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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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  1. THIS AD HAS EXPIRED!

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    Retiring our entire light show. This includes 14 controllers, 5 blow mold reindeer, 1 blow mold Santa, 1 blow mold penguin, 6 blow mold candles (2 new), 4 wire frame deer, 1 wire frame moose, 2 marty fans, 4 leaping arches, 1 mega tree, thousands of new, still in the box lights, thousands of used lights, rope lights, icicles nets. Incandescent and LED lights. Wireless light linkers, FM transmitter and more. Selling as an entire lot. $3500 OBO. Must pick up A complete list is attached QTY Light Count Condition Description Light Type Color 1 Untested 16 Channel LOR CTB16DV5 Controller Metal housing 4 Used 16 Channel LOR CTB16PC Controller Plastic housing 1 power cord 4 Used 16 Channel LOR CTB16PC Controller Plastic housing 2 power cords 5 Used 16 Channel LOR1602 Controller Metal housing 2 power cords 19 216 Used 18 ' Rope Light Incandescent Red 2 300 New 18' Garland Light String Incandescent White 9 216 7 new 18' Rope Light Incandescent Multicolored 2 216 New 18' Rope Light Incandescent Red 1 New 25 count Light Stakes 8 New 6' Unlit Wesley Pine Trees 6 1 per candle 2 are new Blow Mold Candles 1 1 Blow Mold Penguin 5 1 per deer Blow Mold Reindeer 1 1 Blow Mold Santa 2 New Empty Flower Easels 1 Empty Reindeer frame 1 Used FM Transmitter 1 450 New Icicles String Incandescent White 21 70 New Icicles String LED Blue 2 300 New Icicles String Incandescent White 2 200 per deer Large Wire Framed Deer Incandescent White 82 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent White 30 50 New Light String - Box LED White 4 60 New Light String - Box LED White 10 60 New Light String - Box LED Multicolored 2 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent Red 35 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent Blue 4 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent Green 27 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent Multicolored 6 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent Purple 1 60 New Light String - Box LED Blue 1 100 Used Light String - Box Incandescent Red 12 70 New Light String - Box LED Multicolored 6 60 New Light String - Box LED White 1 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent Green 3 100 New Light String - Box Incandescent White 10 150 New Light String - Reel LED White 2 200 New Light String - Reel Incandescent Blue 2 400 New Light String - Reel Incandescent Multicolored 2 400 New Light String - Reel Incandescent White 500 Used Light Strings on reel Incandescent Multicolored 600 Used Light Strings on reel Incandescent Red 400 Used Light Strings on reel Incandescent White 360 Used Light Strings on reel LED Blue 4 960 per arch Lighted Arches LED White and Blue 16 200 per tree Lighted Trees Incandescent White and Multicolored 4 Used LOR Wireless Light Linkers 2 1600 per fan Marty Fan - just over 5' tall Incandescent White and Multicolored 1 2400 Used Mega Tree Lights Incandescent White and Purple 1 300 Used Merry Christmas Sign Incandescent Red 6 70 New Net Light LED White 1 Unknown Untested Plane Incandescent 2 150 per deer Small Wire Framed Deer Incandescent White Tons of misc used lights Red, White, Muticolored, Blue 1 Used USB485N Converter 1 300 Wire Framed Moose Incandescent White Light-O-Rama Light Show Listing.xlsx

    $3,500.00

    Newberry, Michigan - US

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