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Chef Mickey Salt & Pepper Shakers

Disney, or at least their licensees, like to reuse shapes and themes. These Chef Mickey salt & pepper shakers are a classic example. I call these the ‘castle top’ shakers because of the unique shape, especially around the tops. I … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures

Funko Pop! strikes again with a Disney set that I just couldn’t resist. The It’s a Small World vinyl figures are just too cute! This must be the first of multiple figures as we have only four countries represented in … Continue reading

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Director Mickey Mouse Figurine

One more trip to the local Charity Shop and I found yet another Disney collectible. Sometimes there is nothing, and at other times it’s just an embarrassment of riches! Lately, I’ve been hitting it big. So to speak. This Mickey … Continue reading

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Mickey and Minnie Ceramic Face Wall Hangings

You just never know what a trip to the local charity shop will provide in the way of interesting collectibles! Sometimes I find wonderful treasures and other times I come away with a pair of shorts… or nothing. But the … Continue reading

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Mickey and Minnie ‘At the Hop’ Figurines

The 1950s saw the birth of the Dreaded Teenager but, as a compensation, we got Rock n Roll. This musical revolution pushed youthful fashion to change until it began to dominate the fashion industry. Previously teenagers dressed similarly to their parents but now … Continue reading

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Zink Dumbo the Flying Elephant ‘Piggy’ Bank

I’ve always found it hard to determine the exact metals that some collectables are made out of. Without a stamp of some kind, it’s so hard to tell. We’ll have a look at some letters found on this figure later … Continue reading

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Fifer Pig Ash Tray

Walt Disney smoked. Disneyland had a cigar store on Main Street the day it opened. Many Disney characters were depicted smoking in animated features produced as children’s entertainment, such as Pinocchio in the 1940’s and Ratigan from The Great Mouse … Continue reading

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