Vintage 6 ft Aluminum Tinsel Christmas Tree and Color Wheel 270. Vintage Penetrays Globe Aluminum Christmas Tree Color Wheel 514.
Bertha Havel of Russell donated this Christmas tree ornaments and color wheel to the museum in 1992.
1960s aluminum christmas tree with color wheel. The trees fell out of style by the early 1970s yet are fondly remembered and sometimes still shine in homes during the Christmas season. Vintage Holly Time Aluminum Christmas Tree Color Wheel AluminumChristmas 5 out of 5 stars 30 17499. The trees were lightweight easy to care for and eye-catching especially when illuminated by light from a revolving color wheel.
Vintage 1960s Penetray Motorized Color Wheel for Aluminum Christmas Tree Works. Since you should not string electric lights on Aluminum Christmas trees a Rotating Color Wheel is the traditional and best way to light it. Vintage Atomic 1950s Aluminum Christmas Tree With Color Wheel Vintage Christmas Tree Aluminum Christmas Tree Christmas Tree Decorations.
The aluminum Christmas tree is better known by its brand names like Silver-Bright Sparkler or Pom Pom or its nickname the modern Space-Age Xmas tree It was the tree everyone wanted back in the good old days of the early 1960s. Comes with original box which shows its 50 plus years of storage wear. Well aluminum Christmas trees are back and fashionable once again and yes those rotating color light wheels are available too.
The trees were lightweight easy to care for and eye-catching especially when illuminated by light from a revolving color wheel. The item Vtg 1960s 6 FT Pom Pom Aluminum Christmas Tree 60 Branches with Color Wheel Boxes is in sale since Sunday November 19 2017. Between the late 1950s and mid 1960s aluminum Christmas trees gained popularity in the United States.
The aluminum tree phenomena prompted other companies to manufacture many different types of artificial trees. With beautiful mercury glass balls of red blue and green these trees were very dazing to behold. By the 1960s fiberglass vinyl and aluminum were popular materials but they fell out of favor the following decade when preferences turned to natural looking trees.
For maximum viewing pleasure order one of our c o l o r w h e e l s. The trees fell out of style by the early 1970s yet are fondly remembered and sometimes still shine in homes during the Christmas season. Since stringing electric lights on a metal tree can cause a short circuit manufacturers came up with the different lighting source of an illuminated color wheel.
They were trending up until the mid-1960s with blue and red Christmas. Aluminum Christmas trees gleamed in millions of American homes during the 1960s. My grandparents had an aluminum Christmas tree in the 1960s that I just loved.
Aluminum Christmas tree 40 inches 100cm Vintage shiny Christmas tree sectional Christmas tree. This metal tree was symbolic of the futurist Space Age and nothing said Christmas like high-luster aluminum. As for the history of the silver tinsel Christmas tree its one of the first non-green trees ever.
Aluminum Christmas trees gleamed in millions of American homes during the 1960s. Aluminum Silver Christmas Tree Outdoors Yard Branches Pom Pom Replacement Parts Midcentury Decor Craft Repurpose Holiday Xmas New Year 60s. Vintage Holly Time Aluminum Christmas Tree Color Wheel AluminumChristmas 5 out of 5 stars 30 17499.
Aluminum Christmas Tree With Color Wheel. Vintage Aluminum Christmas Tree 6 Foot w Color Wheel Ornaments FF496 40499. Items will be packaged with great care.
The aluminum Christmas tree became extremely popular and sought after by the public in the early and mid-1960s. 5 out of 5 stars. With its sparse branches and classic tinsel finish this vintage Christmas tree is the perfect choice for your mid mod living room.
Jan 14 2017 – Explore Martha Sturtzs board Christmas tinsel trees and color wheels followed by 431 people on Pinterest. The foil needles on these trees were illuminated from below by a rotating color wheel. 11162008 Even in full daylight you can see the effect the color wheel has on the tree limbs in the video belowThe Color Wheel 20 by treetronics is a.
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Vintage Lifetime Aluminum Christmas Trees Assembly Instruction Sheet. At only 270 this tree wont last long. Trim it with decorative dime-store gifts.
See more ideas about aluminum christmas tree christmas past christmas. Aluminum Christmas trees were festive enough to stand alone but homeowners often paired them with sets of brightly colored Shiny Brite ornaments and color wheels. Get it Wed Sep 29 – Tue Oct 5.
43 out of 5 stars. Details about VTG 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree 65 ft with Motorized Color Wheel Light Rare See original listing. The first aluminum christmas tree made its debut.
For a short window in the 1960s aluminum christmas trees gleamed in living rooms nationwidebut this glorious glittering reign would be all too brief. In the 60s it was all the craze. 50s style christmas tree.
TreeTronics Color Wheel 20 for Vintage Aluminum Christmas Trees – Mid Century Modern Artificial Retro Silver MCM Xmas. With a more natural Christmas tree back in style in the 70s it seems some other less glitzy decor came right along with it. Its a 1960s pom pom sparkler with a vintage color wheel.
Christmas tree styles have continued to evolve with the fashions of each period. Today vintage aluminum Christmas trees are highly sought after by mid-century and space age enthusiasts as well as those who collect vintage Christmas decorations and other collectibles. They were novel and different something shiny and modern that spoke of a new era.
5 out of 5 stars. FOR ALUMINUM CHRISTMAS TREES for sale If you have an Aluminum Christmas this is the first and a MUST HAVE accessory you need. Antique shops and garage sales is a good bet as well.
Also there are instructions with the color wheel. It seemed strange back then especially with its rotating color wheel alternately shining red green blue and amber light on it. Throw in a color wheel and you are on the launch pad for an awesome display that gives a dazzling brilliance to any room.
Life-like pines spruces and even trees dusted. You can find them on sites like Ebay and Etsy but shopping locally at thrift shops consignment stores.