1998 Hallmark Gold Crown Phase III Retail Excellence Award
5" Pewter Oval Ornament RARE...seldom seen or available to collectors
"Hallmark Phase III Award"
In 1986, Hallmark launched the Hallmark Gold Crown store network as we know it today.
Through the years, the Hallmark Gold Crown program has come to represent the benchmark of excellence for those retailers who strive to provide the very best retail stage for the premiere selection of
This high achievement award was only given to a FEW Gold Crown store owners or mangers in 1997 .
I can only imagine how hard it was to receive this award!! At one time Hallmark was very strict with Gold Crown Stores.
These Children exchanging valentines and sharing a milkshake at a Soda Fountain look to be from the 1940's time period.
Also in 1940's Hallmark adopted the slogan "When You Care Enough to Send the Very Best".
The artist was Duane Unruh.
This pewter ornament is 4 inches tall, 3 1/4" W
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