Saturday, June 25, 2016

1993 Snow White/Evil Queen "Company D" Watch

1993 cast member wristwatch. Evil Queen on a gold tone bezel with "Magic Mirror" motif. Diameter 1.25" (32 mm). "As the watch ticks off seconds, the image below the crystal changes from solid black into a full color Show White. then slowly fades out again." Stainless steel caseback. Black leather band. Numbered limited edition of 750. Sold with purple velvet pouch (9.5" x 2.5"). INFO VIA HAKES.



Images via Hakes and goldenappleonline.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

1993 Fossil Snow White "Company D" Watch & Tin

Snow White cast member watch by Fossil. Limited edition of 3000. Gold tone case with purple face. Dimensions: 1.312" (34 mm) across. A white silhouette of princess stands in the 6 o'clock position as the dwarfs rotate around the perimeter with the ticking seconds. Black leather band. Comes in a Seven Dwarfs metal gift tin. Made exclusively for Company D.




Seven Dwarfs gift tin.






Fossil warranty card.

Images via papamurphyspizza + others.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Seiko (SII) Snow White Wristwatches

In the 1990s, Seiko Instruments International (SII) produced an array of Disney character watches, including a few Snow White examples. The "Since 1928" series was quite popular. With retro artwork and vintage detailing, the timepieces are still favorites with some collectors.

Women's Snow White portrait watch (model no. MU1240). Features the movie poster artwork of Gustaf Tenggren. Stainless steel case, silver tone bezel. Diameter approximately 1.375" (34.9 mm) Red synthetic leather band with illustrated Seven Dwarfs on inner side; length 9" (228.6 mm).






Paperboard "Since 1928" gift box.




The watch was also available in a metal gift tin.

Images via lbab0921 and others.



A comparison of the "1928" series Snow White watch to the Cinderella and Tinkerbell pieces.





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"OH", a kid's Seiko Snow White with the retro look of the "1928" series (model no. MC0370). Stainless steel case, silver tone, 1.2" (31 mm). Illustrated synthetic leather band, 8" (203 mm).



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Ladies' rectangular Happy watch (model no. MC0458). Stainless steel case, silver tone. Blue leather band with flower stitches. Came with gift tin.


 

Images via ToonTime.


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Ladies' Dopey Watch (model no. MU1019). Stainless steel case. Silver tone. Black band.

Images via sully100.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

2016 Hot Topic Snow White Record

A Snow White picture-disc vinyl LP, double-sided. The album features the songs and music from the soundtrack. Limited edition. Listed as a Hot Topic exclusive online. However, the record also appears to be available inside Walt Disney World through the Shop Disney Parks app. The Snow White and Old Witch artwork comes from the 2009 Blu-ray. Hot Topic retail price $26.90.


Stock images copyright Disney/Hot Topic.

Friday, June 17, 2016

1992 Schneewittchen Lobby Cards from Germany

The complete 8-card set of lobbies for the 1992 re-issue of Snow White in Germany. Each is individually numbered in the upper right corner (no. 6 is in upper left ). Measure 21 x 29,5 cm. Distributed by Warner Bros.








Original card envelope.



Image scans courtesy of the Edgar Winkler Collection. Also see the 1975 and 1983 German lobby cards for Schneewittchen.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

1961 Snow White Board Book from Germany

Published in Germany in 1961, a delightful little Snow White hardcover for children. As a board book, it has thick paperboard covers and interior pages. Illustrated by artist Wolfgang Schafer (who also created a few of the Schneewittchen movie posters). Simple, colorful, gorgeous artwork. A total of six pictorial pages (including front cover); the back cover is blank.

Sample pages...



Illustrations and text copyright Walt Disney Productions 1961. Posted here for historical documentation purposes only.


Special thanks to Nunziante Valoroso for sharing info on the book and images scans from his collection.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

1944 Disney War Bond Certificate

A US government-issued paper certificate from 1944, it would have been given out with the purchase of a War Bond for a child. Measures 7.875" x 10". The Seven Dwarfs are featured prominently along the top, with other Disney characters filling in the rest of the border. This one comes from the Rick Payne Collection. One of his earliest Disney acquisitions, Rick has had it hanging in his home since 1969!






A similar certificate was created during the Korean conflict featuring Al Capp's Shmoos.