Friday, November 5, 2010

Finding Real Original Christmas Gifts

If you're like me you enjoy finding original, unique Christmas gifts that no one else has or knows about before the rush begins. These are items that could become a trend some day, or have unique features about them that just makes them a little more interesting and enjoyable.

Well, if you are in the market for a few real original Christmas gifts it is time to think outside the box store, to those niche items and antique reproductions that you won't find anywhere but here.

Authentic Models makes several great items that are designed to add real character to a home. They include things like model airplanes, wall art, reproduction maps, globes and furniture.

Here's just a few ideas to get the wheels turning.

Classic 1930s Runabout Wooden Model Boat. Once a family classic on Chesapeake Bay, it's now one of the most iconic boats in America. This decorative piece will remind you of summers on the water bring the sparkling water and waves home.

The Demi-Dome Architectural Model is a scale model of a demi-dome, the kind Davinci and Michelangelo used to make before building a final version. Anyone interested in art, engineering or architecture would be very proud to own this one.

Spirit of St. Louis Model Airplane is a perfect replica, painstakingly recreated with even the tiniest details still in tact. A wonderful choice for aviation buffs and pilots.

1937 Zeppelin Model is another classic, historical model from before World War II. It's a model of the historic, tragic flight of the Zeppelin, which was supposed to supplant airplanes as the preferred method of travel. Unfortunately, as we all know, it is now a symbol of ambitious but bad ideas pushed too far.