As many of you know, an exciting find has come to EBAY; some very early made in Japan lacquered putz houses a.k.a. lacquie a.k.a. lakie a.k.a lackie have come on the market. Click on the link to read all about it and see these very fine examples; keep scrolling down the page once you get there http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=469
All this reminded us of the outstanding houses of Karl Fey--who has since moved on to other things--his lakies were simply amazing; they had to be as I was never a fan until his repros taught me how to appreciate the style. Click on the photo.
SEE MORE HERE--AND ASSORTED PUTZ HOUSE GALLERY LINKS AS WELL http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/10/new-putz-house-gallery-lakies-castles.html
What a classic shot: James Arness and Amanda Blake in Gunsmoke http://www.flickr.com/photos/totallymystified/10551397725/