Ed Kellum & Son’s 65th Anniversary Sale


For 65 years, Ed Kellum & Son has helped customers find just the right items to make a house a home.  What else was happening in 1948?

Popcorn sold on a mass scale for the first time
“Scrabble” was introduced
Swiss outdoorsman George de Mestral invented Velcro
The first plastic version of the Frisbee was invented
General purpose computers were invented
Fritos creator, Charles Elmer Doolin, created Cheetos
Noted food critic Duncan Hines founded a company to make prepackaged cake mixes

Do you remember what Dallas looked like in 1948? Here’s a view of what Downtwon Dallas looked like back then:

downtown dallas

It’s fun to look back and hard to believe that some of the things that were introduced back then are still around. Like some of the companies and products mentioned, Ed Kellum & Son is 65 years strong.

We listened to our customers over the years and continue to offer expert advice on audio, video and appliances in a no pressure, no hassle shopping environment. With our famous 4-hour delivery guarantee on in-stock merchandise, you can buy it, get it and enjoy it…fast!

Thanks to our loyal customers who have shopped with us over the years. We have served families for generations and look forward to serving generations to come. Our customers have found throughout our 65 years that we offer fair prices and the best customer service around.

Prices for other items in 1948:

Car: $1550
Gas: 26 cents/gal
House: $13,500
Postage Stamp: 3 cents
Average Salary: $3,600


Philco fridge

Feel like you’ve gone back in time with our low prices! Now through the end of February, enjoy anniversary savings on hundreds of items throughout the store. Visit our showrooms in Uptown on Central just south of Knox and in North Dallas inside of Starpower on the Tollway north of Beltline.

EDK 65 Ann Eblast