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Easter Greetings For Grandma Woolson Spice Victorian Trade Card 1894

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..

$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

1954 Buffalo China Christmas Plate Mr Fezziwigs Ball +Insert Box

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..

$25.00

1958 Buffalo China Christmas Plate Dickens Ghost of Christmas Present + Insert Box

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 ..

$28.00

1960 Buffalo China Charles Dickens Christmas Carol Plate Original Box

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..

$15.00

3 West Germany Vintage Christmas Ornaments 7" Large Long Lightweight

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..

$36.00

Vintage Die Cut Foil Embossed Merry Christmas Happy New Year Decoration

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..

$8.00

Vintage Merry Happy Line Express 2 U Christmas Wrapping Paper

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..

$9.00