H198004 - "As Is" 4-Piece Dickens Family Carolers by Valerie
I've always wanted a set, but shied away from the hefty price tags. This is a nice family, the only thing wrong was I guess the dad's lantern had a light that wasn't there. No biggie, it doesn't detract from the overall quality. The only thing I think would have been better is if the girl/Mom had legs. As you can see in this picture, no legs...just a plastic cone with sheer fabric over it. I still would buy again, and recommend it to others.
I just moved and didn't have my Christmas stuff with me. So I got these to give the new place some Christmas spirit. They look great on the mantelpiece, and the lantern does light up. Each figure is nicely done. I recommend these highly!
What a delight !
Ordered this even though "as is" but felt confident as a Valerie Parr Hill design it would be just what I expected. It was. The height of each character is impressive, couldn't find any flaws so this was a delight. Thanks, Valerie and QVC. Jackie
Favorite Holiday Decoration!
I got my set last year at full price and still think they're worth every penny. The lantern in Dad's hand has never lit -- how would it be possible? Last year there was an additional "street light" available that did light up -- got that too and love it. I'm happy the ladies have the cones underneath because there's no danger of them tipping over and wiping out the whole set. A little poofing of the materials is all that's needed to make an outstanding holiday display. For those of you buying at the "as is" price, unless it's a MAJOR defect, I'd bet you could repair the set so it's beautiful, and what a price you're getting!
LOVE THESE, WORTH EVERY PENNY!
I didn't see anything wrong with these at all. Didn't even look like they were opened before. They are beautiful and look like they're worth much more. Can't wait to put them out!
My Wife bought these last year what a wonderful addition they make to our christmas display, I guess we were one of the luckey one I think that they are really nice and make the Hoiliday more enjoyable
These are very pretty and the "as is" price is terrific. I wish the girls had legs, but they do sit very well. Yes, with the plastic under their skirts they look more like tree toppers than figures, but, I think they are darling with their fur trimmed, colorful garments. As for the lantern not lighting, it was not made to light, at least mine wasn't. The description does not mention needing any batteries for the lantern, so I knew that up front. Get yourself a set while they are available at this great price. I'm glad I got mine.
"As is" Dickens family carolers
I order Valerie's carolers but they were sold out. I had no other choice but to order order the "as is" carolers. The price is much lower than the original and the condition of my carolers is good. They are not damaged except that the lantern doesn't light up, which I think is not really necessary. The only thing I don't like is the fact that the mother and the girl don't have legs. Even though the legs are not visible because of the long skirt, they should have legs and shoes so they look more realistic. That plastic part underneath the skirt makes them look like tree top angels.
Love these carolers!
These were in very good condition. The only thing I could find wrong, was some of the yarn on the little girls scarf was coming out. I absolutely love them. Especially for the price!!
I would recommend this product to a friend if she understood that there could be some defects. After reading the reviews, I decided to give it a try. Some customers seemed to have lucked out and received perfect ones. Figured I would take the chance. My lantern is broken and I can't figure out how it was possible to light it. The ladies hat was short changed with material on one side, but not a big deal. Perfect no..cute yes. For the as is price they were a good buy. The box they came in was in pretty bad shape. Shipping should be a little cheaper on as is items. I am only giving it three stars because I deducted a star for each problem. If I had to do it over again, I would still repurchase, overall worth the slashed price.
Now I understand "As Is"
These are really lovely. I was going to order Valerie's other set but when it sold out I had no r choice but to get these.
the figures are really nice. The part that lights in his lantern is missing so, for me I cannot have a lantern but, that's OK as I will get a street lantern somewhere else. So, that's what I mean that you take your chances with an "AS IS", Would I purchase them again? Yes, I would!
Just got this set and couldn't be more happier. It is in perfect condition, except a little bending in the plastic under the woman's dress which is not a problem at all. The price is even better. It is a very beautiful set. I wish I could find the adults (28") in "As Is" condition.