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Christmas Lights String

Description

Royalites Indoor 7 Light Set; four strings of multi-colored Christmas lights; seven bulbs each; red and green wires, black plastic electric plugs and blub sockets; (1998.6347.2 made by Royal Electric Co.); (1998.6347.3 and 1998.6347.6 each contain only six bulbs); two original containers (multi-colored with drawings of Santa Claus Christmas tree and lights, and girl.

Details

Maker
Royalites, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Royal Electric Co. Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1953-1954
Inscriptions
(top) "7-light Multiple set with clips/ each lamp burns/ independently Royalites/ Christmas Tree Lights"; (left side) "Cat. No. R 207/ 7 light multiple/ Indoor set/ Candelabra Base"; (fron; right side; back) "Royalites Christmas Tree lights"; (bottom inculdes) " Directions/ Printed in U.S.A./ Royalties, Inc./ St. Joseph, Missouri/ Made in U.S.A." (1998.6347.1 only)
"1.65" (1998.6347.1 only)
(top) "Gay . Colorful/ Royalites/ Indoor 7 Light Set/ Each light Burns by Itself/ with the Famous/ Royal Klips and/ General Electric Lamps"; (back and front) "Gay . Colorful/ Royalites/ Indoor 7 light Set/ Equipped with General Electric Lamps"; (left) "Royalites/ Indoor 7 light Set/ Catalog No. 207/ Made in U.S.A./ Royal Electric Co. Inc. Pawtucket, RI"; (right side) "Gay . Colorful Royalites/ Indoor 7 light set"; (inside front flap) "Decorate with Royalites for AddedChristmas Cheet/ Directions [for use]/ Mr. Dealer . . .here's how to Display this Package"; (bottom) "Christmas Time is 'Royalite Time'/ . . . Ask Your Dealer for other Royal Decorative Lighting:/ Bubbling Tree Lites . Indoor and Outdoor Tree Sets/ Candles . Wreaths . Stars . Halos . Extension Cords" (1998.6347.2 only)
Material
cardboard
glass (material)
wire
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Medford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
Bulb, Light
bulbs (plants)
cardboard
Christmas
Christmas trees
glass (material)
wire
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6347.1-.6
Credit Line
Gift of Theodora Lawton
GUSN
258315

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