Seller: vancouver-victoria (1,605) 100%, Location: North Saanich, British Columbia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122240648879 ANTIQUE GERMAN HAND-CARVED NATIVITY SCENE, CHRISTMAS SCENE, STALL IN BETHLEHEM, BIRTH OF JESUS, This beautiful, originally in BAVARIA hand-carved NATIVITY SCENE was created by a master-carver middle of last century. The quality of carving exceeds this of most carvings of the famous artistry found in OBERAMMERGAU / BAVARIA, where the worlds best carvers are found. It is very unique, carved out of native LINWOOD, which is the only wood resistant to shrinkage, cracks etc and only the best of hand-carved figurines are made out of this rare wood species. Traditionally most GERMAN FAMILIES have a Christmas Crib at home, but this masterpiece is one of a kind. It features a complete crib - Scene BETHLEHEM's STALL, with JESUS in the crib, Mary and Joseph, as well as all the other famous figures of a traditional nativity scene. All the holy kings, presenting gifts to JESUS, all the animals are very uniquely carved. Size of this ensemble is about 32 inches in length, 15 inches height and 15 inches in depth. THIS is NOT AN ASIAN AFTERMARKET CARVING, but an ORIGINAL BAVARIAN CRIB and CHRISTMAS SCENE. We will ship worldwide, insured only. *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** WE PREFER PAYPAL *** PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER AUCTIONS AND OFFERS We prefer PAYPAL for quick and easy payment, and ask for full payment within 7 working days. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. WE WILL SHIP WORLDWIDE. As standard shipping option: FOR CANADA AND CONTINENTAL US: All items will be shipped through CANADA POST / US POSTAL SYSTEM, as standard parcel, insured. Pick/up is possible in SIDNEY BC. If insurance restrictions apply on any item by any carrier, we will not be held responsible for any loss or damage, and this may result in a SHIPPING AT BUYERS RISK. Upgrade in shipping may be possible at extra charge, please advise if wanted. FOR ANY AREA OUTSIDE OF CANADA AND CONTINENTAL US: We will insure it with the shipper at buyers cost. This shipping method can take up to 45 working days to arrive. Upgrade in shipping is possible at extra charge. Insurance may be possible at extra charge, but we cannot guarantee this option. WE DO NOT CHARGE FOR HANDLING AND PACKAGING. Shipping costs are fixed and NOT negotiable Upgrade in shipping may be possible at extra charge, please advise if wanted. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Worldwide shipping. Please see listing for details. Shipping costs are calculated for ENTIRE CONTINENTAL US AND CANADA, are fixed and NOT negotiable. Many items we sell carry a limited warranty. We will certainly exchange any item as soon as the item has been returned to us, if found to be defective or not as described by us. If we do not have the same or a similar item in stock, we will refund the purchase price. If the item is found not to be defective in all functions as warranted or as described, it will be returned at buyers cost; if it is indeed defective, we will certainly pay for the new shipping costs. Shipping costs and return shipping costs however will not be refunded in any case. On 16-Sep-06 at 13:44:53 EDT, seller added the following information: After purchasing, pay instantly with your credit card through PayPal! Condition: ANTIQUE, HAND-CARVED in BAVARIA - GERMANY, middle of last century, NATIVITY SCENE, CRIB, Holy LAND, SCENE of BETHLEHEM BIRTH OF CHRIST, with all figurines, MARY, JOSEPH, JESUS, holy kings, animals, BETHLEHEM's STALL. This is a highest quality hand-carved masterpiece, a Christmas Scene, featuring BETHLEHEM's stall, with all the figurines. Very detailed carving.