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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1930s Mickey & Minnie Steiff Dolls.21 - 1930s Mickey & Minnie Steiff Dolls.
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(Steiff, 1930s) A pair of Mickey and Minnie dolls created by Steiff in the 1930s. These rare dolls are accomplished in felt and measure between 9&qu...
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Mickey Mouse Baby's Bath Thermometer.22 - Mickey Mouse Baby's Bath Thermometer.
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(Krueger, 1930s) A wooden thermometer for measuring the temperature of baby's bath water. This item includes a removable thermometer which fits ...
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Mickey Mouse Dominoes.23 - Mickey Mouse Dominoes.
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(Halsam, 1930s) A boxed set of Mickey Mouse dominoes created by Halsam. The dominoes feature a stylish dragon pattern on the backs, and the box measur
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"Three Little Pigs" Glass Artwork.24 - "Three Little Pigs" Glass Artwork.
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(Reliance Picture Frame Co., 1933) A framed enamel on glass picture produced by the Reliance Picture Frame Company, an early licensee of the Disney St
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Hall Brothers "Three Little Pigs" Get Well Card.25 - Hall Brothers "Three Little Pigs" Get Well Card.
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(Hall Brothers, Inc., 1930s) A "Get Well Soon" greeting card featuring Disney's "Three Little Pigs". This card was manufactu...
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Collection of (5) "Three Little Pigs" Postcards.26 - Collection of (5) "Three Little Pigs" Postcards.
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(Editorial "Alas", 1930s) A collection of (5) French and Spanish "Three Little Pigs" postcards. The cards feature characters fro...
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Collection of (9) "Three Little Pigs" Postcards.27 - Collection of (9) "Three Little Pigs" Postcards.
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(E. Sepheriades, 1930s/40s) A collection of (9) French "Three Little Pigs" postcards. These cards depict characters from the 1933 short fi...
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Pair of Disney Silly Symphony Colored Lantern Slides.28 - Pair of Disney Silly Symphony Colored Lantern Slides.
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(Ensign Limited, c.1940s) A pair of full color lantern slides from two "Silly Symphony" animated shorts in their original boxes. These sli...
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"Mickey's Gala Premiere" Original Production Drawing.29 - "Mickey's Gala Premiere" Original Production Drawing.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1933) An original production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse with Will Rogers, Jimmy Durante, Joe E. Brown, Oliver Hardy and Mari
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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"Baby Mustn't Touch" Lullabye Land Art Glass.30 - "Baby Mustn't Touch" Lullabye Land Art Glass.
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(Reliance Picture Frame Co., 1933) A framed enamel on glass painting produced by the Reliance Picture Frame Company, an early licensee of the Disney S
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1930s Walt Disney Studio Christmas Cards.31 - 1930s Walt Disney Studio Christmas Cards.
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(Walt Disney Studio, 1933-39) A collection of 3 Disney Studio Christmas Cards from 1933, 1938, and 1939. These cards feature various Disney characters
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Set of 3 RCA Victor Picture Discs.32 - Set of 3 RCA Victor Picture Discs.
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(RCA Victor Records, c.1933) A very rare collection of (3) RCA Victor Records picture discs with an assortment of "Silly Symphony Songs". ...
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1934 Colson Mickey Mouse Tricycle.33 - 1934 Colson Mickey Mouse Tricycle.
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(Colson, 1934) An extremely rare tricycle created by the Colson Bicycle Company in 1934. These tricycles were only in production for one year, and sur
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Lionel Mickey Mouse Hand Car in Box.34 - Lionel Mickey Mouse Hand Car in Box.
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(Lionel Corp, 1934) A very rare Mickey and Minnie hand car toy and track made by Lionel Corporation, in its original box. This toy was so popular that
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Horace Horsecollar & Clarabelle Cow Bookcase.35 - Horace Horsecollar & Clarabelle Cow Bookcase.
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(Kroehler, 1934) An extemely rare hand-painted wooden bookcase featuring large die-cut imagery of Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow on the left an
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Mickey and Minnie Children's Desk.36 - Mickey and Minnie Children's Desk.
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(Kroehler, 1934) A very rare children's desk featuring silkscreened wooden cut-outs of Mickey and Minnie on either end that hold up the table...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Set of (18) Production Drawings from "Broken Toys".37 - Set of (18) Production Drawings from "Broken Toys".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1935) A collection of (18) original drawings created by animator Grim Natwick for Disney's Silly Symphonies short, "B...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Original Production Storyboard from "Broken Toys".38 - Original Production Storyboard from "Broken Toys".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1935) An original production storyboard drawing from the Disney Silly Symphony, "Broken Toys". This storyboard featu...
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"Mickey's Fire Brigade" Original Production Drawing.39 - "Mickey's Fire Brigade" Original Production Drawing.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1935) An original production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse, Donald, and Goofy from "Mickey's Fire Brigade". The...
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"Mickey's Fire Brigade" Original Production Drawing.40 - "Mickey's Fire Brigade" Original Production Drawing.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1935) An original animation drawing featuring Goofy from "Mickey's Fire Brigade". The drawing is accomplished in...
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