Box of 12 Vintage Christmas Tree Ornaments. Rare and Hard to Find. WW II Era 1940’s. Unsilvered, Outside Painted with Mica Glitter. Silvered, Painted and Mica Glitter. Silvered, Painted and Mica. Shiny Brite Vintage Tr ee’s/Bell’s Ornaments. This wonderful box of twelve Shiny Brite Christmas Tree Ornaments Tree Shaped also referred to as Bell Shaped. Unsilvered Alternating Rings Outside Painted Rings and Mica Glitter Rings. Pink Ring, Blue Ring and Mica Glitter Rings. Green Ring, Red Ring and Mica Glitter Rings. Red Ring, Red Ring and Mica Glitter Rings. WWII Era “Unsilvered” Ornament with the United States joining the war in 1941, wartime shortages and restrictions. Of materials started to. Plague the new American glass ornament industry. The silver nitrate solution was declared to be. “Nonessential” by the War Production Board. Anufacturing of it was stopped. By 1942 American ornaments. Were being produced without their shiny look. And as a result, Shiny Brite. Began to produce “Unsilvered” Ornaments. Silvered Alternating Rings Outside Painted Rings and Mica Glitter Rings. Green Ring and Pale Gold and Mica Glitter Rings. Red Ring and Blue Ring and Mica Glitter Rings. Pale Gold Ring and Pale Pink Ring and Mica Glitter Rings. Green Ring and Red Ring and Mica Glitter Rings. Silvered Alternating Rings Outside Painted Rings and Mica Rings. Red Ring, Gold Ring, Green Ring and Mica Rings. All very sought after rare WWII Era Unsilvered and Silvered Shiny Brite Ornaments. Classic Shiny Brite Green and Beige Ornament Box with Santa shaking hands with Santa Circa 1940’s. History of the Shiny Brite Company. The Shiny Brite company produced the most popular Christmas tree. Ornaments in the United States throughout the 1940s and 1950s. In 1937, Max Eckardt established Shiny Brite ornaments, working with the Corning Glass. Eckardt had been importing hand-blown glass balls from Germany since around 1907, but had the foresight to anticipate. A disruption in his supply from the upcoming war. Corning adapted their process for making light bulbs to making clear glass ornaments. The fact that Shiny Brite ornaments were an American-made. 1940’s – 1950’s Shiny Brite Ornaments. Max Eckardt & Sons. Hand-Painted and Mica and Glitter Accented. All have original scalloped, crimped silver metal SHINY BRITE caps. Ornaments will be packed in a classic Vintage Shiny Brite’Window’ Box. This collectible Vintage Shiny Brite Box measures 3″ x 9.5″ x 12.5. It is in good condition with tape at the corners of the lid the bottom is in very good condition. Please see photos #11 and 12 above which show this Shiny Brite Box. PERFECT FOR YOUR VINTAGE CHRISTMAS TREE. Manufactured during the WWII Era, please remember that these ornaments. Are not new and have been used. There will be signs of usage. Storage and aging with. Scratches in paint and. Oxidation of mica glitter, manufacturing skips of hand applied paint and loss of glitter. Please remember that these vintage Christmas Ornaments. Are OVER 70 YEARS OLD! I have personally checked each one and overall these ornaments are in good condition. I have taken 10 photos of the ornaments and 2 of the Vintage Shiny Brite Ornament Box. Please examine and enlarge each photo closely. So, please look at them all before deciding. These ornaments would be a great addition to your Vintage Christmas Tree. It will be will be carefully wrapped with tissue, bubble wrap and boxed for safety. Most people who get the bug for collecting Vintage Christmas Ornaments start out with the easy tree. Ornaments and other Christmas collectibles often handed down from grandparents and parents. Find a collection at a tag or yard sale and so it begins. You add one or several ornaments each year and. Slowly the collection begins. The joy is in fact actually being able to display your Vintage Christmas Ornament Collection each year. And eventually passing them down to your own children and grandchildren. They also make cherished. Christmas gifts that can last an entire lifetime when given by one family member to another. Glass Christmas Tree Ornaments from the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s are by far extremely popular these. They can fetch prices as low as twenty dollars all the way up to several hundred dollars. For some of the rarer pieces. Because these are true relics from the past, all have some signs of wear which may include light scratches. Surface wear, spots of paint loss and areas of discoloration. This is part of the vintage charm! Please do not hesitate. IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS! Thank you for looking. There is never a charge for supplies such as paper, ink, tape, bubblewrap, peanuts, boxes, etc. Even if its one penny… It’s time to decorate the Christmas tree! Bring out the cookies and hot chocolate and your magical collection of vintage ornaments! There you will find many beautiful and unique Antique and Vintage Christmas Tree Ornaments. Germany, Poland and Austria. There are some rare Shiny Brite, Corning. Glass Works vintage ornaments as well as many other wonderful ornaments. Please use the link below. Please be sure to add olde_time_christmas to your list of’Saved Sellers’. I have lots of vintage Christmas offerings this season. My ornaments have been gathered throughout my years of collecting. They have been on their journey through time and all have such beautiful patina. Please remember to stop by every now and again as I add special ornaments daily. Thank you for shopping with me. Australia Africa Asia Middle East Central America and Caribbean Canada. South America Europe Oceania Southeast Asia North America. I have had a very bad experience with an Ebayer from out of the continental United States. The item “Box 12 Vtg Shiny Brite UNSILVERED SILVERED MICA GLITTER Bell/Tree Xmas Ornaments” is in sale since Thursday, July 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Modern (1946-90)\Ornaments\Glass, Crystal”. The seller is “olde_time_christmas” and is located in Bronx, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Material: Silvered and Unsilvered Painted Glittered Glass
- Theme: CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS
- Year: 1940s – 1950s
- Brand: Shiny Brite Max Eckardt & Sons