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3-Panel Vintage 10-Dime Money Christmas Train Coin Holiday Card - Unused

Just way too cool (and super colorful!) this vintage 1950s Gibson holiday Christmas money greeting card takes on the form of a Christmas Circus Train, with the card folding out into three panels to reveal a variety of circus animals - giraffe, seal, elephant, and tiger - hanging out of the train windows along with two circus clowns, all decorated with glistening mica to provide a wonderful finishing touch. As with the other money cards I have available, this card is designed ..

$26.00

Chenille Santa Christmas Boot Candy Container

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..

$20.00

Christmas 1893 Woolson Spice Writing Letter to Santa Trade Card

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)..

$30.00

Die Cut Hallmark Deer Brother Vintage Christmas Greeting Card - Unused

Adorable vintage die cut Hallmark Christmas greeting card depicting the cutest of young reindeer, with the spotted fawn sporting little golden antler knobs atop his head.  Around his neck is an evergreen Christmas wreath with a variety of colorful holiday ornaments.  The top-folding card reads "Hi, Brother!" above his head, with the inside greeting of:Wishing you a Christmas That is happy all day through, Because it's so much fun to have A brother as n..

$10.00

Gibson 1950s Vintage 5-Dime Money Santa Christmas Card - Unused

1950s vintage Gibson Christmas card featuring Santa, with the pom-pom and brim of his Christmas Santa hat having cutouts to insert five dimes. The card cover is the Santa hat folding over his face and reads "Christmas Dimes for You" with one dime at the bottom pom pom edge. Open the card and the inner part of the hat readsLook what's here And just for you --Five Christmas dimesAll bright and newAnd each one brings A wish to sayHope you haveA happy day!Measures appro..

$9.00

Glitter Angels and Tree Vintage New Year & Christmas Greeting Card - Unused

Precious unused vintage holiday greeting card from Greetings, featuring a Christmas tree being decorated by three sweet young angels, all decorated with a light sprinkling of mica glitter.  The card cover wishes Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, with the inside reading "With every good wish - For every nice thing - A wonderful Christmas Day - Ever can bring!"Card measures 7-1/8" long and 3-7/8" wide, and comes with its original envelope, both in excellent condi..

$4.00

Here Comes Santa Unused Vintage Die Cut Christmas Card

A charming colorful vintage die cut Christmas card from The NewBury Guild depicting Santa driving an old-fashioned delivery truck, loaded down with Christmas presents.  The overhang on the truck front reads Here Comes Santa, with the side panel labeled Nick Claus ~ Christmas Delivery.  The back of the card is equally charming, with a truck overhang reading There Goes Santa above an even larger collection of wrapped packages, with a decorated Christmas tree making..

$4.00

Unused Hallmark Slim Jim Sister Christmas Card with Envelope

A precious unused vintage Hallmark Slim Jim Christmas greeting card for that special sister, with a hint of fruity, a touch of fashion, and finishing off with a warm and fuzzy feeling, thanks to a couple of adorable kitties (the second cat, inside, featured at the center of an image of a pink Christmas ornament).  The card greeting reads: We cannot pick our SISTERS Like an APPLE or a PEAR, We cannot pick and choose them Like we do the HAT we wear, To..

$6.00

Vintage 1930s Luhrs Beistle Heart Honeycomb Tissue With Love To My Valentine

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..

$9.00

1975 Royal Copenhagen Mother's Day Mors Dag Collectible Plate

Royal Copenhagen blue and white collectible Mother's Day (Mors Dag) plate dating to 1975 and featuring a mother bird (possibly quail) and her young chick in the nest, the baby holding a flower in its beak. I've seen this plate listed as having an official name of Bird in Nest With Her Young One. Plate is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks, and measures 6" in diameter.  Marked Royal Copenhagen Denmark - Mother's Day.  Designed by Arne Ungermann...

$10.00

1980 Vintage Roly Poly Chein Cheinco Santa Figural Tin

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. ..

$18.00

Chadwick-Miller Vintage Santa Claus Face Ashtray Pin Dish Wall Hanging Christmas

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..

$10.00

Christmas Coach Lantern Stagecoach Plastic Hanging Light in Box

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" long, point to point, and 6-3/8" wide at the top,..

$10.00

Christmas Holly Vintage Enameled Glass Ashtray & Matchbook Set

Beautiful Christmas ashtray and matchbox, elegantly decorated with sprigs of holly tied with bows under an enamel finish. Ashtray measures 3-7/8" across, 4" at the cigarette rest, and 7/8" tall. The matchbox is 1-3/4" long, 1-1/8" wide, and 1/2" tall, and still contains 6 matches (believed to be original). In excellent condition, no chips, cracks or other damage, perhaps some very minor signs of wear. Cardboard and striker portion of matchbox is clearly used. ..

$20.00

Christmas Holly Vintage Handkerchief Hanky with Bow Cut-Out

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 ho..

$12.00

Christmas Poinsettia Vintage Santa Handkerchief Birthday Greeting Card

If your sweetheart lady is one to love vintage hankies and is also a December baby, this Christmas poinsettia handkerchief birthday greeting card is sure to win her heart!  The Treasure Masters birthday card handkerchief sleeve is embossed with red roses and other flowers, while the hanky itself has Christmas poinsettias around the edges and happy Santa on the inner segments.  Hanky has oval All Cotton - Made In Philippines tag, along with the Sears, Roebuck & C..

$14.00