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Thread #54983   Message #853657
Posted By: curmudgeon
25-Dec-02 - 02:49 PM
Thread Name: Pagan thoughts on 'Santa Claus'
Subject: RE: Pagan thoughts on 'Santa Claus'
Santas in different colored attire were once common. Many postcards from the years before WWI are illustrative of this: green, blue, brown, red, and even black. The non-red Santas, especially those produced by Tuck of England, are highly sought after by collectors and can easily fetch $20.00 or more, depending on condition.

Then again, is it possible thaat Santa Claus is Karl Marx in a red suit? That would explain the common color -- Tom