From 2002 through 2004 MINI USA sold collectible snowglobes as part of their MotoringGear collection. They were limited editions and there was a different one each year.
Shown is the MINI Snowglobe 2002. It features a Chili Red MINI. From the MINI MotoringGear Fall/Winter 2002 catalog:
|NEW MINI SNOWGLOBE
Get in gear this holiday season with this snowglobe collectible. MINI Cooper in the big city, with skyscraper surroundings. Black base, featuring MINI logo.
99 00 0 003 932
Once these snowglobes sold out, they could often be found for sale on MINI forums or eBay for upwards of $100 or more.
See the MINI Snowglobe 2003 and MINI Snowglobe 2004.