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" long, 1-3/8" wide, and 2" high. ..
Offered here is the 1998 Tin Locomotive ornament, commemorating not only the Tin Locomotive series, but also the 25 year anniversary since Hallmark introduced its Keepsake Ornaments in 1973. Measures 4" long and 3" high, with moving wheels and strong, crisp coloring. This ornament is in its original packaging, with the price tag still attached. Gift inscription on the inner flap of the lid, as well as the year (1998) marked on the back of the box...
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 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 that it will hang on the wall, measuring 8-3/4" long. The center spine is marked Made USA - Patent 1809593, a patent number that dates to 1931.
In fabulous condition, with a slight curl to the bottom tip of the tissue and uniform color (that is more of an orange, not quite red, as ..
Offering a lovely pair of ruby red wine glasses in the Lincoln Inn pattern by Fenton Art Glass, dating from the late 1920s to circa 1940, a time that predated the marking of Fenton wares. Each footed wine glass stands approx. 5-7/8" with a flared rim diameter of 3-5/8" and a 6-ounce capacity. (As these glasses were all hand finished, there's an ever-so-slight variation in height and rim flare.) These glasses are similar in size to the water goblets, which stand approx. 1/8..
Wooden vintage Bradford's Santa and Mrs. Claus Christmas unbreakable decorations, still in their original, unopened packages, made in Taiwan for Bradford Novelty Co. Santa holds a bottle brush-type Christmas wreath, and has pipe cleaner trim around his hat and jacket, while Mrs. Claus appears to be in domestic mode, with a broom and tulip-decorated painted apron.
Both holiday decorative figures are made of wood and stand approx. 3-1/2" high. Each pack..
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. ..
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 ..
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..
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,..
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. ..
Crazy Mountain Votive Candle Holder Snowman with Teddy "Warm Fuzzy Wishes". Measures about 3-1/4" tall without the votive candle, base is 3-1/4" square.In original box, candle still wrapped in original packaging, appears unused. Slight wear and tearing on packaging...
1963 vintage mechanical Gregor Creations pull string clown, made in Austria. Pull the string that hangs from the bottom and the clown throws up his hands and kicks out his legs, sticking out his bright red tongue to finish off the amusing sentiment.
Measures approx. 6" high, from the top of his green hat to the bottom of his unmatched shoes. Marked on the reverse 1963 - Gregor Creations Inc N.O. LA. - Made in Austria
More than just a toy, this colorful little guy c..
Hand blown and hand-painted mini glass ornaments, made in Poland, in excellent, very lightly used condition, dating to 2002. Two boxes of 6 each, 12 ornaments total. All are between 2" tall, 2" wide and 2" deep — a perfect size for feather tree ornaments. One box contains traditional Christmas-themed ornaments: Santa, drum and bugle, stocking, teddy bear, tree, and moon. The other is decidedly non-traditional, animal-themed: monkey, lion, dolphin..
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...
A fabulous unused vintage Christmas 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 at t..
Likely from the 1970s, this friction toy features a rather sleek, slim Santa carrying a similar-sized yellow bag of goodies on a bright green three-wheeler cycle with red handles and wheels. Never removed from the blister pack, this Yuletide friction toy measures approx. 4" high and 4-1/4" front to back wheel. Made in Hong Kong for Yuletide Enterprises of New York.
Please note I have multiples available, the other(s) still bearing original price tag...