So much great stuff to show you! As always, click on the photos and links.
First up, courtesy of Voltant, a circa 1920's, 1930's Christmas tree, complete with putz village!
followed by A REPEAT REQUEST for a close-up of these amazing Christmas house-shaped candy tins that were a gift from Lady J; these are new but the lithography and embossing
are outstanding with different scenes on the front, sides and back.
And finally--from the days when electricity was still new and
exciting--1915 "Electric" Christmas gifts. Click on the photos and
And to a reader looking to restore some Santa candy bags she was given, we believe this product is what you're looking for. It's from Blumchen:
In the late
1990's, at the famous Nuremberg Toy Fair in Germany, we showed a piece
of vintage mesh tubing to the owner of a family-owned 'Leonische draht'
trimmings firm. He was kind enough to entertain our request to once
again manufacture this wire mesh, and even purchased an original antique
machine to produce it especially for us!
Made in the same style and
quality as Victorian-era knit wire net tubing, we are pleased to
offer this authentic metallic "Trikotine Hohlschlauch". Read on! http://bit.ly/1s1IxcY
And here's a Candy Bag how-to. Click here.
TRAIN TIME--WE LOVE TRAINS--an oldie but goodie--a Flickr album from Hans--there are some fabulous photos here----to see them, click here
Have you checked out the "miniatures" at Tiny Things Are Cute--over 400 little things, some of which have "putzabilities"--or could be "elevated" by our very talented artisans; click here
CONFIDENTIAL TO CURIOUS; a Pyrex collector friend says your dish is from 1962; here's a catalog page
AN IN CASE YOU MISSED IT--THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. IS HERE
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