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June 26, 2019

On this date ...

1969: Furniture Mart, at 115 W. Grand in Clovis, was preparing for a big 33-hour sellathon.

The “King of the Furniture Discounters” was planning to be open continuously from 9 a.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Specials included:

• 20-inch Zenith color TV for $468

• AM/FM stereo in an early American styled cabinet for $654

• Completely frost-free refrigerator/freezer with egg storage and dairy chests for $349.

“Nobody but nobody undersells the Furniture Mart,” according to a newspaper advertisement.

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