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Object Name Box
Catalog Number 2010.17.12a
Description Cardboard box containing a full set of Whirl-Co Revolving Christmas Tree Lights.
2010.17.a - 3x3inch green & beige Christmas cardboard box "WHIRL.CLO""Revolving XmasTree Light Shades" One side has instructions on it "Read Instructions Carefully" Opposite side has "Important Instructions: TO HOLD SOCKET UPRIGHT is easy, if you observe Cut No. I and Cut No. 2. Place socket on far side of branch, draw wires under, up around branch and socket TIGHTLY, and squeeze together. Cut No. 3 shows Pin Cap and Shade in proper position. Pin pricks in Shades will add stars to your Sky Scenes.""SAIL-ME Co.""440 S. Dearborn St. Chicago, ILL."
The other two sides have a jolly Santa Claus in green and white with red outline with "WHRIL.CO" as the label
2010.17.12b: 2inch tall little lampshade with 2 children playing as the scene
2010.17.12c: 2inch tall little lampshade with a santa in a sleigh pulled by 3 reindeer in a night scene flying over rooftops.
2010.17.12d: 2inch tall little lampshade with 4 lean reindeer prancing in a rose colored forest scene.
2010.17.12.e:2inch tall little lampshade with 2 santa clauses, 1 running, 1 waving both hold a sack full of Christmas goodies.
2010.17.12f:2inch tall little lampshade with a 4 person marching band. 1 baton twirling color guard, 1 trumpet player, 1 trombone player, 1 drummer. 1 black dog with party hat in the end of the line, with spectators.
2010.17.12.g:2inch tall little lampshade with 4 snow playing children. 2 pulling, 1 sitting on the stump being pulled playing a trumpet. 1 pushing the rear of the log. All in a winter tree scene.
2010.17.12.h: 2 inch tall little lampshade with the little manger . 3 wise men, baby Jesus and mother Mary in a barn scene.
2010.17.12j-0:1inch tall 'pointed thimble' with beige base color with red stripes, with a red end like a pencil. stamped on it is the trademark logo circa 1936 "SAIL-ME.CO""CHICAGO.U.S.A, PATENT APPLIED FOR" with needle sticking out the end..
2010.17.12i:2inch tall little lampshade with a Bethlehem scene of 3 camels, 3 wise men, with trekking in the desert, with star overhead.
Search Terms 1930s
Decore
Lighting
Accession number 2010.17