Disney Park Pack August 2016 Subscription Box Review – Pin Trading Edition

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Disney Park Pack August 2016 box

Disney Park Pack: Pin Trading Edition is a monthly mystery pack from the Disney Store.  Every month in this subscription you’ll receive three official Disney pins – 2 open edition (released to subscribers before they’re made available to the public) plus a totally exclusive limited edition pin. The limited edition pin has a run of 500 each and there are 4 variations of the pin.

Don’t forget that the Disney Park Pack – Holiday Edition has launched too! Check out more details on the Disney Holiday Park Pack here and see the Holiday Park Pack reviews!

Disney Park Pack August 2016 review

Here are the Park Pack pins for August! There’s no information card for this box, and just like every other month, I wish they’d include a curator’s note – maybe with names for these pins!

Disney Park Pack August 2016 (1)

Disney Pins are the perfect souvenir – small, not too expensive, and fun to collect.  This month there was a silver & a green pin – $6.95 & $8.95 MSRP respectively.

Disney Park Pack August 2016 (2)

Jack Skellington: Parks are getting ready for Halloween. This one is of course from Nightmare Before Christmas, and quite creepy!

Disney Park Pack August 2016 (3)

Carousel of Progress: Can I call this the creepy Hitler pin? I’m sorry, I hate this pin.

Disney Park Pack August 2016 (4)

I also got theh lame background. Nope, don’t like it one bit.

Disney Park Pack August 2016 (5)

The construction is nice.Disney Park Pack August 2016 (6)

The back shows that it’s a limited edition of 500.

This months park pack! #disneypins #disneyparkpack #disneylovers #disneypincollector

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Here are 2 of the other backgrounds

Disney Park Pack August 2016 (7)

Cinderella: Whew, Cinderella and glitter, thank goodness!

This was my least favorite month of this subscription. I was thankful for glitter but really the two open edition pins weren’t wow or anything special. I think this subscription needs some improvements – as I suggested in the Holiday Park pack, perhaps a nice LE postcard or something to go with!

FYI – if you check out with your Disney Visa and spend $50 you’ll save 10% on your order with coupon code DRVCMEMBER. I am sure it only applies to the first order of the subscription, but if you do have the card, it works on any Disney Store purchase.

Visit the Disney Park Pack: Pin Trading Edition landing page to find out more. It’s currently sold out, but we’ll post when subscriptions are open again.

The Subscription: Disney Park Pack: Pin Trading Edition
The Description: Disney Park Pack is a monthly mystery box with 3 official Disney pins. Pins are collectible and tradeable! Every box features two open edition pins and one limited edition pin with a run of 500. Now a monthly subscription!
The Price: $39.95 – Save $5 per month on an annual subscription! (looks like this option is currently sold out)

Some general info about Disney Pins & Trading:

Prices: Green ($6.95) Red & Silver ($8.95) Blue ($10.95) Yellow ($12.95) Pink ($14.95) Lavender ($16.95). Special ones cost more.
Cast Members with green lanyards may only trade with kids ages 3 to 12. You can trade up to two pins per day with any trading Cast Member.
You don’t have to trade your pins, you can just collect them.
You can only trade real Disney pins, and they all bear a copyright notice on the back.
Don’t buy nice pins to trade, buy lots of pins on eBay from a reputable seller.
Are you a pin trader? Share your advice in the comments!

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