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Buy Vintage Christmas Elves and Pixies Online

Updated on November 22, 2016

Vintage Christmas Elves

If you like vintage Christmas items you have to love vintage Christmas elves or pixies. Those cute little pixie elves were very popular in the 40s, 50s and 60s. The flexible elves have sweet little faces and usually have a elf outfit made of felt. Often they had red or green outfits, usually wore a Santa hat and may have tiny bells on their elf shoes or hat. Vintage Christmas elves can also be found in a variety ceramic figurines creations.

Your Vintage Christmas decor wouldn't be complete without a display of old fashioned pixies. Those little felt elves can be hung on a Christmas tree as an ornament or displayed upon the mantel.

A collector of vintage pixies will often have a huge display of the many different styles that were made. The material that their faces are made of might be plastic, vinyl, cloth or ceramic.

Very often you will find vintage Christmas elves or pixies in a knee hugger position. You can also find them in a variety of sizes from very tiny to over 12 inches high.

Shopper's Guide To Buying Vintage Christmas Elves Onlline

The authentic vintage pixies can't be found in stores but occasionally you can find one at garage or estate sales. The best online place to find vintage Christmas items such as pixies is on Ebay.

Ebay is a great place to find vintage items. Shopping on Ebay is easy. You simply find the item you like, bid on it and if you are the winning bidder the item will be shipped right to your home.

If you take a look on the right I have some of the vintage Christmas elves that are for sale on Ebay right now. The current price is also listed which is often reflective of the final selling price. There are hundreds of pixies and elves for sale on Ebay and you will be able to browse through the entire selection.

Vintage Christmas Elves

As you can see if you take a look around, vintage Christmas elves can be found in different styles. Some of the more popular collectors's pieces are made in Japan. When vintage Christmas pixies are made in Japan they will normally have a sticker on them that says made in Japan or if it is a figurine it will be stamped on the bottom.

Collecting knee hugger elves are a fun way to collect vintage Christmas elves. You can display them nicely sitting around on a table or shelf.

Another way to display vintage Christmas elves is to hang them from a Christmas tree. In fact a creative idea is to have a themed Christmas tree decorated solely with vintage Christmas elves. That would be a unique way to enjoy your vintage collection and you'll be sure to get a lot of compliments from your Christmas visitors.

Vintage Lefton Christmas Pixies

Lefton was a popular manufacturer who designed many of the vintage Christmas elves that were made out of ceramic. They normally have a sticker on the bottom of the figurine or a stamp.

The figurines are often hand painted and the faces of the little pixies are very cute. They were frequently painted with gold trim and may have spaghetti trim on the older pieces. A vintage Lefton Christmas pixie is a nice collectible Christmas piece.

Vintage Christmas Elves
Vintage Christmas Elves


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      Pamela Oglesby 7 years ago from United States

      Great looking hub with beautiful vintage decorations. They are so beautiful