I believe the other little holes on the roof were meant to hold sprigs of greenery. Please see photos and thanks for looking! The item "Rare vtg Holt Howard Santa Claus reindeer train candle holder Christmas Japan" is in sale since Thursday, March 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Modern (1946-90)\Figures\Santa". The seller is "fernwoodfinds" and is located in Los Angeles, California.This item can be shipped to United States.