In light of our story posted yesterday concerning Hallmark’s plans to release two Keepsake Ornaments from The Force Awakens near the end of this year, I received several emails from Jedi News readers inquiring about the status of the Admiral Ackbar ornament that Hallmark had on display in their booth at SDCC last year and earlier this month at Celebration Anaheim 2015.

The Ackbar ornament is not listed in their 2015 Keepsake Ornament Dreambook, which led some fans to think the ornament was cancelled or delayed. So I reached out to my public relations contact at Hallmark to see what the deal was with this ornament. Here is the response I received back:

Hi Justin,

The Admiral Ackbar Keepsake Ornament will be available in limited quantities for Ornament Premiere, starting July 11. The Dream Book does not include the limited quantity ornaments, so you got a sneak peek at Celebration!

There you have it. The Ackbar ornament is in fact coming this year as the special Star Wars Limited Quantity in-store ornament.

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