A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World, an exhibition and auction event. This auction is our largest ever, containing over 1500 items from the history of Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Highlights from this collection include a WED Imagineering file copy of the 1953 Disneyland Prospectus, an original animatronic Small World Doll, a PeopleMover ride vehicle, the original Penny Arcade sign, and singing animatronic tiki birds from the Enchanted Tiki Room, as well as additional props, documentation, manuals, cast member attire, and countless other artifacts from the history of the Disney Parks. We hope you join us for the free exhibit leading up to this historic 2-day auction event on December 7th and 8th!
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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Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Investor's Book.816 - Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Investor's Book.
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(Walt Disney World, 1968) An extremely rare spiral-bound book created to give potential investors an overview of what was to come for Walt Disney Worl
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Marty Sklar's Walt Disney World Background Materials.817 - Marty Sklar's Walt Disney World Background Materials.
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(Walt Disney World, 1967) An extremely rare compilation of documents and articles assembled by Imagineer and Disney Legend Marty Sklar. This collectio
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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"Project Florida - A Whole New Disney World" Book.818 - "Project Florida - A Whole New Disney World" Book.
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(Walt Disney World, 1967) A very rare booklet titled, "Project Florida - A Whole New Disney World." Containing some of the earliest projec...
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"The Disney World" Magazine.819 - "The Disney World" Magazine.
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(Walt Disney World, 1967) A rare issue of "The Disney World" magazine from July of 1967. "The Disney World" was a company magazi...
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Roy O. Disney Inter-Office Communication.820 - Roy O. Disney Inter-Office Communication.
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(Walt Disney World, 1968) A 2-page inter-office communication regarding the election of Donn B. Tatum to succeed Roy O. Disney as President of Walt Di
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Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Meteorology Document.821 - Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Meteorology Document.
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(Walt Disney World, 1970) A rare pre-opening project document prepared by Dames & Moore Meteorology Department for Walt Disney World. Created as...
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"Orlando-Land" Magazine.822 - "Orlando-Land" Magazine.
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(Walt Disney World, 1970) An issue of "Orlando-Land" Magazine from November of 1970. This 72-page issue features beautiful concept art for...
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Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Decal.823 - Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Decal.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A very rare souvenir decal created to promote the opening of Walt Disney World in October of 1971. The decal features a grea
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Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Sticker.824 - Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Sticker.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A pre-opening sticker for Walt Disney World that features the opening date within a Mickey-ears logo. The sticker is numbere
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Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Bumper Sticker.825 - Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Bumper Sticker.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1971) A rare bumper sticker created to promote the opening of Walt Disney World in October of 1971. The sticker measures approxi
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Walt Disney World Pre-Opening License Plate.826 - Walt Disney World Pre-Opening License Plate.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) An original souvenir license plate created to promote the opening of Walt Disney World in October of 1971. This green versio
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Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Press Release.827 - Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Press Release.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) An original press release from the Magic Kingdom Club that discusses the opening of Walt Disney World later that year. Along
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Signed Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Brochure.828 - Signed Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Brochure.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A very rare pre-opening brochure for Walt Disney World. The brochure features gorgeous concept artwork of the park inside as
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Set of (3) Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Postcards.829 - Set of (3) Walt Disney World Pre-Opening Postcards.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A very rare set of (3) unused postcards created prior to the opening of Walt Disney World. The postcards feature conceptual
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Grand Opening Spectacular Master Event Script.830 - Grand Opening Spectacular Master Event Script.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A master event script including the procedures and itinerary for the grand opening ceremony and dedication occurring on Octo
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Walt Disney World Opening Day Newspaper.831 - Walt Disney World Opening Day Newspaper.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A full-color newspaper supplement created for the Orlando Sentinel in celebration of the opening of Walt Disney World. The a
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The Opening of Walt Disney World 8mm Film.832 - The Opening of Walt Disney World 8mm Film.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) An 8mm film recording of the opening of Walt Disney World. The film canister measures 7.25" in diameter, and the film...
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Walt Disney World Opening Pennant & Press Pass.833 - Walt Disney World Opening Pennant & Press Pass.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1971) A very rare felt pennant and press pass from the opening year of Walt Disney World. Many of these early items from the ope
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"Walt Disney World News," Vol 1, No 1.834 - "Walt Disney World News," Vol 1, No 1.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) The first issue of the official newspaper of Walt Disney World. The Walt Disney World News was an invaluable source of infor
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Eastern Airlines Mickey Travel Poster.835 - Eastern Airlines Mickey Travel Poster.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A very rare travel poster for Eastern Airlines promoting the newly opened Walt Disney World park. This beautifully printed p
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Walt Disney World Publicity Film Reel.836 - Walt Disney World Publicity Film Reel.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s) A 16mm color film reel featuring early publicity footage of Walt Disney World. Contained within its original Walt Disney
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Hubert Humphrey Visits Walt Disney World Film Reel.837 - Hubert Humphrey Visits Walt Disney World Film Reel.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s) A very rare 16mm color film of Vice President Hubert Humphrey's visit to Walt Disney World. This film was likely cr...
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Walt Disney World Airline Promo Button.838 - Walt Disney World Airline Promo Button.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s) An airline promo button featuring stylish 1970s artwork of the attractions at the newly opened Walt Disney World. The but
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Walt Disney World Press Kit.839 - Walt Disney World Press Kit.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1973) A very early press kit created to promote the recently opened park and its new and coming attractions. Contained within th
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The Magic of Walt Disney World Press Book.840 - The Magic of Walt Disney World Press Book.
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(Walt Disney World, 1972) A very rare press book promoting the theatrical release of the short film The Magic of Walt Disney World. This press book wa
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The Magic of Walt Disney World One-Sheet Poster.841 - The Magic of Walt Disney World One-Sheet Poster.
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(Walt Disney World, 1972) A one-sheet poster promoting the theatrical release of the short film The Magic of Walt Disney World. Created within a year
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Southern Airlines Orlando Travel Poster.842 - Southern Airlines Orlando Travel Poster.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s) A vibrant travel poster for Southern Airlines promoting Orlando as a destination. This poster features Cinderella Castle
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Delta Air Lines Travel Poster Preliminary Painting.843 - Delta Air Lines Travel Poster Preliminary Painting.
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(Walt Disney World, 1970s) An original painting created in oils on art board by artist Jack Laycox. The painting was created in development of the bea
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Eastern Air Lines Walt Disney World Travel Poster.844 - Eastern Air Lines Walt Disney World Travel Poster.
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(Walt Disney World, 1976) A charming travel agency poster created for Eastern Air Lines to promote vacations to Walt Disney World. The poster features
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"A Wonderful World of Vacations" Newspaper Supplement.845 - "A Wonderful World of Vacations" Newspaper Supplement.
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(Walt Disney World, 1976) A rare newspaper supplement titled, "A Wonderful World of Vacations" that was created to promote Eastern Airline...
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Magic Kingdom Eastern Airlines Travel Poster.846 - Magic Kingdom Eastern Airlines Travel Poster.
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(Walt Disney World, 1983) A stunning travel poster created by Eastern Airlines to promote travel to the Magic Kingdom. The poster features a great ima
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Band Leader Mickey Mouse Original Painting.847 - Band Leader Mickey Mouse Original Painting.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s-80s) An original acrylic painting by renowned Disney artist Russell Schroeder. Depicting Mickey Mouse as a band leader, th
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Director Mickey Mouse Original Painting.848 - Director Mickey Mouse Original Painting.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s-80s) An original acrylic painting by renowned Disney artist Russell Schroeder. Depicting Mickey Mouse as a director, this
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Large Aerial Photograph of Walt Disney World.849 - Large Aerial Photograph of Walt Disney World.
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(Walt Disney World, 1975) An impressive black-and-white aerial photograph of Walt Disney World, taken on 4-16-75 for Buena Vista Engineering Co. Repre
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Walt Disney World Studio Blueprint.850 - Walt Disney World Studio Blueprint.
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(Walt Disney World, 1972) A wonderful photographic blueprint of Walt Disney World and the surrounding area shortly after the park opened. The areas bo
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Disney Mountain Prefeasibility Study.851 - Disney Mountain Prefeasibility Study.
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(Walt Disney World, 1986) An incredibly rare prefeasibility study for Disney Mountain, a proposed addition to Walt Disney World. Disney Mountain was t
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Set of (6) Original Vista Florida Concept Paintings.852 - Set of (6) Original Vista Florida Concept Paintings.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1980) A set of (6) original concept paintings for logos to be used by the Vista Florida Telephone System at Walt Disney World. A
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WDI Audio-Animatronics Maintenance Manual.853 - WDI Audio-Animatronics Maintenance Manual.
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(Walt Disney World, 1988) An incredibly rare WDI maintenance manual for the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. The manual was first produced in 1977, and this v
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Engineering and Machine Design Office Plaque.854 - Engineering and Machine Design Office Plaque.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s-80s) An office plaque used for Walt Disney World's Ride & Show Engineering and Machine Design department. This s...
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Walt Disney World MAPO Pin & Letterhead.855 - Walt Disney World MAPO Pin & Letterhead.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1971) A very rare "We Did It!" pin and (2) sheets of official MAPO letterhead. The items feature the MAPO company lo...
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WED Imagineering Employee Jacket.856 - WED Imagineering Employee Jacket.
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(Walt Disney World, 1980s) An original jacket from WED Imagineering featuring a fantastic 1980s color pattern within the Walt Disney World logo on the
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Marc Davis Walt Disney World Guest Badge.857 - Marc Davis Walt Disney World Guest Badge.
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(Walt Disney World, 1980s) An original guest badge worn by Disney Legend Marc Davis during a visit to Walt Disney World. The badge features Davis...
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World of Disney Construction Hard Hat.858 - World of Disney Construction Hard Hat.
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(Walt Disney World, 1996) A hard hat created during the construction of the first World of Disney store in the Disney Village Marketplace at the Walt
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Pair of Imagineering Parking Signs.859 - Pair of Imagineering Parking Signs.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1990s) A pair of metal Walt Disney Imagineering parking signs. The signs feature Sorcerer Mickey and were used to designate park
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"Destination Walt Disney World" 16mm Film.860 - "Destination Walt Disney World" 16mm Film.
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(Walt Disney World, c.1970s) A 16mm film featuring the University of Walt Disney World production "Destination Walt Disney World." This fi...
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Walt Disney World Employee Binder.861 - Walt Disney World Employee Binder.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A green Walt Disney World employee folder with an included notepad and calendar. Created for employee use within the company
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Pair of "Walt Disney World and You" Cast Member Booklets.862 - Pair of "Walt Disney World and You" Cast Member Booklets.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971/77) A pair of new hire cast member booklets titled, "Walt Disney World & You" from 1971 and 1977. These bookl...
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Walt Disney World Official Nomenclature Manual.863 - Walt Disney World Official Nomenclature Manual.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) An original "Opening Day" nomenclature manual created for internal use by WED Imagineering employees. Created in...
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1971 Walt Disney Productions Christmas Card.864 - 1971 Walt Disney Productions Christmas Card.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A rare Walt Disney Productions company Christmas card. The card depicts Donald and Pluto tying a ribbon that unfolds to reve
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"The Walt Disney World Story" Booklet.865 - "The Walt Disney World Story" Booklet.
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(Walt Disney World, 1972) A very rare cast member booklet created to celebrate highlights from the opening year of the park. This 21-page booklet cont
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