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 Post subject: Blow molds
PostPosted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:29 pm 
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We've started a blow mold page over on the OldChristmasTreeLights.com forum.

http://oldchristmastreelights.com/forum ... acd4f0eb5d

Here's my collection, courtesy of a Springfield Area resident cleaning out his garage:

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Why don't I have more? Because I'm trying to clean out MY garage. :-)


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 Post subject: Re: Blow molds
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:47 pm 
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Recently spotted at the Springfield September Antiques Extravaganza. A little faded, but still smiling.


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 Post subject: Re: Blow molds
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Mrs. Claus, also in Springfield.

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Gripping the candy cane like a weapon. . . . ?


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 Post subject: Re: Blow molds
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This snowman looks very Empirish? Sorry, I couldn't get to most of these to see the manufacturer - the room was very crowded and the booth was very full of stuff that was far more fragile than this fellow.

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 Post subject: Re: Blow molds
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:56 pm 
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Santa has an odd expression. I think this is an Empire. Same show, same booth, same crowd.

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If I had wanted to start a collection, I would have been in VERY good shape just from this booth.


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 Post subject: Re: Blow molds
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:09 pm 
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Speaking of collections, this was all in one booth, of which the owner was not present when I stopped by, and whose neighbor didn't think I should be taking photos, much less poking through the stuff to see who made it. But I thought it might help somebody to see these in relationship to one another. Note the blow-mold santa face in the upper right hand corner, as well as the miniature blow-mold toy soldier and carollers.

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 Post subject: Re: Blow molds
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My Blow-mold Santa and a rescued grapevine tree.

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Spotted at the Urbana (Ohio) Flea market. A penguin. This is a new one on me. Saw several other unusual ones but the pictures didn't come out. :-(

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Easter Bunny blow mold, apparently designed by Don Featherston (?) produced sometime after 1993, photographed at the May, 2015 Springfield, Ohio Flea Market Extravaganza.

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 Post subject: Re: Blow molds
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A tree in my back yard, which had my vintage blow-mold Santa glowing next to it, started blinking on and off in thirty second increments. I realized that the wind had blown the Santa on top of the light-sensor/timer that the lights and Santa were plugged into. So Santa's light would make the timer shut off. Then after a few seconds, the timer would realize it was dark and turn the circuit back on again. And the cycle would have kept repeating itself indefinitely had I not noticed. Just another Clark Griswold moment.
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