Walt Disney: The Man, the Studio, and the Parks

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present Walt Disney: The Man, the Studio, and the Parks. This incredible auction will be held on December 5th, Walt’s birthday, and contains over 800 rare artifacts relating to the legacy of Walt Disney. This collection spans the early years of Walt’s youth, to the success and growth of his studio, to the beloved theme parks throughout the world. Highlights of this collection include hand-drawn original artwork by Walt himself, original letters from Walt to his friends and family, rare Kem Weber designed Walt Disney Studios animation desks and furniture, early original drawings for Walt’s backyard Carolwood Pacific Railroad, and some of the earliest original drawings of what would become Disneyland, as well as Disney Parks signage, props, costumes, and much more! Additional details will be posted soon.

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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Hand-Written & Signed Photo Postcard.1 - Walt Disney Hand-Written & Signed Photo Postcard.
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(Disney, c.1918-19) An incredible, one-of-a-kind signed World War I-era silver gelatin postcard print of a young Walt Disney in his Red Cross uniform.
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Start Price : 40,000.00 | Estimates : 50,000.00 - 75,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney's Personal WWI Sketchbook with Drawings.2 - Walt Disney's Personal WWI Sketchbook with Drawings.
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(Disney, c.1918-19) An incredible, one-of-a-kind sketchbook containing some of the earliest known drawings by Walt Disney. Walt's experiences ov...
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Start Price : 75,000.00 | Estimates : 75,000.00 - 100,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWood Sections from Walt Disney's Garage Animation Studio.3 - Wood Sections from Walt Disney's Garage Animation Studio.
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(Disney, 1923) A pair of wood sections from Walt Disney's garage animation studio in Los Angeles. In 1923, following the bankruptcy of the Kansa...
Current Bid: 1,100.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOriginal Plane Crazy Production Drawing.4 - Original Plane Crazy Production Drawing.
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(Disney, 1928) An original production drawing by Disney Legend Ub Iwerks of Mickey and Minnie from Plane Crazy, the first Mickey Mouse Cartoon. Plane
Current Bid: 2,000.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Haunted House Background and Recreated Cel.5 - The Haunted House Background and Recreated Cel.
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(Disney, 1929) An incredibly rare original production background from The Haunted House, a 1929 Mickey Mouse short. Pre-1930 Disney artwork is extreme
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Start Price : 8,000.00 | Estimates : 9,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1931 Walt Disney Signed Letter on Studio Stationery.6 - 1931 Walt Disney Signed Letter on Studio Stationery.
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(Disney, 1931) An extremely rare letter sent by Walt Disney to his cousin Lena on August 6, 1931. This letter was written at an incredibly significant
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Start Price : 7,500.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Walt Disney Press Photographs.7 - Pair of Walt Disney Press Photographs.
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(Disney, c.1930s) An incredible pair of early press photographs of Walt and Lillian Disney. The first is a matte photo featuring the pair posing with
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Enamel Pin by Charles Horner.8 - Mickey Mouse Enamel Pin by Charles Horner.
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(Disney, 1932) A rare vintage Mickey Mouse pin made by renowned London silversmith, Charles Horner. Constructed of black enamel on brass, the pin feat
Current Bid: 700.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSet of (3) Mickey & Minnie Mouse Bavarian China Plates.9 - Set of (3) Mickey & Minnie Mouse Bavarian China Plates.
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(Disney, 1932) A set of (3) rare early Mickey Mouse plates from a series of fine china produced in the Bavaria region of Germany. The plates feature s
Current Bid: 850.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse "World Fair 1933" Pocket Knife.10 - Mickey Mouse "World Fair 1933" Pocket Knife.
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(Unknown, 1970s) An infamous souvenir pocket knife featuring Mickey Mouse. These knives appeared in the collector's market around the 1970s and ...
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsKen Anderson's Early Walt Disney Studios Drawing Board.11 - Ken Anderson's Early Walt Disney Studios Drawing Board.
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(Disney, 1934) An early portable animation drawing board that once belonged to Disney Legend Ken Anderson. These wooden boards were used by animators
Current Bid: 3,000.00
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Club Button and (2) Membership Cards.12 - Mickey Mouse Club Button and (2) Membership Cards.
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(Disney, c.1930-32) A collection of (3) rare early Mickey Mouse Club membership items including a Fox Broadway Theatre Mickey Mouse Club button and a
Current Bid: 325.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Club Application and Pass.13 - Mickey Mouse Club Application and Pass.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A Mickey Mouse Club application form and a child pass to the Palace Theater that is signed by the club's "Chief Mickey Mo...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Club Vest and Fez.14 - Mickey Mouse Club Vest and Fez.
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(Disney, 1932) A very rare Mickey Mouse vest and fez created by Fisch & Company of Los Angeles for members of the Mickey Mouse Club. The fez is ...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Club Color Bearer Button.15 - Mickey Mouse Club Color Bearer Button.
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(Disney, 1932) A vintage celluloid Color Bearer pinback button featuring Mickey Mouse, created for children s Mickey Mouse Club movie theater
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEgyptian Melodies Silly Symphony Background Painting.16 - Egyptian Melodies Silly Symphony Background Painting.
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(Disney, 1931) An extremely rare original production background from the 1931 Silly Symphony, Egyptian Melodies. The short was the 21st entry in the S
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse & Silly Symphonies Campaign Book.17 - Mickey Mouse & Silly Symphonies Campaign Book.
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(Disney, 1932) An extremely rare "Exhibitor's Complete Campaign" book for promoting Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphonies cartoons. This 4...
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSilly Symphony Character Lights in Box.18 - Silly Symphony Character Lights in Box.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A strand of (8) Silly Symphony lights by Noma in their original box. There are (5) different designs on the shades which feature cha
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Ugly Duckling Original Production Cel.19 - The Ugly Duckling Original Production Cel.
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(Disney, 1939) An original production cel from the final entry in the Silly Symphonies series, The Ugly Duckling. The cel was trimmed and applied to a
Current Bid: 1,900.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Tortoise and the Hare Good Housekeeping Painting.20 - The Tortoise and the Hare Good Housekeeping Painting.
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(Disney, 1934) This incredibly rare and beautiful original artwork was used for a page in Good Housekeeping Magazine that promoted the Walt Disney Sil
Current Bid: 12,000.00
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Old King Cole Animated Window Display.21 - Mickey Mouse Old King Cole Animated Window Display.
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(Old King Cole, 1935) An extremely rare papier mache and wood animated window display created by the Old King Cole company for The Walt Disney Studios
Current Bid: 10,000.00
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1935 Jorba Department Store Disney Toy Catalog.22 - 1935 Jorba Department Store Disney Toy Catalog.
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(Disney, 1935) A vintage catalog for the Spanish department store Jorba featuring many rare Disney toys. The 56-page printed catalog contains rare app
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Accordion Bellows.23 - Mickey Mouse Accordion Bellows.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A wooden accordion bellows with an image of Mickey Mouse on one side. The bellows are made of wooden paddles with a leather accordio
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey and Minnie Child's Purse.24 - Mickey and Minnie Child's Purse.
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(Disney, 1930s) A rare vintage child's purse manufactured by Cohn & Rosenberger. Constructed of enamel on silvered brass, the purse features...
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Band Harmonica.25 - Mickey Mouse Band Harmonica.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A charming harmonica featuring Mickey and Minnie. Especially given the prominence of music in the early Mickey shorts, musical items
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Dixon Pencil Case.26 - Mickey Mouse Dixon Pencil Case.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A Dixon pencil case featuring Disney characters with a stylish inner lining. The interior is divided into (4) slots for various writ
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Sparkler Toy.27 - Mickey Mouse Sparkler Toy.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A Mickey Mouse tin sparkler toy in the shape of Mickey's head. When the plunger at the base is depressed, the wheel on the rev...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEmerson Mickey Mouse Radio Pin.28 - Emerson Mickey Mouse Radio Pin.
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(Disney, c.1930s) An original Mickey Mouse Club button created in partnership with Emerson Radio that features a pie-eyed Mickey. Measuring 1.25&quo...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Toy Grand Piano.29 - Mickey Mouse Toy Grand Piano.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A rare vintage toy grand piano manufactured in Japan for Walt Disney Productions. The wooden piano stands on three removable legs an
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Toy Candlestick Telephone.30 - Mickey Mouse Toy Candlestick Telephone.
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(Disney, 1934) A very rare Mickey Mouse toy candlestick telephone. The toy features a die-cut Mickey attached to the stem and has a rotating dial with
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Mickey Mouse Sweeper Toys.31 - Pair of Mickey Mouse Sweeper Toys.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A pair of tin litho sweeper toys featuring Mickey Mouse and friends. Following the surge of Mickey's popularity during the ear...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Mickey and Minnie Mouse Steiff Dolls.32 - Pair of Mickey and Minnie Mouse Steiff Dolls.
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(Disney, 1930s) A pair of rare Mickey and Minnie vintage cloth stuffed dolls manufactured by Steiff. Mickey wears a felt vest, gloves, and boots, with
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMinnie Mouse Charlotte Clark Style Doll.33 - Minnie Mouse Charlotte Clark Style Doll.
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(Disney, 1930s) A vintage Charlotte Clark-style cloth stuffed Minnie Mouse doll. The pie-eyed doll features pale aqua green gloves, high-heeled shoes,
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Pocket Knife.34 - Mickey Mouse Pocket Knife.
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(Disney, c.1936) A rare pocket knife depicting Mickey Mouse in his popular "pie-eyed" design of the 1930s. The knife was created by the Im...
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse "Bearded Mickey" Ingersoll Pocket Watch.35 - Mickey Mouse "Bearded Mickey" Ingersoll Pocket Watch.
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(Ingersoll, 1936) An early Ingersoll Mickey Mouse pocket watch and fob. This watch is known as the "Bearded Mickey" version, due to the un...
Current Bid: 325.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Ingersoll Pocket Watch.36 - Mickey Mouse Ingersoll Pocket Watch.
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(Ingersoll, c.1930s) A beautiful Ingersoll pocket watch with an image of Mickey at the center, his arms acting as the watch hands. This is the second
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWho's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Ingersoll Alarm Clock.37 - Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Ingersoll Alarm Clock.
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(Ingersoll, 1934) A charming alarm clock by Ingersoll featuring imagery of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf. The wolf's arms provide t...
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Ingersoll Wrist Watch and Box.38 - Mickey Mouse Ingersoll Wrist Watch and Box.
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(Ingersoll, c.1937) A rare Mickey Mouse watch created by Ingersoll. The watch features Mickey Mouse in the center with the watch hands resembling Mick
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThree Little Pigs Ingersoll Pocket Watch.39 - Three Little Pigs Ingersoll 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 reverse of the watch is engraved
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Ingersoll Wrist Watch and Box.40 - Mickey Mouse Ingersoll Wrist Watch and Box.
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(Ingersoll, c.1938) A very rare Mickey Mouse watch created by Ingersoll. The watch features Mickey Mouse in the center with the watch hands resembling
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSnow White Pan Cel on Production Background.41 - Snow White Pan Cel on Production Background.
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(Disney, 1937) An original panoramic production cel from Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The cel depicts all seven of the iconic ...
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Start Price : 20,000.00 | Estimates : 25,000.00 - 30,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOriginal Grumpy Snow White Production Drawing.42 - Original Grumpy Snow White Production Drawing.
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(Disney, 1937) An original production drawing of Grumpy from the animated feature Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Accomplished in graphite, the image
Current Bid: 2,000.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs Tea Set.43 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Tea Set.
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(Disney, 1938) A gorgeous "Mickey Mouse Nursery Ware" children's tea set featuring characters from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Th...
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs Brayton Laguna Set.44 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Brayton Laguna Set.
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(Disney, 1938) A set of (17) ceramic figurines from the Snow White and Seven Dwarfs set created by Brayton Laguna Studios. The first Southern Californ
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Ferdinand the Bull Courvoisier Cel Setups.45 - Pair of Ferdinand the Bull Courvoisier Cel Setups.
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(Disney, 1938) A pair of original production cels used in the creation of the Oscar-winning Walt Disney animated short, Ferdinand the Bull. The first
Current Bid: 1,500.00
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Ferdinand Ceramic Figures.46 - Pair of Ferdinand Ceramic Figures.
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(Disney, c.1940s) A pair of ceramic figures of Ferdinand the Bull and his mother, from the short film Ferdinand the Bull. These styles of figures were
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsFerdinand the Bull Wind-Up Tin Toy by Marx.47 - Ferdinand the Bull Wind-Up Tin Toy by Marx.
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(Disney, 1938) A tin litho wind-up toy of Ferdinand the Bull from the short of the same name. Created by Marx, the toy features Ferdinand and a matado
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLimited Edition Walt Disney Studios Street Sign.48 - Limited Edition Walt Disney Studios Street Sign.
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(Disney, 2006) A limited edition replica street sign based on the original from the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, as it was seen in the 1940s. The s
Current Bid: 1,700.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDisney Studios Snow White Commissary Artwork.49 - Disney Studios Snow White Commissary Artwork.
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(Disney, c.1940s) A set of (4) paintings featuring characters from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. These acrylic paintings were created by an unknown
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Studios Kem Weber Animator's Desk.50 - Walt Disney Studios Kem Weber Animator's Desk.
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(Weber, c.1938) An exceptionally rare original animator's desk from the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. Walt Disney enlisted renowned German des...
Current Bid: 5,500.00
Estimates : 7,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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