As always, some wonderful new finds, oldies but goodies and special requests too. Click on the photos and links.
First up, fans of antique zinnfiguren (a.k.a. tin flats---aren't the one's in the photo amazing--as well as dolls, toys and such---with a European bent---will especially enjoy the link to this photo album of European Toy Museums by Thomas Quine. There are some beautiful rarities, great tin plate toys too, and lots of inspiration for those who like to make their own "flatties" too...Click on the link http://bit.ly/2D5PLDC
NEXT UP....MAKE SURE NOT TO MISS IT!
A close-up of Howard's 2020 Christmas Village---all of the "Ten Cent City" repro houses of the cardboard classics from the 1950's.
See more of them here--includes his Christmas Tree train and village photos as well. Keep scrolling down the page once you click on the link above.
And finally, this year's Brooklyn Christmas Putz---see more here. Keep scrolling down the page once you click on the link.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
--DONALD D'S 2020 CHRISTMAS VILLAGE; CLICK HERE
--ANTOINETTE STOCKENBERG'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MANTLE AND STORY; outstanding cintage houss and antique Znnfiguren--for 20920, "The village gets a vet"; click here
--CHECK OUT THIS WONDERFUL VIDEO FROM FAMILY GARDEN TRAINS! CLICK HERE.
--AN OLDIE BUT GOODIE, JCASS HOUSE OF THE MONTH PUTZ REPRO IS A BEAUTY! https://bit.ly/38e02NP
HAVE BECOME A BIG FAN OF BATTERY OPERATED WIRE LIGHTS FOR THOSE SPOTS WHERE A PLUG ISN'T POSSIBLE AND THE WIRE IS SO EASY TO "HIDE" IN YOUR HOUSES.... https://www.amazon.com/Sanniu-Operated-Christmas-Centerpiece-Decoration/dp/B072NH2FQ1
TO THE READER LOOKING FOR INFO ON PRE-WAR LIONEL TRAINS---so many questions are beyond what I know---these forums/links might be helpful---a wealth of info on PRE-WAR LIONEL TRAINS https://bigindoortrains.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=9
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON AT https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2020/12/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds.html
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