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A huge collection of vintage and antique Christmas ornaments offered for sale by various online shops at TIAS.com. From plastic to glass and from homemade to commercially made, these ornaments will bring back memories as they hang on your tree. To see more, go to: http://bit.ly/OjUa7u

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Pair 1950s Blown Glass Lamp Figural Christmas Ornaments

Pair 1950s Blown Glass Lamp Figural Christmas Ornaments

These two free blown silvered glass Christmas ornaments from the 1950s or early 1960s are either floor or table lamps, about 4-3/4 inches high. The vertical shades are ribbed or fluted, tinted with alternating gel colors of red, green, and gold. A band of yellow mica glitter encircles the base the shade The bodies are twisted, flaring out like bells or horns at the bottom and rimmed in green. Both are still shiny and in excellent condition with no damage. The metal caps are oxidized - I…

Box 1940s Shiny Brite Plastic Christmas Ornaments

Box 1940s Shiny Brite Plastic Christmas Ornaments

A scarce boxed set of Shiny Brite figural Christmas ornaments in plastic. Oddly, the red and tan Shiny Brite boxes say *glass* ornaments but are fitted with a custom cardboard insert to hold the plastic Santas and birds. They apparently weren't sold long enough to make a specific box for the plastic ornaments. The last photo shows the set as pictured (without the box lid) in a 1948 Sears Christmas catalog. You can see this set in George Johnson's book Pictorial Guide to Christmas…

Double Indent West Germany 1950s Christmas Ornaments

Double Indent West Germany 1950s Christmas Ornaments

This pair of fancy double indent finial blown glass Christmas ornaments from 1950s West Germany. They're 4 inches high by 3-3/4" wide with deep faceted star reflector indents on both sides and bulb finials at the bottoms. The ornaments are decorated in the earth tone colors popular in post-war German ornaments: rust, brick red, gold, and very dark green. One has painted white stripes at the sides, the other has squiggle loops encircling the rims of the indents. Both are in excellent…

Germany Glass Cockatoo Clip Bird Christmas Ornament

Germany Glass Cockatoo Clip Bird Christmas Ornament

This mercury silvered clip-on German glass bird ornament is a cockatoo, or perhaps the smaller cockatiel, with a tail made of spun glass fibers. It measures a little over 5 inches long from the topknot to the end of the tail. The head and wings are painted in brownish brick red and golden brown, the chest is lightly tinged in rosy pink. The silvering is still good and the ornament has no damage.

Box 1950s Bradford Plastic Christmas Ornaments

Box 1950s Bradford Plastic Christmas Ornaments

Bradford Novelty made this boxed set of hard plastic Christmas ornaments in the 1950s. The ornaments include five fancy filigree cut-out bells, 2 inches high, one solid bell, two double flower indent balls with holly star halos, and three filigree double indent balls. The ornaments are in good vintage condition with a few small tarnish like spots here and there but no breaks or chips. The box lid is missing two flaps and the cellophane window. I'm including a bonus Bradford plastic indent...

Set 7 Shiny Brite 1940s Plastic Bird Ornaments

Set 7 Shiny Brite 1940s Plastic Bird Ornaments

These late 1940s silvered hard plastic song bird Christmas ornaments were made for Shiny Brite. They were sold as a boxed set of five birds along with three plastic Santa Ornaments in a red and tan Shiny Brite *glass* ornament box with a special insert fitted for the plastic ornaments. The last photo shows the set as pictured (without the box lid) in a 1948 Sears Christmas catalog. You can see the ornaments in the original box in George Johnson's book Pictorial Guide to Christmas…

Set Pinecone Composition Christmas Elf Ornaments Sealed Package

Set Pinecone Composition Christmas Elf Ornaments Sealed Package

This set of cute pine cone composition Christmas elf or gnome ornaments was made for the WT Grant variety store chain in 1960s Japan. The six ornaments are mint in their still sealed package. They sit on real miniature pine cones and have spun cotton heads with berry noses, chenille arms and legs, flocked hats, and crepe paper collars. Each holds a colorful chenille lantern, candle, or concertina. The elves are 3-1/2 inches or so high in the sitting position. They have disc bases to stand...

1930s Shiny Brite Pink Green Lantern Glass Christmas Ornament

1930s Shiny Brite Pink Green Lantern Glass Christmas Ornament

This scarce and very colorful Shiny Brite figural glass Christmas ornament is from the late 1930s to early 1940s. It's in an Oriental style lantern shape with thin horizontal ribbing. Normally these ornaments are found in solid colors, but this one is decorated bright pink with a teal green center band outlined in thin stripes of chartreuse yellow. The ornament is a little over 3 inches high, the largest of two sizes made in this style. These lantern type ornaments were discontinued…

Glass Cockatoo West Germany Clip Christmas Ornament

Glass Cockatoo West Germany Clip Christmas Ornament

Circa: 1950 Country of Origin: DE Manufacturer: Mid Century West German Import This 1950s mold blown silvered glass clip-on bird ornament is a cockatoo with three spiked top knot feathers on its head. It measures 6-3/4 inches long including the spun glass fibers tail. The bird is decorated in bright colors of red, blue, green, and gold and is in excellent condition. The tin clip is marked West Germany.

1950s Yona Angels Porcelain Christmas Ornaments Wall Hangers

1950s Yona Angels Porcelain Christmas Ornaments Wall Hangers

Circa: 1955 Country of Origin: JP Manufacturer: Yona Originals These three charming 1950s porcelain Christmas ornaments by Yona are blonde haired baby angels in purple, coral, and pink gowns. The flat backed ornaments are about 4 to 4-1/2 inches high and have gold cord hangers. The backs are marked Yona Original Japan. The sleeping angel has two small chips to the back edges, at the lower wing and lower back of the dress. Neither are visible from the front. Yona Lippin was a decorator for…

Package Lifesavers Candy Cane Soft Plastic Christmas Garland

Package Lifesavers Candy Cane Soft Plastic Christmas Garland

This vintage soft hollow plastic Christmas garland was made in 1960s to early 1970s Hong Kong. It's a colorful strand of blow mold type Life Savers, peppermint balls, and candy canes, mint in its package package. These garlands were always between 8 and 9 feet long, though the package header doesn't give the size. Some of the clear sugar glitter has come loose over the years but there's still plenty left. The last photo is to show what the strand looks like out of the package - yours will...

Poinsettia Indent Glass Christmas Ornaments Germany

Poinsettia Indent Glass Christmas Ornaments Germany

These three beautiful indented glass Christmas ornaments were made by Inge-Glas of Germany in the late 1990s to early 2000s. They're about 2-3/4 inches diameter and have colorful glittered embossed poinsettia flowers in the center indents. The openings are ringed with iridescent glittered dots and comma stroke leaves. The center flowers are tinted red, green, and gold, with the interior wall ribbed to reflect the colors. Two ornaments are red, one is light gold. All three are in excellent...

Box 32 Antique German Feather Tree Christmas Ornaments, Topper

Box 32 Antique German Feather Tree Christmas Ornaments, Topper

This rare boxed Christmas ornament set from 1930s Germany has 31 ornaments and a blown glass spire tree topper ornament. The ornaments are just over an inch high and are painted in dark reds, rusts, and black (true black, not dark green). One ornament is a rare cat face, three are Santa faces (two styles). Other shapes include fish, flowers, pinecones, acorns, walnuts, strawberries, bells, hearts, a lute, and more. The spire topper is just 5 inches high. There were two ornaments missing…

Czech Blown Glass Bubble Pipe Christmas Ornaments

Czech Blown Glass Bubble Pipe Christmas Ornaments

These two pretty Mid Century silvered blown glass Christmas ornaments look like the toy bubble pipes children used to play with. They're fairly large - one is about 5-3/4 inches high, the other is just over 6-3/4 inches, painted in two-tone bright gel colors of gold/red and hot pink/green with silver indents at the bowl openings. The metal caps are marked Czechoslovakia. Both are in excellent condition with no damage.

Bradford 1950s Plastic Ufo Space Age Christmas Ornaments

Bradford 1950s Plastic Ufo Space Age Christmas Ornaments

A pair of atomic Eames era plastic Christmas ornaments by Bradford Novelty. The satellite shape was part of a series of space age theme ornaments the company produced in the mid 1950s. The red and silver ornaments are about 4 inches high and have cut out filigree holly and berry bands. The silver satellite has some minor finish wear, nothing major.

Dozen Lot Jewel Brite 1960s Plastic Christmas Ornaments

Dozen Lot Jewel Brite 1960s Plastic Christmas Ornaments

A dozen different Mid Century plastic dimensional Christmas ornaments by JewelBrite in a variety of shapes and themes that appeal to kids and grown ups alike. There are three 5-3/4 inch long faceted prism shapes with bottle brush trees inside, decorated with mercury glass beads. Two ornaments have flocked poinsettia flowers inside with lacquered holly leaves. One is a scarce hourglass shape, one is a hexagonal paneled window cube. Three other cube ornaments have bells or big poinsettias...