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Build P.M.’s Revolving Christmas Card (Nov, 1969)

Wow, Disney actually prepared the images for them? Nowadays if you made one of these and put it up in your lawn you’d probably have Mickey’s lawyers on your ass for misappropriating their copyrights.

Build P.M.’s Revolving Christmas Card

Three Disney characters rotate ’round and ’round to take turns wishing all your friends and neighbors a very Merry Christmas

By HARRY WICKS Workshop Editor

Last spring the staff at PM decided that tot Christmas 1969 we wanted yet another unusual yuletide decoration that readers could build. All agreed that whatever the finished product, it had to reflect the good cheer of the season. So we commissioned designer Gary Gerber to come up with something new. He did. Then ace workshopper John Capotosto went to work and put the project into the realm of a do-it-yourselfer: He figured out how to build it. finally, to give the display the happy mood of the season, the Walt Disney Studio created three of their characters especially for PM. The handsome result of all this effort is our way of saying Merry Christmas to our readers. —The Editors

CREATING on outdoor Christmas display that is unlike any that has been done before is a tall order. But the top-talent team that accepted this challenge from PM’s editors delivered. The result is a finished product that’s sure to draw raves from all who see it, and one that just might knock off first prize for best outdoor decoration in your neighborhood.

Standing about 4 ft. high, the display is motorized and features Mickey Mouse and two “stars” in a recently released Disney movie.

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Give Santa a Hand (Nov, 1950)

Give Santa a Hand

Route those toy orders to Santa through your workshop. Here are 10 wooden ones to bring shrieks of delight from your youngsters on Christmas morn

By Marvin Hartley

SANTA’S job will be easier when you turn toymaker and lend a helping hand to relieve the burden on his North Pole workshop. Among this group of 10 exciting toys, there’s at least one that will surely make Christmas extra merry for some youngster. Except for the lighthouse stool, bucking bronco and the burp gun, which require some sheet metal, all of the toys are made mostly of wood.

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Give Cigarettes as a Christmas Present (Dec, 1940)

Apparently twenty years after this article, it was alright for women to smoke.

for Christmas … give the cigarette that satisfies
A carton of Chesterfields with their MILDER BETTER TASTE will give your friends more pleasure than anything else you can buy for the money.
The attractive Gift Carton that says Merry Christmas

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The Return of The Toys (Dec, 1946)

Gallery of new toys for the 1946 Christmas season, the first one toy makers could gear up for after WWII. Check out the “reaction jet engine” on page 3 and the proto-legos on the last page.


The Return of The Toys

This year’s mechanical marvels are sturdier, more realistic —and more expensive.

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