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BillyH Founding member London London
That’s a UK Gold ident, although I remember it from 2000 unless it was used in previous years.

Similar one below:

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AaronLancs Granada North West Today
Unless it was originally commissioned for BBC One but the then commercial division of the BBC at the time (Enterprises or Worldwide, don't know which one) wapped it for UK Gold and the rest is history.
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Blake Connolly Founding member London London
That’s a UK Gold ident, although I remember it from 2000 unless it was used in previous years.

Similar one below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dduTL11ooo4


Ah, I did think possibly UK Gold (it's now obvious that the fireworks are a reference to their idents around 2000-ish). Wasn't 1998 though, which was a 2D animation involving a pantomime horse. Must just be mis-labelled.
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BillyH Founding member London London
Yep, just did a quick YouTube check and it was used in both 1999 and 2000, so only a year out.
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Hatton Cross Central (West) Midlands Today
Not sure what this was, but it certainly wasn't the 1998 BBC One Christmas ident.

https://www.ravensbourne.ac.uk/bbc-motion-graphics-archive/bbc-one-christmas-ident-1-1998

Let the guessing game commence as to why that was dropped as the trail topper and ident.
I'll go first. Still in the balloon era, and having that float CGI-esque would just look odd.

There's nothing bad about it (compared to what we actually ended up with).

Yes, the boom up shot from the front door to the lads bedroom could be better done, and the lighted snowflake motif goes against the red ballon motif of the channel, but other than that..

For the record - this is what ended up being the 1998 BBC One Christmas ident(s)
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bilky asko Tyne Tees Look North (North East)
I think the explanation of it being mislabelled fits better.

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VMPhil Granada North West Today
I’d like to congratulate the person who realised they were using that fake/fan made version of the BBC logo and have replaced it with the proper one.
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denton
I’d like to congratulate the person who realised they were using that fake/fan made version of the BBC logo and have replaced it with the proper one.


Or you could congratulate the person who pointed it out to them and sent them the correct logo 😉
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