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2019 Keepsake Ornament Debut Event Catalog

This year’s Keepsake Ornament Debut Event catalog which promotes the fall releases that will hit stores on October 5, 2019. The Transporter Table Decoration ($99.00) is highlighted along with the already released 2019 Star Trek ornaments.


Mission Log – A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast with Kevin Dilmore

Say hello to Star Trek novelist and the guy behind some of your favorite Trek Keepsake ornaments… it’s Kevin Dilmore! You may find a bigger geek, but you’d have to look hard. Topics include Star Trek: The Animated Series, hanging a sick sense of humor on a Christmas tree, and H.R. Pufnstuf.

Mission Log – A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Kevin’s interview begins at 12:00.
Hallmark Star Trek ornament discussion begins at 36:00.

Kevin Dilmore and the History of Hallmark’s Star Trek Keepsake Ornaments Podcast

Kevin Dilmore and the history of Hallmark’s Star Trek Keepsake Ornaments

Steve and Kevin chat with Kevin Dilmore about his career as a journalist writing for the Star Trek Communicator magazine Star Trek short stories and novels and the Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments catalogue.
Kevin’s history at Hallmark begins at 11:30.
Hallmark’s Star Trek ornament discussion begins at 13:50.

Kevin Dilmore was a newspaper reporter and long-time contributing writer to Star Trek Communicator Magazine before breaking into fiction writing. In addition to novels and short stories, both solo and with writing partner Dayton Ward, Kevin also contributed the author interviews in 2003’s “Star Trek: Signature Collection” releases.

Star Trek™ The Transporter Tabletop Decoration With Light and Sound Artist Clarification

The Star Trek Transporter’s  official info page on Hallmark’s website has been updated with a change in artist.  In July, Rodney Gentry was credited as the artist for the tabletop ornament but has been recently been changed to Orville Wilson. Wilson was the artist responsible for the only other Star Trek tabletop decoration Hallmark has produced, 2016’s 50th Anniversary “To Boldly Go”.  Orville Wilson also produced 2014’s U.S.S. Vengeance.

Product Details

Of all futuristic technological advances introduced in Star Trek, none has captured the imaginations of generations of viewers as has the Transporter. New for this holiday, our Transporter tabletop decoration features Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock and Dr. McCoy ready for another off-ship adventure. Press the button to hear dialogue and sound effects from the original Star Trek television series set to a synchronized light show. Connect to the included power adapter to see the continuous light effect.

  • Magic Light and Sound Christmas table decoration. Connect this table decoration to the power adapter (included) to see the continuous light effect. Press the button to hear dialogue from the original “Star Trek” television series and see a synchronized light show. Plugs into a standard 120-volt wall outlet, no batteries needed.
  • Artist crafted by Orville Wilson, this Christmas table decoration comes pre-packaged in a box for easy gift giving, preservation and storage. Dated 2019 in copyright.
  • With unparalleled artistry and exceptional detail, each festive and collectible Keepsake Ornament is made for years of celebrations. From preserving precious memories to commemorating special milestones and interests, there’s a Hallmark ornament for everyone on your gift list.
  • Hallmark has been your family-owned creator of greeting cards, gifts, gift wrap and more for over 100 years. We take deep pride in helping individuals connect in just the right way.
  • Plastic Christmas table decoration is lead-free and measures 7.3″ W x 7.6″ H x 7.7″ D.

2018 itty bittys Star Trek Pin Set and Deep Space Nine 25th Anniversary Pin

  • 2018 Itty Bittys Star Trek Collector Pin Set – set of four enamel pins featuring stylized illustrations of Spock, Kirk, Uhura and McCoy.
  • Quark PXL8 Pin – enamel pin commemorating Deep Space Nine’s 25th anniversary; pixelated 8-bit graphic-style artwork; “event exclusive” limited edition released at the 2018 Official Star Trek Convention.



2019 itty bittys® Star Trek™ Vina™ Stuffed Animal Limited Edition

itty bittys® Star Trek™ Vina™ Stuffed Animal Limited Edition


Product Details

Vina, the lone human survivor of a crashed ship on the mysterious planet of Talos IV, ultimately became a lure to attract other spacefaring beings into the psychic clutches of the native Talosians. This itty bittys plush features a stylized version of Vina transformed into a seductive green-skinned Orion dancer, an unforgettable character created for “The Cage,” the first pilot episode of the original Star Trek television series.

  • Online exclusive in the United States. (Product may be sold via other channels outside the U.S.)
  • Vina itty bittys stuffed animal is crafted from soft plush fabric.
  • 3.75″ W x 4.75″ H x 2.25″ D

2019 itty bittys® Star Trek: Voyager™ Captain Janeway™ and Seven of Nine™ Stuffed Animals, Special Edition Set of 2

itty bittys® Star Trek: Voyager™ Captain Janeway™ and Seven of Nine™ Stuffed Animals, Special Edition Set of 2


Product Details

Discover what it means to be human—and the depths of friendship—when you add this set of “Star Trek: Voyager” itty bittys to your collection. Includes stylized plush versions of U.S.S. Voyager crew members Captain Janeway and Borg liaison Seven of Nine, the formerly assimilated drone who was severed from her Borg collective.

  • Set includes 2 stuffed animals crafted from soft plush fabric: Captain Janeway and Seven of Nine.
  • Each: 3″ W x 4″ H x 2.5″ D