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Manufacturers Index - Sears | Dunlap
History
Last Modified: Nov 27 2017 11:41AM by toolguybak
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A brand of Sears, Roebuck & Co., made by Atlas Press, Central Specialty (later King-Seeley), Double A Products, and others. The Dunlap brand was first used in 1941, replacing the earlier Companion brand. It was reportedly named after the head buyer in the hardware department of Sears Roebuck.

See the Craftsman entry for more information on the history of Dunlap and Sears. That entry also has links to lists of manufacturer prefixes used by Sears on their Craftsman, Dunlap, and Companion machinery.

Information Sources

  • The etymology of the Dunlap name is from the book, Catalogues and Counters: A History of Sears, Roebuck & Co. by Boris Emmet and John E. Jeuck, and was forwarded to us by Ashley Kennedy.