Soviet “electro-garland” (Xmas lights)

Check out these strings of Soviet-era christmas lights for sale on eBay by magnety222 (who’s always selling awesome USSR-related stuff). Of course, these weren’t called “Christmas” lights — the big yuletide holiday in the USSR was New Year’s. Instead, these are called електрогирлянда (in Russian) and електрогірлянда (in Ukranian) — elektrogirlanda, or electro-garland, and the two styles are “астероид” (asteroid) and “космос” (cosmos).

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