Author Archives: Dis-LEE

AFB Bone China Mickey Mouse Thimble

AFB is an elusive company to research. It doesn’t appear to be in business anymore and no information about its operation or products seems to be available. There are quite a few of these thimbles on various e-sites but few … Continue reading

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Precious Moments Minnie Mouse as Cinderella Figurine

Precious Moments Company, Inc. (PMI) is an American company that started selling religious greeting cards but expanded into giftware such as this Minnie Mouse as Cinderella figurine. The company was initially formed in 1978 by the illustrator Samuel J. Butcher. Cinderella got her start … Continue reading

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Pie Eye Minnie Mouse Micro Ceramic Planter

Minnie Mouse has had a few ‘signature looks’ over the years. One of her first featured a little hat with a flower sticking out of it. But almost as iconic is this little polka dot dress with a bow number. … Continue reading

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Star Wars Mandalorian Dipping Sticks & Band-Aids

It all started in 1977 with the theatrical release of the first Star Wars movie. It has continued with many sequels, good and bad, continuing with a little television production called The Mandalorian (2019). Ever heard of it? Whether you … Continue reading

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Disney Collectibles Display Cabinets Rearranged

They say you should never skip Leg Day. But for the collector, you should never skip Dusting Day! But I did. And have. For months. Well time, and my wife, finally caught up with me and the job just had … Continue reading

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Top 40 Sesame Street Hits – Original Cast Record

Can you tell me how to get, how to get to: Sesame Street premiered on November 10, 1969, and entertained children for literally decades! Jim Henson and his Muppet creatures have endeared themselves to generation after generation. From the cast … Continue reading

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Disney’s Symphony Hour Goofy Store Big Fig

Symphony Hour is a 1942 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions. The story depicts Mickey Mouse conducting a symphony orchestra sponsored by his oft-enemy, Pete. Obviously, it doesn’t go well! Or does it? On the night of the performance, everyone is getting ready while Goofy … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Sepia Tone Old Car Photo

Sometimes the shot you want just doesn’t turn out. In this case, the lighting just after dusk was tricky and I failed to compensate with settings on my camera. That, and the motion, created a sub-par picture. But all was … Continue reading

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NAT GEO Songs of the Humpback Whale Vinyl Record

The National Geographic magazine was founded in 1888 as a scholarly journal, nine months after the establishment of the society, but is now a popular magazine. In 1905, it began including pictures, a style for which it has become well-known. … Continue reading

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Fashion Parade: Disney Nephew’s Necktie

Not too many men are wearing neckties anymore. Unless they are in business or going to a religious function, most men opt for the casual look. But today’s Fashion Parade will help them to see what they’re missing: The Disney … Continue reading

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