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Rich's Department Store chain, once located in the Southeast, had a long and colorful Christmas tradition. Sadly, Rich's was swallowed by Macy's, but the memories live on.
is a rare opportunity to have a piece of living history--and some fun too.
This Santa Claus was made exclusively for Rich's by Francesca and Co. in 1988. Known as the "Coca-cola" (another Southern tradition) Santa, the jolly ol' guy is holding a bottle of Coca-Cola.
Santa stands just over 15" with the box measuring 15 1/2". Never removed from the box, except for the photo, He is in excellent condition. The box does show a slight amount of shelf wear. Please note, however, that the white across the top of the box in the photo is ONLY camera flash glare. The cellophane front of the box is crinkle and scratch-free and has the following:
"Christmas Starts with Great Traditions RICH'S"
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