Christmas, 1940-1959: A Collector's Guide to Decorations and Customs (Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition)

Christmas, 1940-1959: A Collector's Guide to Decorations and Customs (Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition)

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by Robert Brenner
     
 

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This in-depth review of Christmas history and traditions in the United States covers a period that most Americans remember well. Everyone can appreciate this nostalgic look at Christmas decorating customs, electric lighting innovations, and tree decorations, all of which changed drastically as a result of World War II. This period of Christmas history witnessed the… See more details below

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This in-depth review of Christmas history and traditions in the United States covers a period that most Americans remember well. Everyone can appreciate this nostalgic look at Christmas decorating customs, electric lighting innovations, and tree decorations, all of which changed drastically as a result of World War II. This period of Christmas history witnessed the advent of machine-produced glass ornaments, bubble lights, Italian miniature lights, Matchless Stars, and a proliferation of decorations produced in Japan, Europe, and the United States. Included are many historical photos, color pictures of decorations from each decade, a detailed text, and updated value guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764326721
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Series:
A Schiffer Book for Collectors Series
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
748,045
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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