This is a rare promotional display case made by Nestle in France for the French, Belgium, Luxemburg & Netherlands sales area to promote their then upcoming toys for the Nestle Magic Ball (here called "Nestle Le Boule Magique") 1998 series, which includes the complete sets from "Peter Pan" (6 figures), "Lion King" Series 2 (6 Figures), "Little Mermaid" (6 figures), and "Toy Story"(3 figures). Case measures about 13" tall x 9.5 wide x 2" tall (32.5cm x 24cm x 5cm).
Case is in the shape of a book & opens to be 20 (50cm) wide. When opened, the entire 21 pieces are displayed. There is a space cut out of foam in the case to hold each piece. The figures & accessories measure from 1-2.5' (2.5-6cm) tall each. This set was available throughout Europe.
There is no damage or wear on the case, figures or anything else, pieces are all complete and everything is in Mint condition. Photos of figures and accessories outside box show how items look if removed from box, shown for reference. They are authentic, fully licensed and completely authorized by the Walt Disney Company.
These contain very small pieces, and are not recommended for children under 5 years. Other Promotional cases, sets & individual pieces are available. Check out my other items. Nestle Magic Ball figures were released throughout Europe from 1995 to 1999. The plastic figurine or toy come inside a plastic capsule ball, which was inside a chocolate ball, wrapped in foil, inside a cardboard box, similar to Kinder Surprise eggs.
A different, but similar series was also released in the US in 1997, except the European figures are smaller, and generally, much more detailed. They are of a better quality than their US counterparts. These figures are hard plastic, hand painted from 1" to 2" tall.Many figurines come in 2 or 3 pieces and need minor assembly. This is a complete listing of the series and year released. Lion King (Series 1) 1995; Pocahontas 1995 (with Accessories released only in France); Aladdin 1996 (Released ONLY in France); Hunchback 1996 (with Accessories released only in France); 101 Dalmatians 1997 (with Accessories released only in France); Hercules 1997 (with Accessories released only in France); Toy Story, Little Mermaid, Lion King (Series 2) & Peter Pan 1998; Jungle Book, Robin Hood, A Bug's Life, Aladdin (Series 2) & Aristocats 1999.
Please check out my other items. Item will be packed very carefully & securely. See my feedback for much positive packing comments. The item "LION KING Little Mermaid TOY STORY Disney NESTLE MAGIC PROMO Display 21 Figures" is in sale since Tuesday, March 30, 2010.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Disneyana\Contemporary (1968-Now)\Figurines\Other Contemp Disney Figurines". The seller is "jerrysneatstuff" and is located in Lake Worth, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.