Category Archives: Special Event Editions

84) 2017 Enterprise C Battle Damaged (Qty 3,325)

Source:  Hallmark

PopMinded by Hallmark plans its highest-ever level of yearly participation at the nation’s largest pop culture fan gatherings with limited quantities of products and collectibles developed exclusively for events starting next month.

PopMinded, which debuted nationally last year, is Hallmark’s new way to celebrate fandom with gifts and collectibles created and chosen with all fans in mind. PopMinded continues and expands on Hallmark’s decade-long tradition of providing event attendees access to Hallmark’s ever popular event exclusive products through its event pop-up store.

PopMinded will appear at Planet Comicon Kansas City scheduled April 28-30 at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Mo.

Three exclusive Hallmark Keepsake Ornament designs including the Enterprise C repaint, an itty bittys® plush, and two other gift items will be sold in limited quantities at Comic-Con International, to be held July 20-23 in San Diego, Calif.

U.S.S. Enterprise™ NCC-1701-C, a Keepsake Ornament inspired by the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Yesterday’s Enterprise,” depicts the iconic starship with a battle-damage paint scheme as it appeared on screen.  This repaint of a 2015 Keepsake Ornament has a total production run of 3,325 and sales will be limited to 225 per day.

PopMinded will make its first appearance at The Official 2017 Star Trek Convention, scheduled Aug. 2-6 at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas. The repainted U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-C Keepsake Ornament previously available at Comic-Con International will be sold at this event with 100 available each day.

Another first for PopMinded will be Salt Lake Comic Con, scheduled Sept. 21-23 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Products to be sold at the PopMinded booth will be announced closer to the event.

At New York Comic Con, set for Oct. 5-8 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, PopMinded will offer all items previously available at Comic-Con International with the same daily allocations.

Additional details about prices for each exclusive product, as well as activity plans for each event will be announced closer to the respective convention dates.

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81) 2016 Maxine Cosplay (STMNY, NYCC Event Edition)

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A Hallmark-branded exclusive ornament featuring Maxine, the star of Hallmark’s “Crabby Road” cartoons, dressed in her finest Star Trek cosplay. This ornament is a repainted version of one available this year in stores selling Hallmark-branded ornaments.img_9968.

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Sold in limited quantities at:

  • Star Trek: Mission New York, scheduled Sept. 2-4 in New York, NY (25 per day for 3 days)
  • New York Comic Con, set for Oct. 6-9 in New York, NY

Turns out it’s actually not a Keepsake ornament. It’s a Hallmark branded collectable in see-through packaging.

80) 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise (SDCC, STMNY, NYCC Event Edition – Qty 3450)

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U.S.S. Enterprise – Featuring dialogue and music directly from the original “Star Trek” TV Series, this Keepsake Ornament depicts the iconic starship as originally built and painted for special-effects filming. This is a repaint of a 2016 Keepsake Ornament celebrating Star Trek’s 50th anniversary.  Limited quantity of 3,450.

Sold in limited quantities at:

  • Comic-Con International, to be held July 21-24 in San Diego, CA
  • Star Trek: Mission New York, scheduled Sept. 2-4 in New York, NY
  • New York Comic Con, set for Oct. 6-9 in New York, NY

Lynn Norton…“This is the one that I really went out of my way to make as accurate as possible. I based it on the original shooting model with its larger bridge dome, larger deflector dish and nacelle features as a tribute to the series’ 50th anniversary. Assuming it’s able to maintain all of its details in final production, it’s more accurate than anything I’ve done before.

“One thing to note in the progression of all of Hallmark’s Star Trek ornaments. People will ask why ornaments are so much better looking now than in the past. Some of that is owed to advancements in technology. Some of that comes from the learning curve for me, and some is the learning curve for the manufacturer and mold makers. Twenty-five years ago when we started making the Enterprise, to that point we had been making cute, fuzzy bunnies and such. Now, we’re known for the work that we do on all designs. Because of my technical background and my background as an engraver, I was pushing the limits of what I understood the limits of the manufacturing process to be. And we keep getting better every year.” – See more at: http://www.startrek.com/article/hallmark-sculptor-lynn-norton-on-the-storied-history-of-trek-keepsake-ornaments?ecid=PCID-2617611&pa=affcj#sthash.91Bd8ESX.dpuf

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68) 2013 U.S.S. Kelvin Battle-Scarred Variant (Special Event Edition – NYCC, Qty 1575)

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This 2013 EVENT Hallmark ornament was made from the same mold as the U.S.S. Kelvin ornament that was offered in Hallmark Gold Crown stores during the 2013 ornament season. This 2013 Comic-Con exclusive U.S.S. Kelvin features a heavily battle damaged U.S.S. Kelvin – just like during the battle with Nero and the Romulans that were from the future in the J.J. Abrams feature film, Star Trek. This is the ship that George Kirk, father of James T. Kirk, sacrificed so that his wife and newly born son could escape from a hopeless battle.

This ornament was originally available for purchase in limited quantities exclusively at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International (July 18-21, 2013) and New York Comic Con (October 10-13) events. During each Comic-Con, sales were limited to 175 per day, with a grand total production of 1,575.

Uses 3 LR41 batteries.
Artist: Lynn Norton

Size: 5 1/2″ W

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61) 2011 U.S.S. Defiant (Special Event Edition – NYCC, Qty 700)

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Original Retail: $0.00 (Promo Give Away at NYCC, November 13-16, 2011)
Artist: Lynn Norton
Novelty:  Glows in the Dark
Box Text: Commissioned in the mid-23rd century, the U.S.S. Defiant served as one of 13 Constitution-class starships that excploredstrange new worlds on behalf of teh united Federation of Planets.  In the classic Star Trek episode “The Tholian Web” (1968), the Defiant became trapped in an area of spatial interphase between universes, the porperties of which gave universes, the properties of which gave the starship as eerie green glow before it was consumed by a rift to suffer an uncertain fate.
This special edition ornament is one of 700 issued for and only availlable at the 2011 New York Comic-Con Event.
Serial #:  QMP4068

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54) 2009 Lieutenant Uhura (Special Event Edition – SDCC, Qty 450) *Gold*

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Original Retail:  $0.00 (Promo Give Away at SDCC, July 22-26, 2009

Artist:  Anita Marra Rogers

Box Text:  “Hailing frequencies are open.”  From the command deck of the Starship Enterprise, Lieutenant Uhura breaks the silence of deep space.  As communications officer, she transmits messages in all the languages of the known galaxy.  Hers is often the first human voice to be heard by alien races in unexplored star systems.  Both Uhura’s name and her spirit reflect the Swahili word for “freedom.”

Usually seen in “engineering and security” red. Lieutenant Uhura wore this striking “command” gold uniform in only one original episode, “The Carbonite Maneuver” (1966).

This special event edition repaint of the 2007 Lietenant Uhura limited quantity ornament was created for exclusive distribution at major collector events and conventions.

Serial #:  QMP4008

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