With less than 10 days until the start of the D23 Expo, we are giving a closer look at some of the pins that will be released for this event.
We start with the logo pin that was designed by Monty Maldovan from Disney Design Group.
This pin has a retail of $10.95 and features Sorcerer Mickey and the D23 Expo Logo as a pin-on-pin element.
The next pin was created for D23 Members only. It features a classic image of Mickey Mouse in front of a red glitter-filled shield. This pin will have an edition size of 3,000 and a retail of $12.95. D23 Members must present a valid D23 Member ID in order to purchase this pin.
We've added something new this year to the assortment - a Disney Passholder exclusive pin that celebrates the D23 Expo. This pin features a sculpted metal image of Sorcerer Mickey on a magnificent blue background (it REALLY pops!). The pin has an edition size of 1,000 and a retail of $12.95. Passholders must present a valid Annual Pass in order to purchase this pin.
We also have some exciting news for fans of Disney Design Group Artist Alex Maher. He will be attending the D23 Expo this year and will be participating in a meet and greet session.
Alex will be appearing at the follow times and locations:
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. at the Product Showcase and Trading Area
Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. at the Product Showcase and Trading Area
Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 12 Noon - 2:00 p.m. at the Product Showcase and Trading Area
Alex along with Quynh Kimball from Disney Design Group created the artwork for this awesome jumbo pin celebrating the 45th and 40th Anniversaries of the attraction at Disneyland® Resort and Walt Disney World® Resort respectively. The pin will have an edition size of 250 and a retail $44.95. Here are a few additional images of this pin.
The pin contains a spinner element that rotates to highlight either the 45th or 40th anniversary.
See more of the D23 Expo assortment on this page.