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)..
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 inches with a flared rim diameter of 3-5/8 inches 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 ap..
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..
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 inch high. Each package is marked Item..
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..
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..
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...
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 inch long, point to point, and 6-3/8 inch wide at ..
Beautiful Christmas ashtray and matchbox, elegantly decorated with sprigs of holly tied with bows under an enamel finish. 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). In excellent condition, no chips, cracks or other damage, perhaps some very minor signs of wear. Cardboard and striker portion of matchbox is cle..
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...
I love it when I find something decades old but still like new in its original box! Offered here is a 1950s 7-piece Hazel Atlas Hazel Ware milk glass eggnog set consisting of six mugs and one serving bowl, each featuring the lyrics and first few measures to our first favorite Christmas song, Jingle Bells, in red and green. This decoration repeats three times on the egg nog punch bowl. On the reverse side of the mugs are the words Egg Nog in an Old English-type font.All pieces..
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...
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...
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..
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 inch high and 4-1/4 inch 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...
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. ..
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...