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This 10-inch-tall Santa Claus wears a blue cloth coat and carries the traditional fir tree and a basket of goodies. The blue coat suggests he dates from before 1915. The figure was made in Germany, probably to be used as a candy container. Morphy Auctions sold Santa for $4,025 in 2010.Santa Claus hasn’t always been a fat, jolly man with a beard and red coat. He hasn’t even always....

 

 


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