C 1860/80 Erzgebirge/putz German Village 19 Pieces, All Hand Painted Rare Set Nr
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C 1860/80 Erzgebirge/putz German Village 19 Pieces, All Hand Painted Rare Set Nr:
Thisis the most wonderful set of early, early, early German ERZGEBIRGE village houses, church, meeting hall, etc. There are a total of 19 wonderful pieces all from the 1860's. I have owned one other set years ago andit was not as nice as this one.Please peruse all of the photos as they are much more descriptive than my words will ever be.
Measurements: Just to give an idea of the general size of the pieces.
The small pink house is 1 1/4" tall (3 cm),1 3/4" (4 cm)wide, and a 1/4" (1cm)deep. It is the smallest of all of the houses. Photo 1 on the left.
The gateway (white with crosses) is 2 1/4" tall (6 cm), 1 3/4" (4+cm)wide and 7/16" (1-2 cm)deep. Photo 10. Though it is missing paint in photo 10 the reverse side is fine.
The Church is a little over 4" (10 cm)tall to the top of the steeple, 2 5/8" (6+ cm)wide and 1/2" (1+ cm)deep. Photo 7
The Community/Government Building is 3 1/4" tall (8 cm), 2 1/4" (6 cm)wide and 1/2" ( 1+ cm) deep. Photo 3
From the photos you can see that there is a mixture of pink, yellow and bluish white houses all with red roofs.
These pieces are OLD so you can expect to have some aging, paint smears, missing paint etc. Photos 8, 10, & 11.
There are FOUR corner houses as noted in photo 5. My other set did not have an corner houses and before owning this set, had never seen them before.
This is just the sweetest set that I have had the pleasure of owning for the past 10-15 years and now it could be yours:-)
Be sure to check out my other sales for some wonderful Prims:-)
THE FINE PRINT SECTION (Boring But Necessary)
Please note that the starting price does not reflect what I would consider to be the true value of the piece. It is merely a starting point.
I am thrilled to be able to leave response, but will do so when I know that the piecehas safelyarrived and most importantly, I know that you are happy with it. As soon as I see response left for me, I will immediately leave it for you as well. Thank you.
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I am always happy to ship internationally. I ship Priority mail and will make sure that your item is securely packed. Have shipped internationally over 100 times for sales on over the years.
I have no control over customs in your country. Many times a package will clear customs and you will not be notified for a week or so. I can track by customs number, but it is not always current and sometimes shipping information is delayed for a few days via USPS website.
Paying for customs charges isnot included in payment to me. Most countries do charge import fees. You can find out these charges on your country's customs website.
I do insure all packages that leave the US for the amount that you paid, just in case. I have never had a problem and have shipped internationally many, many times.
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