A little history: On May 2, 1935 Paul C. Dittman of Chicago filed an application for a patent for what he called simply "Decorative Lighting Device". In the patent he described it as "an ornamental device embodying a multiplicity of of prismatic light diffusing bodies with a light source..."
SEE A VIDEO ALL ABOUT THEM HERE.
AND FOR THE READER WHO LOVES BUBBLE LIGHTS, THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU: https://oldchristmastreelights.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=18
P.S. IF YOU LOVE FIGURAL VINTAGE BULBS, CHECK OUT THESR PHOTOS, COURTESY OF PETE OEHMEN, FROM THE 2018 GOLDEN GLOW OF CHRISTMAS CONVENTION---SEE THE ALBUM HERE.
AND NOW....MORE OF THE VINTAGE CATALOGS WE LOVE https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2019/11/and-now-more-of-vintage-catalogs-we-love.html
It's time to get inspired--as we plan those Christmas putz villages under the tree; here a few links to help you get started:
--THE OUTSTANDING CHRISTMAS MANTLES OF ANTOINETTE STOCKENBERG THROUGHOUT THE YEARS http://www.antoinettestockenberg.com/xmas.htm
--A CORA BAITLER CHRISTMAS, CIRCA 1950'S http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/10/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds_24.html
--JUDEE ST. PIERRE http://bit.ly/1p2xbw2
--PETE'S MILLIONAIRE'S ROW 2018 PUTZ MANTLE; more here
--Lynn's 2018 putz village https://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=1657
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. HERE.
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