This doll of of everyone's favourite mouse dates back to the 1930s. He's much faded, stands about 30cm tall and was bought in a village outside Bakewell. Mickey Mouse was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks in 1928, and he first appeared in the film Plane Crazy in that year.
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