Fans of vintage outdoor holiday decorations hit the jackpot this weekend in Pennsylvania where nearly 2,000 pieces of blow molded decorations belonging to a Nebraska collector were auctioned off.
Jeff Weber told local TV station WNEP that he'd been collecting items for 40 years, with his grandparents contributing items from the 1960s and 1970s. All the pieces had been put on display at his Omaha home in the past.
Jones Auction House LLC of Spring Brook Township, Pa., hosted the one-day special sales event on Nov. 6. On a social media post, Jones Auction said the sale would be the largest it ever had.
"We've sold some blow molds, believe it or not, plastic Christmas decorations for almost $4,000, so it's the things that we used to get rid of, and now they've become very collectible," Eric Jones, Jones Auction House owner, told WNEP.
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