This weekend is the Winter Premiere Event (December 1-2, 2007) marking the WDCC debut of Captain Barbossa and Captain Jack Sparrow!
Captain Barbossa ("Black-hearted Brigand) is the Winter Premiere Event Featured Sculpture. A Numbered Limited Edition (NLE) of 2,500.
Captain Jack Sparrow ("Swashbuckling Scoundrel"), an Open Edition release will be making his Special Advance Debut Dec 1 - 2, 2007 at participating dealers of the Winter Premiere Event, supplies limited. Each piece can be displayed on its own, or together as a pair. With Pirates plundering the year, a Winter Premiere Event was held in lieu of the traditional Fall Premiere Event. Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain Barbossa are sculpted by Tim Bruckner.
Disneyland© Resort will not have it's usual Aribbas Bros. Gift with Purchase for this event. They will be offering a special promotion on December 4th for the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End on DVD. They are opening at 6:30am and the first guests who purchase the DVD at World of Disney© will receive a special matted art piece while supplies last.
Since Walt Disney Classics Collection has a special announcement inside the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End DVD featuring WDCC Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain Barbossa (part of the booklet packed inside the DVD), Disneyland© Resort is going to promote those sculptures releasing December 4th. They will be available at the World of Disney© store in Downtown Disney.
The usual gallery locations at WALT DISNEY WORLD© Resort will be offering these pieces as well.