in quest of the best web sites for collectors
Deck the Halls: Treasures of Christmas Past
Displays a colourful array of antique Christmas decorations for the general public as well as the
dedicated collector. The book aims to capture the charm, appeal and nostalgia for childhood Christmases,
recreated through an assortment of Santa Clauses, tree ornaments, table decorations, puzzles and games,
myriad figural light bulbs, candy containers of all shapes, stockings for the chimney, books, toys,
advertisements and many others.
Old Christmas Tree Lights
George Nelson's incredibly detailed chronicle of vintage Christmas tree lighting.
Browsable by decade and special theme. Hundreds of photos, manufacturer profiles, newspaper advertisements,
The Golden Glow of Christmas Past
The Golden Glow of Christmas Past is a club for collectors of antique and collectible Christmas items,
tree ornaments, candy containers, santas, lighting and other decorations. The club is a non-profit
organization run by volunteers. There is an annual convention held in a different part of the country each year.
Highlights of the convention are the museum showcase, an auction, a sales room and round table discussions on
various topics relating the collecting Christmas antiques and collectibles.
Mary Morrison's German Snow Babies
Antique German bisque snow babies, Santas, gnomes and other related Christmas and winter figures.
New German snow babies available since the early 1990s.
Antique Christmas items for sale by Margrit Utz, Switzerland.