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  • The original Rudolph did not have a red nose. In that day and age, red noses were seen as an indicator of chronic alcoholism and Montgomery Ward didn’t want him to look like a drunkard. To complete the original picture, he was almost named Reginald or Rollo.
  • The Christmas wreath was originally hung as a symbol of Jesus. The holly represents his crown of thorns and the red berries the blood he shed.
  • The three traditional colors of most Christmas decorations are red, green and gold. Red symbolizes the blood of Christ, green symbolized life and rebirth, and gold represents light, royalty and wealth.
  • Tinsel was invented in 1610 in Germany and was once made of real silver.
  • The oldest artificial Christmas trees date back to the late 1800s and were made of green raffia (think grass hula skirts) or dyed goose feathers. Next the Addis Brush Company used their machinery that wove toilet brushes to create pine-like branches for artificial Christmas trees that were less flammable and could hold heavier decorations.
  • ‘Jingle Bells’ – the popular Christmas song was composed by James Pierpont in Massachusetts, America. It was, however, written for thanksgiving and not Christmas.
  • Coca-Cola was the first company that used Santa Claus during the winter season for promotion.
  • Hallmark introduced their first Christmas cards in 1915.
  • The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on that day.
  • Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder (variously spelled Donder and Donner), and Blixem (variously spelled Blixen and Blitzen), with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
  • Outdoor Christmas lights on homes evolved from decorating the traditional Christmas tree and house with candles during the Christmas season. Lighting the tree with small candles dates back to the 17th century and originated in Germany before spreading to Eastern Europe.
  • That big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard didn’t always look that way. Prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf. He has donned a bishop's robe and a Norse huntsman's animal skin. When Civil War cartoonist Thomas Nast drew Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly in 1862, Santa was a small elflike figure who supported the Union. Nast continued to draw Santa for 30 years, changing the color of his coat from tan to the red he’s known for today.
  • Christmas 2018 countdown has already begun. Will you be ready???
  • Why do we love Christmas? It's all about the traditions. In this chaotic world we can miss the "good old days." Christmas reminds us of that time.


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About jgwood

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  • Birthday 06/11/1967

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    winkelbottoms wireframes

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  • My favorite Christmas story
    waking up at my grandparents house and opening presents with all my family
  • Location
    medaryville, Indiana, USA
  • Biography
    I run winkelbottoms.com a made to order wireframe company
  • Interests
    xmas thats why were here
  • Occupation
    general conttractor
  • About my display
    its static with some animation of all wireframes

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  1. I am selling my motionetts If interested email me at [email protected] and I will send you the photos Not asking a lot for them just want to get rid of them I have to manet to post the pictures on here THanks Gregg
  2. are you talking wireframe blowmold .I have a few frame desigens I have been working on but have not got around to compleating
  3. I am selling my display .email me at [email protected] and I will send you the link to the list.selling as 1 lot right now Gregg
  4. jgwood

    Display for sale


    • For Sale
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    i am selling my display health and time just does not allow me to put it up any more.I am still building frames they cam be seen on facebook at winkelbottoms wireframes. for a list of what I am selling in one lot .email me at [email protected] and I will send you the link.i want to sell it in one big deal


    medaryville, indiana

  5. sleeping santa and mrs clause $50.00 for the set plus shipping Mrs claus with green apron $10.00 plus shipping mrs claus with red apron $10.00 plus shipping Micky Mouse goofy and phoo are sold
  6. I am selling of some of my motionetes. If interested just email me at [email protected] with your zip code and I will get you a shipping price Deer $30.00 plush shipping Ekf$20.00 plus shipping small santas best children batter operated $20.00 Gregg sleeping santa and mrs clause $50.00 for the set plus shipping Mrs claus with green apron $10.00 plus shipping mrs claus with red apron $10.00 plus shipping Goofy works no transformer $20.00 plus shipping Phoo bear and piglet no transformer works $20.00 plus shipping mickey mouse $30.00 plus shipping
  7. MIkell I get 1000 fet for $140.00 GRegg
  8. i would not use it as it is galvanized and welding galvanized releses some bad fumes.
  9. i should say these are just the wire and sockets anything under 20 sockets is $.50 over 20 are $1.00 except the 100 they are $3.00 and the 72 socket it $2.50 plus shipping
  10. i have the following for sale c-7 Wire sets Green wire 2 @ 7 sockets 1 @ 13 sockets no plug 1 @ 15 sockets 21 @ 25 sockets 2 @ 100 sockets new roman commercial White wire 6 @ 20 sockets 1 @ 23 sockets 3 @ 25 sockets 1 @ 33 sockets no plug 6 @ 34 sockets C-9 wire sets green wire 1 @ 9 sockets 1 @ 13 sockets 1 @ 17 sockets 14 @ 25 sockets 1 @ 72 sockets 1 @ 100 sockets new roman commercial make a offer also for sale 100 blue c9 led retro fits never used $60.00 plus shipping email me at [email protected] GRegg
  11. jgwood

    Lights For Sale

    I have the following lights for sale .New some in boxes some out of boxes for storage in totes $1.00 each plus shipping also have 6 clear net lights 3 multi color net lights 3 clear ribbon 8 sets swag lights clear white wire 2 multi garland lights 7 cleat green wire iceicle lights email me at [email protected] with what you want and I will get you a shipping quote GRegg
  12. jgwood

    For Free

    for free just pay for shipping email me at [email protected] with what you are interested in also have the following for free just pay shipping C7s New Bulbs solid color blue 30 red 25 green 47 orange 24 Transparent blue 20 green 20 red 16 amber 50 purple 19 clear 72 used bulbs all work good color solid color blue 34 red 10 green 6 orange 2 yellow 1 white 2 transparent blue 37 green 25 red 50 amber 45 purple 25 clear 120 c9s new bulbs solid color red 12 green 16 blue 44 orange 12 transparent blue 30 amber 30 c9s old bulbs all work good color red 102 green 90 blue89 orange 80 white 74 transparent green 16 blue 12 red 14 amber 8 clear 3 Gregg
  13. Bella is $50.00 Frankinstein is $25.00 ghosts are $10.00 Little santa is $1.00 Bells $8.00 for all peppermint $8.00 Price does not include shipping email me your zip code and I will get you a shipping price First come first served [email protected] GRegg
  14. For Sale make me a offer.Email offer and zipcode to [email protected] and I will send you a shipping quote GRegg
  15. just take them to a welding shop
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