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Victorian England at the time of Charles Dickens was a center or culture for the world, where many traditions we celebrate today took shape.
Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” was one of the single greatest influences in rejuvenating the old Christmas traditions of England. Honor Christmas in your heart and home with this classic collection.
 
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Olde Bramling Oast House New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056639

Olde Bramling Oast House


An Oast is constructed for a particular function; the unique architectural style is required to dry harvested hops before being sent to breweries. The unique vent at the top of the chimney rotates with the wind to create an optimal draft. Coordinates with item #4056646 “Oast House Hop Harvest” Gaslight Pubs Series. Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2017.
7.28” H x 5.12”W x 6.7” L

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Oast House Hop Harvest New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056646

Oast House Hop Harvest


Couple prepare freshly harvested hops for drying in the oast. Coordinates with item #4056639 “Olde Bramling Oast House”. Introduced 2017.
2.44”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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$28.50   

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The Merry Fir Advent Wreaths New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056636

The Merry Fir Advent Wreaths


Different from the traditional colors in our country, at Merry Fir, the true Anglican custom is reflected in the colors of the candles. Celebrate the advent season by “Lighting” another candle on each of the four Sunday’s prior to Christmas. Coordinates with item #4056645 “Turnabout Is Fair Play” Interactive advent lights – light advent candle each week! Adapter included.
Introduced 2017.
6.89” H x 4.76” W x 5.75” L
Expected Ship Date MID-JUNE 2017
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$100.00   

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Turnabout Is Fair Play New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056645

Turnabout Is Fair Play


Victorian Maiden waits under the mistletoe ball for a kiss from the gentleman. Coordinates with item #4056636 “The Merry Fir Advent Wreaths”. Introduced 2017.
2.68”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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The Hansom Cab Co. New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056644

The Hansom Cab Co.


Prior to motorized vehicles, besides walking, horse and carriage was the main mode of transportation around the busy streets of London. The Cab Company building housed the stable for the horses, parking for cabs, and office for the business records. Coordinates with item #4056638 “Holiday Cab Ride” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2017.
7.6” H x 4.92” W x 5.91” L

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Holiday Cab Ride New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056638

Holiday Cab Ride


Only 1 horse is needed to pull the Hansom Cab through the snowy streets of London. Coordinates with item #4056644 “The Hansom Cab Co.” Introduced 2017.
4.25”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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$47.50   

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The Oxford Arcade New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056637

The Oxford Arcade


The world’s best-know upscale department stores are found in London. Similar to a mall, an arcade allowed patrons the convenience of visiting several shops under one roof. Elegant details include brass lanterns and metal scroll work. Coordinates with item #4056643 “Ladies Auxiliary Brass Band” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2017.
7.28” H x 4.8” W x 5.12” L

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Ladies Auxiliary Brass Band New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056643

Ladies Auxiliary Brass Band


A trio of horn players spread cheer on streets of London with carols in front of the department store. Coordinates with item #40566637 “The Oxford Arcade”. Introduced 2017.
2.44”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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Combs Honey Cottage New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056635

Comb’s Honey Cottage


Set of 2, includes bee hive. Studies show that bees arrived on the British Isles 9000 years ago, and that the Beekeeping trade in England dates back centuries. This charming country cottage would make the idyllic setting for keeping hives during the time of Dickens. Coordinates with item #4056642 “Honey Harvest” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2017.
5.91” H x 4.8” W x 7.01” L

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Honey Harvest New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056642

Honey Harvest


Beehive is protected from the elements so the beekeeper can gather honey throughout the year. Coordinates with item #4056635 “Comb’s Honey Cottage”. Introduced 2017.
2.44”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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$25.00   

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Eight Milkmaids Crock New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056634

Eight Milkmaids Crock


The fair isle of Britain is known for many specialty trades, one of which is dairy production. It’s thus appropriate to tribute the eighth in our Twelfth Night series as a fine Devon County creamery. Coordinates with item #4056641 “Victorian Milk Maid” Twelfth Night Series. Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2017.
6.81” H x 5” W x 4.72” L

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Victorian Milk Maid New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056641

Victorian Milk Maid


A pushcart filled with the freshest dairy ingredients, serving customers on the streets of London. Coordinates with item #4056634 “Eight Milkmaids Crock”. Introduced 2017.
2.56”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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Criterion Magic Lantern Theatre New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056633

Criterion Magic Lantern Theatre


The precursor to the movie theaters, magic lantern shows became widespread in London during the 1800’s. Similar to more modern day slide projectors, a magic lantern used a light source to project an image from a slide unto a large white surface. Features a flickering light inside to resemble the lights of a show that is in progress. Coordinates with item #4056640 “The Amazing Magic Lantern Show” Uses replacement bulb #4059454. Introduced 2017.
6.7” H x 4.92” W x 6.02” L

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The Amazing Magic Lantern Show New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056640

The Amazing Magic Lantern Show


Lit accessory – the theme of this show is “Alice In Wonderland”, demonstrating the 19th century technology of Magic Lanterns. Coordinates with item #4056633 “Criterion Magic Lantern Theatre” Lighted, battery operated, uses 2 “C” batteries, not included. Compatible with AC/DC adapters #55026 or #53500. Introduced 2017.
2.64”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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$32.50   

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Great Yarmouth Lighthouse New for 2017
Item Sku: 4059380

Great Yarmouth Lighthouse


A quaint fishing village Yarmouth is on the Eastern coast of the isle, on the North Sea. Our lighthouse is beautifully constructed of stone and stucco, with an adjoining house for the light keeper.
Coordinates with item 4059381 Yarmouth’s Discovery Bay,
Approx. 7.5”H
Expected Ship Date October 2017
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$140.00   

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Yarmouths Discovery Bay New for 2017
Item Sku: 4059381

Yarmouth's Discovery Bay


Two best friends have a ball discovering treasures at the sea shore. Little boy float his sailboat in the tide waters, with cute young lady uses a telescope to glance at the horizon. Coordinates with 4059380 Great Yarmouth Lighthouse.
Approx. 3”H
Expected Ship Date October 2017
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$37.50   

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Dickens Village Home for the Holidays Gift Set New for 2017
Item Sku: 4059379

Dickens Village Home for the Holidays Gift Set


This home is the perfect place to spend Christmas. Trimmed with holiday greens, it’s no wonder family from afar couldn’t wait to arrive on Christmas Eve. Includes Mother and Father who welcome their son home for the Holidays after a semester at school. Set of 3 includes house and two accessories, Limited to Year of Production
Approx. 7”H
Expected Ship Date October 2017
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$99.00   

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Christmas Carol Poulterers Shop Box Set New for 2017
Item Sku: 4056648

Christmas Carol Poulterer’s Shop Box Set


The Olde Camden Town Poulterer was brisk with business leading up to Christmas, for the centerpiece of many Victorian holiday dinners was goose, duck, or other fowl. But that year, at Cratchit’s Corner, the big prize Turkey made for a feast to behold. Boxed set includes: Building, accessory, sisal tree and bag of snow. A Christmas Carol. Introduced 2017. Uses replacement bulb #99244.
6.65” H x 5.12”W x 5.75” L
Expected Ship Date MID-JULY 2017
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$125.00   

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Christmas Sweets, Dickens Village Item Sku: 4054961

Christmas Sweets, Dickens' Village


During the Dickensian times in London, Chocolate was a luxury. How appropriate that a chocolatier would be an elegant, upscale building that would serve the crown. Giant molded chocolate Santa’s capture the attention of a young boy and his pup. Coordinates with item #4054964 “Sidewalk Sweets, Dickens’ Village” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced May 2016.
6.7” x 6.5” x 7.28”H

$89.00  

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The Swan and Trumpet Item Sku: 4054962

The Swan & Trumpet


The Swan and Trumpet is THE PUB, one of the go to pieces in Dickens Village for 2016. The title is inspired by The Seven Swans of the Twelve Days tradition. Trumpet from trumpeter swans. Coordinates with item #4054965 “Swan & Trumpet Beer Wagon” Twelfth Night Series and Gaslight Pubs Series. Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced May 2016.
4” x 5.79” x 7.28”H

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Swan and Trumpet Beer Wagon Item Sku: 4054965

Swan & Trumpet Beer Wagon


Beer distribution in 19th century London was done through the brewery. Pubs and delivery vehicles were owned by a single brewer. This is demonstrated with the Swan and Trumpet Beer Wagon. Horse pulled cart brought barrels from the source to the pub. Coordinates with item #4054962 “The Swan & Trumpet Pub” Introduced May 2016.
2.76” x 7.68” x 3.27”H

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The Harbourmaster House Item Sku: 4050932

The Harbourmaster House


In Great Britain, the Harbourmaster is considered an appointed position to serve as the Queen’s Harbourmaster, and is typically served by an officer of the Royal Navy. Creative details include the porthole window and the artistic fish motifs. Coordinates with item #4050940 “From Across the Pond” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2016.
5.25” x 5.25” x 7.25”H

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From Across The Pond Item Sku: 4050940

From Across The Pond


The captain is careful with the cargo that has just arrived from the colonies and oversees the cartons himself. Coordinates with item #4050932 “The Harbourmaster House” Introduced 2016.
2.75” x 2” x 2.75”H

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The Dukes Wheel Cheese Shoppe Item Sku: 4050930

The Duke's Wheel Cheese Shoppe


Tudor styling, a variety of window shapes and side staircase are some of the delightful features of the “The Duke’s Wheel Cheese Shoppe”, a perfectly fitting specialty shop for Londontown. Coordinates with item #4050938 “Cheese Samples For All” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2016.
5.5” x 4.25” x 8”H

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Cheese Samples For All Item Sku: 4050938

Cheese Samples For All


This delightful accessory really tells a story. The clerk is handing out samples to shoppers and the cat, and the mice. Coordinates with item #4050930 “The Duke’s Wheel Cheese Shoppe” Introduced 2016.
1.5” x 2.25” x 2.25”H

$22.50  

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Fezziwigs Holiday Dance Item Sku: 4050944

Fezziwig's Holiday Dance


A new addition for "A Christmas Carol" within Dickens' Village. "The Fezziwig's Holiday Dance" is where Ebenezer and Belle fell in love. Coordinates with item #4050946 “A Dance With Belle” A Christmas Carol Series. Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2016.
6.75” x 5.25” x 7”H
Expected Ship Date AUGUST 2017
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$125.00  

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St. Clives in the Dell Item Sku: 4054963

St. Clives in the Dell


Traditionally, churches are a bestselling design in Dickens Village. The hanging bell used on St. Clive’s caught the attention of our artist and inspired this design. This unique bell is suspended without a tower, ready to call parishioners to service. Coordinates with item #4054966 “First Christmas Eve Service” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced May 2016.
6.3” x 5.39” x 6.77”H

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First Christmas Eve Service Item Sku: 4054966

First Christmas Eve Service


Mom and Dad have the baby wrapped in lace trimmed blankets for the midnight service. A perfect commemoration of baby’s first Christmas. Coordinates with item #4054963 “St. Clives in the Dell” Introduced May 2016
1.5” x 1.85” x 2.64”H
Expected Ship Date MID-JUNE 2017
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$22.50  

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The London Gallery Item Sku: 4050929

The London Gallery


The London Gallery is perfectly suited to showcase fine Pre-Raphaelite art by such masters as Millais, Hunt, and Rossetti. With the design cues of an English manor house, debossed organic shapes add an elegant touch. Coordinates with item #4050937 “Rossetti & His Muse” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Introduced 2016.
5.75” x 5” x 7.5”H

$110.00  

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Rossetti and His Muse Item Sku: 4050937

Rossetti & His Muse


Well known British artist Dante Rossetti has inspired this finely detailed accessory of the artist working at his craft. The ever-present muse is a model featured in many of his paintings. Coordinates with item #4050929 “The London Gallery” Introduced 2016.
3” x 2” x 2.75”H

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Frost Fair Roasted Ox Item Sku: 4050928

Frost Fair Roasted Ox


A new addition to the series which began last year. After proper time on the spit, entrees ranged from plates of sliced meat to stew. Carving tools are found in back, serving pieces window wait at the side window. Coordinates with item #4050936 “Frost Fair Treat” Uses replacement bulb #99244. Frost Fair Series. Introduced 2016.
5.25” x 5” x 8”H

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Frost Fair Treat Item Sku: 4050936

Frost Fair Treat


This father and son duo are both enjoying their sausage snack from one of the many food vendors at the Frost Fair. Coordinates with item #4050928 “Frost Fair Roasted Ox” Introduced 2016.
1.25” x 1.5” x 3.25”

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Anniversary Gazebo, Dickens Village Cheers to 40 Years! Item Sku: 4050926

Anniversary Gazebo, Dickens Village Cheers to 40 Years!


Throughout our history, Department 56 has enjoyed creating tribute pieces to our favorite author. How appropriate that Charles and Catherine Dickens are offering an anniversary toast with silver goblets inside the Dickens’ Village Anniversary Gazebo. Introduced 2016.
5.5” x 5.25” x 7.75”H

$99.00  

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Dickens Town Tree Item Sku: 4044820

Dickens’ Town Tree


Introduced 2015.
5” x 5” x 6.25”
Expected Ship Date OCTOBER 2017
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$59.00  

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In 2009, Department 56 celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Dickens' Village, a Village which began in 1984 as a series of drawings presented to Department 56 by artist Neilan Lund, an established graphic artist from Minnesota. His idea was to publish note cards and paper products with images inspired by the words of Charles Dickens from his immortal classic, "A Christmas Carol." With the growing success of the ceramic Original Snow Village Series of lighted houses and accessories, these drawings inspired another style of lit Village made of porcelain.

This was the birth of the "Shops of Dickens' Village" which later became the Dickens' Village Series, seven small and simple designs representing the core elements of an English town in the 19th Century - the butcher, the baker, the candle shop, blacksmith, inn, green grocer, and the brush and basket shop. In 2010, the final two pieces have been remade as special 25th Anniversary pieces: the Candle Shop and the Green Grocer join Bean and Son Smithy, the Brush and Basket Shop, the Crowntree Inn, the Golden Swan Baker, and the Abel Beesley Butcher, completing the 25th Anniversary remakes of the original Dickens' Village pieces. The Neilan Lund Gallery 25th Anniversary piece pays tribute to Neilan Lund, the original artist whose drawings inspired the Dickens' Village. Other Dickens' novels inspired churches, pubs, and businesses which grew Dickens' Village into one of the most popular and best loved collectible series we know.

We are often drawn to objects reminiscent of a bygone era. During Dickens' lifetime, England was a cultural center for the world, and a place where many of our current holiday traditions were formed. Let the finely-detailed, hand-painted porcelain lighted buildings and accessories of this series inspire your feelings of Christmases past and Christmases yet to come.