1... Disney Pin Trading began at the Walt Disney World Resort on Oct. 1, 1999.
2... An estimated 25,000 Cast Members trade pins with Guests at the Walt Disney World Resort, the Disneyland Resort and Disney Cruise Line each day.
3... The total number of pins available for Guests to trade from Cast Members lanyards on any given day is approximately 273,000.
4... Since 2000, more than 350 million pins have been traded. Taking into account that each pin measures approximately 1.75 inches, if laid end to end, the pins would cover the distance of almost four round trips from the Walt Disney World Resort to the Disneyland Resort.
5... The most expensive pin made was a Dream Jeweled Mickey Mouse pin covered in 130 different semi-precious stones that retailed for $1,295 and was released in a limited edition of three pins.