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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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 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 | Estimate : 50,000.00 - 75,000.00
 
 
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Walt 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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Estimate : 75,000.00 - 100,000.00
 
 
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Wood 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...
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Original 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
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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The 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 | Estimate : 9,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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1931 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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Estimate : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Pair 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
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Mickey 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
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Set 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
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Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Mickey 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 ...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Ken 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
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Estimate : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Mickey 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
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mickey 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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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mickey 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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Estimate : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Mickey 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
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Estimate : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Egyptian 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 | Estimate : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Mickey 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...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Silly 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
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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The 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
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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The 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
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Estimate : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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