Old Royal Observatory Gold Dome Edition. Historical Landmark Series Set of 2 includes observatory and sign. Item #58451 Introduced in 1999, Retired in 2000. This is the Numbered Limited Edition #2,440 of 5,500 total pieces created by Dept 56.
Notice the sign as well as the dome are in a luxurious gold leaf color that is significantly more beautiful than the normal white dome ones made by Dept 56. This is a replica of the Old Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England which keeps the world's time. Size 5.25" x 5.5" x 8.25. The building is in excellent condition!The box sleeve shows some signs of wear from storage and glue at seam is separating as seen in picture. This was one of the largest personal collections we have ever seen with well over 1,000 beautiful immaculate pieces.
The owners dedicated a large portion of their home to this amazing display that was up year round. Many news articles were written about this display and tours were always welcomed.As this display had so many pieces the owners converted many of the original single light cords to 15/20 bulb strands. THE PICTURED ITEM IS THE EXACT ITEM YOU WILL RECIEVE. We DO NOT automatically insure any packages. In order to return merchandise you must. Do not remove a coin from the original protective holder! This policy is in place to protect ourselves and our coins. We will do everything in our power to ensure your satisfaction!
The item "Department 56 Old Royal Observatory Gold Dome RARE" is in sale since Saturday, June 20, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Decorative Collectible Brands\Department 56\Dickens Village\Buildings". The seller is "marshallsweetcoinco" and is located in Turlock, California. This item can be shipped to United States.