Walt Disney World Showcase Dolls 1990 Minnie BrioWatch
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Brio/Walt Disney Productions, 1990. Quartz with analog hands and sweep seconds hand.
Since the late 1980s. Disney World has been hosting a convention of doll and teddy bear artists, collectors and manufacturers. This watch is a limited edition issue from (I believe) the second convention in 1990. The first convention watch (1989) was Minnie holding a teddy bear. This watch shows Minnie holding a doll. The quartz movement is made by Brio. The dial is marked “Walt Disney World, Showcase of Dolls, 1990”. These limited edition watches were given or sold to convention participants with the left-overs being sold in the Park and Resort stores (where I bought this about 18 years ago). These limited edition watches were not numbered but I have been told that production numbers were very low (around 500 or less), making them a hard-to-find collectible. This watch has never been worn and is still packaged in the original box. I have replaced the battery and it is currently working and keeping time.
Watch has round, medium size gold-tone metal case with a stainless steel back. Case measures approx. 1-1/4” X 1-1/4” (30mm X 30mm). Light brown leather band with gold buckle. Plastic crystal still has original protective... read more