Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier

Adding the Traditional Toy Soldier to Your Christmas Tree

It is hard to even picture a traditional vintage Christmas scene without the inclusion of a wooden toy soldier, either as a Christmas nutcracker, as part of the The Nutcracker ballet, or as a toy or ornament for a Christmas tree.  Any Christmas tree that is filled with vintage or antique Christmas ornaments should have at least one toy soldier hanging from the tree or guarding the presents at the base of the tree.

Vintage and antique toy soldiers are not as easy to find as you might think, however, so if you come across one at a garage sale, vintage shop, or online that is in good condition, you should snatch it up right away.  You may have better luck looking for wooden toy soldiers as antique nutcrackers because of the popularity of the The Nutcracker ballet over time.

Nevertheless, the wooden toy soldier ornament can be found with some searching in wood, and also in some other materials like paper mache, and plastic.  If you are a traditionalist, wood is really the only material that will work for you.

For that reason, I have listed the vintage wood toy soldier ornaments first below.  I am sure that they go quickly online, so if you want one, don't wait.

Vintage Wooden Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments

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Vintage Lot of 6 Different Wooden Toy Soldier Christmas OrnamentsOriginal Box
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Vintage Wooden Christmas Ornament Mouse Toy Soldier Nutcracker
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Vintage Wooden Christmas Ornament Soldier Pull Puppet
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Vtg LOT WOOD Xmas ORNAMENTS Sleds Soldiers Angels Locomotive Germany
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Vintage Hallmark Toy Soldier Christmas Ornament

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Vintage Christmas Ornament Hallmark 1987 Clothespin Soldier US Military In Box
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Vintage Hallmark Christmas Ornament 1986 Clothespin Soldier French Officer 5
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Vintage Hallmark Twirl About Christmas Ornament Toy Soldier 1976 NIB
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VINTAGE HALLMARK 1974 YARN KEEPSAKE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT Soldier
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Vintage Porcelain Toy Soldier Christmas Ornament

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TWO Vintage Goebel Annual Christmas Ornament 1981 4th Edition Porcelain Soldier
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VTG 1950 Christmas Shelf Sitter Soldier Moving Musical Porcelain Painted Enesco
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Vtg Christmas Ornament Porcelain Sitting Soldier Bear by Roman Japan
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Vintage 5 Ceramic Christmas Tree Ornaments Hand made Figures Soldier Clown Tree
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Searching Ebay for Vintage Toy Soldiers

You will note that if you search Ebay for vintage toy Christmas ornaments, that there are not a lot of choices, but you can find toy soldier ornaments in wood, plastic, felt, and sometimes porcelain.

I recommend searching for vintage Christmas ornaments, then narrowing it down by type.  If you take a look at this picture to the right, these were finds at a vintage shop.  The soldiers are plastic, but in beautiful condition.  It is hard to pass up finds like these.

If you are not satisfied with the picture on Ebay, you can ask the seller for more pictures or a better description.

Vintage Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments Made from Fabric

From time to time, you will also come across fabric toy soldier ornaments, made from felt, spun cotton, or flocked.  Soldiers will be shown alone, or sometimes with musical instruments like a horn, or drum.

Vintage Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments from Japan

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Red VINTAGE DRUMMER BOY Soldier DRUM Major Christmas ORNAMENT JAPAN
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Vintage 60s Christmas Lot 6 Felt Toy Large Mustache Soldier Ornaments Japan
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2 Gold Tinsel Elf Soldier Christmas Ornaments Retro Vintage 1960s Japan
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Vtg Xmas Tree Ornament LOT of 7 Japan Soldier Santa Skating Girls
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Vintage Felt Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments

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Vintage Flocked Felt Red Marching SOLDIER Christmas Ornament
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Vintage 60s Christmas Lot 6 Felt Toy Large Mustache Soldier Ornaments Japan
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Vintage Bucilla Christmas Felt 4 Ornaments Toy Soldiers Hobby Horses Kits RARE
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Vintage Felt Mouse Christmas Ornament Soldier
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Vintage Toy Soldier Nutcrackers

If you don't like the selection of vintage toy soldier Christmas ornaments, you may be better off searching for a vintage toy soldier Christmas nutcracker instead.  There are some really interesting wooden and cast iron vintage toy soldier nutcrackers available from Ebay sellers.  I have listed just a few of them below.

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2 Vtg Christmas Nutcracker Soldier Union Blow Mold Blowmolds Blue SET of TWO 39
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Vintage Erzgebirge Wooden Soldier Nutcracker Christmas Made in Germany 14
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2 Vtg Christmas Nutcracker Soldier Union Blow Mold Blowmolds Red SET of TWO 39
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VINTAGE 1990s STEINBACH NUTCRACKER TOY SOLDIER FIGURINE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT MINI
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If you need more information about vintage or antique Christmas decorations or home decor, the resources below have a lot of information about collecting including pricing, how to find what you are looking for, what you might find.  Another resource to check are vintage and antique dealers in your area or online for recommendations and help.

51qSAkCdU8L. SL75  Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments, Lights and Decorations: A Collector's Identification and Value Guide
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51ZBI2rk3oL. SL75  Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier "Christmas Rarities"
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51vCl%2BEJbWL. SL75  Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier Pictorial Guide To Christmas Ornaments & Collectibles, Identification and Values
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