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Hallmark Star Trek Ornaments in Vegas – August 3, 2019

INSIDE TREK – Is There In Truth No Keepsakes? Hallmark and Star Trek

Star Trek Las Vegas 2019, CBS All Access Stage

Saturday, August 3, 2019 – 10:45 am

Christine Taylor, Licensing Creative Manager, Hallmark

Kevin Dilmore, Senior Writer, Hallmark

Well, is there? How will you know for sure if you miss this panel? Join Hallmark Licensing Creative Manager Christine Taylor and Hallmark Senior Writer Kevin Dilmore for a tour through Hallmark’s 2019 Star Trek products, including Keepsake Ornaments, itty bittys® plush characters and event exclusives. Spoiler alert: 2020 will mark the 30th year of Star Trek Keepsake Ornaments—and you won’t believe how they are marking that anniversary. More spoilers: expect giveaways.

Complete Las Vegas 2019 schedule

2019 SDCC Ornament Now Available!

The I.S.S. Enterprise from Star Trek’s Mirror Universe is now officially available. With San Diego’s Comic-Con officially up and running fans are getting their hand on a rare Hallmark offering. Ornaments are beginning to show up on eBay starting around $89.99. A production run of 3,475 will makes there more valuable than your typical store ornaments.

Box description:

When a transporter malfunction during an ion storm flung Captain James T. Kirk and three of his officers into another dimension, they found themselves on board the I.S.S. Enterprise, a Terran Empire battle cruise nearly identical in configuration to the ship they called home.  This “mirror universe” Imperial Star Ship Enterprise featured dagger-and-Earth symbols as decór, armed soldiers in every corridor, and torture chambers called agony booths to keep crew members compliant with command.

 

 

August 3, 2018 – Friday, 11AM — “And the Keepsakes Shall Lead: Hallmark and Star Trek” – Star Trek Vegas Convention

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August 3, 2018 – Friday, 11AM — “And the Keepsakes Shall Lead: Hallmark and Star Trek”

Join Hallmark Licensing Creative Manager Christine Taylor and Hallmark Senior Writer Kevin Dilmore for a tour through Hallmark’s 2018 Star Trek products, including Keepsake Ornaments, itty bittys® plush characters and event exclusives. Don’t be surprised if a few sneak peeks and surprises from Hallmark’s plans for 2019 show up as well.

2018 and 2019 itty bittys

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Images provided by trekcore.com have revealed an ever-expanding itty bitty Star Trek line.

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Kirk and Spock from Mirror, Mirror available this month.

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Kirk and Khan from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan will also be available this year.

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Captain Janeway and Seven of Nine represent Voyager’s first itty bittys. Available in 2019.

 

Be be sure to visit trekcore.com for the latest in Star Trek news.

2019 Hallmark Star Trek Ornaments Revealed

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The Las Vegas Star Trek convention has brought us previews of 2019’s ornaments. These first images are courtesy of trekcore.com’s twitter feed.

First off is a Lt. Saru and Michael Burnham ornament.  The ornament captures a rather generic scene of the pair.

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The second ornament is an Original Series classic. The Tribble will likely prove to be Hallmark’s ornament with the highest profit margin.

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Lastly, we have yet another Enterprise ornament. 2019 brings us the Enterprise refit from Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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Be sure to visit trekcore.com for the best and latest in Star Trek news.

2018 Star Trek Vegas Convention Set to Begin

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This year’s Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas is set to begin in two days (August 1, 2018). This will be the one of two only more chances to pick up Hallmark Star Trek items at conventions this year.

IMG_5342There are two Star Trek exclusives from Hallmark this year. Look for Lt. Arex and Lt. M’Ress from Star Trek: The Animated Series. This duo is sold as set of two.

IMG_5343The Gorn joins four Original Series characters and four Next Generation characters in the itty bitty universe.

Also look for a sneak preview of 2019 Hallmark Star Trek ornaments to be revealed.  Although an official announcement of a preview hasn’t been made by Hallmark, the 2018 ornaments were previewed last year at this same convention.

Details on Doug Jones Signing at SDCC

IMG_5858PopMinded is pleased to welcome actor Doug Jones to Booth 2913-K for a limited signing event planned 5-6 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Jones, who portrays Lt. Saru on the CBS All Access series “Star Trek: Discovery,” will sign a limited number of 2018 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments of the U.S.S. Discovery at the event. Tickets required for the signing will be handed out on a first-come basis at 4 p.m. Saturday, one hour before the signing, in Booth 2913-K. Tickets will be given only to persons with a U.S.S. Discovery ornament in hand, whether purchased previously or from a PopMinded location in the Comic-Con Exhibit Hall. Limit one ticket for one ornament signature per person. Jones will sign no other items. Additional details will be available at the PopMinded booths.

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New Packaging for Convention Exclusives

New Hallmark packaging was revealed at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con. The all black packaging seems to be consistent among all the themed Hallmark convention ornaments.  The sides of the boxes has many Star Trek nods that are worth checking out below. 

A ticketing system for fans buying PopMinded event exclusives will begin at this year’s Comic-Con International. Tickets will be distributed for daily sales on a first-come basis when the show opens at Booth 2913-K, where sales will be conducted. Sales of most exclusive products will be reserved for ticketholders during the first three hours of each day of the convention, then will open up for all. PopMinded’s longstanding policies regarding exclusives sales including purchase caps, daily allocation limits and Sunday exhibitor sales will remain in effect. This ticketing system is intended to relieve attendees from long wait times and line caps while accommodating facility fire codes. More information on our ticketing system will be available at Booth 2913-K.

2018 San Diego Comic Con Opens!

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This year’s comic con has begun. Today is the first official day of San Diego’s annual convention following last night’s preview night.

There are two Star Trek exclusives from Hallmark this year. Look for Lt. Arex and Lt. M’Ress from Star Trek: The Animated Series.  This duo is sold as set of two.
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Hallmark’s second offering is a Gorn itty bitty. Although not an ornament itty bittys have been Hallmark’s other venture with the Star Trek line.

The Gorn joins four Original Series characters and four Next Generation characters in the itty bitty universe.

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Convention attendees should be on the lookout for Discovery’s Commander Saru. Doug Jones will be in the Hallmark booth on Saturday from 5pm-6pm signing Discovery ornaments.

For those of you that can not attend the conventions this year look toward eBay to fill your collection.