Branches havent even been extended out for display. Tested with batteries (batteries not included) - see photo. Lights up via switch on the back of the base. NOTE: some pieces may have the "typical factory flaws" excessive glue, paint out of lines, crooked attachments ect.. The item "RARE Dept 56 A Christmas Story Tinsel Tree (2005) Lighted EXCELLENT!12" is in sale since Wednesday, October 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Current (1991-Now)\Villages & Houses". The seller is "ecsmith99" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Ukraine, Cayman islands.