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Action Christmas Ornament
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U.S. Patent Number: US 5,279,871 A

Patented Jan 18, 1994


Marc H. Segan and Michael Newsome


Colitz Catchphrase:

"Because it just does not feel like Christmas if Santa is not sking in your tree.

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The present invention is a Christmas display resembling a ski-lift and ski-slope, for use in conjunction with a Christmas tree. The display comprises a track having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is at a higher elevation than the second end, and a lift disposed between the first end and the second end. The device also comprises a plurality of figurines having a base configured for slidable movement along track from the first end of track to the second end of track whereby the lift transports the figurine back to the first end of the track in a continuous manner.

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