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Hallmark has been producing Keepsake Ornaments for decades and sporadically releasing LEGO decorations over the last few years. This year, the decorations return to a LEGO Star Wars theme with two new upscaled characters – C-3PO and R2-D2.
C-3PO is credited to artist Jake Angell, who has taken the familiar minifigure and increased him in size so that the character makes an impact when hung from the Christmas tree. The decoration is in a static pose, with arm forward. While it is made of plastic, it feels fairly heavy and of high quality, it does not come across as a plastic decoration.
The printing on the decoration is excellent, with all of the key lines captured in a nice, clear and clean way. Quality control is doing the job based on this sample. There is no decoration on the legs, making it closer to the minifigure from sets like 10236 Ewok Village than 75222 Betrayal at Cloud City, which includes a C-3PO with printed legs.
Anyone who is looking to bring some LEGO decoration to the Christmas tree should definitely take a look at the Hallmark LEGO Star Wars C-3PO Ornament, which accompanied by some of the LEGO baubles will really stand out and celebrate the character well.
This product was provided for review by Hallmark.