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ORN Chickadee Disc
  

ORN Chickadee Disc

$18.00

Our small Belsnickle figure is adorned in vintage garb and is carrying a lantern and wreath. This Santa-like figure measures 14".
Belsnickel was a popular Christmas character developed around the Middle Ages in European countries. Germany was known to have both happy and grim gift-bringers, and the Belsnickel was the very grim one. He was not only feared but also got children to behave nicely through the year so that they could receive gifts during Christmas. Belsnickel is the first character in the history of Christmas characters who clearly distinguished between good children and bad children, unlike Santa Claus who presented gifts to those whose names were on the famous 'Santa's list'.


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Item # 043699
 
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