Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Variant with ad for Schwinn Bicycles as back cover. Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK MERRY CHRISTMAS, No. 53, 1961." Code number is D.D.M.C. #53-6112.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.