A Brief History of the Walt Disney Studios

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present “A Brief History of the Walt Disney Studios”, an Exhibition and Auction. This one-of-a-kind auction examines the events and individuals that helped build the Walt Disney Studios and theme parks into what we know them as today. This auction contains remarkable artifacts from Walt’s early life, such as a stock certificate for Walt’s animation company “Laugh-O-Gram” Studios, as well as Walt Disney’s personal business card from his time working on the Oswald cartoons. This auction also contains such items as animators’ desks and furniture from the Walt Disney Studios, rare animation artwork from the 1920s up through the Disney Renaissance, original Disneyland props and artifacts, as well as the original brownline that Walt Disney first drew the boundary of Disneyland on. This remarkable auction contains nearly 600 items, and represents almost 100 years of creativity and imagination from the mind of Walt Disney and the employees of the Walt Disney Studios.
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Walter E. Disney Original O-Zell Stock Certificate.1 - Walter E. Disney Original O-Zell Stock Certificate.
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(O-Zell, 1916) An original stock certificate from the O-Zell Company issued to Walter E. Disney on October 13th, 1916 when Walt was only 14 years old.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Walt Disney Signed "Laugh-O-Gram" Stock Certificate.2 - Walt Disney Signed "Laugh-O-Gram" Stock Certificate.
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(Laugh-O-Gram, 1922) An extremely rare original Stock Certificate for the Laugh-O-Gram Studio. Incorporated by Walt Disney in 1922, the Laugh-O-Gram S
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Walt Disney Business Card.3 - Walt Disney Business Card.
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(Walt Disney Studio, c.1927) An incredibly rare business card which belonged to Walt Disney during the early years of the Walt Disney Studio. This bus
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Original Production Drawing from "Plane Crazy".4 - Original Production Drawing from "Plane Crazy".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1928) An original UB Iwerks production drawing of Mickey and Minnie Mouse from "Plane Crazy", the first Mickey Mouse...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Pair of "Plane Crazy" Animation Production Drawings.5 - Pair of "Plane Crazy" Animation Production Drawings.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1928) A pair of original UB Iwerks production drawings of Minnie Mouse from "Plane Crazy". The images feature Minnie...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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"Steamboat Willie" Original Mickey Production Drawing.6 - "Steamboat Willie" Original Mickey Production Drawing.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1928) An original animation drawing of Mickey Mouse from "Steamboat Willie," one of the most iconic cartoons of all ...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Salesman's Sample for Mickey Mouse Writing Tablets.7 - Salesman's Sample for Mickey Mouse Writing Tablets.
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(Disney, 1929-30) An incredibly rare salesman's sample tablet for the first officially licensed Mickey Mouse product, the Mickey Mouse writing t...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Mickey Mouse Club Member's Button.8 - Mickey Mouse Club Member's Button.
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(Philadelphia Badge Co, 1930) An extremely rare Mickey Mouse Club button with its Philadelphia Badge Company paper insider still intact. This button d
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Fox Valley Stream "Mickey Mouse Club" Button.9 - Fox Valley Stream "Mickey Mouse Club" Button.
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(Fox Valley Stream, c.1930) A rare Mickey Mouse Club button proudly displaying the name of the Fox Valley Stream Theater on the front. This button dep
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Fox Hempstead Mickey Mouse Club Button.10 - Fox Hempstead Mickey Mouse Club Button.
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(Fox Hempstead, c.1930) A rare Mickey Mouse Club button proudly displaying the name of the Fox Hempstead Theater on the front. This button depicts Mic
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Collection of (13) Mickey Mouse Postcards.11 - Collection of (13) Mickey Mouse Postcards.
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(Inter-Art Co./Woolstone Bros., 1930s) A collection of (13) Mickey Mouse postcards produced in Great Britain during the early 1930s. Mickey's po...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Collection of (5) Mickey Mouse Postcards.12 - Collection of (5) Mickey Mouse Postcards.
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(W. Hagelberg A.G., 1930s) A collection of (5) German and French Mickey Mouse postcards produced in the early 1930s. These cards depict Mickey and Mi
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Collection of (6) Mickey Mouse Postcards.13 - Collection of (6) Mickey Mouse Postcards.
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(W. Hagelberg A.G., 1930s) A collection of (6) German Mickey Mouse telegram postcards produced in the 1930s. These cards depict Mickey Mouse in variou
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Mickey Mouse Quoit Game in Box.14 - Mickey Mouse Quoit Game in Box.
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(Spear's Games, 1930) A game of "Let Them All Come! The Mickey Quoit Game" in the original box. The game is made in England and contai...
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Rare Mickey Mouse Daily Strip Promotional Card.15 - Rare Mickey Mouse Daily Strip Promotional Card.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1931) An extremely rare fan card that was offered by newspapers as a premium to their readers in the late 1930s and 1931. This c
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Pair of Storyboards from "Fishin' Around".16 - Pair of Storyboards from "Fishin' Around".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1931) A pair of original storyboard sheets featuring Mickey Mouse and Pluto from "Fishin' Around." Each 12"...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Original Production Drawing from "King Neptune".17 - Original Production Drawing from "King Neptune".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) An original production drawing featuring King Neptune from "King Neptune." The drawing is accomplished in grap...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Walt Disney Studios Employee Photo.18 - Walt Disney Studios Employee Photo.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1932) A rare group photo of the employees of the Walt Disney Studios on Hyperion Avenue. The photo features Walt Disney, his b
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Green "Mickey Mouse Cones" Note.19 - Green "Mickey Mouse Cones" Note.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930s) A very rare 1 cent Mickey Mouse note to be exchanged for ice cream cones at participating locations. These vintage notes
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Purple "Mickey Mouse Cones" Note.20 - Purple "Mickey Mouse Cones" Note.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930s) A very rare 1 cent Mickey Mouse note to be exchanged for ice cream cones at participating locations. These vintage notes
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