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Harris Scarfe Limited : 1955 catalogue listing stock items and their prices
Bib ID 7835299
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Harris, Scarfe Limited, issuing body
 
Description Adelaide : Harris Scarfe Limited, 1955 
1 volume in various pagings : illustrations ; 29 x 37 x 13 cm 
Summary

A very large department store internal catalogue that lists, department by department, a wide range of goods offered for sale, many illustrated, including perambulators, toys, ironware, kitchenware, fishing tackle, bicycles, radios, tools, etc., with mostly 1955 South Australian prices being given throughout.

Partial contents
  • DEPT.
  • 1. Steel.
  • 2, 3. Bore Casing, Piping, Galv. Iron, Ridging, Spouting.
  • 3. Troughing, Wire.
  • 5. Gates.
  • 6. Fire Bricks, Fire Clay, Wire Strainers.
  • 10. Pipe Fittings.
  • 15. Bolts & Nuts, Screws.
  • 16. Nails & Screws.
  • 17. Johns Valves & Cocks, Pulley Blocks.
 
Biography/History

Harris Scarfe is an Australian department store originally established in Adelaide, South Australia by George Harris in 1849. From 1857 George Harris welcomed George Scarfe and Richard Smith as major partners and so began Geo. P. Harris Scarfe & Co. The business continued to grow and in 1920 the company was rebranded to Harris Scarfe. It is owned by South African retail group Pepkor, and as of August 2017 there were 55 Harris Scarfe stores across the metro and regional areas of South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, ACT & Queensland, in two formats: "Harris Scarfe" department stores and "HS Home" homewares stores. Key categories are kitchenware, manchester, electrical goods, and apparel [information from Harris Scarfe website, 2018].

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Subjects Harris, Scarfe Limited -- Catalogs.  |  Department stores -- Australia -- Catalogs.  |  Commercial catalogs -- Australia.  |  Retail trade -- Australia -- Catalogs.  |  Consumer goods -- Australia -- Catalogs.  |  Hardware -- Australia -- Catalogs.  |  Australian

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