Subjects - Patriotic Disney
Pin 21311: WDCC - Amos Mouse from Ben and Me
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|Type:||Special (Described Below)|
|Limited Edition:||Yes, but edition size unknown|
|Original Price:||$99.00 for the piece|
|Pin is of Amos the Mouse from the movie Ben and Me. Amos is wearing a red hat, blue jacket and black pilgram like shoes, and is waving an American Flag (an older American Flag). Amos appears to be from colonial time. Backstamped Walt Disney Classics Collection / copyright Disney / China. Pin came with the purchase of the WDCC's piece, celebrating the 50th Anniversary and only available during 2003.|
From SKETCHES MAGAZINE, Vol. 11 #1 2003
A "LITTLE" KNOWN PART OF HISTORY
Independent-minded, brimming with Yankee ingenuity, and cute as a colonial church mouse - that's Amos Mouse. Amos is the diminutive philospher and inventor behind Benjamin Franklin -according to Walt Disney's Academy Award nominated featurette, Ben and Me (1953), that is. This beguiling animated treat spotlights the pint-sized patriot of the "REAL" drafter of the Declaration of Independence. Talk about the mouse who started it all !