Vintage 26 in Passion Pink Bottle Brush Christmas Tree

Check out this absolutely fabulous vintage 26" tall Passion Pink bottle brush Christmas tree. It has flocking, silver flake glitter & extra large size, 3/4"diameter, silver mercury glass balls on it. On the very top of the tree, t is a light rose pink mercury glass ball that is about 1" in diameter. The 3 tier wooden base is covered in large flake silver glitter, however it is thin in spots probably from handling. It is 26" tall & it is 9" across at the bottom of the tree. The base is 7" across. This tree was used at the top of the store's tree display, as an attention focal point for the bottle brush trees! We've only seen a couple of these large trees over the last 35+ years, but they were well worn/loved & were not in this mint condition. On the bottom of the tree's base, written by hand with what appears to have been a grease pencil, is has - "DISPLAY ONLY"! Also, several of the silver mercury glass balls have original "Made in Japan" tags on them! This is an extremely rare find. Though it was used in the tree display, it is a "NOS" 'new old stock' tree from the late 1940s, that was made by the S&S Novelty Co. in Tokyo, Japan. It had been in storage since 1960, when a lady closed her hobby/craft store that she had opened in 1946 in Southern California. Bottle brush Christmas trees are getting more rare every

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