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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Mickey Mouse 6-Piece Tea Set.41 - Mickey Mouse 6-Piece Tea Set.
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(Ohio Art Co., c.1930s) A 6-piece tea set featuring Disney characters such as Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Horace, and Clarabelle. These tin-litho items we
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Mickey Mouse Old Maid Card Game.42 - Mickey Mouse Old Maid Card Game.
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(Whitman Publishing Co., 1930s) A "Mickey Mouse Old Maid Cards" game in the original box. This complete set of cards features images of Mi...
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Collection of (8) Mickey Mouse Colored Lantern Slides.43 - Collection of (8) Mickey Mouse Colored Lantern Slides.
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(Ensign Limited, c.1930s) A collection of (8) boxes of Mickey Mouse colored lantern slides to be used in Mickey Mouse Magic Lantern toy projectors. Ea
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Collection of 17 Mickey Mouse Toy Lantern Slides.44 - Collection of 17 Mickey Mouse Toy Lantern Slides.
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(Ensign Limited, c.1930s) A collection of 17 boxes of Mickey Mouse toy lantern slides to be used in magic lanterns, an early form of projector. Each b
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Collection of (6) Mickey Mouse "Wee Little Books".45 - Collection of (6) Mickey Mouse "Wee Little Books".
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(Whitman Publishing Co., 1930s) A collection of (6) "Mickey Mouse Wee Little Books" in their original box. This collection contains short ...
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Pair of Mickey Mouse Shoe Brushes.46 - Pair of Mickey Mouse Shoe Brushes.
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(Henry L. Hughes Co., 1930s) A pair of wood and tin Mickey Mouse shoe brushes in their original box. These brushes feature Mickey mouse in red and bla
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Collection of Mickey Mouse Target Games.47 - Collection of Mickey Mouse Target Games.
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(Marks, 1930s) A set of Mickey Mouse target games created by Marks in the 1930s. The early Mickey Mouse games created by Marks are known for their qua
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6-Piece Disney Character Tea Set.48 - 6-Piece Disney Character Tea Set.
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(Wade Heath/Beswick/S.C. Co., c.1930s) A collection of (6) ceramic tea set items featuring Disney characters such as Mickey, Donald, Minnie, and Pluto
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"Old King Cole" Silly Symphony Record.49 - "Old King Cole" Silly Symphony Record.
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(Decca Records, 1930s) A Decca Records recording of John Watt's songs from the Silly Symphony cartoon "Old King Cole". This 10" r...
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Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Wristwatch in Box.50 - Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Wristwatch in Box.
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(Ingersoll, 1936) An early Mickey Mouse watch from Ingersoll in its original box. This popular watch quickly became a culton icon and remains one of t
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"Three Little Pigs" Pocket Watch.51 - "Three Little Pigs" Pocket Watch.
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(Ingersoll, 1933) An extremely rare Ingersoll pocket watch featuring the Three Little Pigs and The Big Bad Wolf. The watch comers with its original bo
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Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Mickey Mouse Hankies in Original Box.52 - Mickey Mouse Hankies in Original Box.
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(Herrmann Handkerchief Co, 1930s) A boxed set of Mickey Mouse hankies featuring Mickey Mouse designs. The two hankies measure approximately 8.5"...
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Pair of "Pin the Tail on Mickey" Games.53 - Pair of "Pin the Tail on Mickey" Games.
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(Marks, 1930s) A pair of "Pin the Tail on Mickey Mouse" party games. The games comes in two boxes with Mickey imagery, and the games inclu...
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Collection of (3) Disney Character Sand Pails.54 - Collection of (3) Disney Character Sand Pails.
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(Happynak, c.1936) A collection of (3) sand pails featuring Disney characters including Mickey and Donald. These tin litho pails were created by Happy
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Original Production Drawings from "Mickey's Polo Team".55 - Original Production Drawings from "Mickey's Polo Team".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1936) A collection of (6) original production drawings used in the creation of the classic Disney short, "Mickey's Po...
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"The Country Cousin" Original Production Cel.56 - "The Country Cousin" Original Production Cel.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1936) An original hand-painted production cel from the Academy Award winning short, "The Country Cousin". This cel d...
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Original Production Drawing from "Alpine Climbers".57 - Original Production Drawing from "Alpine Climbers".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1936) An original production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse from "Alpine Climbers". The drawing is accomplished in g...
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Original Production Drawing from "Moose Hunters".58 - Original Production Drawing from "Moose Hunters".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) An original production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse from "Moose Hunters". The drawing is accomplished in gra...
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Walt Disney Studio Supplement on Animated Effects.59 - Walt Disney Studio Supplement on Animated Effects.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1938/60s) A typed supplement to a lecture of animated film effects that was given by Bob Martsch of the Walt Disney Studios on J
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Walt Disney Studios Event Invitation.60 - Walt Disney Studios Event Invitation.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) An extremely rare invitation extended from Walt Disney to members of the Art Teachers Association in November of 1937. Thi
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