Item/Description: Vintage angel girl Goebel annual ornament 1979 second edition in original box (ornament is in pristine condition).
This precious porcelain figural Christmas ornament is in the shape of an adorable angel girl with golden-orange hair. She is wearing a long robe-like gown/dress in an exquisite shade of Robin’s Egg Blue, which is daintily accented with what looks like tiny white snowflakes or possibly stars. She is holding a small Christmas tree in both of her hands, while her white angel wings flutter gloriously behind her. The very bottom front of her dress is embossed in raised relief with the year of this ornament: “1979."
She comes with a tree hanger, all ready for beautiful decorative display in your holiday home!
Age/Period: Vintage - 1979 (1970s)
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin:
*The angel figurine is backstamped/imprinted in sky blue ink on her underside with “The Last Bee” marking, which consists of the stylized bee inside the letter V positioned above the wording “Goebel W. Germany”. There is also another black marking which looks like initials/letters, but are indecipherable.
*Box is marked: “Goebel Annual Ornament 1979 Second Edition - Exclusively Distributed in the U.S.A. by House of Goebel - W. Goebel, W. Germany sole manufacturer of the world famous M. I. Hummel figurines and plates - Goebel 1979.”
*Angel figure measures 4"H
*Box measure 5 3/4"H x 3 1/4"W x 1 3/4"Thick
Quantity: One (1)
Original Box/Packaging/Documentation/Inserts/Accessories: Yes. The original box accompanies this ornament. It is a two-parts/2-sections box consisting of a green & white cardboard portion that holds the ornament inside of it and has a fitted hole for keeping it in place, along with its clear plastic top sleeve that fits/slides over the entire length of the cardboard box.
*This darling figural angel is in like new condition!
*The original box (which consists of two parts - a green fitted cardboard box over which slides a clear plastic covering) is in excellent, completely intact condition (both parts). There are no rips, tears or punctures. Clear slide-on protective covering has NOT discolored over time as is common with old plastics such as this. Corners and some edges of green box do exhibit paper rubbing.
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