog on ebay for $10 or best offer. Or better yet, you could flip through it right now thanks to who has scanned every page of the catalog and posted it on their website.

Here are some things to look for:

  • A pair of Men's Maine Hunting Shoes (Bean Boots) sold for $45 to $70 postage paid.
  • L.L. Bean Bookpacks sold for as low as $16.75
  • And check out the dude on page 24 sporting the Harris Tweed Sportcoat. Perfectly 80's.



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