Christmas Lights String

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1953-1954

GUSN

GUSN-258315

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

Descriptive Terms

bulbs (plants)
wire
glass (material)
cardboard
Christmas
Christmas trees
Christmas
Bulb, Light

Inscription

(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)

Maker

Royalites, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Royal Electric Co. Inc. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodora Lawton

Accession Number

1998.6347.1-.6

Places

Medford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
United States