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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Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Cast Member Jacket.702 - Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Cast Member Jacket.
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(Disneyland, 2000s) A cast member jacket from the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage attraction at Disneyland. This jacket still has its original Disney ta
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Pop-Up Press Invitation.703 - Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Pop-Up Press Invitation.
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(Disneyland, 2007) A rare and well-crafted press invitation to the opening of Disneyland's Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage in June of 2007. This i...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Watch in Box.704 - Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Watch in Box.
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(Disneyland, 2006) A rare Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage opening crew watch and box. The box is made of wood and the top is made to look like a porthol
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Ride Vehicle Model.705 - Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Ride Vehicle Model.
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(Disneyland, 2006) An original Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage ride vehicle concept model created by Walt Disney Imagineering during the re-theming of t
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Rocket to the Moon Disney Gallery Attraction Poster.706 - Rocket to the Moon Disney Gallery Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1990s) A full-size attraction poster reproduction from the Disney Gallery for the Rocket to the Moon. For a very short time, the Disney G
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Flight to the Moon Scrapbook.707 - Flight to the Moon Scrapbook.
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(Disneyland, 1955-65) A rare unused Flight to the Moon souvenir scrapbook. The string-bound, board and leatherette book contains 22-leaves of blank co
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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America the Beautiful Attraction Poster.708 - America the Beautiful Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1967) An original hand-silkscreened poster for the America the Beautiful in Circle-Vision attraction at Disneyland. This version of the f
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Carousel of Progress Kitchen Table & Chairs.709 - Carousel of Progress Kitchen Table & Chairs.
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(Disneyland, c.1964-73) A kitchen table and pair of matching chair props that were used in the fourth act of Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress....
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Carousel of Progress Coffee Table.710 - Carousel of Progress Coffee Table.
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(Disneyland, c.1964-73) A coffee table prop that was used in the fourth act of Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress. First used within the 1964-65...
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Set of (28) Act I Carousel of Progress Photos.711 - Set of (28) Act I Carousel of Progress Photos.
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(World's Fair/Disneyland, c.1963) An incredibly rare set of (28) black and white Imagineering reference photos used in the creation of Walt Disn...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Set of (13) Act II Carousel of Progress Photos.712 - Set of (13) Act II Carousel of Progress Photos.
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(World's Fair/Disneyland, c.1963) An incredibly rare set of (13) black and white Imagineering reference photos used in the creation of Walt Disn...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Set of (21) Act III Carousel of Progress Photos.713 - Set of (21) Act III Carousel of Progress Photos.
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(World's Fair/Disneyland, c.1963) An incredibly rare set of (21) black and white Imagineering reference photos used in the creation of Walt Disn...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Set of (9) Act IV Carousel of Progress Photos.714 - Set of (9) Act IV Carousel of Progress Photos.
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(World's Fair/Disneyland, c.1963) An incredibly rare set of (9) black and white Imagineering reference photos used in the creation of Walt Disne...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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America Sings Bush Prop Scenery Section.715 - America Sings Bush Prop Scenery Section.
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(Disneyland, c.1974) An original bush prop from America Sings. Due to the size and construction of the prop, it is attributed to the "Early Sou...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Harper Goff Disneyland Discovery Bay Brownline.716 - Harper Goff Disneyland Discovery Bay Brownline.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) An incredible brownline concept for Discovery Bay, a proposed expansion to Disneyland. This brownline comes from the collection
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Pair of Westcot Development Foldouts.717 - Pair of Westcot Development Foldouts.
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(Disneyland, 1990) A pair of promotional foldouts distributed by Disneyland to explain their plans for expansion of the resort and how it would impact
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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California Adventure Opening Day Souvenir Map.718 - California Adventure Opening Day Souvenir Map.
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(California Adventure, 2001) A stylized park map created to celebrate the grand opening of Disney's California Adventure on February 8, 2001. Th...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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California Adventure Commemorative Passport.719 - California Adventure Commemorative Passport.
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(California Adventure, 2001) A special commemorative passport created to celebrate the opening of California Adventure. The passport is numbered &qu...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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California Adventure Cast Preview Invitation.720 - California Adventure Cast Preview Invitation.
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(California Adventure, 2001) A rare cast preview invitation for California Adventure. Cast members and their guests were invited to visit the park in
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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"The Great California Adventure" Intro Booklet.721 - "The Great California Adventure" Intro Booklet.
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(California Adventure, 2001) A booklet titled "The Great California Adventure" created to introduce the new park. The booklet contains pho...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Club 33 California Adventure Re-Opening Statue.722 - Club 33 California Adventure Re-Opening Statue.
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(California Adventure, 2012) A rare Club 33 California Adventure "Grand Re-Opening Preview" statue of Walt Disney. To commemorate the re-o...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Soarin' Refurbishment Sign.723 - Soarin' Refurbishment Sign.
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(Epcot, c.2010s) A sign used during a period of refurbishment for the Soarin' attraction at Epcot. The sign features the Soarin' logo at the...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Mulholland Madness Cast Member Shirt.724 - Mulholland Madness Cast Member Shirt.
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(California Adventure, c.2000s) A cast member shirt from Mulholland Madness at California Adventure. This attraction opened with the park in 2001 and
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Soarin' Over California Cast Member Uniform.725 - Soarin' Over California Cast Member Uniform.
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(California Adventure, 2001) An original unisex cast member costume for the opening day version of the Soarin Over California attraction. Th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tower of Terror Grand Opening Ticket Display.726 - Tower of Terror Grand Opening Ticket Display.
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(California Adventure, 2004) A limited edition framed display created to celebrate the grand opening of California Adventure's Twilight Zone Tow...
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Tower of Terror Prop Newspaper.727 - Tower of Terror Prop Newspaper.
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(California Adventure, 2000s) A very rare prop newspaper from the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at California Adventure. This fictitious Los Angeles E
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tower of Terror Press Kit.728 - Tower of Terror Press Kit.
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(California Adventure, 2004) A press kit from the grand opening of California Adventure's The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. The kit includes an...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout! Crew Gift.729 - Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout! Crew Gift.
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(California Adventure, 2017) A pyramid-shaped crew gift created to commemorate the opening of Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout! at Disney
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A Bug's Land Lenticular Badge.730 - A Bug's Land Lenticular Badge.
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(California Adventure, 2002) A lenticular badge from A Bug's Land in California Adventure. This badge was created for the grand opening of A Bug...
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A Bug's Land Power Supply Cover.731 - A Bug's Land Power Supply Cover.
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(California Adventure, 2001) A power supply cover from A Bug's Land in California Adventure. It reads "Bench Effects Power Supply ASSY"...
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Toy Story Midway Mania Imagineering Award Coin.732 - Toy Story Midway Mania Imagineering Award Coin.
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(California Adventure, 2009) A rare award coin presented to members of the Imagineering team behind Toy Story Midway Mania. The coin features the mess
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Turtle Talk with Crush Opening Crew Bag.733 - Turtle Talk with Crush Opening Crew Bag.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A rare Turtle Talk with Crush bag that was given to the opening crew of the attraction in 2005. This backpack measures 15"x1...
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Grad Nite Dance Club Exit Sign.734 - Grad Nite Dance Club Exit Sign.
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(California Adventure, 2014) A sign from Disneyland Resort's Grad Nite events during 2014. The sign was used at the event to designate the exit ...
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California Adventure Cove Bar Table & (4) Chairs.735 - California Adventure Cove Bar Table & (4) Chairs.
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(California Adventure, c.2010s) A table and set of (4) chairs from the Cove Bar at California Adventure. Located across what was formerly California S
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mickey's Halloween Party Smoking Sign.736 - Mickey's Halloween Party Smoking Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2017) A sign for Mickey's Halloween Party events at Disneyland. This popular seasonal event moved to California Adventure in rece...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Disneyland Resort Halloween Time Cast Member Vest.737 - Disneyland Resort Halloween Time Cast Member Vest.
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(Disneyland, c.2010s) A vest worn by cast members during Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort. The vest features an orange Disneyland Resort logo on th
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Napa Rose Cast Member Vest.738 - Napa Rose Cast Member Vest.
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(Grand Californian, c.2000s) A vest worn by cast members working at the Napa Rose restaurant in the Grand Californian Hotel. Featuring an embroidered
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Grand Californian Hyperion Fruit Print.739 - Grand Californian Hyperion Fruit Print.
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(Grand Californian, c.2000s) A print used as wall decor at the Grand Californian Hotel. Designed to look like a vintage advertisement, the print promo
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Grand Californian Hotel Lantern Tree Ornament.740 - Grand Californian Hotel Lantern Tree Ornament.
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(Grand Californian, c.2000s) A tree ornament from the Grand Californian Hotel. The ornament is designed to look like the craftsman-style lanterns seen
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Grand Californian Hotel Expansion Construction Sign.741 - Grand Californian Hotel Expansion Construction Sign.
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(Grand Californian, c.2000s) A construction sign used during the expansion of Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. The sign designates th...
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Pair of Grand Californian Hotel Headboard Lights.742 - Pair of Grand Californian Hotel Headboard Lights.
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(Grand Californian, 2001) A pair of headboard lights from Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. These lamps were removed during a recent r...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pair of Grand Californian Hotel Vanity Lights.743 - Pair of Grand Californian Hotel Vanity Lights.
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(Grand Californian, 2001) A pair of vanity lights from Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. These lamps were removed during a recent refu...
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Grand Californian Hotel Rocking Chair.744 - Grand Californian Hotel Rocking Chair.
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(Grand Californian, c.2010s) An original rocking chair used near the outdoor fireplace of Disney's Grand Californian Hotel. The hotel is known f...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Grand Californian Hotel Rocking Chair.745 - Grand Californian Hotel Rocking Chair.
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(Grand Californian, c.2010s) An original rocking chair used near the outdoor fireplace of Disney's Grand Californian Hotel. The hotel is known f...
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"Project Florida: A Whole New Disney World" Booklet.746 - "Project Florida: A Whole New Disney World" Booklet.
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(Walt Disney World, 1967) A rare proposal booklet titled, "Project Florida: A Whole New Disney World." Containing some of the earliest pro...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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"A Complete Edition About Walt Disney World" Booklet.747 - "A Complete Edition About Walt Disney World" Booklet.
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(Walt Disney World, 1969) A very early booklet discussing the coming attractions, entertainment, hotels, and other information relating to the opening
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Walt Disney World Preview Edition Book.748 - Walt Disney World Preview Edition Book.
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(Walt Disney World, 1970) A pre-opening guide to Walt Disney World Resort and theme park featuring concept art and behind-the-scenes photos of the att
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Richard Nixon Walt Disney World Grand Opening Archive.749 - Richard Nixon Walt Disney World Grand Opening Archive.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) A collection of ephemera relating to President Richard Nixon's proposed visit to Walt Disney World ahead of the Openin...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Grand Opening Spectacular Invitation & Correspondence.750 - Grand Opening Spectacular Invitation & Correspondence.
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(Walt Disney World, 1971) An original invitation for Walt Disney World's three-day grand opening ceremony and dedication on October 23, 24, and ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Grand Opening Spectacular Master Event Script.751 - 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 Walt Disney World Opening Spectacular and Dedication Ce
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