The World’s Oldest Fake Christmas Tree


It cost 6d in 1886, and is worth £1000 today.

Families all over the country follow the same annual tradition of getting the artificial Christmas tree out of its box when the time comes to put up the decorations. But the Parker family has been doing it longer than any other because they are still using a tree they first bought in 1886.

Complete with the original baubles and tinsel, their 14 inch tree is in its 124th year and has been authenticated as the world’s oldest imitation Christmas tree.

World’s oldest Christmas tree makes a welcome return… for the 124th year (Mail Online)

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