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  • 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. babyantidormi25

    1968 Frank's Nursery & Trims

    Thank you for sharing very cool stuff you've shared lately
  2. babyantidormi25

    Yesteryear....

    Wow I didn't know the toys by empire are that old
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    Poloron mechanical total restoration

    I used valspar outdoor plastic red it's sold at lowes it seems to work good they sometimes don't have it in stock
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    Poloron mechanical total restoration

    It's been awhile since I've posted on here , I thought I'd share my restorations I did to these over the summer , the snowman had dents and a crack on his arm, was missing parts for the motor so I welded a custom part and got him working , for Santa he had no bracket or motor so I had to custom bend metal and then I added a reindeer motor to make him turn
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    GFP Black Friday

    It really is sad all the people going to the place to make a buck I wish I lived close to buy some stuff for my display
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    Poloron mechanical total restoration

    They light up fine you have to strip all the old paint first
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    2017 display

    I added blowmold to the about 12 foot star I welded with my dad thought it was a cool use for it
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    2017 display

    The photos aren't the greatest but it gives you an idea
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    2017 display

    I custom painted the yellow clown I wanted something different ,I had to repaint the universal electric snowman I need the Santa for him , I think maybe I have 250 not sure exactly
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    Poloron mechanical total restoration

    Used to keep up with this group when I was in high school after I graduated in June I went on once I think to check in then I forgot for about 5 months this existed , I'm just busy in life ,now is a slow period in construction so I have some down time , I'm on Facebook almost daily just haven't talked to a lot of people It was some place in New Jersey I don't even remember it was over summer , they came in a set they where bought together so I'm glad they got to stay together These where not in the best shape so I wanted them to look new again , the people I went to had another snowman but they sold it for 600
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    Poloron mechanical total restoration

    My name is nick , people keep calling me Anthony lol
  12. babyantidormi25

    UV Protectant

    Uv clear coats help a lot I'd suggest it I've been doing it to some for a few years and it slows down fading completely so far
  13. babyantidormi25

    Oh wow, a Poloron Snowman on ebay!

    these go for such Crazy prices omg
  14. babyantidormi25

    Trash Find

    It's union Santa and friends I think.it was made in the late 90s early 2000s
  15. babyantidormi25

    Curb Find

    It's original and it's union, they made that with a white base also but the brown base is older
  16. babyantidormi25

    beco mechanical Santa

    Found this guy at auction never used outside it looks,motor still works VID_20170618_085817.mp4
  17. Sent you a message on here thanks
  18. babyantidormi25

    New finds

    I recently found these in one lot the guy was selling his collection he had and he was happy it was going to a fellow collector , I'm happy with the train I'll find a way to make a stack for it
  19. babyantidormi25

    Replacement faces for municipal decorations

    That's is really cool wow nice to know , kindof a lot of money but still would be cool to have to fix up am older decoration
  20. babyantidormi25

    Pole Mount Candle Blow Mold Question?

    It has one light inside of the huge blow old candle ,so yes it is lit internally
  21. babyantidormi25

    GEEK MY TREE Updates?

    Those look exactly like the tree dazzler but the tree dazzler was only 10 bucks at the end of the season lol
  22. Now to get the goofy taz and tweedy bird and the blue coat clown , the pooh and the snoopy both have cracks but I can fix them
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    All my favorites and the new Disney ones I got

    I finally got every thing down packing was super time consuming because I stored them so that I could fit a lot in a small space in my garage the municipals I have I left out side to get cleaned by the rain
  24. babyantidormi25

    All my favorites and the new Disney ones I got

    I'd say a good 230 I think , and it's nick not Anthony lol everyone calls me that for some reason ha
  25. babyantidormi25

    Santa

    Finally got to fix it up really nice and did I some custom wiring, rewrapped the older garland to make it look more fluffy
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