Even though it is only October, it’s like Christmas for pin collectors as we found numerous pins — many limited release editions — hitting the shelves at Frontier Trading Post in Frontierland at the Magic Kingdom.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Santa Skellington Pin (Limited Edition) – $19.99
This “The Nightmare Before Christmas” pin has Jack Skellington dressed as Santa Claus — or Sandy Claws, as he calls him — standing next to a decorated Christmas tree. Underneath the tree is one decorated package wrapped in red paper and another – also in red paper with a yellow bow behind Jack. In Jack’s hand is another gift wrapped in blue paper and a yellow bow.
The pin is decorated in an enameled cloisonné with a nickel finish. It comes mounted on a custom card with bare trees in a forest as the background. The pin is held on with Mickey Mouse icon pin backs. The hinged pin opens to reveal a surprise image.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Santa Skellington with Bats Pin (Limited Edition) – $19.99
This limited edition pin has Jack “Santa” Skellington is pictured on a red background with a foreboding orange hole behind him. Standing among gnarled black trees, Jack has a sack slung over his shoulder as bats fly around him.
The pin is made from enameled cloisonné with a nickel finish. On the back it includes Mickey Mouse icon pin backs.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Pumpkin King Pin (Limited Edition) – $19.99
This colorful limited edition pin features Jack Skellington as he is officially know as the “Pumpkin King.” Standing in front of a sign that reads “Halloween Town,” the Pumpkin King is dressed in a jewel toned purple jacket with straw-like pants. He is next to a large tree trunk with a massively frightening pumpkin on the surface. Below the pumpkin is a skull. The hinged pin opens to reveal a delightfully scary surprise.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Jack Skellington and Sally Pin (Limited Edition) – $17.99
On a decorated card of black and purple, the afterlife isn’t lonely for these two. Jack and Sally are on a modeled pin frame and a ”Together Forever” banner encircles them. The limited edition pin is made from metal and enameled cloisonné and is 1 3/4″ wide. On the back is one large Mickey Mouse pin backing.
This pin is also available on shopDisney.com.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Jack Skellington Decorated Egg Pin (Limited Edition) – $19.99
If we can mix Halloween with Christmas then why not throw Easter in as well?! This limited editon hinged pin has Jack dressed in his signature black and white pin striped suit standing next to a large multi-colored Easter Egg. Underneath the large egg are three smaller eggs in pink, yellow, and purple. A filled Easter Basket hides behind Jack.
“Tangled” Princess Tea Party Pin (Limited Edition) – $19.99
This adorable “Tangled”-themed Princess Tea Party pin is made just for Rapunzel. The purple tea pot has her golden Sun Crest encircling the pot. The stems are made from a yellow enameled cloisonné and the purple and pink around the handle.
The tea pot has a small chain attached to a ornately decorated tea cup and saucer surrounded by pink, purple, and yellow flowers.
Pixar Character Ear Headband Pins – Set of 4 – (Limited Edition) – $29.99
You get the best of everything with these – Pixar characters, pins, and ear headbands with these adorable Pixar Character Ear Headband pin sets. Each set of four feature some of your favorite Pixar pals.
The first set includes four ear headband pins featuring top left to right: Helen “Elastigirl” Parr (“The Incredibles”), and Remy (“Ratatouille”). Bottom left to right: Buzz Lightyear (“Toy Story”), and Russell (“Up”). Each of these colorful pins is metal with a black pin backing.
If “Monsters: Inc,” “Toy Story,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco” are more of your jam, then this set is perfect. The second set of four Pixar Character Ear Headband Pin set includes from top left to right: Sulley, Bo Peep, Anger, and Miguel.
Grogu “Star Wars” Pin (Limited Release) – $17.99
This limited release enameled cloisonné, metal pin features Grogu, colloquially referred to as Baby Yoda, from the “Star Wars” Disney+ original television series “The Mandalorian” playing with his food. Literally.
This pin is attached to a decorative card backing.
Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Vault Collection Pin – Autograph Book (Limited Release) – $17.99
This pin celebrated one of the most popular things to do at any Disney Park – getting the characters autograph. In honor of Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary this beautifully designed steel blue autograph book has a retro Mickey and Minnie Mouse on the cover. Mickey has “signed” his name in blue paint as Minnie looks on. “AUTOGRAPHS” is written in white art deco lettering and the “Walt Disney World” logo is on the center bottom of the book.
When you open up this hinged pin, it reveals a white page with Mickey and Minnie’s autographs. On the inside book cover is an imprint of Mickey and Minnie in silver. As with many of the other pins, the Autograph Book pin is made from metal and enamel.
Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Vault Collection Pin – Celebrating 20 Magical Years (Limited Release) – $19.99
Looking back at Walt Disney World history, this pin commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort.
This 3-D pin has recreates the 1991 anniversary logo with Mickey Mouse dressed as a magician and the Mickey head silhouette like shooting stars and the castle, in turquoise enamel. In the center of the castle is a large yellow “20” and underneath, “Magical Years” echoing that anniversary’s tag line. The classic “Walt Disney World” logo, with the Mickey globe in the middle of the “D” edges the bottom of the pin.
Are you a pin collector? Have you been waiting for any of these pins to be released? If so, let us know in the comments below.