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Aluminum Christmas trees
Aluminum Christmas trees

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Posted by GlenEllyn at 11:14 pm (PST) on Sun November 4, 2018   
I have what is probably the current version of an aluminum tree.  It's a "tinsel" tree, but the effect is very similar.  No color wheel, but it's a pre-lit tree with multi-colored lights.  I love it.  The silver tinsel branches reflect the lights so much that I don't even put ornaments on it.  It has such a lovely glow in the evenings.  Ahh.
Posted by PKD at 2:02 pm (PDT) on Sun May 20, 2018   
My grandmother had one of these complete with the rotating colors light!  We thought she was so rich to have it!
Posted by binki at 6:57 pm (PDT) on Sat May 31, 2014   
We had one in the 60's. Had the color wheel that kept the color of the tree changing. It was popular thenand I have a friend who had one last year, but not for me now. :)
Posted by Duff at 5:57 am (PDT) on Tue May 27, 2014   
I guess they make sense, in areas of the country that don't have live pine trees.  Also from an ecological standpoint -- cutting down beautiful trees in order to display them for a month and then discard/burn them?  Who would suggest such a practice today if it weren't already an accepted norm?
Posted by christinemathis at 2:27 am (PDT) on Tue May 27, 2014   
This is a beautiful aluminium tree. I would love to buy a similar one for my house this christmas.
Posted by Brett Valentine at 6:09 pm (PDT) on Sat August 24, 2013   
My sister and I grew up with one of these on a rotating stand that played "Jingle Bells," and "Silent Night" continuously, along with a 4 color rotating wheel.  We used to lay underneath and watch it change colors. . .
Posted by obie--wan-kenobi at 9:40 am (PDT) on Mon September 24, 2012   
And people thought real trees were a fire hazard !
Posted by Eubean at 11:57 am (PDT) on Tue April 17, 2012   
I still have one and the rotator lamp, as well. And it's in immaculate condition. Too bad, I'm not.
Posted by Robert J. McKelvey at 2:04 pm (PDT) on Mon September 5, 2011   
Had a 4' aluminum tree in Hawaii in 1959. It looked beautiful with colored lights, never knew it was a shock hazard at the time!
Posted by Breny at 5:25 pm (PDT) on Wed June 9, 2010   
My Grandma had one of these too.
Posted by micky at 10:09 pm (PDT) on Sat March 20, 2010   
We decorated our silver tree with the brightest tacky decs , my mum always tried to put tree in front window but somehow it eneded up behind couch mmmm mustve had a mind of its own lol
Posted by a former member at 6:22 pm (PDT) on Mon March 15, 2010   
I want one now!
Posted by Katbear at 9:08 pm (PDT) on Sun August 16, 2009   
My grandmother had one of them!!!

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