Wallace Silversmiths 1990 Silver Sleigh Bell Christmas Ornament, Twentieth in a Limited Edition of the annual series of highly collectible silverplate bell ball ornaments. There is a raised design festive band that features doves going around the center band, and the date “1990”. The bell is marked at the bottom “Wallace” and has the Wallace trademark symbol.
This highly collectible bell ornament measures about 8 1/4” in circumference all the way around the middle. There is a metal ring going through a post on top for hanging the bell decoration. It measures about 2 1/2” tall including the post on top (not including the ring). The bell makes a lovely ringing sound.
The paper tag card says “This year marks the 20th anniversary of Wallace’s treasured Annual Bell. The Annual Bell celebrates our joy of the holiday season by creating a magical string of traditional Christmas ornaments. Each special ornament is captured in luxurious Wallace Silverplate. The year 1990 is displayed on the center and is decorated with doves of peace. Never to be repeated.”
It is in excellent vintage condition, with very minor use scratches that you would expect in an item that was lovingly used over the years. At the very top of the metal ring for hanging the bell there is some roughness in texture and discoloration, which did not come out with gentle cleaning and gentle polishing (see photograph).
The original box as well as the outer cardboard sleeve, and the paper tag card are also included. The box and card are in excellent condition, with a little bit of edge and corner wear, and minor soil. This 1990 Wallace Silversmiths bell is product number W610762.
This popular Wallace Silversmiths collectible bell ball shaped ornament came from a private collection, and I am offering many more hard-to-find bells from this annual Christmas bell series for sale as separate items (some with original box and card certificate), so please check my store for more vintage Wallace bell ornaments.
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