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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #29214
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$40.00
Clown on a ball Christmas lightbulb. C6 base. Working condition. 3-3/4" long.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #57485
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$25.00
Cute composition Easter chick candy container. The surface is covered lightly with Venetian dew. Unmarked, but probably German, from the late 1940s. Condition: a few nicks on the bill, the top of the head and along the opening in the bottom; the slide bottom is missing. 4-1/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #57490
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$275.00
Terrific composition Mama Rabbit candy container. Dressed in a blue dress with orange polka dots, Mama carries a wicker basket with a pressed cotton chick in it. Unmarked, but definitely German, circa 1930. Condition: very good, there is a bit of paint flaking on the front of the dress; the wicker basket has a good bit of cracking; the face is especially nice. Size: 6-3/4" tall.
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Terrific vintage Christmas ornament fashioned from a papier-mache bell turned into a house. A cotton batting Santa Claus with a composition face is attached to the side. Unmarked, but most likely Japanese. Circa 1930. Very good condition, a little of the paint missing from the hanger and some wear to the "feather" trees. 3-1/2" high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #85431
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$325.00
Great Art Deco figural cocktail shaker in the form of a milk can. The shaker is entirely hand made from soldered sheet copper. A similar shaker in silverplate is pictured in Visakay, but this is the only copper version we've seen. The cork-stoppered lid removes to reveal a removable metal strainer. The bottom is stamped "H.E. Wright Company/Boston, Mass.".

Origin: America, circa 1930. Condition: excellent, no dings or leaks. Size: 11-3/4" tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #57800
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$115.00
Terrific hard plastic Easter candy container. A cute lamb pulls a card piloted by none other than Donald Duck. Two chicks ride in the card behind Donald. Unmarked, but probably by Rosbro. Circa 1950s. Excellent condition. 8" long, 4-3/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25142
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$85.00
Outstanding life-colored German Dresden candy container in the form of a football. This is a terrifically detailed piece with the texture of pigskin, laces, seams, etc. Some of the raised seams have some losses, but otherwise, this piece is in nice condition. One side also has initials painted on it--probably those of the lucky child who first found this hanging on the Christmas tree. Approximately 3" long. Circa 1930s.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #32886
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$22.00
Halloween post card featuring a comic couple. The card advises the lady to make sure to prearrange having her boyfriend stand behind her as she looks in the mirror so that the trick works properly Notice the witch watching them from behind!. Marked on reverse "H/Series #1". Unused.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Paper : Pre 1920 item #91938
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$35.00
Very nice embossed vintage Halloween postcard featuring a line of girls dressed as ghosts and carrying smoking jack o'lanterns. The colors are bright and fresh. Postmarked (date illegible).

Origin: America, circa 1915. Condition: excellent, sharp corners, no tears or creases. Size: 5-1/2" x 3-1/2".

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #57796
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$115.00
Great hard plastic "Easter Express" candy container/toy. Unmarked, but made by Rosbro. This is a great example of how the company made parts interchangeable so they could create new items by joining together a seemingly endless selection of rabbits, ducks, roosters, chicks, etc. Circa 1950. Excellent condition, original "grass". 8" long, 7-1/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #57797
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$115.00
Great hard plastic "Easter Express" candy container/toy. Unmarked, but made by Rosbro. This is a great example of how the company made parts interchangeable so they could create new items by joining together a seemingly endless selection of rabbits, ducks, roosters, chicks, etc. Circa 1950. Excellent condition, there is a crack on the underside by the axle that appears to have happened at the factory, since it is completely secure and shows no signs of regluing. 8" long, 7-1/4" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #51547
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$75.00
Delightful set of six napkins and six matching cocktail "booties" featuring hand-embroidered roosters sipping cocktails. The borders have drawn-work borders with contrasting pale blue trim.

Origin: America, circa 1930s. Condition: excellent, a few pulls to the trim that could be left as is or easily repaired by someone with a little sewing skill. Size: napkins, 7-1/2" x 5"; booties, 3" x 3".

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #319794
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$275.00
Wonderful vintage liquor bottle in the form of “Pere Noel” or Santa Claus. Dressed in a long, Belsnickle-type robe, he carries a huge pack of toys on his back, a doll in one hand and a walking stick in the other. The original paper label around the base says, “Benoit Serres Distilleries Toulouse France Depuis 1841”. The label at the neck, just below the bakelite top, indicates that the original contents was triple sec. The paint is original and shows about 20% loss.

Origin: France, ca. 1930. Condition: very good, no chips or cracks. Size: 12-1/4” tall.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #25154
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$135.00
This terrific little German composition candy container, circa 1920's, was made for Abraham Lincoln's birthday--representing the famous frontier log cabin in which he was born. I've never seen this container before and it's in terrific condition. The bottom is marked "Germany." 2-1/8 long; 1-1/2" deep; 1-9/16" tall. Excellent condition.

With its Lincoln's Birthday theme, this would be a terrific addition to your patriotic holiday collection!

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #57782
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$135.00
Extra-large German Dresden-type papier-mache Easter egg candy container. The chromolithographed paper covering shows a wonderful assortment of roosters, hens, chicks, and of course, Easter rabbits. This is undoubtedly the largest Easter Egg candy container we've seen. The interior is lined with the traditional star patterned paper and the rims have a Dresden border. One end has the original string hanger. Marked "Germany". Circa 1920s. Very good condition, bright colors, about 30% loss of Dresden border. Size: 7-1/2" long, 5" wide.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #25180
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$30.00
Vintage composition Easter chick candy container. The pull out bottom is marked "Made US Zone Germany." Terrific color and overall condition (there's a 1/2" paint flake on the top of the head.) 3-7/8" tall. This will be a nice addition to that special Easter basket. Circa 1948
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$22.00
Lovely vintage blown glass Christmas ornament depicting a cornucopia full of bright red roses. The identical ornament is pictured in Johnson, vol. II, p. 111. Germany, circa 1920s. Mint condition. 2-1/2" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38981
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$285.00
Outstanding vintage German ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition black cat head wearing a crepe paper ruffle. The clacker blades are painted black, the rest of the wood is natural. The top is stamped "Germany". Circa 1920s. Condition: very good, the crepe paper has some fading, the strikers are original but have been reglued. Size: 8" tall.