Category Archives: Ephemera

The Four Wonderful Worlds of Walt Disney – UPDATE

BOOK SET WITH PROVENANCE This is what collecting is all about. Nothing is as stimulating for a collector than finding something that adds to an existing item already in their collection! Years ago (2016) I found a book set at … Continue reading

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LIFE Magazine from Oct. 1971 – Disney World Opens

Before Walt Disney World opened in 1971 it was very much up in the air as to whether it would be a good thing for Florida. It seems strange now, but especially the residents of Kissimmee were of the opinion … Continue reading

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Vintage Walt Disney World Postcard w/Country Bears

I usually like to collect vintage postcards that have not been written on, while my sometime contributor, Nick, always liked his to contain a story. So we had to agree to disagree! So it may seem strange that it is … Continue reading

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Places: ‘Aloha From Hawaii’ Promotional Booklet

Old promotional booklets are a wonderful way to see what a place in the world was like ‘back in the day’, as it were. Hawaii has always been an exotic location that many want to visit, me included, but likely … Continue reading

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FORD TIMES Monthly Souvenir Promotional Booklet

Now we go back in time to July of 1953. The place is Detroit, MI. The mode of conveyance is not a fine FORD automobile, but a souvenir promotional booklet that was published monthly and given away to the best … Continue reading

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The Great Ice Odyssey Souvenir Program – Part Three

It’s time to conclude our look at Walt Disney’s Great Ice Odyssey and the souvenir program being featured in this series of posts. We left our protagonists at the end of Part Two in a bit of a pickle! But … Continue reading

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The Great Ice Odyssey Souvenir Program – Part Two

Part One of this series introduced us to the story of the Great Ice Odyssey as laid out in this wonderful souvenir program from 1982. You’ll recall that Mickey and Minnie Mouse are having a Fancy Dress Ball to celebrate … Continue reading

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The Great Ice Odyssey Souvenir Program – Part One

The 1980s saw lots of weird and wonderful things in the world of entertainment. Ice skating was popular and so it was only natural that Disney wanted a piece of the skating action. And so was born the Great Ice … Continue reading

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Disney Movie Club Promotional Stickers

Do you remember when you used to get an advertising packet in the mail from the Disney Movie Club? They were always trying to get you to buy into their monthly movie (ahem) scam for pennies on the dollar and … Continue reading

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Grenada Grenadines ‘Poor Richard’s Almanacks’ Stamps

Grenada is an island country in the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea at the southern end of the Grenadines island chain. Grenada consists of the island of Grenada itself, two smaller islands, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique, and several small islands which lie to the north of the main … Continue reading

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