Oh so charming, this Woolson Spice trade card shows a sleeping Santa, dressed in brown boots and a green suit, his red bag now empty, the presents delivered. Hovered around him are five young girls, delighted and intrigued by their discovery, with one daring girl tapping Santa's cap with a pointed bough of Christmas holly.With a landscape orientation, this card is in very good condition, with a crease in the upper right-hand corner; a short tear in the bottom edge, to the..
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..
For those who love vintage ephemera, here's a beautiful 1894 antique Woolson Spice Easter Greetings For Grandma chromolithograph trade card featuring a sweet curly-haired girl carrying a small wicker basket in one hand and a white flower in the other. Her wide brim Easter hat is topped with billowy white feathers. I couldn't find another online offering of this particular trade card in my research, but the illustration quality is near that of Maud Humphrey or Frances Bru..
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..
A nice vintage honeycomb tissue paper heart, pierced by Cupid's arrow that reads in two parts With Love - To My Valentine. The heart opens up to have a flat back and has a string at the top so it will hang on the wall. Measures 8-3/4" long.
The center spine is marked Made USA - Patent 1809593, a patent number for this heart-shaped Folding Ornament of Expansible Tissue filed by (Henry) H.E. Luhrs in February 1930. (For those not familiar with the Luhrs name, he was the..
Vintage Christmas wrapping paper is refreshingly sweet with this red sculptured foil Christmas gift wrap covered in silver and pink candy canes.Created expressly for Sears Roebuck and Co., this roll likely to the late 1960s, early 1970s, at whatever point a roll of this quality and size would have sold for $1.79! One end of the roll shows a bit of a crease, but otherwise it is in excellent, unused condition, still fully enclosed in its original plastic wrap...
Add some mid century vintage cheer to your holiday season with this 1950s vintage Santa die cut foil embossed Christmas indoor decoration. This full body image of Santa appears to be walking and waving as he carries a bag full of toys. Measuring approx. 13 inch high and 8 inch wide, he is in good condition, with some rubs and wear in the red coloring and some minor crinkles in the foil, but nothing too detracting from his vintage charm. Note that as made, his legs ..
1954 vintage Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol plate featuring the work of Buffalo pottery china artist Rix Jennings depicting Mr. Fezziwig's ball, in its original box and with original information insert. The plate front has a lightly colored drawing of Mr. Fezziwig's Ball, a script painted banner message reading "May you have a joyful holiday" across the center of the image. The insert card cover reads "The limited editions of The Christmas Carol series of pla..
1958 Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol Plate depicting the artwork of Buffalo China artist Rix Jennings with a flurry of activity in the poulterers' shops as the people prepare for Christmas day. The outer edge of the plate reads "The Poulterers' shops were still half open, and the Fruiterers' were radiant in their glory. The Grocers'! oh the Grocers'! ... everything was good to eat and in its Christmas dress: ..."NOTE: This is one of a few 1950s era plates I am ..
1960 Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol Plate depicting people with rosy cheeks out on the street on Christmas Day. The front says "... and away they (all the good people) came flocking through the streets in their best clothes and with their gayest faces ..." Rix Jennings 1960. (Rix Jennings is the artist who sketched the image.) NOTE: This is one of a few 1950s era plates I am offering from Buffalo China, which you will find featured below.Plate reverse is mark..
A lot of 3 large West Germany vintage Christmas ornaments, in a mix of bright colors and all extremely lightweight. The two teardrop ornaments in pink and blue measure approx. 7 inch long, while the red rounded ornament is approx. 4-1/4 inch long and 3 inch wide. All are decorated with fine silver mica glitter around the top and tiny mica polka dots scattered around the ornament.All have crimped silver tops that are marked West Germany.There's something magical about old Chri..
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"..
This unused vintage Christmas silver metallic garland is perfect for the individual looking to decorate the Christmas holiday season in vintage style. As it is a new old stock Mangelsen's Santa Claus with reindeer and sleigh Touch of Glitz silver metallic garland, with the package 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 ..
A pink vintage Shiny Brite ornament with white stencil finish of Merry Christmas with poinsettia flowers on two sides of the mercury glass ornament. Measuring approx. 2-1/2 inch in diameter, this ornament has a crimped Shiny Brite top. There are no breaks to this ornament, but it does show signs of aging with paint flakes, age spots, fading rubs, and crackling in the color finish.(Plastic display stand not included.)..
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..
Vintage Ardco coin bank featuring Santa Claus and a snowman standing to the sides of a front door of a Winter or North Pole cabin, with a red front door decorated with white lettering that reads MERRY XMAS and a red and green holly bough hanging over the door. The building roof is covered in white to resemble snow. This 3d figural bisque coin bank will make for a delightful vintage Christmas decoration. Stands approx. 4-1/2 inch tall, 3-3/8 inch wide, and 3 inch deep. The bot..
Mid century vintage die cut foil embossed indoor holiday decoration with one banner reading Merry Christmas and the other Happy New Year. The embossed lettering is a blackletter Old English Gothic script font style with a stippled texture. Each measures approx. 12 inch long and 8 inch high. Both are in good, used condition with some wrinkles in the foil and some light rubs and wear in the red coloring.Now's a perfect time to take advantage of combined shippin..
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..
Sweet vintage Christmas handkerchief, its scalloped edges decorated with Christmas holly and each corner resembling a holly wreath, finished with a red flaming candle at its center. At each wreath top is a red bow, the bow loops done in cut-out fashion. (The last four photos show each of the corners.) This handkerchief has no labeling, but I'm rather certain it is cotton.
In great vintage condition, appearing to have never been used, and with no stains or holes, but there i..
For anyone who loves trains and Christmas time, here's a vintage wrapping paper with a fun, whimsical delivery of Christmas gifts and joy of giving! Gold colored Merry Happy Line trains on a white foil paper background, Christmas elves dressed in green waving from the caboose and top of the train cars, with presents overflowing and Santa as he should be, smiling and waving from the train's engine.Two rolls worth of vintage paper measuring 26 inch wide and 30 inch long..
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...
Shown on page 92 of McCaslin's "Royal Bayreuth - A Collectors Guide," this gorgeous vase (#1039) is the Royal Bayreuth Christmas Cactus Tapestry vase or toothbrush holder, produced 1902-1945. Delicate white and pink blooms of a Christmas cactus grace the body of this vase in spiral form and splendid fashion.Measures approx. 4-1/2" high, and in excellent condition. This blue two-lion, two-shield "Royal Bayreuth" mark was first used in 1902. McCaslin's 1998 value guide lis..
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...