Almost perfectly preserved and downright adorable, this old Christmas candy boot appears to be made of a thin cardboard, painted white, and then coated in a tiny white popcorn beading with gold glitter accents. Riding on the front of the Christmas boot is a red chenille Santa, with a sprig of holly to add a touch of green. At the top of the boot is a loop satin thread trim with a white netting to allow the boot to be filled beyond the brim, with candy and other goodies kept s..
A fabulous Woolson Spice chromolithograph trade card dating to 1893 and featuring a gorgeous curly-haired girl Writing the Letter to Santa. The white border frame around her holds visions of buggies, candy canes, Christmas trees, dolls, and more as she, at the center, ponders with quill pen in hand just what she should write.In researching this little beauty, I didn't find this particular trade card, but I did find another illustrated by Frances Brundage, that (to me)..
A pair of vintage Santa face Christmas decorations, each approx. 5 inch high and 3-3/8 inch wide, made of hard plastic and decorated with Mica on both Santa's beard and cap pompom, his cap made of red felt. His face comes to life with painted rosy red cheeks and bright blue sequins eyes. Only one of the ornaments remains in the package, marked as a Christmas Wonderland ornament, with the Star Band Made in Hong Kong paper label around the ornament loop. At the back is a hard p..
Offering a lovely pair of ruby red stemmed wine or water glasses in the Lincoln Inn pattern by Fenton Art Glass. The flared portion of the cup is smooth, while the lower portion is wrapped in a vertical rib pattern that resembled an elongated diamond point. The ruby red color intensity softens by the time the eye reaches the smooth bottom of the cup, appearing in some of the glasses to be close to an amberina orange that continues down into the stacked disc stem.Each fo..
From America's finest heavy aluminum ware, offered here is a fabulous heavy formed aluminum Nordic Ware cake mold bringing Santa to your house just as he should be — in three-dimensional form atop the chimney. Still securely wrapped in its original package, this two-piece cake mold stands approx. 9-1/2 inch tall, with the cake height more in the 9 inch range. There are a couple of points where the seam in the wrapping has split, but I detect no damage to the aluminum form its..
Vintage Christmas vinyl plastic flannel backed tablecloth featuring poinsettia flowers and holly. Dating to the late 1970s (1978), this easy care vinyl surface plastic tablecloth measures 70 inch long and 52 inch wide; "cleans instantly," and has a protective polyester flannel backing. Still in its original packaging, all indications are that this tablecloth has never been used. In excellent condition.Made by Hermann & Jacobs Corp., at a time when things..
Add a bit of that vintage Christmas touch with this fabulous Stevens terry cloth hand towel, crisp, clean, and unused! Greet your guests with a Merry Christmas greeting on a towel featuring Santa's face on a Christmas bell that sits cradled in the midst of poinsettia flowers and holly berries and leaves. In excellent condition, measures 16" excluding the fringe and 11" wide. Tag reads Stevens Terrycloth - Stevens Fabrics - All Cotton - Made In U.S.A...
18-piece vintage Italian paper mache nativity set, made in Italy, with the tallest piece standing approx. 8-1/4 inch high. This set is believed to date to the 1950s or 1960s.All pieces show age-appropriate wear, with a few having some issues, none too severe or detracting from the overall appeal. There are some relatively minor rubs and chips in the paint, with the paint appearing to be original. One of the king figures has a split in the side, as shown. The f..
Beyond precious, a lot of 3 vintage drummer boy ornaments made in Japan. Likely dating to the 1950s, these ornaments are made with gold foil paper drums wrapped in velvet flocked paper (white paper with red flocked stripes) and sprinkled with mica or tiny glitter on the top and underside. Each drummer boy has chenille pipe cleaner arms and wears a felt hat that is topped with a tinsel plume.The drum is 1-3/4 inch in diameter and the ornament stands approx. 4 inch high to..
A lot of 3 vintage melted popcorn plastic Christmas decorations, with two featuring candy canes and the other a teddy bear, Christmas tree and candy cane in a Christmas stocking. The double candy cane decoration is finished with a sprinkling of silver glitter. Two still retain their original Kage Company, Inc., marked as completely hand made and retaining the "Made in America with Pride" label; the other is of an unknown brand. The unmarked single candy cane decora..
A lot of 4 vintage knee hugger pixie elf Christmas ornaments made in Japan. Two of the knee-hugging elves wear red and white striped felt clothes and hat with green trim, while the other two smaller pixie elves are dressed in red with white felt. All four have hard plastic heads.The larger pixie ornaments are approx. 5-1/2 inch long, including their cap, with each having a blue and white Made in Japan label on the back. The other two pixies are approx. 4 inch long ..
A lot of 4 vintage red flocked reindeer Christmas tree ornaments with silver glitter antlers and tails. Made in Japan, these ornaments likely date to the 1950s. Standing approx. 3 inch high, each ornament is in good condition with minor rubs in the flocking but no significant wear or damage. All have a silver Japan label on the underside. ..
A lot of 6 mid-century vintage honeycomb paper Santa Christmas ornaments made in Japan, with black paper eyes and red bead-like nose or mouth, these are finished with glitter around the hat brim and rounded belly. The front of his "coat" is accented with gold and black paper to resemble a belt buckle.Standing 3-3/8 inch high, all are in good condition, with some crinkles in the paper edges, but nothing too extreme. One of the ornaments still retains its original red and gold ..
Hallmark Keepsake Ornament from the 1990 Collector's Series, this vintage Hallmark Christmas ornament is titled Festive Surrey Here Comes Santa and features Santa Clause in a four-wheeled carriage with a full bag of Christmas gifts in the front at his feet. The carriage' white canopy is marked 1990 on each side. This was the 12th ornament in the Here comes Santa series.In the original box with the interior plastic packaging included, this ornament measures approx. 3.75"..
A fabulously large felt Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Christmas stocking from Robert L. May, likely 1970s 1980s vintage. This stocking measures 25 inch long and 12 inch wide at the top.The original plastic sales display hanging hook still intact strongly suggests it's never been used. There's a hint of felt fuzz or pilling in a couple of places, but overall condition is near excellent to match the day it was made...
A lot of 6 red vintage large mercury glass Shiny Brite Christmas ornaments still in the original box. Measuring approx. 3 inch in diameter, each red ornament has a crimped top that is marked Shiny Brite and Made in U.S.A. There are no breaks to any of the ornaments, but they do show signs of aging with fading rubs, spots, and crackling in the red color finish.Originally purchased from Stix Baer & Fuller, the price tag is showing a regular price of 99 cents for the bo..
For the individual looking to decorate the Christmas holiday season in vintage style, a new old stock Mangelsen's Santa Claus with reindeer and sleigh Touch of Glitz silver metallic garland. As the package has yet to be opened, I can't get a full sense of the cut out pattern, but the back lists it as a Santa With Sleigh garland, and I can see a team of reindeer as well as a number of trees on the 25 foot roll.Measures 1-3/4 inch high...
A pair of long candy cane stripe vintage Santa pencils made in Japan, with hard rubber plastic Santa heads with felt hats and fuzzy beards with dangling bells topping the long red and white striped pencils. The back of each hat has a red and white Japan label.Measuring 14 inch long from the top of the head (not including the extended hat), these pencils appear to have not yet been used...
A mighty cute wooden vintage pull string Santa decoration, with a candy cane in one hand, presents in the other. Pull the string at the base and he appears to leap for joy as he prepares to make his deliveries of delight.Santa is made of a lightweight wood, and stands 6" high. Unmarked both as to maker and age, he is believed to date to around the 1970s...
Beautiful Bucklers Fifth Avenue Christmas ashtray and coordinating matchbox smoking set, elegantly decorated with sprigs of holly tied with bows under an enamel finish. The round ashtray measures 3-7/8 inch across, 4 inch at the cigarette rest, and 7/8 inch tall. The matchbox is 1-3/4 inch long, 1-1/8 inch wide, and 1/2 inch tall, and still contains 6 matches (believed to be original). This tobacciana set makes for a fabulous vintage holiday addition, and is in excellent cond..
A set of 9 vintage ribbed, cone-shaped Christmas tree plastic light bulb covers in a variety of colors (blue, red, green, yellow/orange and pink). These measure approx. 1-1/4 inch long, with the cone-shaped top about 1 inch in length and the round opening 8mm wide. These light covers were made to slip over miniature lights. In great vintage condition, with no cracks in the hard plastic...
A new old stock vintage NOMA twinkle flasher plug, catalog no. 409, this plug "gives action lighting". Likely dating to the mid/late 1960s, this flasher will operate up to 24 C6 series lamps or 15 C7-1/2 multiple lamps or up to a 100 watt lamp. NOMA was once the largest manufacturer of holiday lighting in the world and best known for making Christmas lights.Made in Japan, the display back states "NOTE - When Current is first turned on this flasher element may issue some smok..
Vintage 1970s vintage hand-painted ceramic Chadwick-Miller Santa Claus face ashtray, still in its original packaging, appearing to have never been used. Although the box label indicates its original intended design/purpose was that of an ashtray (note the cigarette rest is molded into the beard), this delightful piece would also make a wonderful open trinket pin dish or even a hanging wall decoration (note the hole on the back of the dish). Made in Taiwan for Chadwick-Miller..
A fabulous unused vintage Christmas half apron from the 1950s, still waiting for its debut appearance! The apron's front pocket area is decorated with a Christmas wreath, bell, and ornaments, each offering a holiday greeting in various languages of the universe - Merry Christmas, Fröhliche Weihnachten (German), Feliz Navidad (Spanish), Boun Natale (Italian), Joyeux Noel et Heureuse Année (French), Felices Fiestas (Spanish), Happy New Year.
Apron still retains its sewn-in tag..
A lot of 6 old fashioned wooden bird vintage Christmas ornaments, hand painted in a folk art motif, finished with clips on their underbellies for clipping to the tree. Made in Taiwan Republic of China and likely dating to the 1950s, three of the birds have a red body and three in white, with the red birds finished in white, black and yellow and the white birds decorated with red, black, yellow, and green. These are made with a lightweight wood, and appear..
A delightful decorative plate from Bing & Grondahl, issued in 1981 and titled Christmas Peace. In the characteristic bas-relief, blue on white underglaze technique, this plate features a young girl wearing her Christmas cap and gloves, decorated with hearts, as she appears to decorate the day with a bundle of wheat for the hungry wild birds. The bottom rim reads Jule-Aften 1981 (Juleaften means Christmas Eve).In excellent condition. (That's just a bit of glare in ..
Still sealed in its original packaging and waiting for its Christmas debut service, a 1975 Oneida Community pierced/slotted pie server in the Patrician pattern, with greetings for a Merry Christmas. This silverplate server isn't limited to pies; it's great for using with any round cut pastry dessert — cheesecake, cake, torte, bundt cake .... the sweet tooth need know no limits!Measures 9-3/4 inch long and 2 inch wide. In excellent, unused MIB condition...
Vintage Roly Poly Chein Santa tin lithograph figural decoration, made by CHEINCO in the USA and dating to 1980. Perfect for a candy container, Santa measures about 6-1/2" tall, 5-1/2" in diameter, with an opening of 3-1/2" in diameter when the head is removed. In very good condition, with some very minor surface scratches and one clear blemish (perhaps leftover glue from a sales sticker). No box. ..
Perfect for table decoration at the Christmas holiday, a set of collectible Fitz and Floyd Plaid Christmas salt and pepper shakers still in its original box. Santa measures 4 inches high while the wrapped gift box shaker measures approx. 2-1/4 inch high and 2 inch square. Both shakers are in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips or cracks. Box shows a copyright year of 2002...
Vintage Christmas coach stagecoach lantern hanging light with plastic frame and foiled cardboard backboard behind the light to provide a reflective look. Previously used but in good working condition, still in the box. The base of the light has a few superficial scratches and wear in the gold-tone plastic finish, and there is a torn plastic window to the box (not the light; the light has no side panels). Light measures 13-1/2 inch long, point to point, and 6-3/8 inch wide at ..
From Hallmark's Kiddie Car Classics Collector's Series, this cast metal ornament is based on a 1953 Murray Dump Truck, featuring a movable tailgate and dumping mechanism. The fourth piece issued in the series, it is dated 1997 and is in its original packaging (w/ tag still attached and original Kiddie Car Classics informational brochure). Measures 3-7/8 inch long, 1-3/8 inch wide, and 2 inch high. ..