Hallmark "Disney's Toy Story: Buzz Lightyear" Christmas Ornament, 1998

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 Buzz Lightyear, along with a corresponding Sheriff Woody, were the first of many Hallmark Toy Story ornaments.

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 Buzz Lightyear, along with a corresponding Sheriff Woody, were the first of many Hallmark Toy Story ornaments.

Artifact

Christmas tree ornament

Date Made

1998

Creators

Hallmark Cards, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, Missouri, Kansas City 

China 

Creator Notes

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

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.65.198

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard

Color

Multicolored

Inscriptions

on front of packaging: Hallmark / KEEPSAKE / ORNAMENT / Disney's / TOY / STORY / Buzz Lightyear / Disney's Toy Story on top of packaging: Hallmark on back of packaging: "To infinity and beyond!" declares the dazzling and always confident Buzz Lightyear. The Space Ranger from Disney's Toy Story has a lot to learn as he joins the lively group of toys on the "strange planet" of a young boy's bedroom. / Even after he discovers he's not a real Space Ranger, Buzz still shows the courage and loyalty to earn him an even higher rank. Friend. / Look for the Keepsake Ornament depicting Buzz's friend Woody at your Hallmark retailer. / For decorative use only. Not for young children. / Handcrafted - Dated 1998 on bottom of packaging: (C) Disney / Mfd. for Hallmark Cards, Inc., Kansas City, MO 64141 / Made in China QXD4066

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