Many of you first became familiar with the Shorpy site thanks to PapaTed--we were reminded today just how amazing it is--and what a wonderful resource too.
To the right is a dissected section of a 1921 Schar Electric Christmas window that's filled with vintage lights, appliances, a train and a great piece of Lionel tinplate in the far right corner. It's followed by a photo of this year's 2014 Fontanini Nativity, the right side. (You can see the left side here: http://www.familychristmasonline.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=53)
Click on the photos and enjoy!
And don't forget to check out the Shorpy site: http://www.shorpy.com/taxonomy/term/102
Speaking of nativities, a sweet little story from Paul Race , click on the link http://www.familychristmasonline.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=54
An update from THE NATIVITY PROJECT and our friend ItaliaIrish: https://www.flickr.com/photos/9753875@N05/sets/72157628546273483
Don't think we ever told you about this hacienda putz (Occupied Japan) that Tom H has some interesting commentary on http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=731
And at Retro Renovation: 14 Favorite Stories from 2014 http://retrorenovation.com/2014/12/23/14-favorite-stories-2014/
Another item from the Royal Lighted Village, the municipal airport http://www.toyconnect.blogspot.com/2014/12/royal-lighted-village-catalogue-no-203v_29.html
Want more vintage? Go here http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/09/more-fabulous-vintage-webites-finds-etc.html