1950's BACHMANN PLASTICVILLE DISPLAY Old Store Stock Vintage Nice Shape
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This is a vintage unused old store stock display for PLASTICVILLE, U.S.A., BY BACHMANN, THE ORIGINAL PLASTIC VILLAGE. It appears to be circa 1950's, perhaps early 1960's. The framed display side measures about 11 x 14". The back has some unused cardboard parts to set up display, but it does not have it's original light bulb/flasher and cord. I had one with the light, and I recall that it had a 40 watt light bulb, but it may have been a special bulb that "glowed" or "flashed". The back of display has a label that reads "A Glow Lite", "Display Sockets and Flashers for 110 Volts, AC or DC", manufactured by Central Lighting Fixture & Supply Co. Phila. 23, Penna. The front of display is very colorful, however it appears to have an inner layer of plastic over the design area, and this layer has a good bit of wrinkling. I don't know if it was made that way, or if the wrinkling can be taken out, I didn't want to mess with it. The item is nice shape overall, and stands up well. I noticed that the back flap with the 3 larger holes has horizontal creasing from left to right edge below the holes, from the way it was stored. Overall, this is a neat vintage Bachmann display item. Winner pays 9.95 priority shipping in US. Sorry, no shipping outside US on this item.