This is the difficult to find Holt Howard cookie jar from 1960! The lid has some missing color, mostly on underneath edge. The Santa and metal holder are in super condition. The cold paint on the jar bottom is excellent but the jar has been bumped causing a break/crack that extends diagonally almost across the jar bottom.
Please note that the cookie jar bottom is not perfect but displays well and the jar as a whole is an excellent collectible and collector item. However, if you do not wish to have the bottom included in your purchase, it will reduce shipping cost but not the cost of the item because pricing of this item is based on the lid and the Santa insert. As collectors know, the Santa is seldom found and is highly collectible/sought after.