We loved our Icicles. You had to have LOTS of them hung all over the tree. At least three per branch. No respectable tree was naked of tinsel. And we were so poor that we had to take it OFF of the tree and save it for the next year.
Retro color wheel for the aluminum Christmas tree! (We had the tree and wheel my mother had growing up. I hated it and wanted a REAL tree :-) What I'd give to have one of the aluminum trees and a color wheel, now!
Lamp that dripped oil. I used to babysit for these people who had one of these in their livingroom. I can remember being worried about it being a fire hazard and thought it rather pornographic at the time.
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