"A Boxing Day Tradition"
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- "A Boxing Day Tradition" A Victorian Christmas, Dept. 56 Dickens Village Item #58595. Introduced 2004 and retired 2006. Mint condition piece in original box & sleeve. Size: 3 x 2 x 2.75". Boxing Day, popular term applied to December 26 in England, Wales, parts of Canada, and in some other countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. Traditionally, on that day the gentry would give presents, generally of money, to servants, tradespeople, and others of humble life. These presents came to be known as Christmas boxes. Boxing Day is a legal bank holiday.
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