DEAD MAN'S JEST
As an attendee of PIRATES of the KINGDOM,
you will receive Dead Man's Jest a delightful multi-part event piece! This treasure chest is filled
with treasures to warm the heart of any HK collector. Our chest,
carved by Monique Baldwin, holds
miniature versions of two figurines treasured by all: Back Scratch and Panda. The mini figurines
set inside the open chest are removable. On the outside another
treasure is seen coming out of the chest - the Shark. Inside you will find a list of the
treasures held within the chest.
edition size is expected to be limited to 200 figurines. The
prototype shown may vary slightly from the production box figurine.
DEAD MAN'S JEST II
Each year we have a second version of an event figurine used to
offset the costs of the event and to raise money for charity. This
year we are adding extra spice to the offer. Dead Man's Jest II will
be shrink-wrapped. It is available at a cost of $65.00 each. In
addition to the one second version of the event figurine shown here,
this box figurine will have three other variations. Fifteen (15%)
percent of the figurines will have a color variation, 15% will be a
mold variation and ONE will be a jeweled version.
has removed the Shark from the front of the chest and replaced the second HK cat box, Back Scratch, with the
first HK dog box, the Elusive Few Shaggy
Dog. Inside is a Mouseketeer's hat and piles of money
earmarked for charity.
attendee (Buccaneers, Mateys, and Swabbies) has the right to purchase
up to two Dead Man's Jest II figurines. The edition size will be
determined when we know how many pre-orders are received by October
1, 2007. After that date orders will be taken on a first come basis
depending on how many are remaining on the total number ordered.
Order yours before the event, as any that remain once the convention
starts will be offered to all attendees on a lottery basis.
you get him? Peter Calvesbert is bringing his whole family to
Orlando and the event. To raise money for the trip, Peter produced
this pirate version of himself. HOP is assisting Peter by selling
this wonderful tribute to our event for him. Sam and Millie will
enjoy two weeks in the world of Disney, and all of the many other
places to partake in within the area.
attendee, whether a Buccaneer, a Matey, or a Swabbie, can order up to two Pegleg Pete pendants. The cost is $25 each. You must pay in advance
and you will receive your piece(s) when you check in at the
SNATCH & GRAB
Plaza "Right-to-Buy" Figurine. One of the cost factors for any
convention is the meeting rooms, storage space, and Hospitality
Suite that are tied to the total rooms we book at the hotel. In
order to entice our attendees to stay at our host hotel, HOP is
offering attendees the right-to-buy a special figurine for those
whom are registered at the hotel on Friday and Saturday nights,
April 11th and 12th.
Meet Snatch & Grab, exclusive
to Crowne Plaza guests. Our monkey is enjoying the loot he snatched
from the nearby ship. Unfortunately he's sitting on the crocodile
who grabbed Captain Hook's hand many moons ago. Do you think the
croc will go for Snatch's hand or his loot this time? "How do I get
one?" you ask. You must be a registered guest at the hotel both
nights. If there are people with different last names in the room,
everyone wanting to obtain Snatch & Grab should have their name on the room. The hotel allows four people in
a room at the rate for one.
image shown is the prototype before the piece is turned into a
box. There will be some minor changes and the color will be
different. The cost of the box is $55. You can order your piece in
advance. However, the pieces will not be distributed until Sunday
morning; after we have verified the hotel booking list for our
Pillage, the blue parrot, related to Loot and Plunder, is a pendant available to collectors attending the optional outings on Thursday, April 10, 2008. If you attend more than one of the outings, you'll receive this pendant for each of them. Those optional outings include: the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour; the "Behind the Scenes" Tour of Universal Studios; and the Pirate's Dinner Adventure. All three pendants were carved by Monique Baldwin and are only available with the PIRATES of the KINGDOM event.
LOOT &/OR PLUNDER
The local HK collector club in the Tampa Bay area, Harmony Florida Suncoast Collectors Club (HFS), wants to welcome all of the visitors to their part of the world. The officers and members of the HFS club and their sponsors cordially invite you to their Welcome Reception on Wednesday,April 9, 2008, on the patio, by the pool, at the Crowne Plaza.
The event will start at 7:30 PM and will end at 10:00 PM with door prizes and raffles.It is a reception with a cash bar where Master Carver Peter Calvesbert will be attending.Peter is anxious to spend time getting to know you, so he will not be signing pieces at this event.
To offer the reception free to the attendees, the club has a special figurine, Plunder, for purchase that will assist in paying the costs. Plunder is a red parrot carved by Monique Baldwin and costs $25. It is limited to one per person attending the convention. You do not have to be at the Welcome Reception to obtain this colorful parrot. He is the brother to Pillage, which collectors attending the Optional Outings will receive on Thursday.
HFS has a strong dedication to charity and sought an opportunity to benefit their local charities; Florida Baptist Children's Homes in Lakeland, Florida, and Friends of Strays, Inc. in St. Petersburg, Florida. They have commissioned Loot, a green parrot, as their charity fundraiser. Loot is also related to Pillage and Plunder and can be purchased from HFS for $25 as well.
For more information,
contact HOP by e-mail at [firstname.lastname@example.org]
or call Pat Steven at 703-256-3506.
PIRATES of the KINGDOM
CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL ORLANDO-UNIVERSAL