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Hammacher Schlemmer Introduces its 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

New York, NY, November 1, 2016 - Hammacher Schlemmer, America's most distinguished retail catalog company, has issued its Holiday Gift Guide, for 2016 to offer gift ideas from a selection of the Best, the Only, and the Unexpected.

Ideal for finding a gift for someone who has everything or professes to want nothing, Hammacher Schlemmer’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide is filled with an assortment of products that solve problems or are the only ones of their kind.

Selected by Hammacher Schlemmer’s gift consultants, the product assortment includes The Tabletop Fireplace that rests on any stable surface and provides the crackle and comfort of a wood-burning fire without the smoke or sparks, The WiFi Communicating Pet Treat Dispenser, a device that enables people to interact with their pets when out of the house, and The Cordless Heated Throw that provides portable warmth when away from an outlet.

"The Holiday Gift Guide allows customers to find meaningful gifts that are not easily found elsewhere," said Fred Berns, Hammacher Schlemmer's General Manager.

For more personal gifts, the Holiday Gift Guide offers The Personalized Photo Christmas Cookies, shortbread cookies personalized with a family photo, and The Gentleman’s Personalized Whiskey Kit, a home whiskey brewing kit that can be personalized with a name up to 16 letters.

Practical problem-solving gifts include The Rapid Photo Album Scanner that converts photographs into digital images without having to remove them from an album, and The 55 Language Translating Scanner, that scans foreign language texts and translates it to English.

Playful gifts include The Shirt Pocket Video Drone that folds up to the size of a smartphone, The Singing Peek-A-Boo Pachyderm that sings and plays peek-a-boo with children, and The Tractor Lover’s Engine Repair Set that lets little aspiring mechanics tinker with a toy engine.

As with all of Hammacher Schlemmer's products, the items in the Holiday Gift Guide are backed by the Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee, allowing gift-givers and recipients to exchange or return gifts at any time, for any reason.

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