A Historic Journey Through The Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A Historic Journey Through the Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland, our latest exhibition and auction of over 900 Disney artifacts. The collection includes many one-of-a-kind and exceptionally rare items from the history of both the Disney Studio and Disney Parks. Highlights of the Walt Disney Studios include an original production background from the Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon "Ozzy of the Mounted," the original artwork for a 1932 Mickey Mouse comic strip, a Gustaf Tenggren layout drawing for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, an original Walt Disney Studios animator's desk, original Mary Blair concept paintings, rare animator's maquettes, Walt Disney autographs, and much more.

Highlights from the Disney Parks include a large entrance "Welcome" sign from Disneyland, a wooden sign from a Jungle Cruise boat, silkscreened attraction posters, an original Pirates of the Caribbean concept painting by Marc Davis, an original Sleeping Beauty Castle concept by Eyvind Earle, an original It's a Small World concept by Mary Blair, pre-opening Tomorrowland concept drawings by Herb Ryman, and much more.

Ahead of the May 14-15 auction weekend, we hope you will stop in to see the curated exhibit of these rare Disney artifacts between April 18th and May 11th. More information to come.
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
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Set of (4) Woody's Roundup Statuettes.301 - Set of (4) Woody's Roundup Statuettes.
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(DH Deluxe, 2011) This is a complete set of (4) Dark Horse Deluxe's limited edition Toy Story Classic Character Series statuettes. Sculpted by Y...
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Monsters, Inc. Letterman Jacket.302 - Monsters, Inc. Letterman Jacket.
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(Disney/Pixar, 2001) A letterman jacket that coincided with the release of Monsters, Inc. The two-tone jacket features cream leather sleeves, a body o
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Walt Disney Squaw Valley Message & Signature.303 - Walt Disney Squaw Valley Message & Signature.
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(Disney, 1960) An original signed message by Walt Disney. Walt gifted this signed message to the owners of a quaint Swiss chalet-style home in Squaw V
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Walt Disney Bust.304 - Walt Disney Bust.
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(c.1967) A vintage bust of Walt Disney, capturing the visage of "the greatest showman in the world." Composed of heavy plaster, the bust w...
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Walt Disney Photograph Signed by Renie Bardeau.305 - Walt Disney Photograph Signed by Renie Bardeau.
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(Disneyland, 1999) A print of one of Renie Bardeau's memorable last photographs of Walt Disney at Disneyland, aboard the Disneyland Fire Engine ...
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Collection of (5) "Death of Walt Disney" Statements.306 - Collection of (5) "Death of Walt Disney" Statements.
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(Disney, 1966) An archive of (5) documents relating to the death of Walt Disney, prepared shortly after the event in 1966. Amidst shock and mourning o
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Set of (4) Hand-Painted Plates by Joe Grant.307 - Set of (4) Hand-Painted Plates by Joe Grant.
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(Grant, c.1949) A set of (4) hand-painted ceramic plates created by "Lady and the Tramp" story artist Joe Grant, upon his departure from t...
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1956 Walt Disney Studio Christmas Card by Bob Moore.308 - 1956 Walt Disney Studio Christmas Card by Bob Moore.
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(Disney, 1956) A Walt Disney Studio Christmas card by Bob Moore. The card opens to reveal Santa Claus and Mickey Mouse driving Conestoga wagons loaded
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Marc & Alice Davis Holiday Christmas Cards.309 - Marc & Alice Davis Holiday Christmas Cards.
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(Davis, 1970s-90s) A collection of (14) Marc & Alice Davis Holiday greeting cards. The custom cards feature the art of Marc Davis and span the c...
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Rolly Crump Smoke Marijuana "Doper Poster" Handbill.310 - Rolly Crump Smoke Marijuana "Doper Poster" Handbill.
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(Crump, 1967) A vintage handbill designed by Rolly Crump from his "Doper Poster" series and printed by Howard E. Morseburg's Esoteric ...
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Rolly Crump Cocaine "Doper Poster."311 - Rolly Crump Cocaine "Doper Poster."
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(Crump, c.1950s) A rare vintage print of Rolly Crump's popular cocaine "Doper Poster." Created to satirize the emerging drug culture i...
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Rolly Crump Cheat Poster.312 - Rolly Crump Cheat Poster.
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(Crump, c.1957) A vintage poster print by Disney artist and Imagineer Rolly Crump titled "Cheat." Crump's tongue-in-cheek artwork beco...
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Rolly Crump "Oars for Rent" Poster.313 - Rolly Crump "Oars for Rent" Poster.
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(Crump, 1971) A vintage lithographic poster print by Disney artist and Imagineer Rolly Crump, titled Oars for Rent. Depicting the lovely proprietaries
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Rolly Crump "Kitty Galore" Poster.314 - Rolly Crump "Kitty Galore" Poster.
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(Crump, 1971) A vintage lithographic poster print by Disney artist and Imagineer Rolly Crump, titled "Kitty Galore." Heavy in psychedelia ...
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WDFM Mary Blair Exhibit Mobile & Poster.315 - WDFM Mary Blair Exhibit Mobile & Poster.
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(Disney, 2004) A mobile and poster advertising the exhibit "Magic Color Flair: The World of Mary Blair" at the Walt Disney Family Museum. ...
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Marty Sklar Retirement Attraction Poster.316 - Marty Sklar Retirement Attraction Poster.
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(Disney, 2009) A custom-made poster created for Disney Legend Marty Sklar's retirement. The piece is fashioned after Bjorn Aronson's colorfu...
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Collection of (3) Disney Sketchbook Series Books.317 - Collection of (3) Disney Sketchbook Series Books.
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(Applewood, c.1997) A collection of (3) slipcased limited edition books from Walt Disney's Sketchbook Series. Included here are the entries for ...
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Walt Disney's Nine Old Men: The Flipbooks.318 - Walt Disney's Nine Old Men: The Flipbooks.
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(Disney, 2012) A boxed set of (9) hardcover flipbooks edited by Pete Doctor and released by Disney Editions. Each book spotlights artwork by one of Wa
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Collection of (3) Bill Peet Road Engines Layouts.319 - Collection of (3) Bill Peet Road Engines Layouts.
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(Disney, 1957) A collection of (3) original layout illustrations created by Bill Peet. Appearing in Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Club Magazine'...
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Ward & Betty Kimball Railroad Photos and Souvenirs.320 - Ward & Betty Kimball Railroad Photos and Souvenirs.
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(Disney, 1937) A collection of photos and souvenirs relating to Ward and Betty Kimball. Ward Kimball was perhaps the biggest "railfan" aro...
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Ward Kimball's Grizzly Flats Ticket.321 - Ward Kimball's Grizzly Flats Ticket.
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(Kimball, 1997) An extremely rare, hand-numbered ticket for the Steam Up of Ward Kimball's Chloe locomotive on the Grizzly Flats Railroad, April...
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Ward Kimball Letter & Grizzly Flats Postcards.322 - Ward Kimball Letter & Grizzly Flats Postcards.
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(Disney, 1970) A letter and postcard relating to Ward Kimball. The letter is Kimball's signed response to a shop owner's inquiry about his R...
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Walt Disney's Railroad Story Signed by Michael Broggie.323 - Walt Disney's Railroad Story Signed by Michael Broggie.
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(Disney, 1998) A 2nd edition signed printing of "Walt Disney's Railroad Story" by author Michael Broggie. Michael Broggie's 432-pa...
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Lilly Belle G-Scale Model Train by Heartland.324 - Lilly Belle G-Scale Model Train by Heartland.
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(Disneyland, 2000) A limited edition G-Scale model of Walt Disney's Lilly Belle locomotive train and tender from his Carolwood Pacific Railroad,...
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1955 Carolwood Pacific Railroad Pass.325 - 1955 Carolwood Pacific Railroad Pass.
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(Disney, 1955) A scarce Carolwood Pacific Railroad souvenir pass created for Walt Disney's Holmby Hills estate. These passes were printed exclus...
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Original Wheel from Walt Disney's Lilly Belle Train.326 - Original Wheel from Walt Disney's Lilly Belle Train.
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(Disney, 1950-53) An original wheel from the Lilly Belle, Walt Disney's miniature locomotive from his personal backyard railroad. The train whee...
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Walt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad Track Section.327 - Walt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad Track Section.
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(Disney, 1950-64) A segment of original track from Walt Disney's personal backyard railroad, the Carolwood Pacific Railroad. Walt's personal...
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Herb Ryman Disneyland Castle Concept Painting.328 - Herb Ryman Disneyland Castle Concept Painting.
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(Disney, c.1954) An incredible early concept painting for the Disneyland Castle by Disney Legend Herb Ryman. Ryman began his career at the Disney Stud
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Set of (3) Automotive Design Books Signed by Bob Gurr.329 - Set of (3) Automotive Design Books Signed by Bob Gurr.
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(Disney, 1952-55) A set of (3) Automotive Design Books signed by Bob Gurr. Leading up to his design of the Autopia Mark I, Bob Gurr published three au
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Collection of (3) Disneyland Music Sheets.330 - Collection of (3) Disneyland Music Sheets.
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(Disneyland, 1956) A collection of (3) printed orchestral music segments used in the recording session of the Fantasyland portion of the "Walt ...
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WED Enterprises Christmas Card.331 - WED Enterprises Christmas Card.
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(Disney, 1959) A Christmas card created for use by the staff of Wed Enterprises. The festive card features graphics of the C.K. Holiday, and circa 195
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World's Fair General Electric Progressland Poster.332 - World's Fair General Electric Progressland Poster.
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(World's Fair, 1965) A bold and colorful lithographic print advertising the second season of Walt Disney and General Electric's Progressland...
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Pre-Opening World's Fair Progressland Brochure.333 - Pre-Opening World's Fair Progressland Brochure.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A pre-opening brochure advertising the Walt Disney and General Electric presentation of Progressland for the 1964-65 New Yo...
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Progressland World's Fair Employee Ephemera.334 - Progressland World's Fair Employee Ephemera.
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(World's Fair, 1965) A collection of over 50 sheets of inter-office communications, employee notices, schedules, timesheets, Carousel Chronicle ...
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Pair of New York World's Fair Newsletters.335 - Pair of New York World's Fair Newsletters.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A pair of "Newsletters" prepared for distribution among the 1964 New York World's Fair President and Managers...
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Ford Magic Skyway Primeval World Concept Print.336 - Ford Magic Skyway Primeval World Concept Print.
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(Disney, c.2010s) A concept art print depicting the Primeval World by Imagineer Claude Coats. Initially created for the Ford Magic Skyway, this artwor
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World's Fair Coca-Cola Company Pavilion Booklet.337 - World's Fair Coca-Cola Company Pavilion Booklet.
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(World's Fair, 1963) A c.1963 Coca-Cola Company Pavilion booklet prepared for executives of the Coca-Cola Company involved with the 1964 season ...
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It's a Small World Souvenir Guide.338 - It's a Small World Souvenir Guide.
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(Disney, 1963) A pre-opening souvenir guide prepared for Walt Disney's Small World and the Tower of the Four Winds at the 1964 New York World...
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Pair of It's a Small World 1964 Pre-Opening Tickets.339 - Pair of It's a Small World 1964 Pre-Opening Tickets.
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(World's Fair, 1964) A very rare pair of pre-opening tickets for It's a Small World at the 1964 New York World's Fair. These tickets wer...
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New York World's Fair Unisphere Brooch Pin.340 - New York World's Fair Unisphere Brooch Pin.
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(World's Fair, 1964-65) A New York World's Fair Unisphere souvenir brooch pin manufactured by United States Steel. This charming souvenir pr...
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"Disneyland" Book Signed by Marty Sklar.341 - "Disneyland" Book Signed by Marty Sklar.
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(Disneyland, 1964) A 60-page "Disneyland" publication by Marty Sklar, signed by Sklar inside. This popular book was revised three times af...
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WED Imagineering Documents with Notes by Walt Disney.342 - WED Imagineering Documents with Notes by Walt Disney.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A set of inter-office communications and related documents with hand-written notes by Walt Disney. The 2-page WED Enterprises commu
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Disneyland Plot Plan.343 - Disneyland Plot Plan.
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(Disneyland, c.1966) A vintage Disneyland Plot Plan prepared by WED Imagineering. Many mid-to-late 1960s details of the park can be seen throughout, i
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Disney Employee Chip n' Dale Smoking Stand.344 - Disney Employee Chip n' Dale Smoking Stand.
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(Disney, 1986) A smoking stand, once used in the outdoor dining and break areas by Walt Disney Studios and Imagineering employees. The metallic smokin
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General Electric Music Bowl at Disneyland Proposal.345 - General Electric Music Bowl at Disneyland Proposal.
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(Disneyland, 1967) A proposal for a General Electric College Music Bowl in cooperation with Disneyland and the Walt Disney Music Company. General Elec
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An Evening with Marc Davis Imagineering Poster.346 - An Evening with Marc Davis Imagineering Poster.
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(Disney, 1992) A poster for the "An Evening with Disney Master Marc Davis" event at Walt Disney Imagineering. The event poster spotlights ...
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Signed Disneyland 50th Anniversary Book.347 - Signed Disneyland 50th Anniversary Book.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A signed copy of "Homecoming Destination Disneyland" by Carlene Thie. The book tells the story of Disneyland through po...
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Disneyland Creative Menu Booklet.348 - Disneyland Creative Menu Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 2008) A "Disneyland Creative Menu" booklet showcasing some of the "Master Planning," "New Magic Opportunities,...
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Walt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Parking Sign.349 - Walt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Parking Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2000) A Walt Disney Imagineering company vehicle parking sign. The metal sign features the Sorcerer Mickey Imagineering logo and a refl
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Walt Disney Imagineering Parking Lot Sign.350 - Walt Disney Imagineering Parking Lot Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) A Walt Disney Imagineering company parking lot sign. The PVC board sign features the Sorcerer Mickey Imagineering logo with the
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