Another one of our favorite putz houses from artisan Howard Lamey; the Dutch colonial double chimney. See more of Howard's fabulous work at littleglitterhouses.com
That's followed by a great Christmas-y postcard featuring actress Romy Schneider and actor Horst Bucholz, who died this date in 2003. Bucholz was one of your editor's favorite actors--a must see in The Magnificent Seven, One-Two-Three, and Fanny. Courtesy of our friends at filmstarpostcards.blogspot.nl/
And finally, from 1963 and featured in a previous auction at
Croton's own SeriousToyz.com, a Jetson's
lunchbox by Aladdin! It sold for over $666! Proof positive that if you have serious stuff, they have serious bidders.
Click on the photos and enjoy.
Always worth another read: A Christmas Memory From The
Firestone Store http://www.tnfarmbureau.org/content/christmas-memory-firestone-store
"Dolly-wood" continues over at the Cardboard Christmas forums; everyone has gone ga-ga for reproducing the putz houses from the Dolly Toy Co. This particular post, packed with photos, is 8 pages now! Check it out at bit.ly/1QV9XMv
Blumchen has brought in a very LARGE Easter gnome die-cut, vintage old stock, 1950's, of a gnome with a blue-bell.
It's pricey but quite lovely--and one of those things you seldom get to see let alone own. Don't know how long they'll last--quantities are very limited bit.ly/1RJDXI3