A Time Remembered

Circa: 1960
Condition: Used
Manufacturer: Shiny Brite/Made in USA
This set of 3 white plastic Christmas Ornaments with plastic sleeves are marked on the cap: Shiny Brite / Made in USA.
The Shiny-Brite company produced the most popular Christmas tree ornaments in the United States throughout the 1940's and '50s.
In 1937, Max Eckardt established Shiny-Brite ornaments, working with the Corning Glass Company to mass produce glass Christmas ornaments. 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, which were then shipped to Eckardt's factories to be decorated by hand. The fact that Shiny-Brite ornaments were an American-made product was stressed as a selling point during World War II.
The demand for glass ornaments waned as plastic ornaments became more popular, ultimately bringing the Shiny-Brite company to close its doors in 1962.
Each sleeve is decorated with 3 different scenes, one with Santa, one with children in a Nativity Scene and one with children building a Snowman.
In very good + condition they measure 3 inches high and 2 3/4 inches wide.
An addition to any Shiny Brite or Plastic Christmas Ornament Collection.
SH & Ins will be quoted after orders placed. If you have any questions contact me and thank you for looking.

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