To the right, the cover of the 1961 Noma Christmas Lights catalog, once the world's largest manufacturer of Christmas lights--followed by some select pages for your enjoyment. Click on the photos.
Wouldn't one of these Noma buildings make a great putz!
And in case you're really in the mood to do some serious Christmas research, on lights or anything else, check out
And for the reader looking for some putz house patterns, here's a great place to start http://bigindoortrains.com/primer/glitterhouses/pack_o_fun/pack_o_fun.htm
1950's Girls of Summer vintage postcards courtesy of Viewliner http://www.viewlinerltd.blogspot.com/2013/05/girls-of-summer.html