BLACK FOREST NATIVITY MADONNA HOLZGESCHNITZT HANDCARVED
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Sold Date: 11/26/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Please read my full description before bidding. Too many people bidding on my items without reading my description. I pride myself on 100% feedback and want to keep it that way.Unearthed from an elderly woman's estate. Because of the trees I believe this is a Black Forest nativity set. It is all wood and hand carved. It has a music box on the back with the words Stille Nacht which I believe is silent night. The box has been wound too tight and I am afraid to wind it anymore. So I am not sure if it works at all. As you can clearly see in the photographs of the original shipping label, it was bought in Gemany for 100- .in 1960. I would like to say it is in perfect condition but as you can clearly see the angel high in the manger had something in it's hands and is now missing. T is a north star that was loose in the box that the angel could have been holding, but I am not sure. T is also a small piece of wood chipped off on the right side of the roof just above the angels head. It comes in the original box it was shipped from Germany to Chicago in 1960. The very sturdy box has a flange at the bottom that locks the whole nativity set in it's place. I will also fill it with popcorn before shipping. I am sure this is a very rare hard to find nativity set. The invoice states: Madonna, holzgeschnitzt Geschenksendungohne Handelswert. Sold by Alfred O. Zwink HOLZDILDHAUERIE OBERAMMERGAU, HOCH-ZERBRECHLICHEWARE-FRAGILE. Please take a look at the 6 Bernardi Anri 8" Anri nativity figures I have listed 2 at a time. See other items I have listed. All estate items I sell are sold in their found, uncleaned, unpolished condition. I do not even rinse items off with water. Will combine shipping on other items I am offering. PLEASE NOTE MY 100% FEEDBACK. Sorry, No Pay Pal. All outside United States payment must be paid in Certified United States Funds or send green United States Dollars. Also out of country buyers. I will take package to post office and get you exact postage. WINNING BIDDER WILL PAY EXACT SHIPPING AND INSURANCE COST. I WILL TAKE BOX TO POST OFFICE AND GET EXACT POSTAGE AND INSURANCE COST AND EMAIL WINNING BIDDER. PLEASE IGNORE SHIPPING COST IN BOX IN LISTING. EBAY MAKES YOU PUT AN AMOUNT IN THE SHIPPING BOX. I use only United States Postal Service Priority Mail. Please do not ask me to mail 1st class, air mail or any other way. If you do not want to pay $7.05 to have it mailed to you the way described above. PLEASE DO NOT BID!!!!! Certified funds ensure shipment the morning after I receive payment. Will combine with other items I have listed. We do Ebay as a hobby, not as a business. If we misrepresent any item, we will return your money in full plus the cost of shipping it back to us upon receipt of the item or items in the exact condition we mail mailed them to you in. No partial returns or partial refunds. All or nothing. Please note our 100% Feeback & Good Luck. I will take the box to the United State Postal Service and get Exact Postage and insurance charges and email the winning bidder the exact cost of postage. I do not make a cent on postage. Sorry about the $7.05. I used an old listing a failed to delete it. Someone bid before I could make the change.
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