Vintage Bradford Hard Plastic Bird Ornaments Lot of 2, Japan Clip On Bird Ornaments, Retro Christmas, 1940s
Great pair of early Japan hard plastic bird ornaments in great condition, made for Bradford USA circa 1940s.
This pair of clip on birds are nicely molded with feather and wing details. The silver bird has hand painted red accents and the bluebird has airbrushed yellow. Their feet act as a clip with the legs serrated on the inside for gripping to the tree branch.
They are 4 inches wide and in excellent vintage condition, showing just a bit of minor age related wear. Japan was a popular manufacturer of hard plastic and other Christmas decorations beginning in the 1930s, with their heyday being the 1940s and 1950s. They sold hundreds of wonderful vintage Christmas decorations to American distributors, Bradford being one of the most successful and collectible.
This is a wonderful pair to add to your hard plastic Christmas collection, or a great gift for the bird lover!
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