Activities Sports & Athletics The Price of Aluminum Christmas Trees These holiday decorations have a wide range of cost Share PINTEREST Email Print Two vintage/one new aluminum tree. Barb Crews Sports & Athletics Other Activities Collecting Cigars Baseball Basketball Bicycling Billiards Bodybuilding Bowling Boxing Car Racing Cheerleading Cricket Extreme Sports Football Golf Gymnastics Ice Hockey Martial Arts Professional Wrestling Skateboarding Skating Paintball Soccer Swimming & Diving Table Tennis Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Learn More By Barbara Crews Barbara Crews is a lifelong collector who was featured on A&E for her collections. She has contributed to Antique Trader, Today’s Vintage, and more. our editorial process Barbara Crews Updated July 01, 2017 How much are aluminum Christmas trees worth? With this brief price guide, get the facts about their value. Aluminum trees actually range in price quite a bit. Many people either love them or hate these trees, but there is no denying their popularity among those who want a retro look for Christmas or who collect vintage holiday decorations. But before finding out the market value of these trees, get a bit of history about them first. The History of Aluminum Christmas Trees The aluminum Christmas tree first appeared on the scene in the 1950s. Check out this patent (shown here), which is dated 1959. The patent shows how the branches were inserted into the tree trunk, as well as how the aluminum pieces were constructed. It serves as a handy tutorial or people purchasing aluminum trees today. The Variety of Aluminum Trees Aluminum trees were made in several different colors, but silver is typically the most popular and affordable. Gold is also fairly affordable if silver isn't your preference. If you're looking for aluminum trees in other colors, however, be aware that prices can rise dramatically. How much money are you willing to spend on a tree? Have a price range in mind, so you're not blindsided when searching for the aluminum tree of your dreams. Create a budget and stick to it. What to Consider When Buying a Tree Online When purchasing an aluminum Christmas tree online, be sure it comes with all the paper sleeves to protect the branches, if not you will be in for a hard time constructing it and keeping the feathery strands in perfect condition. So, exactly how much do these trees cost? As you can see from the lists below, aluminum trees can run anywhere from a couple of hundred dollars to more than a thousand. Cost of Aluminum Trees Found on eBay and via PriceMiner Carey – McFall Co 7' tree w/color wheel and stand$600 Starlite 7', stand not included$355* Silverline 7' pom pom tree w/color wheel and stand$481 Canadian Spangle Fairyland 7.5' Tree, 121 branches w/color wheel$255 Tomar Artic Star 7'*$667 Sparkler 6' pom pom tree, original box$150 Consolidated Novelty Tree 49"$17 Carey – McFall Co. 8' tree w/233 branches$711 Evergleam Deluxe 8' tree$384/450/524 Evergleam 8' Tree w/color wheel*$1382. Evergleam 6' tree$180 PINK Evergleam 4' Pink Aluminum Tree$889 Noma 4' Pink tree, with original box/sleeves$536.79 Evergleam 5' Pink Aluminum Tree$500* Miscellaneous Colors Evergleam 6' Gold tree$315* Evergleam 6' Bluefrost Aluminum Christmas Tree$910 Carey – McFall Co. 7.5' tree w/red and green pom poms and tree stand$543* 8' Evergleam "Blue Frost" 8' w/stand$495 * Found on PriceMiner Wrapping Up Online auctions are not always a true measure of value as many factors can contribute to the final price. Some factors that can affect prices include month, day and time of auction; category item is listed in; quality and number of pictures shown, and the accuracy of the description.