As promised, here are some photos of the wonderful vintage Christmas things I found yesterday. There were quite a few different bags and boxes of 'stuff' and I haven't really plumbed the depths of quite all of it yet. Plus, there were two boxes of vintage Christmas lights which I left behind (though I now wish I'd bought those as well, of course). The lights were vintage enough to have bakelite plugs attached - and they weren't in working order (one of the helpers at the 'Coffee and Jumble' very bravely plugged them in for me) - but they were very pretty. Perhaps they'll still be there next week - fingers crossed.
Anyhoo, one of my favourites is this clip-on glass bird with a sort of bottle-brush tail.
Teeny, tiny boxes of teeny, tiny glass baubles.
Not one but two 'concertina' paper Snowmen.
Four lot of paper chains - which I'm not sure have ever been used.
Two Chinese paper lanterns.
Lovely vintage boxes.
Some rather odd Sputnik-style large plastic bauble thingies.
A fairy who's in need of a bit of TLC.
A fleecy deer / (?) reindeer.
Two small fleecy birds.
And a whole bagful of vintage plastic cracker toys.
Over forty in all, and all stamped with that famous phrase from my childhood days - 'Made in Hong Kong.'