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Holiday Pins - New Years Eve & New Years
Pin 17347: TDL - New Year Framed Pin Set (Mickey)
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|Original Price:||2500 Yen/Set|
|Part of a framed set of 5 pins from Tokyo Disneyland/ Tokyo Disney Resort for New Year 2003 (#17344). The base of the pin is cloisonne style, whilst the top layer is coating type (but thicker and higher quality than other coating pins). The entire set is absolutely beautiful, with each pin designed to reflect some aspect of Japanese New Year tradition.|
This particular pin is of Mickey: base layer is a yellow "tensu", or folding fan. The top layer has Mickey doing "kakizome", which is the first auspicious writings of the New Year done in calligraphy. Notice his writing? It is the Disneyland castle!