All merchandise has been protected from sun, humidity and wear of any kind. This Department 56 item is new and in perfect condition and would be a wonderful addition to any Department 56 collection! History of Department 56 Villages & Accessories. One Christmas evening, a group of friends set off to enjoy a dinner of celebration at a small country inn nestled in a quiet river town.
As they rounded a bend in the road, they saw the small, old-fashioned village decorated for the holidays. The lights, like fairies, glowed and sparkled amid the freshly fallen snow.
All evening, the conversation was full of Christmas memories and the visions the tiny town had evoked. Amidst the jovial banter and magical memories, the idea for a lighted Christmas village was born.
That spark of an idea became a reality when, in 1976, Department 56 introduced a series of six hand-painted, ceramic buildings. Extensive research contributes to the charm and detail of each piece. Cast into the mold is the Department 56 logo - A guarantee of authenticity.Every year pieces are retired from production and the molds broken. This limits the number of pieces and allows for new additions. The Company Behind The Villages. Over thirty years ago, Department 56 began as part of Bachman's, a premiere retail florist in Minneapolis. Bachman's used a numbering system to identify each of its departments.
The number assigned to wholesale gift imports division was, you guessed it, 56. Now headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Department 56 has become a leader in the giftware, collectibles and holiday decorating industry and is best known for they're hand-crafted lighted villages, Snowbabies? Figurines and extensive lines of holiday and home decorative products. We maintain all collectibles in a smoke and pet free climate controlled environment to ensure that the original quality, beauty and value of all our collectibles remains the highest standards possible. We work hard to maintain the best quality products and service at the most reasonable prices for our customers!
If the item has been opened, we will not be able to process the return. All items listed as "NEW" are Brand New, Factory Sealed, NRFB or have been stored and or have not been consumed by their intended use of purpose. An example of this would be stained glass.I take care in describing all items as accurately as possible. I will note if there is a major flaw or damage on the packaging of an item. There might be price stickers, scratches, shelf wear, small creases, small dents or minor imperfections on boxes. An example of this would be dolls and accessories that require. Boxes in order to maintain their value. Weights, sizes, measures, product descriptions, recommendations, commentary regarding products and similar descriptions are provided for convenience purposes only and may be approximations. I do not guarantee that the Factory Installed Batteries will work or if they will last. Ref # - UPC # 734409098473 -D-A-4-1-36-18-12. The item "Department 56 Manchester Square Set of 25 Dickens' Village Series 58301" is in sale since Sunday, July 23, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Decorative Collectible Brands\Department 56\Dickens Village\Other Dickens Village". The seller is "usaunique1" and is located in Cary, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Austria, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Luxembourg, Monaco.