Another relates the “Advent tree”, originating around the mid-19th century; at the start of the Advent period a conifer would be placed in the home and every day a prophecy of the Old Testament would be recited before putting a candle, together with a paper star on which the recited text was written. It bears the signature of Fritz Baumgarten (1883-1966) and the number “381” in the margin below right. This calendar is without glitter, but I have seen some glittered.
In this period Christians prepare for Christmas and the birth of Jesus.
The liturgical year always begins on the Sunday that falls between November 27 and December 3, and ends on December 24.
This was published during WWII, and there are texts and pictures related to that, very distressing, period. On the backcover is indicated that it was published by the NSDAP (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei), Franz Eher Nachs., München. Dimensions: closed 19,5 x 27,5 cm and open 38,5 x 27,5 cm. - the inner part: 6 thru 24 December to be cut out and to be pasted on the uncolored figures. ” by Dominik Wunderlin, from the “Museen und Archäologie” in Liestal, Switserland, page 19, and A21 Advent calendar, made of pressed cardboard (Prägedruck : embossed printing or relief printing), with Santa carrying presents on his way to a village; doors numbered from 1 thru 24. As it is made in the same way and similar design as calendar no. On the back of A22 is printed “47 Made in Western Germany” and on A23 “54” and on the cover sheet of both is printed the same text, which is peculiar because of the different graphics: “No. The following information is available on the internet, but I cannot vouch for its correctness: Arthur F. The company Krüger has not been around for some years. It was re-issued by Korsch Verlag in 1972, with and without glitter, Ref. 87, "200/201 - Weihnachtsmann in Eselskarre" (Santa Claus in donkey cart). Here the calendar has not been used and is in its original condition. Dating there are several sources: 1) From 1957 and was sold under the ref. 203, according to information from the November 2004-January 2005 exhibition in the Museum Voswinckelshof, Dinslaken in Germany.
dars by Tasha Tudor : - COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR, New York, Rand Mc Nally, 1982. - the back page: 25 thru 31 December to be cut out and to be pasted on this page in the blank spaces. ); below left is the signature : A20 Advent calendar, depicting the well known Church of Seiffen. is for "Rotraut"; 14 December 1908-26 April 1986 ), an author and illustrator; below right is printed “Korsch Verlag” and logo; on the left “Made in Germany 11451”. First printed in 1966, in München, and published up to 1997, ref. Under "AFKH" usually double arches 21x 29 cm (ie 2x 21x15) glossy images were produced. Indication of designer: “DRGM” (Deutsches Reich Gebrauchsmuster (German Reich Registered Design)) and illustrator's signature and on the back “Druck und Verlag: Mitteldeutsche Kunstanstalt Heidenau/SA 4514. A39 Advent calendar, designed by Fritz Baumgarten (1883-1966), in the form of a tear-off calendar, starting with day 1, being December 1st and ending with day 24, being December 24th. In the base is a candle holder and when lit, light shines through. 2) This is consistent with information in the pre-1957 Herold catalog when it was offered as “Nr.
Highlighted with glitter and doors numbered from 1 thru 24. Below left is printed “…Graf-Dreyer: Adventskalender A.” and on the right “Gedrukt und verlegt vom Verlag für Volkskunst und Volksbildung, Richard Keutel, Lahr in Baden.” On the back there is the text of the songs by "Frau Graf-Dreyer" for opening each door. Furthermore also nothing to do with the artist of the famous Hummel figurines. A28 Pop-up advent calendar, the front cover with Santa and holly. According to the person I bought this from it is from Michel Verlag Nürnberg and dates from around 1957. Most important publishing houses in Germany were Pittius Publishing House, where Frau Tucholsky worked as manager, Hermann Wolff Publishing House, AFKH - Artur F. Below right is the signature “Lore H.” (Lore Hummel) and in the margin below left is printed “Made in West Germany” and on the right “029”. On each sheet are two lines of a poem and when December 24th is reached, one has learned the complete poem “Weihnachtszeit” by Margit Backhus (1905-1975), drawings are by Maria Hohneck.
Below right is printed “Printed in US Zone Germany” and on the left “313”. A14 Advent calendar, showing a church with 5 unnumbered doors. As all the doors were very clumsily replaced, I have removed all of them, thereby revealing what is behind them. A17 German “Frösi-Weihnachtskalender ” with “Schlüsselkarte zum Frösi-Adventskalender”(Christmas calendar with key card for Frösi advent calendar), supplement of the magazine “Fröhlich sein und singen” edition 1959, number 11. Open it shows Santa in a sleigh and many children and a house, with doors numbered from 1 thru 24. Krüger, Hamburg and Wiechmann Publishing House, Starnberg near Munic. Below left is printed: “© 1961/63 Walt Disney Productions m 20” and on the right “Printed in Germany”. In the margin below left is printed the designer’s information “Entwurf: Gesellschaft Graphik u. A38 Advent calendar “Kling Glöckchen” with its original wrapping, consisting of a cardboard back panel on which the tear off advent calendar is fixed. In addition the sheets still have another function.
It seems that the first advent wreath has been invented by the Lutheran theologist, Johann Hinrich Wichern (1808-1881).
In 1839 he used a wooden wheel with four large and nineteen small candles.
- THE DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS, New York, Rand Mc Nally, 1980, 11" x 25 1/2". A18 Advent calendar, design by Rolf Keller (June 5,1898 in Wurzen - December 31,1970 in Chemnitz, at that time called "Karl-Marx-Stadt"), showing a Christmas tree laden with lebkuchen and a snowy village and Santa in a sleight in the background; doors numbered from 1 thru 24. Doors, numbered from 1 thru 24, said to be arranged in the form of the numbers of a clock. Later, as "Kruger" as far as known only the small arches 21x15 (A5). It was the intention that each day a page was removed and usually they were glued into a book. 203 Adventslaterne, mit 24 Fenstern zum öffnen DM 1.20” 3) Mr. Below right is “GR” and I was told to be the publisher "Groot - Verlag, Hamburg", but calendar A161 is also signed “GR”, and has been published by Crystal Verlag! Made in W.-Germany” and published in 1972, with and without glitter.