Imagine our delight when we came across this full page Christmas ad for Tavern Candles in a December 17, 1945 edition of Life Magazine--from our recent vintage magazine haul at a tag sale. Click on all the photos. Enjoy!
P.S. Vermont Country Store also features nostalgic repros of Tavern/Gurley candles during assorted holidays vermontcountrystore.com
Once upon a time Christmas lights were made everywhere--not just China. Click on the link to see a great old ad from 1965 featuring US manufactured, Italy, etc. light sets
Remember Dennison patriotic seals? Blumchen has them
A very interesting flickr photo pool dedicated to General Electric Christmas lights; so much eye candy - click on the link http://www.flickr.com/groups/gechristmaslights/pool/
Very interesting WWII three minute video, courtesy of Croton's own Tom Faranda
Want more vintage? Click on the link
And before you go....
Check out these Noel Poinsettia Angel candleholders from a 1960 catalog.
Definite made in Japan kitschi-ness
And to those 'outsiders' looking in--if you're ever in Croton--check out Sunshine & Clover
LOVE THOSE CANDLES.ReplyDelete