Hallmark "Classic American Cars Series: 1966 Mustang" Christmas Ornament, 1992

Summary

Already known for greeting cards, Hallmark introduced a line of Christmas ornaments in 1973. The company's annual release of an increasing array of ornaments appealed to customers' interest in marking memories and milestones as well as expressing one's personality and unique tastes. This 1966 Mustang ornament was the second in its "Classic American Cars" series. The first was a 1957 Corvette.

Already known for greeting cards, Hallmark introduced a line of Christmas ornaments in 1973. The company's annual release of an increasing array of ornaments appealed to customers' interest in marking memories and milestones as well as expressing one's personality and unique tastes. This 1966 Mustang ornament was the second in its "Classic American Cars" series. The first was a 1957 Corvette.

Artifact

Christmas tree ornament

Date Made

1992

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Palmiter, Don 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

China 

Creator Notes

Designed by Don Palmiter of Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Made in China.

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in The Gallery by GM

Object ID

2019.65.60

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on back of ornament: 1992 on front of packaging: COLLECTOR'S SERIES / Hallmark / KEEPSAKE / ORNAMENT / 1966 Mustang / Classic American Cars on back of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE ORNAMENT / Handcrafted - Dated 1992 / Second in the Classic American Car Series. / Look for series verification 2 on this ornament. / For breezy adventures and a sky full of sun, / This Mustang's a classic of dazzle and fun! / Mfd. for and (c)1992 Hallmark Cards, Inc., K.C. MO 64141 / Made in China / QX428-4

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