TREASURES OF CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TREE

For sale

August 17, 2016

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В В В В В В В  COLLECTION OF CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR TREE DECORATIONSВ  FOR SALE

These decorations made of tin, wax, glass, cotton, papier-mache, were made during the Soviet times when it was forbidden to celebrate Christmas. These toys and ornaments were produced in quantity. Santa Claus known as Grandfather Frost was the main character standing guard under the New Year tree. Another image was a slender young girl dressed in white flakes or "snow" known as Snowmaid, Grandfather Frost's granddaughter. Grandfather Frost carried a big sack with presents. Grandfather Frost and Snowmaid have always been loved by children. Unlike Western Santa Claus they never had whips to punish bad boys and girls.

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RARE SETS OF CHRISTMAS GREETING POSTCARDS

From ArtUkraine.com private collection

August 8, 2009

Christmas greeting postcards published by UPA (Ukrainian Insurgent Army)

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Christmas greeting cards published by Ukrainian camp in Rimini, Italy
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Christmas postcards published by Granberg's, Stockholm
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POSTCARD WITH THE NEW YEAR GREETINGS SENT OUT BY PRESIDENT KUCHMA

Postcard sent to the entire nation

June 26, 2004

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В В В  Mykola Tomenko, Chairman of the Parliament Committee for Freedom of Speech and Information, is curious
В В В  about who funded Presidential New Year greeting postcards in Ukraine... may total be 17 million pieces. He
В В В  intends to clarify the issue of lawfulness and find out the source that funded printing and distributing by
В В В  Ukrposhta postal services the postcards with the New Year greetings from President of Ukraine to the citizens
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CORPORATE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR GREETING CARDS

April 22, 2004

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DO NOT LOSE YOUR CHRISTMAS POSTCARDS

In dozens of years they will become museum rarities

January 8, 2004

Ukrainian Museum of the Persecuted Church in Berezhany, Ukraine
holds old Christmas card exhibition
by Ivan Farion

"Vysokiy Zamok" (High Castle) newspaper

Lviv, Ukraine


A unique exposition opened in the Ukrainian Museum of the Persecuted Church, the only one of its kind in Ukraine, in the village

of Berezhany, Ternopyl oblast. There are more than 300 colored Christmas postcards in it that were published long before Ukrianian

independence, from 1930-1970....В 

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