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DLR - Mystery and Surprise Pins (1955-2005)
Pin 24261: DLR - Concession Series (Tinker Bell with Popcorn) Surprise Release
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|Limited Edition:||750 Pins|
|Released:||August 8, 2003|
Be advised that there are unauthorized versions of this pin being sold directly from China to individuals not associated with Disney. This pin is being sold in "lots" of 100 or more at a time.
This gold-finished surprise/mystery pin released at Disneyland® Resort features Tinker Bell in front of a box of popcorn. The bag of popcorn is pink in front and purple on the side. There is a light blue Mickey ears icon on the front of the bag, with POPCORN written in red lettering across it.
There appear to be TWO (2) 'Hidden Mickeys' First one is obvious, behind the word 'POPCORN'. Now look for the second one. The popcorn kernel below the RN in popcorn, appears to have a Mickey Face in the kernel.
This gold-finished, textured-back pin measures 1 9/16" tall by 1 1/8" wide.
The back of the authentic pin has:
Official Pin Trading 2003 logo
Disneyland® Resort logo
Llimited Edition of
MADE IN CHINA
Pins in this series include: #24260, #24261, #25660, #25661, #25884, #25885, #26454.
The unauthorized version of this pin has the same backstamp, but the finish on the back of the pin is smooth, not the 'pebbly' look it shoud be.Also, Tinks hand and wings are thinner and less defined in the unauthorized version.The backstamp is also free of the pebbly finish and is more raised in the unauthorized version.