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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Collection of (5) Disney Main Gate Admission Passes.401 - Collection of (5) Disney Main Gate Admission Passes.
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(Disneyland, 1974-79) A collection of (5) Main Gate passes that were given to employees and select VIPs and were usable for Disneyland and Walt Disney
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Collection of (6) Disneyland Employee Holiday Passes.402 - Collection of (6) Disneyland Employee Holiday Passes.
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(Disneyland, 1970-77) A rare collection of (6) employee passes for Disneyland to be used for Christmas Shopping. These scarce passes admit the employe
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Disneyland Passport Prices Ticket Booth Sign.403 - Disneyland Passport Prices Ticket Booth Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A large "Disneyland Passports" sign from the ticket booths at the entrance to Disneyland. This sign lists the passpo...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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"Disney Dollars" Disneyland Ticket Booth Sign.404 - "Disney Dollars" Disneyland Ticket Booth Sign.
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(Disneyland, 1989) A ticket booth sign used at Disneyland in 1989 to promote the use of Disney Dollars, Disneyland's in-house currency usable fo...
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Disneyland 37-Star American Flag.405 - Disneyland 37-Star American Flag.
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(Disneyland, c.1961) A rare American flag from Disneyland used during the 1960s. Similar flags such as this were flown over the "Golden Horsesh...
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"Disneyland Railroad" Engineer Mickey Drawing.406 - "Disneyland Railroad" Engineer Mickey Drawing.
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(Disneyland, 1957) An original illustration of Mickey Mouse dressed as an Engineer of the Santa Fe & Disneyland R.R. The drawing features many c...
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Original "Disneyland Railroad" Wheel.407 - Original "Disneyland Railroad" Wheel.
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(Disneyland, 1957) An original wheel from the "Disneyland Railroad". Walt knew he wanted a railroad at his park from the earliest beginnin...
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"Disneyland Railroad" Speaker Box.408 - "Disneyland Railroad" Speaker Box.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) An original speaker box from a passenger car on the "Disneyland Railroad". This speaker box was removed during a ref...
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"Santa Fe & Disneyland R.R" Scale Model Set in Box.409 - "Santa Fe & Disneyland R.R" Scale Model Set in Box.
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(Disneyland, c.1966) A vintage train set created by Tyco featuring a scale model of the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad. This set comes in its or...
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"Primeval World" & "It's a Small World" Brochure.410 - "Primeval World" & "It's a Small World" Brochure.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A brochure advertising new attractions titled "Disneyland Presents Two New Worlds of Fun and Excitement!". This brochur...
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Disneyland Horse Bridle.411 - Disneyland Horse Bridle.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s-70s) An extremely rare original horse bridle from Disneyland. This bridle was used at the park between the 1960s and 1970s and fe
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Complete Set of the First 23 Disneyland Postcards.412 - Complete Set of the First 23 Disneyland Postcards.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very rare complete set of 23 vintage Disneyland postcards. These cards are numbers 0001 to 0023 in the popular "The Nickel...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Collection of 16 Disneyland Postcards.413 - Collection of 16 Disneyland Postcards.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A set of 16 rare postcards from the early days of Disneyland. These postcards include eight Art Corner cards, as well as cards th
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Collection of 39 Early Disneyland Postcards.414 - Collection of 39 Early Disneyland Postcards.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A collection of 39 early Disneyland postcards featuring images of some of the park's first attractions. The postcards cont...
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Pair of "Global Van Lines" Disneyland Postcards.415 - Pair of "Global Van Lines" Disneyland Postcards.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A pair of extremely rare large promotional postcards for Disneyland's "Global Van Lines", that were sold at thei...
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Collection of (15) Disneyland Photo Mailers.416 - Collection of (15) Disneyland Photo Mailers.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s-70s) A collection of (15) souvenir photo mailers featuring the various lands and attractions of Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pair of Disneyland Postcard Collecting Guidebooks.417 - Pair of Disneyland Postcard Collecting Guidebooks.
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(R & N Postcard Co., 1979/82) An extremely rare original copy of "Disneyland - Walt Disney World Postcards: A Complete Checklist and Histor...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Opening Year Disneyland Letter.418 - Opening Year Disneyland Letter.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A rare letter on official Disneyland stationery from July 30, 1955, shortly after Disneyland first opened. The letter was written a
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1956 Disneyland News.419 - 1956 Disneyland News.
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(Disneyland, 1956) An issue of "Disneyland News", Vol. 2 No. 2. This issue features articles about upcoming and current attractions at Dis...
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1958 Disneyland Sticker.420 - 1958 Disneyland Sticker.
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(Disneyland, 1958) A large Disneyland sticker that lists the park's operating hours. This unused sticker reads "Every Day 9 A.M. 'Til M...
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