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    Posted 8 years ago

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    Pictured is a pre war German made candy container in the form of a house, with Santa in the chimney. The house is made of wood and cardboard and is painted white. When the top is removed this reveals the container section which would be used to store candy or money as a small gift. Pictured with the container is a 1922 Reichmark. During this time individuals and families worked in a cottage industry making items such as this, as well as ornaments for export to the U.S. Many of these items were destroyed due to anti German sentiment during the war.

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 8 years ago
      Love it ! I never saw the house one . I have seen lots of Santa ones yours in very nice ! Thanks for sharing
    2. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 8 years ago
      I love all of your Christmas candy containers and thanks for adding the history lessons to go along with them!

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