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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Early Disneyland Cast Member ID Badge.341 - Early Disneyland Cast Member ID Badge.
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(Disneyland, c.1960) An extremely rare original Disneyland metal ID badge of the style used in the park between 1955 and 1962. Before the well-known m
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Disneyland Report to Anaheim and Orange County.342 - Disneyland Report to Anaheim and Orange County.
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(Disneyland, 1958) A booklet titled "Disneyland Report to Anaheim and Orange County" from July 1958. This report includes information on D...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Collection of (14) Disneyland Patches.343 - Collection of (14) Disneyland Patches.
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(Disneyland, c.1959-00s) An incredible set of cast member wardrobe patches and souvenir patches from Disneyland. These patches span over 50 years of D
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Multi-Signed Disneyland Retirement Card.344 - Multi-Signed Disneyland Retirement Card.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A very rare, cast member signed card given to a fellow employee upon his retirement in the late 1950s. Among the signatures of e
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Disneyland Band "Administration Building" Photo.345 - Disneyland Band "Administration Building" Photo.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A rare photograph of the Disneyland Band with Vesey Walker, the Founding Director of the Disneyland Band. This rare black and wh
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Disneyland Guided Tour Script.346 - Disneyland Guided Tour Script.
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(Disneyland, 1961) A collection of informational documents for Disneyland tour guides, including a script for the tour. This collection includes &qu...
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Cast Member "Disneyland Diary" Booklet.347 - Cast Member "Disneyland Diary" Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1974) An informative book titled "Disneyland Diary: 1955-Today". The pages document the highlights, attractions, details of p...
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Disney Parks Transportation Services Brochure.348 - Disney Parks Transportation Services Brochure.
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(Disneyland, 1975) A rare pamphlet created to educate Disney staff on the various transportation services created for the Disney parks, particularly t
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Disney Worldwide Services Employee Gift.349 - Disney Worldwide Services Employee Gift.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1977-93) A very rare and unusual commemorative gift given to employees of Disney Worldwide Services in 1993. This gift features
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Oversize Disneyland Aerial Photograph.350 - Oversize Disneyland Aerial Photograph.
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(Disneyland, c.1970) A large aerial photo of Disneyland, which appears to have been taken near the end of 1970. This oversize photo is mounted to a fo
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Disneyland Executive Committee Documents.351 - Disneyland Executive Committee Documents.
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(Disneyland, 1970s) A set of Disneyland Executive Committee inter-office communications sent to Mel Melton, former President of WED Imagineering. The
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Pair of Cast Member Trap & Skeet Membership Cards.352 - Pair of Cast Member Trap & Skeet Membership Cards.
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(Disneyland, 1977-78) An extremely rare pair of membership cards for Disneyland's cast member Trap & Skeet Club. The passes are for the year...
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Bronze Walt Disney Commemorative Coin.353 - Bronze Walt Disney Commemorative Coin.
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(Disneyland, 1963) A large commemorative coin featuring Walt Disney on the front and various Disney characters on the back. This coin was created by t
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Collection of (5) Cast Member Name Tags.354 - Collection of (5) Cast Member Name Tags.
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(Disneyland, 1970s-90s) A collection of (5) cast member name tags. This collection includes name tags from "America on Parade", "Ligh...
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Cast Member Canoe Races Collection.355 - Cast Member Canoe Races Collection.
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(Disneyland, c.1987) A very rare collection of cast member items from Disneyland's popular Cast Member Canoe Races. The canoe races have been a ...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Disneyland Security Jacket & Badge.356 - Disneyland Security Jacket & Badge.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) An original jacket and badge used by Disneyland security guards in the 1980s. This vintage jacket and badge feature no-longer us
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Set of 15 Cast Member Service Pins.357 - Set of 15 Cast Member Service Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A collection of (15) cast member pins signifying years of service between 1 and 25 years, as well as other areas of distinct
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Collection of Disneyland 5K Event Items.358 - Collection of Disneyland 5K Event Items.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A collection of 3 items relating to special Disneyland 5K events. The set includes a matching "It's a Small World&quo...
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Collection of Concept Art for Disneyland Attractions.359 - Collection of Concept Art for Disneyland Attractions.
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(Disneyland, c.2002) A collection of over 40 original drawings created by Imagineer John Stone for a variety of Disneyland's attractions and str...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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"Dave's Staff Shop" Custom Disneyland Window.360 - "Dave's Staff Shop" Custom Disneyland Window.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A decorative window that was specially created in the style of Disneyland's Main Street windows for Dave Hauenstein of Dis...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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