The Paul Morantz Collection

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From the estate of well-known Southern California attorney and investigative journalist Paul Morantz comes an incredible collection of original animation art, illustration art, pin-up art, vintage tin toys, Disneyana, ceramics, and more. With over 1000 items, this collection contains something for the collector in all of us and is not to be missed. You won't want to miss this incredible auction.
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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A Howdy Doody Wristwatch and Display box.351 - A Howdy Doody Wristwatch and Display box.
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(Ingraham, 1954) A rare Howdy Doody watch by Ideal and Ingraham, still sealed in the original display box with instructions. A die cut cardboard figur
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A Pair of Howdy Doody Wristwatches by Patent.352 - A Pair of Howdy Doody Wristwatches by Patent.
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(Patent, 1950s) A pair of Howdy Doody Wristwatches by Patent Watch Company. The watches are advertised as "the only watch with moveable eyes,&q...
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A Pair of Bugs Bunny Wristwatches by New Haven.353 - A Pair of Bugs Bunny Wristwatches by New Haven.
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(New Haven, 1950s) A pair of Bugs Bunny Wrist Watches by the New Haven Clock & Watch Company. One variation of the watch has carrot hands while ...
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A Pair of Literary Character Watches.354 - A Pair of Literary Character Watches.
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(New Haven Watch, 1951-1960) A pair of wristwatches featuring images of literary versions of famous characters. The very rare 1951 Alice and Mad Hatte
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A Pair of Yogi Bear & Archie Watches.355 - A Pair of Yogi Bear & Archie Watches.
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(Bradly/Rouan, 1960's) A pair of watches featuring cartoon characters from the 1960's. The Yogi Bear watch measuring 1.25"x1.5" wa...
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A Mighty Mouse Fashion Wristwatch by Bradley.356 - A Mighty Mouse Fashion Wristwatch by Bradley.
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(Bradley, 1969) An original Mighty Mouse Fashion Wristwatch by Bradley. The wristwatch features Mighty Mouse, with electronically timed and precision
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A Collection of (3) Jay Ward Character Watches.357 - A Collection of (3) Jay Ward Character Watches.
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(Jay Ward, 1970-1973) A collection of (3) Jay Ward character watches, from a series of (16) he released in the early 1970's. Included are Bullwi...
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A Rare Skippy Bisque Figure.358 - A Rare Skippy Bisque Figure.
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(Japan, 1930s) A rare 5.5" tall bisque figure of Skippy with a moveable arm. Skippy was the main character in a popular comic strip of the same...
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A Pair of Flip the Frog Bisque Figures.359 - A Pair of Flip the Frog Bisque Figures.
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(Japan, 1930s) A pair of Flip the Frog bisque figures manufactured in Japan in the 1930s. Measuring 3.5" tall, the figures are in very good con...
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A Rare Pair of Flip the Frog Bisque Figures.360 - A Rare Pair of Flip the Frog Bisque Figures.
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(Japan, 1930's) A pair of Flip the Frog bisque figures. Produced in Japan, these were most likely distributed by George Borgfeldt, like most ani...
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A Betty Boop and Mickey Mouse Glazed Ceramic Dish.361 - A Betty Boop and Mickey Mouse Glazed Ceramic Dish.
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(Japan, 1930s) A ceramic dish featuring an unlicensed image of Mickey Mouse and Betty Boop produced in Japan in the 1930s. In the 1930s many unlicense
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A Little Orphan Annie China Ashtray.362 - A Little Orphan Annie China Ashtray.
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(Japan, 1930s) A painted china ashtray featuring Little Orphan Annie and Sandy. Produced in Japan in the 1930s, the ashtray is 3.5" tall with ...
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A Moon Mullins & Kayo Bisque Toothbrush Holder.363 - A Moon Mullins & Kayo Bisque Toothbrush Holder.
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(F.A.S., 1930s-40s) A Moon Mullins and Kayo Bisque Toothbrush Holder manufactured by F.A.S. in Japan. Measuring 4" tall, the figural piece is i...
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A Brayton Laguna Sally Girl Planter.364 - A Brayton Laguna Sally Girl Planter.
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(Brayton Laguna, 1940's) A Sally girl planter by Brayton Laguna Pottery of California. The "Sally Girl" was released in many different...
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A Little Red Riding Hood Ceramic Teapot by Hull.365 - A Little Red Riding Hood Ceramic Teapot by Hull.
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(Hull Pottery, 1943) A Little Red Riding Hood figural teapot by Hull Pottery. Hull Pottery was founded in Crooksville Ohio in 1905, but their 1943 &...
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A Lil'  Eightball Ceramic Figurine by Don Roberto.366 - A Lil' Eightball Ceramic Figurine by Don Roberto.
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(Don Roberto, 1940s) A rare painted glazed ceramic figurine of Walter Lantz's Lil' Eightball produced by Don Roberto Ceramics. The charact...
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An Early Woody Woodpecker Ceramic Figurine.367 - An Early Woody Woodpecker Ceramic Figurine.
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(Don Roberto, 1940's) A rare early painted glazed ceramic figurine of Woody Woodpecker, produced by Don Roberto of Los Angeles. Measuring 5.25&q...
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A Ceramic Snuffy Skunk Figurine by Don Roberto.368 - A Ceramic Snuffy Skunk Figurine by Don Roberto.
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(Don Roberto, 1940s) A rare painted glazed ceramic figure of Walter Lantz's Snuffy Skunk, produced by Don Roberto Ceramics. The character appea...
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A Ceramic Sniffles Figurine by Shaw Pottery.369 - A Ceramic Sniffles Figurine by Shaw Pottery.
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(Shaw Pottery, 1940s) A painted glazed ceramic figurine of Warner Bros' Sniffles by Shaw Pottery. Measuring 4.5"x4.5" tall, the figuri...
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A Ceramic Porky Pig Figurine by Shaw Pottery.370 - A Ceramic Porky Pig Figurine by Shaw Pottery.
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(Shaw Pottery, 1940s) A painted glazed ceramic figure of Porky Pig by Shaw Pottery. Measuring 4"X5.5" tall, the figure is in fine conditi...
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Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd Ceramic Figurines by Shaw.371 - Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd Ceramic Figurines by Shaw.
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(Shaw, 1940's) A pair of Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd painted glazed ceramic figurines by Shaw Pottery. Bugs Bunny was produced in many different p...
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Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd Ceramic Figurines by Shaw.372 - Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd Ceramic Figurines by Shaw.
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(Shaw, 1940's) A pair of Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd painted glazed ceramic figurines by Shaw Pottery. The figure of Elmer bears a label attributi...
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Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd Ceramic Figural Bud Vases.373 - Bugs Bunny & Elmer Fudd Ceramic Figural Bud Vases.
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(Shaw, 1940's) A pair of painted glazed ceramic character bud vases by Shaw Pottery. Both Elmer Fudd and Bugs Bunny peer around a tree trunk, on...
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A Daffy Duck Ceramic Figurine.374 - A Daffy Duck Ceramic Figurine.
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(Shaw, 1940's) A painted glazed ceramic figurine of Daffy Duck by Shaw Pottery. The label on Daffy's right foot reads "Warner Bros. Da...
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A Miniature Winston Churchill Toby Jug.375 - A Miniature Winston Churchill Toby Jug.
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(Royal Doulton, 1940's-2000) A miniature Winston Churchill figural jug by Royal Doulton. Toby jug is the term applied to figural pitchers of sea...
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Mad Hatter Figural Teapot by Regal China.376 - Mad Hatter Figural Teapot by Regal China.
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(Regal China, 1951) A beautiful 5"x9.5"x7.5" tall figural china teapot produced by Regal China in 1951. Based on Disney's "A...
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A Jerry Mouse Ceramic Planter by Coventry.377 - A Jerry Mouse Ceramic Planter by Coventry.
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(Coventry, 1940's) A painted glazed ceramic planter featuring Jerry Mouse (from Tom and Jerry) with a top hat. Measuring 3"x5"x3.5&quo...
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A Ceramic Tom and Jerry Figural Planter.378 - A Ceramic Tom and Jerry Figural Planter.
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(Coventry, 1940's) A very rare painted glazed ceramic planter of figural Tom and Jerry. With a partial label reading "Tom and Jerry distrib...
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A Jerry Ceramic Planter by Coventry.379 - A Jerry Ceramic Planter by Coventry.
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(Coventry, 1940's) A painted glazed ceramic planter of Jerry Mouse (from Tom and Jerry) with a top hat. Measuring 3"x5"x3.5" tall...
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A Huckleberry Hound Ceramic Figurine.380 - A Huckleberry Hound Ceramic Figurine.
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(Ideas Inc, 1960's) A painted glazed ceramic figurine of Huckleberry Hound with top hat. The figurine was produced by Ideas Inc. of Des Moines, ...
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A 1960s Yogi Bear Ceramic Figurine.381 - A 1960s Yogi Bear Ceramic Figurine.
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(Ideas Inc., 1960s) A painted glazed ceramic figure of Yogi Bear produced in the early 1960s by Ideas Inc. Measuring 3"x5.5" tall, the fig...
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A Large Pufnstuf Witchiepoo Doll by MyToy.382 - A Large Pufnstuf Witchiepoo Doll by MyToy.
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(MyToy, 1970) A large Sid & Marty Kroftt's Pufnstuf Witchiepoo doll. The doll features soft vinyl head, hands, and feet with cloth clothing....
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A Collection of (4) Wizard of Oz Porcelain Figures.383 - A Collection of (4) Wizard of Oz Porcelain Figures.
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(Seymour Mann, 1974) A collection of (4) porcelain figures of characters from "The Wizard of Oz." The set includes The Cowardly Lion, Scar...
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A Tarzan & Keds Super Champs Store Display by UniRoyal.384 - A Tarzan & Keds Super Champs Store Display by UniRoyal.
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(UniRoyal, 1960s-70s) A Keds Super Champs Store Display by UniRoyal. The vintage heavy cardstock and twine display depicts Tarzan, Boy wearing a pair
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Original Fleischer Studio Popeye Layout Drawing.385 - Original Fleischer Studio Popeye Layout Drawing.
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(Fleisher Studios, 1942) A Stunning detailed layout drawing of Popeye and Swee'Pea possibly from "Baby Wants a Bottleship." Accomplish...
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Original Mr. Magoo Production Cels from "Ragtime Bear."386 - Original Mr. Magoo Production Cels from "Ragtime Bear."
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(UPA, 1949) Original production cel from the UPA Studios 1949 theatrical short, "Ragtime Bear." This short featured the first appearance o...
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A Mr. Magoo Production Cel and Background.387 - A Mr. Magoo Production Cel and Background.
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(UPA Studios, 1964) A production cel and production background most likely from the 1964 TV Series, "The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo." ...
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A Rare Animator's Maquette of Yogi Bear.388 - A Rare Animator's Maquette of Yogi Bear.
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1960s) An extremely rare animator's maquette of Yogi Bear. Maquettes such as these are used by animators to help them visualize ...
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A Rare Animator's Maquette of Fred Flintstone.389 - A Rare Animator's Maquette of Fred Flintstone.
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1960s) An extremely rare animator's maquette of Fred Flintstone. Maquettes such as these are used by animators to help them visu...
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A Flinstones Storyboard for "The Snorkasauras Hunt."390 - A Flinstones Storyboard for "The Snorkasauras Hunt."
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1960) An Original storyboard panel from "The Snorkasaurus Hunter". This panel was part of two large Storyboards used to pi...
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An Original 9-Panel Storyboard from The Flintstones.391 - An Original 9-Panel Storyboard from The Flintstones.
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1961) An original 9-panel storyboard page from the first season episode of "The Flintstones" titled "The Astra' N...
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Original Layout Drawings from "The Flintstones."392 - Original Layout Drawings from "The Flintstones."
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1964) A pair of original layout drawings of the 5th season episode of "The Flintstones" titled "The Gruesomes." ...
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A Woody Woodpecker Production Cel and Background.393 - A Woody Woodpecker Production Cel and Background.
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(Walter Lantz, c.1960s) An original production cel of Woody Woodpecker from a 1960s theatrical short placed on an original background from the same er
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A Hand-Painted Publicity Cel for "Casper and Friends."394 - A Hand-Painted Publicity Cel for "Casper and Friends."
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(Paramount, 1990) A hand-painted publicity cel for the 1990-1994 TV series, "Casper and Friends. The image size of the characters is 5.25"...
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An Original Production Cel of Mighty Mouse.395 - An Original Production Cel of Mighty Mouse.
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(Filmation Studios, 1979) An original production cel of Mighty Mouse paired with a production cel of a shark from the 1979 Filmation Studio TV Series,
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