Donald has been the toughest for the Pezheads List, to date.  Just look at all the differences.  It's "Ohmazing", "Inbelievable", "Unsane"!

 

I have broken down differences into categories:

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number.

Stem Number Location - Patent side, or other.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue, Blue/Purple, Light Blue, Turquoise/Blue

Head shape- Rounded or Square (Square tends to have a “forehead”)

Head color- Milky White, Translucent Milky White (nonfat), Flat White, Glossy White, Ivory White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side, or two.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, defined

- 4 Left, 3 Right, defined

- 3 Left, 4 Right, Partially defined

- Very little definition

Bill - Hand painted or machine painted, flat or shiny paint, dark or

light yellow paint, all or what part of bill is painted, with or

without holes in bill.

Eyes - Pupils partially painted, or completely.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape (Large, small), paint or no paint.

Copyright - How it is printed (Walt Disney Productions or Walt Disney), which side of head it is on, small or large lettering. From this keyboard... (C) , is C in circle.

Kicker - Short (5/16”) and fat single arch protrudes slightly from back of neck. Long (3/8”) and skinny double arch protrudes slightly. Long and skinny and single arch protrudes far from back of neck.

Sleeve - color, marks on bottom.

Tongue - color.

Logo - Use of the Trade Mark...(R) , is R in circle.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Staggered vs. Straight.

Other side: Spaced Apart vs. Together.

Both sides: Shadowed vs. Semi-Shadowed.

 


 

1.1

Donald Die-Cut

Patent side: 2.6 Austria - no stem number

Other side: Huey, Dewey & Louie die cut

Head - rounded glossy white, 1 hole in side of head, 3 or 4 well defined

"feathers" on side/back of head right side, 2 or 3 on left side.

Bill - hand painted, shiny dark yellow paint, all of bill painted, no

holes in bill.

Eyes - pupil section almost completely painted black, outer area unpainted.

Cheeks - round, large, somewhat painted.

Copyright - (C)WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, right side of head.

Kicker - Short and fat.

Sleeve - Yellow, no marks on bottom.

Tongue - Red, rectangular.

Logo - Patent side: Staggered / Shadowed, no (R).

Other side: see above

Other "the Crackle-look".

*Hat - pale blue, color of practical pigs hat, large oval, hat ribbon/ tassel in

back.

 

1.2 (Similar to Die-Cut without the Die-Cut)

Patent side: 2.6 Austria - IMC 2

Head - rounded glossy white, 1 hole in side of head, 3 or 4 well defined

"feathers" on side/back of head right side, 2 or 3 on left side.

Bill - hand painted, shiny dark yellow paint, all of bill painted, no

holes in bill.

Eyes - pupil section almost completely painted black, outer area unpainted.

Cheeks - round, large, somewhat painted.

Copyright - (C)WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, right side of head.

Kicker - Short and fat.

Sleeve - Yellow, no marks on bottom.

Tongue - Red, rectangular.

Logo - Patent side: Staggered / Shadowed, no (R).

Other side: see above

Other "the Crackle-look".

*Hat - pale blue, color of practical pigs hat, large oval, hat ribbon/ tassel in

back.

Older Heads:

 

2.1

 

*2.6 Yugoslavia - letter V on stem (Roman Numeral 5?)

Stem Number on Patent side.

Head - rounded glossy white, 1 hole in side of head, 2 well defined

"feathers" on side/back of head.

Bill - hand painted, shiny dark yellow paint, all of bill painted, no

holes in bill.

Eyes - pupil section completely painted black, outer area unpainted.

Cheeks - round, large, unpainted.

Copyright - (C)WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, right side of head.

Kicker - small, rounded.

Sleeve - Yellow, no marks on bottom.

Tongue - Red.

Logo - Patent side: Staggered / Shadowed, no (R).

Other side: Spaced Apart / Shadowed, no (R).

Other - Patent/Country Area in indented square. No real "Atoms" on this stem but "the Crackle-look". Two “Flowers” below Country of Origin.

 

3.1

 

*3.4 Austria - 2. (yes a dot after the 2)

Stem Number on Patent side.

Head - slightly flatter on sides, glossy white, 1 hole in side of head,

3 defined feathers on right side/back of head, only 2 on left.

Bill - hand painted, shiny dark yellow paint, all of bill painted, no holes in bill.

Eyes - painted black, not covering all of pupil area, outer area unpainted.

Cheeks - round, smaller than 2.6, raised but flattened, not painted.

Copyright - (C) WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, larger print than 2.6, right side of head.

Kicker - still rounded, slightly smaller than 2.6, has indents inside.

Sleeve - light pink, backward 6 or 9 in circle underneath.

Tongue - darker pink.

Logo - same as 2.6.

Other - Only Patent Number in indented shape, words U.S. PATENT and

MADE IN AUSTRIA on "Crackle-look" background.

 

3.2

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number. 3.4 Austria -2 (no dot), NF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue stem and hat.

Head shape- Rounded.

Head color- Glossy White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, defined

Spring- Metal.

Bill - Hand painted, shiny paint, dark yellow paint, without holes in bill.

Eyes - Pupils painted completely.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Large with paint.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on right side in large lettering.

Kicker- Short and fat,protrudes slightly from back of neck.

Sleeve - Yellow sleeve, no mark on bottom

Tongue - Red rectangular.

Logo - No Trade Mark.(R).

Patent side: Staggered.

Other side: Spaced Apart

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

3.3

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number. 3.9 Austria- 2. (with dot), NF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue.

Head shape- Rounded.

Head color- Glossy White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, Partially defined.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Hand painted shiny paint, dark yellow all of bill is painted, without holes in bill.

Eyes - Pupils painted completely.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape Large, painted

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions, right side, large lettering.

Kicker - Short (5/16”) and fat single arch protrudes slightly from back of neck

Sleeve - Light tan, no marks.

Tongue - Pink

Logo - No Trade Mark

Patent side: Straight.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

3.4

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number. 3.4 Austria- 4/1, NF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue.

Head shape- Rounded.

Head color- Glossy White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, Partially defined.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Hand painted flat paint, light yellow, only partially painted, without holes in bill.

Eyes - Pupils partially completely.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape Large, not painted

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions, right side, large lettering.

Kicker - Short (5/16”) and fat single arch protrudes slightly from back of neck

Sleeve - White, no marks.

Tongue - White.

Logo - No Trade Mark

Patent side: Slightly staggered.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

4.1

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.4, Hong Kong, 7, NF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Hat Medium Blue, Stem Light Blue.

Head shape- Rounded.

Head color- Slightly Translucent White and Glossy.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, Partially defined.

Spring- Metal.

Bill - Hand painted dark shiny yellow without hole in bill.

Eyes - Missing paint.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape small, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions, right side of head, small lettering.

Kicker - Long (3/8”) and skinny double arch protrudes slightly

Sleeve - Light Yellow.

Tongue - Pink

Logo - No Trademark.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Straight.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

 

4.2

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.9, Hong Kong, 7, NF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue Hat, Light Blue stem.

Head shape- Rounded.

Head color- Ivory White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 on left, 4 on right partially defined.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Hand painted, dark shiny yellow, no hole in bill.

Eyes - Pupils partially painted.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape small, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on right side of face, small lettering.

Kicker - Long (3/8”) and skinny double arch protrudes slightly.

Sleeve - Peach

Tongue - Pink

Logo - No Trademark.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Staggered.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

4.3

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.9, Hong Kong, 7, NF.

Stem Number Location - Other side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Hat is medium blue, stem is light blue.

Head shape- Square.

Head color- Translucent Milky White (nonfat).

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, Partially defined.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Hand painted shiny yellow, no hole in beak.

Eyes - Pupils partially painted.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape large, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on right side, small type.

Kicker - Long (3/8”) and skinny double arch protrudes slightly

Sleeve - Light pink, number 2 on bottom.

Tongue - Pink

Logo - No Trademark.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Staggered.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

4.4

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.8, USA, 9, NF.

Stem Number Location - Same side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Hat is medium blue, stem is powder blue.

Head shape- Square.

Head color- White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, Partially defined.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Hand painted shiny yellow, no hole in beak.

Eyes - Pupils painted.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape large, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on right side, small type.

Kicker - Long (3/8”) and skinny double arch protrudes slightly

Sleeve - Light yellow.

Tongue - Light yellow.

Logo - No Trademark.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Staggered.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

4.5

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.8, USA, 9, NF.

Stem Number Location - Same side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Hat is medium blue, stem is white.

Head shape- Square.

Head color- White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- 3 Left, 4 Right, Partially defined.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Hand painted shiny yellow, no hole in beak.

Eyes - Pupils painted.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape large, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on right side, small type.

Kicker - Long (3/8”) and skinny double arch protrudes slightly

Sleeve - Light yellow.

Tongue - Light yellow.

Logo - No Trademark.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Staggered.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

 

 

5.1

 

*3.9 Austria - 8, n/f

 

Stem Number on Patent side.

Head - flatter squared off milky white, 2 holes in side of head, 2 less define feathers on side/back of head.

Bill - (guessing) machine painted, flat dark yellow paint, top and bottom of center of upper bill painted (yikes), hole in center of upper bill.

Eyes - even less pupil painted black...dots. Outer area unpainted.

Cheeks - smaller than 2.6 and slightly larger than 3.4, less defined, unpainted.

Copyright - (C) WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, same print as 2.6, right side of head.

Kicker - Longer and flatter than 2.6/3.4.

Sleeve - Clear-whiteish, (looking at 2 separate ones) marks 3 and 8 outside circle underneath.

Tongue - White.

Logo - same as 2.6/3.4

Other - Crackle-look around Logo replaced by "Frosted-look". Both of these stems have Vertical lines running down both sides outside logo area. Also tiny molded square on left side of collar.

 

**same as above, face color looks like non fat milk.

 

6.1

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.4, no country marked, 5, NF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue.

Head shape- Square.

Head color- Milky White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- Very little definition.

Spring- Metal.

Bill - Hand painted light shiny yellow, no hole in beak.

Eyes - Pupils partially painted.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape large, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on right side of face, large letters.

Kicker - Short (5/16”) and fat single arch protrudes slightly from back of neck

Sleeve - Yellow.

Tongue - Red rectangle.

Logo - No Trademark.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Staggered.

Other side: Spaced Apart.

Both sides: Shadowed vs. Semi-Shadowed.

 

6.2

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.9, Yugoslavia, 5, WF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue.

Head shape- Square.

Head color- Glossy White.

Number of holes in side of head- One on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- Very little definition.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Hand painted light shiny yellow, no hole in beak.

Eyes - Pupils partially painted.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape large, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on right side of face.

Kicker - Short (5/16”) and fat single arch protrudes slightly from back of neck

Sleeve - Clear.

Tongue - Red .

Logo - Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Carded, unknown.

Other side: Together.

Both sides: Shadowed vs. Semi-Shadowed.

 

 

7.1

 

*3.9 Hong Kong - 6, n/f

Stem Number on "Other" side, not Patent side.

Head - flatter squared off glossy white, 2 larger holes in side of head, 2 even less defined feathers on back of head.

Bill - machine painted (looks sprayed) , shiny light yellow paint, all of bill painted, 1 hole in center of upper bill.

Eyes - all of pupil area painted black, outer area not painted.

Cheeks - same size as 3.9 Austria, painted with bill.

Copyright - (C) WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, smaller print than 2.6, LEFT side of head.

Kicker - Same size as 3.9 Austria but rounder, more protruding.

Sleeve - Clear-white, no number but circle underneath.

Tongue - Clearish-Blue (geez)

Logo - same as 2.6/3.4/3.9 Austria

Other - Frosted-look stem.

 

8.1

 

*3.9 Jugoslavia - 5 (same side), n/f

Head - low gloss white, 1 hole in side of head, 2 even less defined feathers on back of head.

Bill - machine painted (looks sprayed) , shiny light yellow paint, all of bill painted, no hole in center of upper bill.

Eyes - most all of pupil area painted black, outer area not painted.

Cheeks - same size as 3.9 Austria, painted with bill.

Copyright - (C) WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION,right side of head.

Kicker - Same size as 3.9 Austria

Sleeve - Clear-white, number 9 or 6 (not sure), circle underneath.

Tongue - Red, rectangular

Logo - same as 2.6/3.4/3.9 Austria other - Frosted-look stem

Hat: Darkest Tassel to the back

 

9.1

 

*3.9 Austria - 8, footed

Stem Number on "Other" side, not Patent side.

Head - flatter squared off milky white, 2 holes in side of head, 2 less defined feathers on side/back of head.

Bill - (guessing) hand painted, flat dark yellow paint, all of bill painted, hole in center of upper bill.

Eyes - even less pupil painted...dots. Outer area unpainted

Cheeks - same as 3.9 Austria n/f, but painted with bill.

Copyright - (C) WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, same as 2.6/3.9 Austria n/f, right side of head.

Kicker - same as 3.9 Austria n/f.

Sleeve - Clearish-blue, no mark but circle underneath.

Tongue - White.

Logo - same as 2.6, has (R) on "Other" side only, not Patent side.

 

10.1

 

*3.9 Hong Kong - 6, footed

Stem Number on Patent side.

 

Head - flatter squared off milky white, 2 holes in side of head, 2 less defined feathers on side/back of head.

Bill - machine painted, shiny light yellow paint, all of bill painted, no holes in bill.

Eyes - all Pupil area painted, no outer area painted.

Cheeks - same as 3.9 Austria nf, painted.

Copyright - (C) WALT DISNEY PRODUCTION, same as 2.6/3.9 Austria n/f, left side of head.

Kicker - same as 3.9 Austria n/f.

Sleeve - Clear, backwards 4 in circle.

Tongue - Clear.

Logo - slightly staggered, much wider print, semi-shadowed, has (R) on "other" side only.

Other - So far on all stems...the "Other" side with PEZ logo running sideways, has had the P at the bottom and the Z at the top. One of these two 3.9 Hong Kong footed stems is the opposite with the P on the top and the Z on the bottom?

 

**Same as above except:Other- P at the top on the other side running down. Has (R)

on this side

 

10.2

 

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.9, Hong Kong, 6, WF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Medium Blue.

Head shape- Square.

Head color- Flat White.

Number of holes in side of head- Two on each side.

Feathers on sides of head- Very little definition.

Spring- Plastic.

Bill - Machine painted, hole in beak.

Eyes - Pupils completely painted.

Cheeks (Dot at corners of bill)- Shape small, painted.

Copyright - Walt Disney Productions on left side, large type.

Kicker - Long and skinny and single arch protrudes far from back of neck.

Sleeve - Clear.

Tongue - Clear.

Logo - Trademark lower part of stem, opposite side of patent.

Differences in the size and shape of the PEZ Logo Lettering:

Patent side: Large, solid, staggered.

Other side: Together.

Both sides: Shadowed.

 

 

Newer Heads (recent retired):

 

11.1

 

*3.9 Austria footed...blue paint around pupils is very pale.

(C) WALT DISNEY in large print, right side of head. Thumb Tab.

Stem same as 3.9 Austria footed listed above.

 

All stems from here:

Have Straight, non-staggered, semi-shadowed, spaced together logos.

(what? :) ) ...and the (R) is on both sides.

 

**(R) on one side only.** I also have one Austria footed that stem is reversed. *

is on right side Patent &3.9 is on left side.

Hat: tassel to right

 

11.2

 

*4.9 Hungry...blue paint around pupils is med. blue. Footed.

(C) WALT DISNEY in medium print, right side of head. Thumb Tab.

 

11.3

 

*4.9 Slovenia Pink Stem...same as 4.9 Hungary. Footed.

 

11.4

 

*4.9 China...blue paint around pupils is dark blue. Footed.

(C) WALT DISNEY in small print, right side of head. NO Thumb Tab.

 

11.5

 

*3.9 China...Pupils are very light blue. Footed.

(C) Walt Disney in small print, right side of head. No Thumb Tab.

Slightly translucent white head.

 

11.6

 

*3.9 Hungary...Pupils are medium blue. Footed.

(C) Walt Disney in large print, on right side. Thumb Tab.

Glossy white head.

 

11.7

 

4.9 Czech Republic. Thumb Tab.

 

Current Head:

 

12.1

 

*4.9 Hungary...blue paint around pupils is very pale like 3.9 Austria footed

newer head. (C) DISNEY in tiny print, right side of head. Thumb Tab.

 

13.1 Softhead

Patent Number, Country and Stem Number- 3.8, USA, 9, NF.

Stem Number Location - Patent side.

Color of Stems and Hats- Lavender stem, dark blue hat.

Feathers on sides of head- None.

Eyes - Pupils painted completely.

Copyright - “Walt Disney Productions”, Hong Kong on left side of face.

Sleeve - Off white, backwards “4”

Tongue - Off white.

Logo - No Trademark.

 

Updated 6/9/00

 

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