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Hallmark Collectible Christmas Ornaments

Updated on May 24, 2015

Elsa Christmas Ornament, from the Disney Movie Frozen

This is a beautiful Christmas ornament of Elsa.
This is a beautiful Christmas ornament of Elsa. | Source

Hallmark Annual Ornaments

Each year, the Hallmark stores sell special for the year Christmas ornaments. These ornaments have the year inscribed on them, and are produced especially for the Hallmark ornament collection. These are usually attractive, and collectors seek them out.

As with most things issued annually, with a year inscribed on the items of that particular year, collectors begin to accumulate a collection. A market emerges for back issues no longer available in stores. This forces people who want an older piece to seek it out in the secondary market.

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Multiple Ornaments Are Issued Annually

A multitude of ornaments are issued for each year. This is to the delight of the collectors. Unfortunately, this also has a discouraging effect, since it makes obtaining a complete collection difficult. But, these are not intended to collected as a complete set.

Place Them Carefully

Hallmark ornaments can be heavy, so care in placement may be necessary. Preserving older ornaments from damage is important if the collection is to grow.

Hallmark Ornaments - Disney

Hallmark Ornaments - Disney

Hallmark has issued a line of Disney ornaments as part of the Hallmark annual ornament series.. These are collectible by those who collect Hallmark ornaments and by Disney collectors. When an item is collectible by multiple groups, it is especially desirable, and may escalate in value. Disney collectors are especially likely to force the price up, so this is good for the future value of any Hallmark ornament with a Disney theme.

Disney Frozen Elsa Christmas Ornament

Disney Frozen Elsa Christmas Ornament by Hallmark
Disney Frozen Elsa Christmas Ornament by Hallmark

This is one of the 2014 Hallmark Christmas ornaments, which should remain popular for years. This is just a sample of what is available. One of the other ornaments is the Olaf Christmas ornament.


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Save the Box

As most collectibles do, Hallmark ornaments retain a higher value of the original box is kept. And the condition of the box is important. Collectors like items in the original packaging, and if the package has never been opened it is even more desirable to the collectors.

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These are quite collectible. Some people just must have as many different ones as possible. Collectors can be found for many things, and this is certainly no exception.


New ones appear annually. Old ones disappear from sale at stores. For older issues, use the secondary market. Since people have difficulty fixing a price on the older Hallmark ornaments, they often resort to auction sites. But, there is no guarantee an item will be bid up to its worth, so finding bargains is a real possibility.

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      Blackspaniel1 2 years ago

      The Frozen ornaments will probably remain popular for years.

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      Heidi Thorne 2 years ago from Chicago Area

      I just bought a couple 2014 editions for a friend who's into Disney collectibles. I'll tell her to make sure and keep the box! Thanks for the tips!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: i'll check our inventory if i have em were selling over 4000= hallmark and precious moments ornaments

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @artbyrodriguez: we have them all check our website we have over 4000+ hallmark ornaments from 1973 till 2005

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      Beverly Rodriguez 6 years ago from Albany New York

      I buy a Hallmark ornament every year for my Grandchildren...I have fun picking them out. I'll have to tell them to save the boxes!

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      Blackspaniel1 6 years ago

      @anonymous: I suggest searching eBay for the year, and if there is one up you could see. I do not know.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I have a question regarding the Hallmark Christmas ornaments ... I was wondering what the ornament was for Christmas 1956, and if there was one, how could I get it?? thank you for your help