Sunday, September 30, 2012

1980 Grenada Xmas Stamps

It was 32 years ago today that the Caribbean island country of Grenada issued a series of Snow White postage stamps, each with a different scene from the Disney film and a "Christmas 1980" logo.

The collection included nine individual stamps plus a $4 stamp sheet.

Single stamps courtesy of Greg Philip at A Lost Film.

The first seven stamps were available for purchase as a set. Sealed in plastic wrap with stiff paperboard backer.

Set generously donated by the François Monferran Collection.

First Day Covers with canceled postage on September 30th, 1980.

1980 Grenada Stamp Pin

A commemorative pin was created for the 1980 Grenada Christmas series. It features the 5¢ stamp with the Silly Song scene. Measures 1" x 1.25". The back reads, "Jonathan, Grey & Associates Tustin CA."

Stamp Distributor Button.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Snow Tops, Tanks and Tees

Snow White t-shirts and tops continue to be extremely popular with the Disney buying public. So many are produced that it's sometimes difficult to keep up with all the new designs. Yet, we still try.

Long Sleeves...

Burnout Snow White Tee for Women. Online July 2012. Waterbase screen art, metallic foil accents, sheer burnout fabric, scoop neck. Rayon fabric. Retail price $44.50 (USD).

Item No. 2001055110545M

Snow with apple seen at the Downtown Disney TrenD store in Florida, May 2012.


Tank Tops...

Lace Snow White Tank Top for Women, 2012. Created especially for Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Part of the TrenD Collection. Also sold online. Retail price $39.95. Sold out.

Item No. 7505002523713M

This 2011 Snow White tank top was designed by Patterson J. Kincaid and features screen art from the storybook opening to the film. The animation art was sourced directly from the Walt Disney Archives. Retail price $88.00.

Item No. 2001055120499M

Snow White tank by Junk Food. Seen at TrenD store, May 2012. Retail price $26.00.

Vintage princesses. Shirt seen May 2012 in the former clock shop on Main Street USA, Disneyland.

Image courtesy of Connie via Life is a Journey.

Two tanks by Junk Food. Retail between $30-32. Currently available.


Gustaf Tenggren artwork...

Disney Store Sleeveless Tee. Online June 2012. Manufactured by Junk Food. 100% cotton. Retail price $34.50.

Item No. 2001104020678M

And another tee from a previous year. Features the Tenggren dark forest scene.

Vintage Disney Snow White Tee for Women. Appeared online August 2012. Archival pre-production art from the film--Tenggren's work. 100% cotton. Part of the Vintage Disney Collection. Retail price  $29.50

Item No. 2001047570655M


More Tees...

Snow White pocket tee, retail $28; Castle tee, $32.00. Both by Junk Food and both currently available.

Big face Snow White. Seen online spring 2012.

Apple tee by Junk Food. Seen on Disneyland Main Street USA in former clock shop, May 2012.

DL image courtesy of Connie via Life is a Journey.

Here's a clever one. Sold at the theme parks, this Snow White character shirt featuring her iconic dress was seen at Disney Clothiers on Main Street in Disneyland, September 2012. Retail $32.95.

Red tee purchased at a Disney Store Outlet in December 2011. Discounted price $12.50.

Disney Store tee from a previous year.

Red striped blouse seen at Elias & Company on Buena Vista Street in Disney California Adventure, August 2012.

Image courtesy of Connie via Life is a Journey.

Black Tee for Women seen on in 2012. Glitter ink accents, ribbed scoop neck, 100% organic cotton. Retail price $19.50.

Item No. 5701047784862M

Snow White Slub Sweater for Women, another Disney Store top. This one appeared online just a couple weeks ago and is part of something called the Romantic Princess Collection. Shirt text reads, "Waiting for my prince..." Short dolman sleeves. Made of polyester. Retail price $39.50. Currently available.

Item No. 2001045060637M
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