Category Archives: Anniversaries

LIFE Magazine featuring Mickey Mouse Animation

It’s not uncommon for Disney to be featured in magazines. Walt and Mickey have graced the covers of countless periodicals over the years. This one comes to us from 1978 when Disney animation was struggling to keep an audience. So … Continue reading

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Disneyland 40th Anniversary Castle Cookie Jar

This ceramic ornament will bring back bad memories if you are one of the many who hated the Birthday Cake makeover of Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World. On October 1, 1996, it was the 25th Anniversary of Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L. A. Times Part 2

Part 1 was fun and Part 2 of our look at the Disneyland 25 Advertising Supplement starts with a very colorful two-page center spread: So what can we look forward to during the Disneyland 25 Family Reunion? To begin with, … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L.A. Times Part 1

“Happy Birthday to a Dream” is the tagline for this insert that was added to the Los Angeles Times newspaper on January 20, 1980. As you can see from the cover picture, some artistic license was taken with the positioning … Continue reading

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The Disneyland News Special Edition 1985

The Disneyland News was sold as ‘Disneyland’s Hometown Newspaper’ and was available as a promotional souvenir during the Park’s early years. You could buy it off the rack or from newsboys all along Main Street U.S.A. for just 10 cents, … Continue reading

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Winnie the Pooh Canadian Stamps

I doubt this envelope is all stuffed with fluff but it could be stuffed with imagination! Winnie the Pooh sprang from the imagination of A. A. Milne as a way to entertain his son, Christopher Robin. But all these years … Continue reading

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The WINDSOR STAR Weekend Magazine

This large format 28-page magazine supplement was quite an impressive publication in its day! The two copies that I have were inserted into the weekend edition of The Windsor Star newspaper in the late 1970’s. It had both black and … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World ‘2000’ Collector Plate

Most of the year-themed collectors merchandise tends to be a bit generic. Just a bunch of Disney characters standing around a number while smiling and waving. So if you buy a 2016 t-shirt at Walt Disney World to commemorate your … Continue reading

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WDW 25th Anniversary Guide & T-shirt

I love finding unusual items for my collection, and when I saw this Special Edition release for the 25th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, I just had to have it: 12″ x 12″ Presentation Box One Anniversary Guide and T-shirt … Continue reading

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Mickey & Minnie Champagne Glasses

No day off for me would be complete without a visit to an antique and collectible shop. Next to that is the old standby: The Charity Shop! I Usually frequent Value Village, but this past weekend, I found a new … Continue reading

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