Buyer pays all shipping charges. I ship only by U.S. Mail-- Priority Mail, 1st Class or Media Mail. I charge actual postage plus delivery confirmation. Never a handling charge. Insurance is optional, but strongly recommended. If you win more than one of my auctions in the same week AND IT IS POSSIBLE TO PACK & SHIP THEM TOGETHER I will be happy to combine items to save you money on shipping charges. I accept M.O.'s, cashier's checks, personal checks (must clear before shipping) and credit cards through PAYPAL.... read more
Christmas Eve, Inc. was founded by the late Don Warning, the creator of the wonderful Memories of Santa Collection and was later renamed Christmas Reproductions Inc. In 1983 Christmas Eve, Inc. introduced a limited edition collection of ceramic Santa Claus figurines. This one is the 1890 Santa, Pelze-Nicol, from Germany, a depiction of the fur-clad Nicholas. Collectors of the Memories of Santa Ornaments will recognize this as the 1890A version with Santa holding a clown under his right arm and a cat under his left. This 5-1/2" figurine is marked on the bottom Christmas Eve, Inc. 1983 Limited Edition of 20,000. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. This rare, early piece from the Memories of Santa collection would make a wonderful addition to your own collection of these marvelous Santa Clauses.