Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree: U. S. Patent # 5,489,452
Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree:
An actual large pine cone, painted, beautifully decorated and illuminated with a string of miniature holiday lights -- this same pine cone is now transformed into a miniature replica of a full-size Christmas tree. Thus becoming a new festive symbol of the holiday season for enjoyment by young and old alike.
The Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree is designed to stand alone or can become the central object around which other holiday scenes may be created. The possibilities are limitless as one can see from the photographs included with this literature.
The Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree provides a means of fulfilling the need for a holiday symbol for those who may be incapacitated or otherwise unable to erect a fuller-sized tree. It is light-weight and easy to move about. It lends itself as a gift to those who may be hospitalized or situated transiently.
The #1 marketable feature of The Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree is its unique design, which provides a totally new Christmas decorative item, perfect for the home, office or business.
The Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree can be marketed through normal retail channels during the holiday season; in addition, there are located throughout the world in many retail outlets that provide Christmas items for sale year-round. The Pine Cone Christmas Tree lends itself favorably to becoming a part of their inventory.
The Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree has been test-marketed through craft shops and shows. The response from the buying public was overwhehning and was such that we were barely able to meet the demand created and had to limit the number of shows we were able to attend.
The following statement is from the owner of a crafters outlet store:
"I had the pleasure of having Len Case's Pine Cone Trees in my store, Crafters Gallery, in November and December. They were a terrific seller; people really loved them. I hope to have them in my store every Christmas "
The Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree can be marketed as a:
(1) Fully assembled individual tree.
(2) Part of a pre-designed holiday scene.
The Lighted Pine Cone Christmas Tree can be easily produced utilizing readily available materials and technology.
Inventor: Len Case, 998 Victoria St., Antioch, IL, 60002; (847) 395-259 E-mail: [email protected]