Holiday and Seasonal Collectibles
Holiday and Seasonal Collectibles
The word holiday has related but different meanings in English-speaking countries. Based on the Old English words holy and day "Holidays" originally represented special religious days.
The word has evolved in general usage to mean any special day. In the United States and Canada, the winter holiday season begins near the end of November and ends with New Year's Day on January 1.
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Holiday & Seasonal Collectibles
Christmas (Mass of Christ) is a holiday in the Christian calendar, usually observed on December 25, which celebrates the birth of Jesus. In predominantly Christian countries, Christmas has become the most economically significant holiday of the year.
Christmas: Vintage (Pre-1946) Collectibles include:
Angel Figures, Artificial Trees, Candles, Candle Holders, Cards, Garlands, Lights, Nativity Items, Ornaments, Reindeer Figures, Santa Figures, Sleighs, Tree Stands, Skirts, Tree Toppers, Wreaths and other pre-1946 Christmas collectibles.
Christmas: Modern (1946-90) Collectibles include:
Angel Figures, Artificial Trees, Bells, Candles, Candle Holders, Cards, Garlands, Lights, Nativity Items, Nutcrackers, Ornaments, Pins,
Reindeer Figures, Santa Figures, Sleighs, Snowman Figures, Stockings, Tree Stands, Skirts, Tree Toppers, Villages, Houses, Wreaths and other Christmas: Modern (1946-90) items.
Christmas: Current (1991-Now) Collectibles include:
Angel Figures, Artificial Trees, Candles, Holders, Garlands, Lights, Linens, Nativity Items, Nutcrackers, Ornaments, Pins, Reindeer, Figures, Santa Figures, Sleighs, Snowman Figures, Stockings, Tree Stands, Skirts, Tree Toppers, Villages, Houses, Wreaths, Yard Decor, and other Christmas: Current (1991-Now) items.
Easter is the most important religious holiday of the Christian year, observed to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. In Western Christianity, Easter always falls on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25 and marks the end of the forty days of Lent. Collectibles include: Bunnies, Rabbits, Ducks, Chicks and Eggs.
Halloween Halloween is an observance celebrated on the night of October 31, most notably by children dressing in costumes and going door-to-door collecting candy. Collectibles include:
Candles, Holders, Costumes, Decorations, Lights, Lanterns, Masks, Noisemakers, Ornaments and Postcards. Plus more modern collectibles such as Bats, Black Cats, Ghosts, Masks, Monsters, Mummies, Pumpkins, Jack-O-Lanterns, Skeletons, Skulls, Spiders, Cobwebs, Vampires and Witches.
In the United States, Independence Day, also called the
Fourth of July, is a federal holiday celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Mardi Gras is the day before Ash Wednesday. It is a celebration that is held just before the beginning of the Christian season of Lent. Check this eBay category for Mardi Gras mask, beads, doubloons and more.
New Years Day is the first day of the year. In modern times, it is January 1 and in most countries, it is a holiday. Get your Vintage to modern noise makers here!
St. Patrick's Day (March 17), is the Christian feast day which celebrates Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It is a legal holiday in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland. Looking for something "Green"?
Thanksgiving is an annual holiday observed in the United States and Canada. In the U.S., the holiday is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. Find your Turkey collectibles here!
Valentine's Day falls on February 14, and is the traditional day on which lovers in certain cultures let each other know about their love, commonly by sending Valentine's cards. Collectibles include:
Bears, Cards, Hearts and Roses.
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