JACK-O-LANTERN BATTERY LANTERN HALLOWEEN c. 1950s

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 01, 2007
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GHOULISH / 1950s / BATTERY LIGHTED / GLASS AND METAL / JACK O LANTERN / PUMPKIN HEAD / HALLOWEEN LIGHT / GLASS PAINTED PUMPKIN JACK-O-LANTERN HEAD / GHOULISH GRIN / HONG KONG

SIZE : THIS RETRO HALLOWEEN LIGHTING JACK-O-LANTERN LANTERN MEASURES : 5 1/2 INCHES TALL TO THE BAIL HANDLE TOP BY 4 INCHES WIDE BY 3 INCHES DEEP WITH THE GLASS PUMPKIN HEAD MEASURING 3 INCHES BY 3 INCHES .

CONDITION : PLEASE NOTE T IS SOME MINOR PAINT LOSS OF THE BLACK FACE DEFINITION AS WELL AS MINOR USED LINES ON THE ORANGE PAINT OF THE JACK-O-LANTERN HEAD / OBVIOUSLY PLAYED WITH AND USE CONDITION. T IS SOME PAINT CHIPPING ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE METAL BASE AND MODEST RUST IN A FEW PLACES W THE PAINT HAS CHIPPED. WHILE THE BOTTOM COVER OF THE BASE MOVES WE DID NOT ATTEMPT TO REMOVE IT COMPLETELY.

PICTURE THIS ... ITS THE MID 1950s THE WEST SIDE OF BUFFALO NEW YORK ... MOM HAS CREATED ANOTHER WONDERFUL HALLOWEEN CHARACTER COSTUME FOR ME AND THE ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD HAS TURNED OUT FOR THE PARADE DOWN GRANT STREET / THE KIDS MARCH ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE PAST ALL THE STORES OF THE LOCAL BUSINESS MEN OF THE AREA ... AS WE DO SO ADULTS ARE WALKING AMONG THE COSTUMED KIDS HANDING OUT PRIZES FOR COSTUMES !!! AT THE END OF THE ROUTE TABLES ARE SET UP WITH DONUTS AND CIDER AND HALLOWEEN TREATS !!! IT IS BRIGHT ON THE PARADE ROUTE BUT THE WALK

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