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1997 Artists ON TOUR, A Signing Event



The 1997 Keepsake Ornament Collectors Club Events


EVENT DATES
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  • Cincinnati, OH (July 26)

  • Dearborn, MI (August 16)

  • San Francisco, CA (August 23)

  • Atlanta, GA (September 6)

  • Kansas City, MO (September 13)

  • Oakbrook, IL (September 27)

  • Cherry Hill, NY (October 24)

  • Reston, VA (October 11)

  • Dallas, TX (October 25)

  • Burbank, CA (November 1)

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REGISTRATION

     Opened: 

     Event Fee:

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TRAVEL/HOTEL

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EVENT GIFT

FIRST CLASS THANK YOU
Repaint of 1996
Gift Membership Bonus ornament,
Airmail For Santa (QXC4194).
Captioned:
Ima Collector II,
1997 Memories Lane, Artists On Tour, USA
By Anita Marra Rogers. " w.

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AGENDA

OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITIES

  • ARTIST SIGNINGS

  • ARTIST/INFORMATIONAL SEMINARS

  • PRODUCT SHOP - Purchase ornaments and other product created exclusively for the event

  • LOCAL CLUB DISPLAY CONTEST

    SANTA'S MAGICAL SLEIGH
    Repaint of 1997
    ornament,
    By Duane Unruh.
    QXC6672

    Members of the winning local club, at each event, received a repainted version of Santa's Magical Sleigh.


    Hallmark also acknowledged the efforts of all the local clubs, who participated in the contest, by awarding each participating club two of these special repaints, one for the club and one for the club sponsor.

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REGISTER-TO-WIN PRIZES

1955 MURRAY® DUMP TRUCK
Repaint of 1997
4th in the Kiddie Car Classics series
Cast metal.
Wheels turn.
By Don Palmiter.
QXC6195
Limited Edition (320 pieces)



1953 GMC
Repaint of 1997
3rd in the All-American Truck series
Wheels turn.
By Don Palmiter.
QXC6105
Limited Edition ( 320 pieces)


1941 STEELCRAFT SPITFIRE AIRPLANE BY  MURRAY®
Repaint of 1997
3rd in the Miniature Kiddie Car Classics series
Die-cast metal
.
By Don Palmiter.
QXC4132
Limited Edition ( 320 pieces)


1939 GARTON® FORD STATION WAGON
Repaint of 1997
full sized Kiddie Car
By Don Palmiter.
Limited Edition (10 pieces)



Note: Unclaimed prizes were mailed to the lucky winners.

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PRODUCT SHOP

 

TRIMMING SANTA'S TREE
Artist On Tour Exclusive1
Studio edition
Nineteen Keepsake Ornament Studio Artists collaborated to create this display piece. At the center of the display piece is a tree with sculpted miniature designs inspired by past years’ ornaments.
6⅓" h. x 4¼" w.
$60.00 USA QXC5175

                

Keepsake Artist Contributions:

 

  • Christmas Tree - Robert Chad
  • Angel tree topper - Joyce Lyle
  • Santa moon design and playful kitten - Anita Marra Rogers
  • Candy cane; teddy bear with a heart; and designs that bring to mind the Clothespin Soldier, Here Comes Santa, Tin Loco-motive, Nostalgic Houses and Shops and Rocking Horse collector’s series - Linda Sickman
  • Chipmunk - Ed Seale
  • Dollhouse - Ken Crow
  • Horse pull toy - LaDene Votruba
  • Puppy peeking out of a gift box - Katrina Bricker
  • Crèche - John "Collin" Francis
  • Dragon in the wagon - Nina Aubé
  • Wagon - Tracy Larsen
  • Roadster (miniature ornament) - Don Palmiter
  • Bear sitting inside the roadster - Nello Williams
  • Elf balancing at the top of the ladder - Sue Tague
  • Elf assisting from below - Sharon Pike
  • Packages surrounding Sharon’s elf - Patricia Andrews
  • Elf wrapping gift - Bob Siedler
  • Ladder with holly leaf carvings - Duane Unruh
  • Wood-look floor and braided rug - Dill Rhodus

 

MRS. CLAUS'S STORY
Artist On Tour Exclusive1
Companion piece to "Trimming Santa's Tree".
Portrays  Mrs. Claus relaxing in her favorite chair as she reads The Night Before Christmas to the elves.
 3⅜" h. x 2¼" w.
$14.95 USA

 

Keepsake Artist Contributions:

  • Mrs. Claus - Joanne Eschrich
  • Cat, floor and braided rug - Kristina Kline

 

1Originally exclusively available at 10 regional AOT events held in 1997.

 

NOTE: The studio artists’ signatures are printed on the underside of the base along with the date.


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