These delightful Halloween decorations are eye-popping examples of the best made, including pristine pieces from the Beistle Company archives, shown in over 395 color photographs. The text presents comprehensive information for collectors, including detailed descriptions and little-known-facts, release and production dates, materials, makers' marks, and values. Party games, hats, and masks appear as well as lanterns, shades, and die-cuts. They seem to jump off the pages to excite you. Lots of wonderful suggestions are made throughtout the book for interesting uses for displaying the decorations today. Their artistic beauty will make you smile, remembering youthful Halloween stories, and want to add to your own collection.
Claire Lavin has been a dedicated Halloween collector most of her adult life and often shares her enthusiasm for the holiday through her many lectures, exhibits, interviews, and TV appearances. She deals in vintage holiday collectibles on the internet under the name "jolgatherer," and welcomes questions from the public any time. She lives in southeast Pennsyslvania.

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