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Rare Antique Christmas Tree Candle Holder - Tin Angel Pendulum Counter Weight For Sale
Up for sale is a very rare Victorian angle counter weight wax candle holder. It is an embossed tin construct, with original paint, patina and lead weight. These pendulums were used for pre electric lighting on the Christmas tree. The top candle holder has a round dish to catch the dripping wax, and in fact still has some wax remnants along the base. This wonderful tin counter weight is 5 1/2 inches in length.A similar candle holder can be found on page 314 of George Johnson's 2004 Victorial Guide to Christmas Ornaments and Collectibles. as seen in the last two pictures. These are extremely rare and the retail price listed in this book is $400 to $450.Your satisfaction is important to us, so please ask questions and ask for more information. I will be starting the offerding at $9.99 so
buyers can enjoy the sale, although I have placed a very reasonable reserve on it.I have also listed a Dresden style peanut candy container with its original celluloid doll that you may be interested in if you are a vintage Christmas collector.If you are not completely
satisfied, we will provide a full refund upon return of the item. We
welcome buyers from around the world, but please contact us for the
cost of shipping before you offer because the rates from Canada to some
countries can be quite high.Good luck if you decide to offer!
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Rare Antique Christmas Tree Candle Holder - Tin Angel Pendulum Counter Weight: $202