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Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier

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 CHRISTMAS WOODEN ORNAMENTS 2 HIGH 30 OF THEM CANDY CANE SOLDIERS ETC
$7.00
Time Remaining: 40m
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Vintage Wooden Christmas Ornament Toy Soldier With Horn 3 Tall
$5.49
Time Remaining: 22d 1h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $5.49
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Vintage wooden ornaments ROCKING HORSE CHIMNEY SOLDIER Christmas decor crafts
$3.99
Time Remaining: 2d 7h 18m
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7 Vintage Wooden Wood Soldier Christmas Tree Ornaments
$7.99
Time Remaining: 3d 4h 21m

Vintage Hallmark Toy Soldier Christmas Ornament

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VINTAGE HALLMARK CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT FLAG OF LIBERTY 1991 SOLDIERS VETERANS
$9.99
Time Remaining: 3d 20h 22m
Buy It Now for only: $14.50
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VINTAGE HALLMARK TIN SOLDIER PRESSED TIN CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT NIB 1982 A BEAUTY
$21.05
Time Remaining: 5d 21h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $21.05
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Vintage Hallmark 1982 Son Christmas Satin Ornament NOS in box Toy Soldiers
$12.95
Time Remaining: 3d 7h 40m
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22 VINTAGE LOT HALLMARK OTHERS CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS 1980 + SANTA ELF SOLDIER +
$17.59
Time Remaining: 11d 8h 24m
Buy It Now for only: $17.59

Vintage Porcelain Toy Soldier Christmas Ornament

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VINTAGE Christmas Ornament 1989 Porcelain Soldier
$9.99
Time Remaining: 5d 11h 31m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99

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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Vintage Blow Mold Rocking Horse with Soldier Christmas Ornament Japan 1950s Era
$9.99
Time Remaining: 2d 6h 10m
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Vtg Christmas Tree Ornament Toy Soldier White Gold Made In Japan 1950s
$9.99
Time Remaining: 15d 2h 48m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
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4 Vintage Christmas Ornaments Nutcracker Marching Soldiers Drums JAPAN
$14.95
Time Remaining: 1d 9h 1m
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Vtg Christmas Tree Ornament Marching Toy Soldier Red Gold Made In Japan 1950s
$9.99
Time Remaining: 15d 1h
Buy It Now for only: $9.99

Vintage Felt Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments

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VTG Paragon Christmas Felt 5 Ornaments Kit Soldier Carolers Santa Snowman OOOE
$44.99
Time Remaining: 2d 5h 45m
Buy It Now for only: $58.49
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3 Vintage Drummer Boy Soldier Felt Christmas Ornaments
$9.49
Time Remaining: 27d 39m
Buy It Now for only: $9.49
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VTG Bucilla Christmas Felt Ornaments Kit Santa Friends Soldier Angel Snowmen
$44.99
Time Remaining: 2d 5h 45m
Buy It Now for only: $58.49
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VTG LOT OF 3 PLASTIC HONG KONG CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS SANTA SOLDIER CLOWN FELT
$0.89
Time Remaining: 3d 8h 14m

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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Vtg Antique Wooden Christmas Nutcracker Toy Soldier Figurine Ornaments BIG 5
$4.99
Time Remaining: 2d 21h 49m
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vintage Christmas plush soldier nutcracker toy Stuffed Animal Holiday X Mas RARE
$9.99
Time Remaining: 27d 5h 33m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
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Vintage Cast Iron CHRISTMAS NUTCRACKER Soldier nut cracker mounted on Wood Base
$19.99
Time Remaining: 4d 9h 20m
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Vintage Wooden Wood Nutcracker Toy Soldier Handpainted Christmas Ornaments 2
$9.99
Time Remaining: 2d 5h 2m

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.

5179FXSQW1L. SL75  Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments, Lights and Decorations: Collector's Identification & Value Guide (Christmas Ornaments II, Lights & Decorations)
List Price: $24.95
Sale Price: $19.85
You save: $5.10 (20%)
 
41nrvwlfLfL. SL75  Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments: A Festive Study
List Price: $29.95
Sale Price: $19.97
You save: $9.98 (33%)
 
51ZseFgTssL. SL75  Vintage Christmas Ornament: Toy Soldier Christmas Ornaments, Lights and Decorations: A Collector's Identification and Value Guide
List Price: $24.95
Sale Price: $14.62
You save: $10.33 (41%)
 



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