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Wickes Furniture - January Bonus Sale - "Dreams Don't Have to Wait" (Commercial, 1974)

Here's a commercial for Wickes Furniture promoting their January bonus sale on one-of-a-kind items in such styles as Mediterranean, contemporary, and Early American.

In Willowbrook, Harvey, Itasca and Wheeling.

Voiceover (possibly) by Lynn Hauldren (years before he became the Empire Carpet spokesperson).

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 12th 1974 at 6:29pm.

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I've been to the one in Harvey because I lived in Hazel Crest. There was also a Wickes in Merrillville.
Comment posted by LaPrincess on Wednesday, September 28th 2011 at 12:55am.

Wickes: Crosseyed Folks Welcome!
Comment posted by OldTime on Wednesday, September 28th 2011 at 6:23pm.

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