Every April, Hallmark drops the Dreambook of Keepsake collectible ornaments for that Christmas season.
For car collectors, gear heads, and the people who love them (and never know what to buy them), it also means a sneak peek at the newest muscle car ornament. For 2012, the 21st first ornament in the “Classic American Car Series,” is the 1968 Ford Mustang GT. In diecast metal with working wheels, this highly detailed muscle-mite is the latest from legendary Hallmark designer Don Palmiter.
Since 1991, Palmiter has created highly detailed miniatures for the classic cars Keepsake collection. From the 1957 Chevy Bel Air, to the 1970 Plymouth Hemi ‘Cuda, to this year’s rendition of the 1968 Mustang GT; these ornaments are a delightful and fun addition to any car collection. Also check out the 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS, the 17th in the “All-American Trucks” series.
The Mustang ornament can be seen on page 45 of the 2012 Hallmark Keepsake catalog. Item number QX8847. Suggested retail price $17.95.