Many Disney fans who have paid $75 to join Disney’s new D23 official fan community have justified the cost by hoping that the “surprise” gift from the new Walt Disney Archives Collection would be worth $75 unto itself. Now that gift is beginning to arrive to members… and it’s a Mickey Mouse lithograph:
Thanks, once again, to Kellie for sending in the pictures and information. This particular one was mailed in a poster tube and it looks like whoever packaged it up wasn’t very careful with it, as the corner edges are slightly damaged due to being forced into the tube. Not very good for a free gift.
Here’s the certificate of authenticity that came with it:
While I can appreciate the historical value of this portrait, I don’t appreciate the real value of a lithograph. I’m glad I didn’t join D23 in hopes of the gift being something really special.
Finally, here’s a letter that came with the gift:
Does this “surprise” gift of a lithograph make you want to join D23 more or less? If you have joined D23, are you happy about this gift? Disappointed? Comment!Tweet