Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Mary Poppins St Paul's Cathedral Snowglobe

Scan from The Disney Catalog.
Mary Poppins
Description: With her magical snowglobe of St Paul’s Cathedral in hand, Mary explains to the children about the bird women who feeds the birds for tuppence a bag. This replica commemorates the 35th anniversary of the film with a special inset on the bottom with the film title, premiere date, song title by the Sherman Brothers and scene number.
Characters: none.
Features: none.
Music: Feed the Birds.
Size: 5 ½”H.
Snow: Birds.
Source: Disney Catalog.
Timeframe: 1999-2000.
ORP: 60.00

This globe is a holy grail of sorts for Disney Snowglobe collectors. It normally sells for hundreds of dollars on ebay and sometimes well over a thousand.

49 comments:

  1. Poppins is my favorite of all the Disney movies. My mom got this snow globe when my oldest boys where small and used to play it while they sat on her lap. I lost mom three years ago. My youngest son broke that globe tonight and it broke my heart. Seeing that item was not only sentimental, but also desired just makes it worse! There is no way I could afford to replace it. My dad is trying to save the music base and Cathedral, but sadly the birds have flown away......

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  2. I am sure the globe could be fixed; a new glass dome filled with water reattached with the birds back in flight. Take it to a ceramics shop. Believe it can be fixed!

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  3. There are a couple of professionals that I know of that repair water globes, including replacing glass globe, replication/repair of some objects, removal of air bubbles, cloudy water, etc. Think of it similar to an aquarium. The replacement cost of a globe is actually inexpensive. Here are two professional water globe technicians that repair and custom build snow/water globes. Robert@SnowGlobeRepair.com and the other is Heibel Craftworks 1-507-645-4571. I would leave the repair to a professional.I hope this helped.

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  4. Please can you let me know where I can find this snowglobe ?

    oliviertijtgat@yahoo.com

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  5. like all the others, it can be found once in awhile on ebay. Be prepared to pay well over $600.

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  6. Is it possible to get a replica? My Grandma always wanted one...

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  7. I just saw one of these globes on Ebay...wow...amazing.

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  8. I REALLY want one

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  9. I am in the UK and have this paticular globe in my collection that i am looking to sell.

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  10. I have this particular globe for sale. Please email me directly at dohearn3718@gmail.com. Serious offers only. The last globe sold on ebay for $699 + shipping.
    Thanks!

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  11. It'sd so sad for me, I remember it from the disney calatog- it was, I think, 45-65 dollars but we had just had our first child, bought our first home and I really wanted it, but couldn't justify the money spent on a snowglobe... now we could easily swing it and I can't get one.

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  13. Pink Apron, I'm interested! What is your idea of the "right price"? It's one of my favorite movies! Let me know!

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  14. Pink Apron
    I'm interested in this snwglobe! What is a reasonable price for you? Please let me know!

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    1. Hi, I have a St. Paul's Cathedral "Feed The Birds" commemorative snow globe for sale.
      Email me becky.unwin@yahoo.com. I would be happy to send pictures of it.

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  15. Hi! A few people on here have expressed interest in selling their Mary Poppins St. Paul Cathedral snowglobe. I can't seem to "message" or email the people on here to inquire about purchasing their snowglobe so if you happen to come back view this, please send me an email: AUDIEME@GMAIL.COM. Thank you!

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  16. If anyone is looking to sell their Mary Poppins St. Paul Cathedral snowglobe for a reasonable price please contact me ASAP on carlash@hotmail.co.uk. Very interested in buying one of these for a special someone!
    Thank you in advance!

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  17. I've been looking for five years for this globe! Please contact me if you would like to sell yours. I saw someone in the UK willing to sell, but I have no idea how to contact the person who posted the message.
    XanaduQNotes05@aol.com

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  18. I have this globe. I am planning to sell it. The liquid is cloudy. Will I get a better price if I have it cleaned, or should I leave it as is?

    I am hoping to get an unreasonable price.

    Lengthy explanation:

    I have tea every week with a friend who collects music boxes. She has some music box snow globes, likes snow globe music boxes especially and was showing me a new one. I remarked that I didn't really care about snow globes but would love to have one that was like the one in 'Mary Poppins' and played the song.

    Two days later there it was, in a Goodwill thrift store. I bought it for five dollars.

    I wondered if maybe the liquid was supposed to be foggy. London foggy, like. So I looked it up and was shocked to find how big a deal this globe is among collectors, and how valuable.

    Recently some friends of mine who can't get/stay pregnant announced their intention to adopt a second baby. They're not rich but they're great, their son is having so much fun and is so loved. Any baby of theirs will be a rich baby. They are asking for help with the adoption fee costs (huge!) and I want to sell the globe for that.

    http://thekingfamilyco.blogspot.com/

    It's missing the wooden base bit. It plays the tune very well. Usually the quality of the music-box in these things isn't as good.

    Any advice as to how to get the best possible price would be appreciated.

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  19. The good news is you only paid $5 for it and it should sell for more then that. The bad news is these don't sell for as much as they had been since the economic downturn. If you had the base i would say its worth getting the water changed out but since you don't it is incomplete and probably not worth the expense. Hard to say what kind of interest you will get on ebay since it does not have the base but that is still the place to try and sell it. Make sure you have Disney, Mary Poppins and snowglobe in the title. Good luck.

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  20. Well, it's only about $20 to have the liquid changed. If I can't get a good sight more than that for it, I'll keep it.

    Any guesses as to its worth without that base?

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  21. I would hope you might still get a couple of hundred for it. I remember one selling that had terrible water and was half empty but it still sold for around 500 or so. Obviously someone was willing to restore it. The problem here is that without the base it cant be completely restored to a condition that someone will want to pay a huge amount for it.
    I didn't realize it was so inexpensive to have the liquid changed. If thats all it costs, by all means do it even if you do end up keeping it.

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  22. II am looking for one of these globes.
    If anyone has one for sale please contact me patonstacey@gmail.com.

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  23. I have one of these globes and willing to sell it... I have the base and all to it.. My email is mitzijoyner7&yahoo.com... Only serious inquires please.
    Thanks
    Mitzi

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  24. Hi Mitzi I can't get your email address to work is it right?

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  25. Hi,
    i am desperately looking for one of these snow globes as a gift for my mum. she's wanted one since she was a little girl!
    If anyone has one they could part with, please contact me. it would be greatly appreciated :-)
    my email address is hbl77@yahoo.co.uk
    many thanks
    holly

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  26. I am seriously looking to purchase one of these, please contact me at bhayes@ppc-online.com

    Regards,
    Brian Hayes

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  27. Hi! I have been looking for this globe for years for my father, as he saw the movie when it first came out with all his sisters and brothers. He has other memorabilia but this would be the cherry on the sundae. Will make an old man very happy (after he recovers from fainting)! My email is AUDIEME@GMAIL.COM Thank you!

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  28. I have this snowglobe and I've decided to put it up for auction on Ebay. The water was beginning to get cloudy so I'm having it professionally changed. There is also a spot of missing lacquer on the base that is being repaired as best as possible. If all goes well it should be up in 7 to 10 days. I hope it can find a new home for Christmas. No promises, because I won't put it up if it isn't "near perfect"

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    1. ANY luck in selling it? I am serious about buying it contact suzanne email >> orsinis@uphs.upenn.edu

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  29. I am VERY interested and serious in owning this bit of Disney memorabilia. If you are willing to sell please email me at powaymermaid@yahoo.com with your price!

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  30. Hi is anyone still selling this snowglobe? If so could you please let me know would live to have it and willing to give good price for it email is chelle13tom@yahoo.co.uk or telephone number 07970028563 (uk) thank you

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  31. There is one an eBay right now item # 110891337791

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  32. I have one these to sell. Please let me know if you are interested. I would prefer not to have to go through ebay. I accept paypal. email AlaynaVT@gmail.com

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  33. There is now a cathedral globe on eBay. Listed today.

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  34. Hello everyone, I have this snow globe and I am looking to sell it. The only thing is that the music box was wound to tightly so it doesn't work, although it should be an easy fix. the music box was removed from the item, but I still have it and everything is in great condition. If you are interested in purchasing this item, please email me at ohmijord@isu.edu and we can talk. I can email pictures as well. Thank you! - Jordan

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    1. Hi do you still have the snow globe for sale? Please email me back on sarahlouisefielder@yahoo.co.uk

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  35. Hi if anyone is interested in selling their snowglobe please could you contact me at sarahlouisefielder@yahoo.co.uk

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  36. Serious interested buyer for a Mary Poppins cathedral snowglobe. Please email me:

    mailme@jmfa.fastmail.net

    Spitspot! Thank you.

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  37. Hello, all.
    With a heavy heart I am needing to sell my Mary Poppins Commemorative snow globe with St. Paul's Cathedral and the song "Feed the Birds".
    It is in good/excellent condition. The song is clear and there are no cracks. It has the wooden stand with the brass plaque which I realized still has the protective plastic on it.
    Please email me if interested. I would be happy to submit photos of the snow globe by request.
    I will only accept PayPal.
    Thank you-- becky.unwin@yahoo.com

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  38. How much do you want? I have been looking for this, but I don't have lots of money. Please let me know.

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  39. If anybody has a base for sale can you let me know I have lost mine please contact sarahlouisefielder@yahoo.co.uk

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  40. Why can't the Disney Company reissue this snowglobe? There are so many of us who want one...we who have loved the movie, since childhood. Who can we contact to ask?

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  41. There is one on ebay right now. They are getting harder and harder to find.

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  42. I have one that I am selling for $1500.00...very good condition with the stand. I dont want to sell it...I collect Mary Poppins and I love it ..dont want to sell it but Im getting married and trying to pay for a wedding. If anyone is interested email me...I have it up for sale on CL too.
    angela.whitecotton@gmail.com

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    1. Hi, is your snow globe still for sale? I am in Australia looking for this globe.
      townsonj@bigpond.net.au

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  43. There is one on ebay right now that is in MINT condition with the box. Auction ends in roughly 7 1/2 hours (5:30ish EDT). $921 starting bid. Buy it now $1250.

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  44. I'm looking to hire one of these snowglobes for a television production. If anyone has one that they would be willing to hire out at a cost pleas email me on Stephanie.Murtagh@bbc.co.uk.

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  45. Im looking to purchase this globe, please mail me if you have one to sell, birds_rsa@yahoo.com

    Thank you

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