Collecting Disney presented by Van Eaton Galleries

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Collecting Disney is an extraordinary auction devoted to the history of Walt Disney Studios and features items from some of the finest collections in the world. With memorabilia dating from the very beginning of the Studio, to expansion into feature film and beyond, this one-of-a-kind rare auction is an unprecedented glimpse into the personal and professional life of Walt Disney, his close group of animators and artists, the studio and the amazing legacy that lives on today. The auction features over 700 rare and many never-seen-before items.

Items will be available for bidding online by May 20th, 2016.
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Collection of (5) Copies "Walt Disney's Dumbo Song Book".351 - Collection of (5) Copies "Walt Disney's Dumbo Song Book".
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(Whitman, 1941) Features songs from Dumbo, Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, Pinocchio, and more. Measures 9.5"x7.5. 33 pages. Conditions rang...
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Original Production Cel from "The Art Of Self Defense".352 - Original Production Cel from "The Art Of Self Defense".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1941) Original Production Cel of Goofy from "The Art of Self Defense". The untrimmed cel measures 10"x12"....
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Album de Lujo Set of Dumbo Trading Cards.353 - Album de Lujo Set of Dumbo Trading Cards.
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(c. 1944) Beautifully illustrated Portuguese trading card album that is complete with 240 exceptional cards inside. The Album measures 13.5"x9....
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Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1941.354 - Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1941.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1941) A charming single-sheet Christmas Card featuring several Disney characters on the front. Measures 9.25"x7.5". ...
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Conductor's Score for "Bambi".355 - Conductor's Score for "Bambi".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1942) Incredible conductor's score for the first reel of Bambi. Composed by Frank Churchill and Ed Plumb, The 12" x 1...
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Walt Disney Signed "Bambi" Dye Transfer.356 - Walt Disney Signed "Bambi" Dye Transfer.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1942) Often in lieu of a gift of a cel, the studio would produce high quality photographic prints called Dye Transfers. This par
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Original Production Cel and Production Background from "Bambi".357 - Original Production Cel and Production Background from "Bambi".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1942) Beautiful original production cels featuring Bambi, Thumper and rabbits from "Bambi". The cels have been trimm...
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Original Production Cel from "Bambi".358 - Original Production Cel from "Bambi".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1942) Beautiful original production cels of Bambi and Faline from "Bambi". The cels have been trimmed and placed on ...
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Courvoisier Multiplane Painting from "Bambi".359 - Courvoisier Multiplane Painting from "Bambi".
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(Courvoisier, 1940s) In addition to preparing and selling original animation art, Courvoisier also experimented with Limited editions and speciality p
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Courvoisier Multiplane Painting from "Bambi".360 - Courvoisier Multiplane Painting from "Bambi".
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(Courvoisier, 1940s) Walt Disney multiplane painting titled "Thumper and Butterflies" from Walt Disney's "Bambi" produced by...
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Courvoisier Multiplane Painting from "Bambi".361 - Courvoisier Multiplane Painting from "Bambi".
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(Courvoisier, 1940s) Walt Disney multiplane painting titled "Bluebirds in Spring" from Walt Disney's "Bambi", produced by Co...
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"Walt Disney's Bambi" Hardcover Book.362 - "Walt Disney's Bambi" Hardcover Book.
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(Collins, 1942) Contains (4) full-color pictures in the beginning meant to be pulled out for framing, which are typically already removed. Measures 11
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"Bambi Paint Book".363 - "Bambi Paint Book".
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(Whitman Publishing, 1942) Features black and white illustrations from the film to paint and color. Measures 15"x11". 37 pages. In good co...
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"Bambi Cut-Out Book'.364 - "Bambi Cut-Out Book'.
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(Whitman Publishing, 1942) Features characters and environments from the feature film. Measures 13"x10.5". Contains five pages of cut-outs...
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Original Art for "Bambi" Little Golden Book.365 - Original Art for "Bambi" Little Golden Book.
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(c. 1940s) Beautiful original painting used in the creation of a Bambi themed Little Golden Book. Accomplished in gouache on board for page 31 of the
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Flower Wall Plaque.366 - Flower Wall Plaque.
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(Youngstown Pressed Steel Co., 1942) "Flower" from Walt Disney's "Bambi" wall plaque in original envelope. Previously colore...
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"Bambi" Hankies Book.367 - "Bambi" Hankies Book.
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(Walt Disney Productions, 1941-42) An illustrated "Bambi" storybook containing (4) hankies of the characters Bambi, Owl, and two of Flower...
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"Bambi" Baby Wear in Box.368 - "Bambi" Baby Wear in Box.
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(Sturdee, 1940s) Extremely rare set of "Bambi" themed baby clothes in the original box. Clothes are lightly stained, but overall in good c...
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"The Art of Walt Disney" First Edition.369 - "The Art of Walt Disney" First Edition.
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(The Macmillan Company, 1942) First edition of Robert Field's The Art of Walt Disney with Dust Jacket. Tells the story of Disney and features pr...
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Original Production Cel from "Saludos Amigos"370 - Original Production Cel from "Saludos Amigos"
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1942) Shortly before the United States entered World War II, the U.S. State Department comissioned Walt Disney to go on a tour o
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Set of (18) Combat Insignia Stamps.371 - Set of (18) Combat Insignia Stamps.
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(c. 1942) Enthralling set of (18) combat insignia stamps from World War II. Several are grouped together, with each stamp measuring 1.5"x2"...
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Carl Barks' 1st Comic; "Pluto Saves the Ship".372 - Carl Barks' 1st Comic; "Pluto Saves the Ship".
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(Dell publishing, 1942) Features an excellent wartime story of Pluto and is notable as Carl Barks' first comic book. Measures 11.25"x8.5&qu...
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"Donald Duck in the High Andes" Hardcover Book.373 - "Donald Duck in the High Andes" Hardcover Book.
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(Grosset and Dunlap, 1943) Features a charming Donald Duck illustrated story. Measures 8.5"x7". 30 pages. In very good condition with some...
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"Walt Disney’s Pedro" Book.374 - "Walt Disney’s Pedro" Book.
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(Grosset & Dunlap, 1943) Features an illustrated story based on the character from the Disney feature film, "Saludos Amigos". Measures...
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Mickey Mouse "The Dude Ranch Bandit" Book.375 - Mickey Mouse "The Dude Ranch Bandit" Book.
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(Whitman, 1943) This The Better Little Book titled "Mickey Mouse and the Dude Ranch Bandit" features illustrations that correspond to the ...
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Walt Disney Signed "Defense Against Invasion" Title Card.376 - Walt Disney Signed "Defense Against Invasion" Title Card.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Original title cel and background for the Disney live-action and animated film, "Defense Against Invasion". Ta...
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MIlt Banta Original Animators' Wedding Gifts.377 - MIlt Banta Original Animators' Wedding Gifts.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Milt Banta joined the Disney Studio in the early 1940s. He was an assistant animator at first but later became a writer, a
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Walt Disney's Studio Restaurant Menu.378 - Walt Disney's Studio Restaurant Menu.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1940s) An exceptionally rare menu from the studio restaurant featuring Disney-themed meals and illustrations. Measures 12.5&...
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"The Ropes At Disney" Employee Book.379 - "The Ropes At Disney" Employee Book.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) An in-house pamphlet given to new employees with an overview of the operations of the studio. The pamphlet includes a rare
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Pair of  "Disney's Dispatch" Publication.380 - Pair of "Disney's Dispatch" Publication.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) A nice pair of copies of "Dispatch From Disney's", the studio in-house publication sent to employees servi...
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Original Disney Mock-Up Book for a Wartime Publication.381 - Original Disney Mock-Up Book for a Wartime Publication.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Original hand-drawn and colored mock-up book with original studio artwork from "Winter Draws On". The studio p...
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Walt Disney Signed Original Production Cel and Background from "The Grain That Built A Hemisphere".382 - Walt Disney Signed Original Production Cel and Background from "The Grain That Built A Hemisphere".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Beautiful production cel and matching production background from the "The Grain That Built A Hemisphere". Pro...
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Original Concept Art for A Disney Wartime Cartoon.383 - Original Concept Art for A Disney Wartime Cartoon.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Impressive pastel on black paper concept for a Disney produced wartime production. The untrimmed concept art measures 10...
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Original Production Background from "Victory Through Airpower".384 - Original Production Background from "Victory Through Airpower".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Extremely rare original production background from "Victory Through Airpower". Signed on the reverse by Animat...
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Original Production Model Drawing from "Victory Through Airpower".385 - Original Production Model Drawing from "Victory Through Airpower".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Beautiful production model drawing of the Eagle from "Victory Through Air Power". Created by the animator to p...
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Original Production Drawing from "Victory Through Airpower".386 - Original Production Drawing from "Victory Through Airpower".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Original Production drawing of the Eagle from"Victory Through Air Power". Accomplished in graphite on 10"...
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Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1943.387 - Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1943.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1943. Stamped “file copy” on cover, with 2 punch holes along the top. Measures 10"...
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First Edition Hardcover "The Three Caballeros".388 - First Edition Hardcover "The Three Caballeros".
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(Random House, 1944). First edition of the illustrated hardcover book based on the feature film by the same name. Measures 11.25"x9". 56 p...
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"Walt Disney’s Circus" Hardback Book.389 - "Walt Disney’s Circus" Hardback Book.
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(Simon and Schuster, 1944) Features illustrations of circus animals coated in a felt texture. Measures 11.25"x8". 26 pages. Good condition...
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Original Production Background from "The Amazon Awakens".390 - Original Production Background from "The Amazon Awakens".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1944) Original hand-painted production background from "The Amazon Awakens", a travelogue made for the Office of Int...
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"The Three Caballeros"  Original Release Movie Poster.391 - "The Three Caballeros" Original Release Movie Poster.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1944) "The Three Caballeros" original release one sheet movie poster. Measures 27"x41" and is in very good...
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Collection of (12) "The Three Caballeros" Publicity Photos.392 - Collection of (12) "The Three Caballeros" Publicity Photos.
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(Walt Disney Studios,1944) Collection of (12) studio publicity photos from the feature film "The Three Caballeros". Many of the photos fea...
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Signed Panchito Original Production Cel from "The Three Caballeros".393 - Signed Panchito Original Production Cel from "The Three Caballeros".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1944) Original production cel featuring Panchito the rooster. The cel is trimmed and placed on a hand-painted background as prep
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"The Three Caballeros" Shooting Script.394 - "The Three Caballeros" Shooting Script.
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(Walt Disney Studios,1944) A remarkable original shooting script for the "Os Quindins De Yaya" sequence of "The Three Caballeros"...
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Collection of (58) Original Fred Moore Production Drawings from "The Three Caballeros".395 - Collection of (58) Original Fred Moore Production Drawings from "The Three Caballeros".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1944) Collection of (58) original production drawings of Jose Carioca by animator Fred Moore for the "Baia" sequence...
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"The Three Caballeros" (2) Limited Edition Courvoisier Galleries Cels.396 - "The Three Caballeros" (2) Limited Edition Courvoisier Galleries Cels.
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(Courvoisier Galleries, 1944) Pair of Courvoisier Galleries Limited Editions from "The Three Caballeros". The artwork is still in the orig...
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"The Three Caballeros" Courvoisier Limited Edition Cel.397 - "The Three Caballeros" Courvoisier Limited Edition Cel.
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(Courvoisier Galleries, 1944) As part of their experimentation with the art form, Courvoisier Galleries created a series of Limited Edition cels for...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1944.398 - Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1944.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1944) Calendar on the inside. 2 hole punch marks along the top edge and "1944" written in ink in the bottom-right co...
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Collection of (4) Vintage Pencil Sharpeners.399 - Collection of (4) Vintage Pencil Sharpeners.
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(Plastic Novelties, Inc., 1930s-40s) This set of (4) illustrated color pencil sharpeners from Plastic Novelties, Inc. ranges from the mid 30s to mid 4
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Disney Sterling Silver Rings and Display by Ingersoll.400 - Disney Sterling Silver Rings and Display by Ingersoll.
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(Ingersoll, c.1945) Extremely rare Sterling Silver Rings on original display card as offered through Ingersoll. Known for their watches, these rings w
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