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Are they still in business? Are they still making Christmas decorations.Where are they located?

I can't find anything on them.


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First off, I have to say that I don’t know much about them.  I do have a couple of Vaughn’s “Holiday Creations”  Catalogs from 1988, one of which shows the Vaughn “V” logo on the back with “Vaughn Display, Minneapolis Minnesota 55435” printed underneath.   They were a part of the commercial catalog from Bronner’s who represented them at that time.

A little more research provided an article from the National Museum of American History, (part of the Smithsonian) stating that from the 1950’s through 1980 they had quite a Float Materials business.   http://americanhistory.si.edu/holidays-on-display/build-your-own-float


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Thanks for the reply.

 It seems they did make their own designs,but used GP add ons like the lantern and candles.

I was going though the older municipal decorations forum just to check out the older info and look at the great pictures,and they were mentioned by someone and I never really heard about them.Of course,there are several I never heard about.Seems alot of these companies where regional.

There were alot of distrubutors,but they only sell what the other companies makes.I was looking at the companies that actually made the decorations.

I was specifically looking to see who made what in the blowmold a vacucell.

I picked up several bells that where about the size of the GP ones, (17") but didn't have the design on them,and was just wonder who might have made them. I know a few others were said to make their own lanterns as well.

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