--Many thanks to vintage Christmas light enthusiast Jeff Carter for providing a Flickr photo album to his General Electric Christmas light exhibit at the 2017 Golden Glow of Christmas Past Convention. Click on the link to see over 50 photos http://bit.ly/2mSrFFy
We're especially fond of the 1959 G.E. Snowball lamps! Click on the photo.
-1973, 2011, 2012 CROTON CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, just a few photos from around the village:
******FOR HARMON, BLOW-MOLD HEAVEN, CLICK ON THE PHOTOS!
******FOR 1973, CLICK ON THE PHOTO
******GRAND STREET http://bit.ly/2AosWtr and http://bit.ly/2iysuEl
******VAN WYCK ST. http://bit.ly/2AwVT94
--Another fab site! You could say this is the Holy Grail! Photos, fab info, history, a forum, and more https://oldchristmastreelights.com/
--THE HISTORY OF NOMA LIGHTS; more here
--A GREAT VINTAGE & RARELY SEEN CHRISTMAS AD FOR WORLD-WIDE DECORATIVE LIGHTS, 1965; more here
--A FLICKR ALBUM OF FIGURAL LIGHTS AND CATALOG PAGES, PHOTOS COURTESY OF PETE OEHMEN https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/albums/72157710213236561
--IF YOU LIKE BUBBLE LIGHTS, AN OUTSTANDING FLICKR PHOTO ALBUM FROM MARK P HERE
--TIME TO BREAK OUT THOSE LIGHTED CERAMIC CHRISTMAS TREES; a little history and more here.
--MATCHLESS STARS: 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.
--WHO INVENTED ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS LIGHTS https://www.loc.gov/everyday-mysteries/item/who-invented-electric-christmas-lights/
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