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  Friday's Find for Friday, July 17  •
Vintage Paper Lanterns and Christmas Cutouts
Old Stock from Friedrich Herold GmbH
Old Stock from our Archives
Lanterns and Christmas Cutouts
Made in Germany by F. Herold
Our fun lanterns and cardboard cutouts
were created by the Friedrich Herold firm
of Chamerau, Germany and all date from
the 1950's to 1980's. Established in 1910,
they offered a wide range of decorative
cardboard decorations. Sadly, after more
than 104 years in business, they closed
down the factory in 2014. These lanterns
and cutouts are old stock that we've had
in storage for at least 30 years.
Lanterns have thin wire hangers and a
metal candle holder with fold-up prongs
in the base. Made from thick embossed
and die-cut black cardboard, the panels
are backed with a printed paper insert
so it looks like stained glass when lit!
The Klapplanternen, or Folding Lanterns
are pre-assembled: pick up the lantern by
its handle and it will pop out into shape.
The Kastenlaterne, or Box Lantern is so
easily assembled: just fold open the flat
lantern, then insert the base bottom with
side tabs into the provided slits.
die-cut cardboard Halloween Fun lantern
We found more Christmas cutouts,
but this is our very final offering!
Light-up your lantern or enjoy as is!
These traditional German party lanterns
were made to be used with lit candles,
so they come with metal candle holders
built into the base of each of lanterns.
For safety reasons, we recommend that
you light up your lantern with an electric
bulb or use a battery-operated candle.
Old Stock Holiday Lanterns from our Archives
Made in Western Germany
vintage nostalgic Christmas lantern made in Western Germany
Nostalgic Christmas ~ 'Klapplaterne' Fold-Out Lantern
This vintage Christmas lantern is made from embossed black cardboard
with colorfully-printed paper inserts. Pop-open "stained glass" lantern has
12 panels, each with its own holiday design. 1980's Western Germany.
6-sided lantern is 11" wide by 9-1/2" high.
#DC1230
$44.95
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vintage festive Christmas lantern made in Western Germany
Old-Time Christmas ~ 'Klapplaterne' Fold-Out Lantern
This vintage Christmas lantern is made from embossed black cardboard
with colorfully-printed paper inserts. Pop-open "stained glass" lantern has
10 panels, each with its own holiday design. 1980's Western Germany.
5-sided lantern is 11" wide by 9-1/2" wide.
#DC1245
$42.95
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vintage festive Christmas lantern made in Western Germany
Sweet Celestial Skies ~ 'Kastenlaterne' Box Lantern
Fanciful standing lantern lantern is made from embossed black cardboard
with colorfully-printed paper inserts. Fold-open "stained glass" lantern has
4 panels, each with its own storybook design. 1980's Western Germany.
4-sided lantern is 5-1/2" wide by 8-3/4" high.
#DC1215
$19.95
Old Stock Christmas Cutouts from our Archives
Made in Western Germany
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
13 by 10"
Victorian Winter Village
Made in Western Germany, this vintage
cardboard flat is in original condition.
Available in limited quantities
#7102   $58.00
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
13 by 10"
Santa Riding in a Sleigh
Made in Western Germany, this vintage
cardboard flat is in original condition.
Available in limited quantities
#7100   $65.00
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
6" by 9"
Santa on Snowy Rooftop
Made in Western Germany, this vintage
cardboard flat is in original condition.
Special - Save $12.00 off!
#DC7004   $34.50
Sale! $22.50
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
6" by 9"
'Buone Feste' Snowy Church
Made in Western Germany, this vintage
cardboard flat is in original condition.
Sold out
#7025   $34.50
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
9" by 6"
Santa in a Sled
Made in Western Germany, this vintage
cardboard flat is in original condition.
Sold out
#7015   $39.50
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
9" by 6"
Santa in an Airplane
Made in Western Germany, this vintage
cardboard flat is in original condition.
Limited quantities available
#7013   $44.50
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
6" by 9"
Friendly Snowman with Bird
Made in Western Germany, this vintage
cardboard flat is in original condition.
Limited quantities available
#7008   $32.50
Vintage German wall letter pocket cardboard cutout
Decoration is
9" by 12½"
Striding Santa Claus
Extra-sturdy, large display cutout is
old stock from 1990's Germany.
Sold out
#DC12L   $68.00