Mar 262012
 

Swarovski and Mickey Mouse fanatics may be happy to learn about a Swarovski Arribas Jeweled Mickey Mouse on ebay with a pleasant Buy-It-Now price!  (Specific item details are available on the Swarovski Jeweled Mickey Mouse, item #140730983270, in the auction.)

Arribas Jeweled Mickey Mouse, decorated with Swarovski stones

Swarovski Jeweled Mickey Mouse, Originally sold in Arribas Stores

This collectible figure is 2.25″ tall and has over 180 Swarovski paves stones set into the face, arms, chest, buttons and legs of Mickey Mouse. Mickey Mouse features the Arribas stamp in the foot of the figurine.

The Arribas Mickey Mouse originally retailed for $295 when it launched and sold out from Arribas stores in 1997.  While the figurine itself is not numbered, the accompanying certificate does indicate the production number of the 10,000 limited edition figurines.  Mickey Mouse stands 2.25″ tall and decorated with over 180 Swarovski paves stones set into the face, arms, chest, buttons and legs of Mickey Mouse. It has Arribas stamp in the foot of the figurine for authenticity. For the cost of approximately $50 each,  An optional stand and plaque could be purchased with the figurine.

Following the success of the Swarovski Mickey Mouse (1997), other similarly-decorated, limited edition, figurines were produced as joint venture between Swarovski and the Arribas Brothers: Tinker Bell (1998), Minnie Mouse (1999), Winnie the Pooh (1999), Donald Duck (2001), Dumbo (2002),  and there are others.

Arribas continues to introduce and sell figurines decorated with Swarovski crystal stones, however, they don’t seem to be quite as popular as the inaugural Mickey Mouse.

If you are looking for retired Swarovski Arribas and Disney figurines, Crystal Exchange America has a selection of them. The Crystal Exchange America web site is at www.crystalexchange.com.  They have figurines dating back to the 1997 introductions and limited edition Disney crystal pieces which can be found in the “Disney and Arribas” category of the store.



Mar 242011
 

Swarovski and Disney collectors may be glad to hear about the Swarovski Arribas Jeweled Mickey Mouse is on ebay with an attractive opening bid!  (Specific item details are available on the Swarovski Jeweled Mickey Mouse in the auction.)

Swarovski Arribas Mickey Mouse

The Swarovski Mickey Mouse was a limited edition figurine sold and marketed by the Arribas Brothers stores in the Disney theme parks.  10,000 limited edition Swarovski statues were produced for the Arribas Brothers. This collectible figure is 2.25″ tall and has over 180 Swarovski paves stones set into the face, arms, chest, buttons and legs of Mickey Mouse. Mickey Mouse features the Arribas stamp in the foot of the figurine.

The Arribas Mickey Mouse originally retailed for $295 when it launched and sold out in 1997.  While the figurine itself is not numbered, the accompanying certificate does indicate the production number.  An optional stand and plaque were offered with the figurine at approximately $50 each.

The Swarovski Mickey Mouse was the first piece in the joint venture between Swarovski and the Arribas Brothers stores.  Following the success of this figurine, other similarly-decorated, limited edition, figurines were produced:  Tinker Bell, Minnie Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Donald Duck, and there are others.

Arribas continues to introduce and sell figurines decorated with Swarovski crystal stones, however, they don’t seem to be quite as popular as the inaugural Mickey Mouse.

If you are looking for retired Swarovski Arribas and Disney figurines, Crystal Exchange America has a selection of them. The Crystal Exchange America web site is at www.crystalexchange.com.  They have figurines dating back to the 1997 introductions and limited edition Disney crystal pieces.