Disney cartoon films captured our hearts since it first appeared to the public. We collect Disney films because we enjoy watching them over and over again. Other folks collect anything that comes from Disney films.
The term Disneyana is what Disney collectibles such as books, toys, animation celluloid, themed-park souvenirs, etc. Disneyana hobbyists rose throughout the 1980s and 1990s.
Earlier, Disney Company licensed other manufacturing companies to create Disney figures. But in 1992, Disney Company began to make their Disney collectible figures. Disney figurines come in various types, brand, design,
materials, artist, stamp mark, etc.
Disney figurines collecting
Disney collectible figurines have an exciting connotation among people. They bring back childhood memories of those lovable and fun Disney cartoons or even the happiness of vacationing at Disney World.
Disney classics collection caught not only the attention of collectors but of collectible shops and antique shops.
Some figurines in the Disney collection are made from porcelain and the process is just like making Hummel figurines. Disney figurine created from porcelain is molded and fired in an oven. They are then painted and fired once more.
Collectible Disney figurines spend months or even years in the production process. The Disney company wants to be sure that the sculpture is exactly like the original character in the film. Others are made from clay, glass, ceramic, plastic, etc.
In 1993, Disney started the Walt Disney Collectors Society. The increasing values and quality of limited Disney figures and rare Disney figurines have enticed a huge number of collectors. Collecting figurines of Disney denotes their youthful days and a love for Disney characters.
In 1995 Disney introduced the Enchanted Places, background scenes from their most famous animated films. To go with the Enchanted Places series, Disney introduced miniature figures, designed by world-famous miniature artist Robert Olszewski.