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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"America Sings" Bush Prop Scenery.541 - "America Sings" Bush Prop Scenery.
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(Disneyland, c.1974) An original bush prop from Disneyland's "America Sings" attraction. This prop was used within the "Early Sou...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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"America Sings" Press Preview Maquette.542 - "America Sings" Press Preview Maquette.
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(Disneyland, 1974) A beautiful character maquette given exclusively to attendees of the press preview event for the grand opening of "America S...
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Original Painting for the "Rocket to the Moon" Record.543 - Original Painting for the "Rocket to the Moon" Record.
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(Disneyland, 1956) A beautiful original painting used for the popular Disneyland "Rocket Trip to the Moon" 45rpm record. The artwork is in...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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"Rocket to the Moon" Model in Box.544 - "Rocket to the Moon" Model in Box.
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(Disneyland, 1950s) An extremely rare "Rocket to the Moon" model by Strombecker in its original box. This high sought-after model depicts ...
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"Mars Liner" TWA Rocket Model.545 - "Mars Liner" TWA Rocket Model.
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(Glencoe Models, 1997) A rare model kit by Glencoe Models, which re-released the "Moonliner" model by Strombecker from the 1950s. This Gle...
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Pair of "PeopleMover" Vehicle Safety Stickers.546 - Pair of "PeopleMover" Vehicle Safety Stickers.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A pair of door safety stickers used for the WEDway PeopleMover attraction. This set was used to remind guests of potential safet
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Pair of WEDway PeopleMover Manuals.547 - Pair of WEDway PeopleMover Manuals.
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(Disneyland, 1977-82) A pair of vintage WEDway PeopleMover Transportation Services manuals. These manuals discuss the vehicles, drive systems, and oth
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Tomorrowland "Rapid Transit" Multi-Signed Print Set.548 - Tomorrowland "Rapid Transit" Multi-Signed Print Set.
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(Disneyland, 1998) A special portfolio and print set from Disneyland's "Rapid Transit" event in 1998. This portfolio set includes 8 pr...
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Collection of (77) "Star Tours" Blueprints.549 - Collection of (77) "Star Tours" Blueprints.
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(Disneyland, 1985) A set of 77 very early blueprints used during the creation of Disneyland's "Star Tours" attraction. These blueprint...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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"Star Tours" Grand Opening & Final Flight Items.550 - "Star Tours" Grand Opening & Final Flight Items.
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(Disneyland, 1994/2010) A rare pair of items from the popular "Star Tours" attraction. The first is a button given to the Walt Disney Imag...
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"Star Tours" Attraction Height Requirement Sign.551 - "Star Tours" Attraction Height Requirement Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) A very rare height requirement sign for Disneyland's "Star Tours" attraction. This sign features the attraction&...
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"Jedi Training Academy" Disneyland Show Time Sign.552 - "Jedi Training Academy" Disneyland Show Time Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2015) A very rare sign from Disneyland's "Tomorrowland Terrace" listing the times for the popular "Jedi Training A...
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Harper Goff "Discovery Bay" Hand-Painted Concept.553 - Harper Goff "Discovery Bay" Hand-Painted Concept.
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(Disneyland, c.1983) A large painting by Harper Goff featuring a concept for Disneyland's unrealized "Discovery Bay", a new land theme...
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Mickey California Adventure Construction Panel.554 - Mickey California Adventure Construction Panel.
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(California Adventure, 2010) A large panel from a construction wall at Disney California Adventure. Featuring a fantastic image of Mickey with bright
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Minnie California Adventure Construction Panel.555 - Minnie California Adventure Construction Panel.
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(California Adventure, 2010) A large panel from a construction wall at Disney California Adventure. Featuring a fantastic image of Minnie with bright
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California Adventure Signed Artist's Proof.556 - California Adventure Signed Artist's Proof.
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(California Adventure, 2001) A beautiful artist's proof of Dan Goozee's print created to commemorate the opening of California Adventure. Th...
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Disney California Adventure Executive Gift.557 - Disney California Adventure Executive Gift.
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(California Adventure, 2001) A very rare executive gift that was given to select individuals for their contributions and leadership in the creation of
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"Flo's V8 Cafe" Gas Pump Prop.558 - "Flo's V8 Cafe" Gas Pump Prop.
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(California Adventure, c.2012) An original prop from a gas pump outside of "Flo's V8 Cafe" in Cars Land at California Adventure. The s...
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"Tower of Terror" Cast Member Hat.559 - "Tower of Terror" Cast Member Hat.
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(Disney's Hollywood Studios, c.2000) An original cast member uniform hat from "The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror" at Disney's Holl...
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Large WonderGround Gallery Entrance Banner.560 - Large WonderGround Gallery Entrance Banner.
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(Disneyland, c.2010s) A large banner that once hung over the entrance to the popular WonderGround Gallery in Downtown Disney. This banner features the
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