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Dimensions: 8.5"H x 23.5"W


     This hand crafted German advent calendar folds out to an impressive 23.5" wide.  A yellow mini bus is shown filled with Christmas travelers arrives in this nostalgic and beautifully detailed scene originally crafted in the 1960s.  Express packages, a sled, toys, skis and a Christmas tree are secured to the top & back of the bus.
    The main scene panel folds out form a free standing 3-D calendar. The fold out panels add a dimension of depth and detail to the advent calendar. The detailed picture features 24 doors, each with a small illustration behind it.
    The tradition of the advent calendar dates back to 1851 in the Protestant parts of Germany. The first advent calendar with little doors was printed in the early 1900's and continues today.
    This calendar was printed in Germany, by the Richard Sellmer Publishing Co., in Stuttgart. Founded by Richard Sellmer in 1945, it remains family owned & operated, after 75 years.
     The detailed picture has 24 little doors to open. Each door has a little picture behind it. The tradition is to open one door each day from December 1 thru December 24. Children love to open a door a day as they count down to Christmas.

Does Not come with candy or chocolate

This advent calendar has glitter accents

German Advent Calendar - Nostalgic VW Bus 1960s Reproduction

SKU: ADV-0215

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