WONDERFUL, VERY UNUSUAL LARGE SCALE VINTAGE CARDBOARD, PAPER MICA GLITTER COVERED CHRISTMAS VILLAGE PUTZ HOUSE. Perfect for your your Christmas Village, Nativity, Putz or Model Railroad, under the tree. What a great large scale! Christmas village decorations such as these, were sold in the local five and dime stores, from small towns to large metro cities after WWII, when exports from Japan to the U.S. began again. This was the "Golden Age" of Christmas Holiday decorations, 1940's-1960's. Beautiful detailing and coloration. Very unusual three story chalet or castle, the flat roof design, and second story canopy over the tall stairway. Heavy mica snow glitter covers the front, base, roof and sides of the house, for a beautiful, wintry snow effect. Two, very unusual blue bottle brush trees, secure to the base. The village putz house is in very good vintage condition, as shown in the photos. Cellophane door and the windows on all three floors are there, a few tears, but no major issues. It has the original two holes in the back to insert small size lights, which is what we have done, to show the lovely glow of Christmases past thru the windows and door. The extra large size house measures about 6 1/4" wide, 4 1/4" tall, and 3 1/8" deep. Ink stamp on the bottom, "JAPAN". For more information and history on vintage Christmas items, visit The Golden Glow of Christmas Past web site, the national Christmas collectors club. What a great addition for your CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY collection!!!!