The Father Christmas brooch was issued in 1990. It was initially thought to be a limited edition of 2400, available only to staff. Robertson's used it to help to raise money for the Cancer Research Campaign. The reverse of the brooch can also be examined
In late August 2002, a year after Golly's retirement was announced, 850 were made available to collectors for £10 each. This fuels speculation that more than 2,400 were made. By mid-September they had sold out.