Hand made in Stuttgart, Germany, this traditional advent calendar from Richard Sellmer Verlag showcases the chivalrous history of Germany. The 3-D design features functioning castle gates that look into the courtyard. The detailed picture features 24 doors, each with a small illustration behind it. Children delight as they open a door each day and countdown to Weihnachten.
This Advent Calendar Does Not Come with Candy or Chocolate.
This advent calendar has glitter accents.
Dimensions: 14" by 10.5"
Crafted in Germany
Vintage German Advent Calendar Illustration
A German knight rides in from the cold, approaching the castle gates. A heavy blanket of snow is draped along the rooftops, and warm fires shine behind window panes. Bavarian colored shutters hint at the castle’s German heritage. The gates of the castle fold open and shut, and the castle wall folds out and forms a free standing calendar.
Traditional Richard Sellmer Verlag Advent Calendar
The tradition of the advent calendar dates back to 1851 in the Protestant parts of Germany. The first advent calendar with small doors was made in the early 1900’s and the tradition continues to this day. The Richard Sellmer Verlag company was founded in 1945, and gained popularity in America as early as 1950. Still a family run German business, the Richard Sellmer Verlag company continues the German tradition of handcrafted advent calendars.
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