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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:37 pm 
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This is a set of green spot houses and one church many with fuzzy windows. These all have the printed pasted on paper labels. Notice the limited color range which is typical of their products. Largely lime green, white, red and blue though occasionally you find yellow as trim and some other colors but it is not typical of this company to have very many colors offered. I believe they concentrated more on design and quality construction as many of there designs are VERY well thought out. It is one of the few companies that consistently would use a window or door punch to try to let light in to add on rooms and towers. I have never seen one that didn't have this quality feature. Though sometimes it didn't let in that much light at least the attempt was made. As you can see from this lot there is one house that has white frames and mullions. Most of the time they are sort of a golden rod yellow color but occasionally white is found.

I hope you all realize that this boxed set is a box I made and that I just put these houses in there. The dimensions of the bases are 5 1/2" x 3 1/8" and the height varies from 4 1/4" to 4 1/2"


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And here are some more close ups


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That is a truly stunning box set!! I wish I had the fuzzies when I refurbished the Clock house like that I did for my dad. I may have to get it back from him and swap out the windows when Im all done. I LOVE the white fuzzies, what a unique piece!!!!


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I can't believe it but there might be 3 houses in the set that I haven't cataloged for the Collector's Guide because I don't own them! I thought I had every Green Spot ever made? I have to check my chapter pages.


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Tom, very nice collection. I do love these houses!

Are all the windows original?


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