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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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPolynesian Resort Holiday Monorail Sconce.802 - Polynesian Resort Holiday Monorail Sconce.
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(Polynesian Resort, c.1980s-90s) A Christmas themed Tiki sconce from the Monorail station at Disneys Polynesian Resort. The first trace of d
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPolynesian Resort Trash Can.803 - Polynesian Resort Trash Can.
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(Polynesian Resort, c.1980s) An original metal trash can from Walt Disney World's Polynesian Resort. The themed trash cans of the Disney Parks h...
Current Bid: 1,600.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPolynesian Village Grand Opening Team Lot.804 - Polynesian Village Grand Opening Team Lot.
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(Polynesian Resort, 2015) A collection of (4) items given to the grand opening team for the Polynesian Villas & Bungalows. The villas were added...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPolynesian Resort Captain Cook's Menu Sign.805 - Polynesian Resort Captain Cook's Menu Sign.
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(Polynesian Resort, c.1990s) A vibrant menu sign for Captain Cook's Snack Company at the Polynesian Resort. The colorful all-day menu is printed...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney World Resort Princess Room Sash.806 - Walt Disney World Resort Princess Room Sash.
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(Walt Disney World, c.2010) A "Princess" banner created for themed in-room celebrations within Walt Disney World hotels. This double-sided...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Art of Animation Carpet Concept Samples.807 - Pair of Art of Animation Carpet Concept Samples.
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(Art of Animation, c.2012) A pair of carpet concept samples for the Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World. One sample is for the Lion King sect
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPort Orleans Alligator Bayou Lamp.808 - Port Orleans Alligator Bayou Lamp.
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(Port Orleans Resort, c.2000s) A lamp from the Port Orleans Resort Riverside at Walt Disney World. This type of lamp was used in the resort up until 2
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney World "Master Plan" Aerial Photo.809 - Walt Disney World "Master Plan" Aerial Photo.
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(Epcot, 1982) An original "Master Plan" aerial photo print for Walt Disney World. The "Master Plan" was created in July of 1982,...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Center Pre-Opening Book.810 - Epcot Center Pre-Opening Book.
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(Epcot, 1977) A rare pre-opening concept book for Epcot Center and future plans for Walt Disney World. Through color photos and reproductions of conce
Current Bid: 800.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney's Florida Film Final Script.811 - Walt Disney's Florida Film Final Script.
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(Epcot, 1966) A rare WED file copy of the final script for Walt Disney's informational film about Walt Disney World and Epcot, dated November 10...
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications"Tour of Epcot" Second Draft Script.812 - "Tour of Epcot" Second Draft Script.
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(Epcot, 1966) A second draft 12-page copy script for the "Tour of Epcot" sequence in the Walt Disney informational film introducing Walt D...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsImagineering President’s Letter on Epcot Opening.813 - Imagineering President’s Letter on Epcot Opening.
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(Epcot, 1982) A congratulatory letter for the grand opening of Epcot Center from WED Imagineering president Carl Bongirno to the Imagineers who worked
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Center Groundbreaking Dirt.814 - Epcot Center Groundbreaking Dirt.
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(Epcot, 1982) A bottle of groundbreaking dirt from the opening of Epcot Center in Walt Disney World. For select WED employees in California that could
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Center Opening Day Commemorative Coin.815 - Epcot Center Opening Day Commemorative Coin.
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(Epcot, 1982) A very rare medallion given to Walt Disney World employees to commemorate the grand opening of Epcot on October 1, 1982. The coin comes
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Center First Year License Plate.816 - Epcot Center First Year License Plate.
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(Epcot, 1982) A vintage stamped metal Walt Disney World Epcot Center license plate featuring the grand opening tag line, The Newest Wonder o
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Center Opening Year Adult Admission Ticket.817 - Epcot Center Opening Year Adult Admission Ticket.
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(Epcot, 1982) A very rare adult admission ticket for Epcot's opening year. The ticket is numbered 01610172 on the reverse and is unused. Measuri...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1982 Epcot Center Souvenir Map.818 - 1982 Epcot Center Souvenir Map.
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(Epcot, 1982) A souvenir map from the opening year of Epcot Center featuring a stylized version of the park as it appeared at opening. This map also i
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSet of (8) Epcot Pavilion Buttons.819 - Set of (8) Epcot Pavilion Buttons.
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(Epcot, c.1982) A complete original set of (8) vintage Epcot pin back buttons featuring the logos of the park's various pavilions. The set inclu...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Center Opening Year Watch.820 - Epcot Center Opening Year Watch.
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(Epcot, 1982) A rare souvenir Elgin Quartz watch from Epcot Center's opening year. Featuring Epcot's "5 Rings" logo, the watch has...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMission: Space Cast Member Watch.821 - Mission: Space Cast Member Watch.
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(Epcot, 2003) A limited edition Relic-brand cast member wristwatch. Created to celebrate the launching of the Mission: Space attraction in Epcot'...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Horizons General Electric VIP Watches.822 - Pair of Horizons General Electric VIP Watches.
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(Epcot, 1993) A pair of matching watches given as VIP gifts in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the General Electric sponsored Horizons attracti
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Security Cast Member Uniform Shirt and Hat.823 - Epcot Security Cast Member Uniform Shirt and Hat.
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(Epcot, c.1990s-2000s) A park-used Epcot security uniform with cast member name tag. The shirt is marked internally in black felt pen as a size M and
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Figment Vehicle Parking Sign.824 - Epcot Figment Vehicle Parking Sign.
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(Epcot, c.2000s) A metal parking lot sign featuring Figment from Journey into Imagination. The sign was used to assign company vehicle parking spaces
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsJourney into Imagination Ride Vehicle Safety Sign.825 - Journey into Imagination Ride Vehicle Safety Sign.
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(Epcot, c.1990s) A ride vehicle safety sign used in the original incarnation of the Journey into Imagination attraction at Epcot. The translucent acry
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsFigment Christmas Ornament.826 - Figment Christmas Ornament.
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(Epcot, 1982) An acrylic Christmas ornament depicting Figment the dragon from Journey into Imagination. Epcot opened in October of 1982, so this festi
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAstronaut Figment WDCC Artist's Proof Figure.827 - Astronaut Figment WDCC Artist's Proof Figure.
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(Epcot, 2005) An artists proof for the ceramic figure of Figment by artist Jacqueline Perreault Gonzales from the Walt Disney Classics Colle
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Mexico Pavilion Mayan Calendar Prototype.828 - Epcot Mexico Pavilion Mayan Calendar Prototype.
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(Epcot, c.1980s) A fiberglass prototype created during the development of the large Mayan calendar within Epcot's Mexico Pavilion. The prototype...
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMission: Space Grand Opening Press Kit.829 - Mission: Space Grand Opening Press Kit.
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(Epcot, 2003) A press invitation to the grand opening of Epcot's Mission: Space attraction. The invitation has an itinerary and informational bo...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Living Seas Pre-Opening Brochure.830 - The Living Seas Pre-Opening Brochure.
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(Epcot, 1981) A vintage fold-out brochure promoting The Living Seas attraction. The 3-page double-sided brochure touts the technological and engineeri
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot 10th Anniversary Prototype and Official Pins.831 - Epcot 10th Anniversary Prototype and Official Pins.
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(Epcot, 1992) A pair of vintage enamel pins commemorating the tencennial of Epcot. Identical in shape, the sparkly blue and burgundy version was the o
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot SpectacuLAB Engineers Week Lab Coat.832 - Epcot SpectacuLAB Engineers Week Lab Coat.
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(Epcot, 2018) A souvenir lab coat from Engineers Week events held by the Science from Scientists organization at The SpectacuLAB attraction in the Inn
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsEpcot Flower and Garden Festival Topiary Mickey Figure.833 - Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Topiary Mickey Figure.
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(Epcot, c.2000s) A limited edition topiary Mickey figure created for the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival by artist William C. Robertson
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAkershus Restaurant Opening Year Menu.834 - Akershus Restaurant Opening Year Menu.
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(Epcot, 1988) An opening year menu for the Akershus Restaurant in the Norway Pavilion of Epcot. Situated in a reproduction Stave church, the restauran
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTower of Terror Attraction Poster.835 - Tower of Terror Attraction Poster.
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(Disney-MGM, c.1994) A poster used to promote the popular Tower of Terror attraction at Disney-MGM Studios. The poster invites guests to "Take ...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTower of Terror Grand Dedication Ceremony Newspaper.836 - Tower of Terror Grand Dedication Ceremony Newspaper.
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(Disney-MGM, 1994) A "special edition" newspaper printed for the Grand Dedication Ceremony of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney-...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTower of Terror B Movie Style Poster.837 - Tower of Terror B Movie Style Poster.
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(Disney-MGM, 2004) A park exclusive poster for the Tower of Terror thrill ride at Disney-MGM Studios. In the style of B movie and exploitation film ad
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTower of Terror Room 1313 Key Keychain.838 - Tower of Terror Room 1313 Key Keychain.
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(Disney-MGM, c.2004) A metal keychain featuring a key for room 1313 from the Tower of Terror in Walt Disney World. Room 1313 is considered to be curse
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDisney-MGM Toy Story Trash Can.839 - Disney-MGM Toy Story Trash Can.
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(Disney-MGM, c.1995) A custom-made trash can from Disney-MGM Studios. The success and popularity of the original Toy Story was celebrated at Disney-MG
Current Bid: 3,000.00
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Great Movie Ride Cast Member Jacket & Hat.840 - The Great Movie Ride Cast Member Jacket & Hat.
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(Disney-MGM, 1989) An original park-worn cast member costume from The Great Movie Ride at Disney-MGM Studios. Inspired by the usher uniforms of the gr
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant Hood Ornament.841 - Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant Hood Ornament.
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(Disney-MGM, c.1991) A Disney hood ornament from the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant. This hood ornament reads "Disney" and is from one ...
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsHollywood Brown Derby Menus & Reservation Card.842 - Hollywood Brown Derby Menus & Reservation Card.
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(Disney-MGM, c.1990s) A pair of menus from The Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant, as well as a reservation card. There is one lunch menu and one dinner
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant Menu.843 - Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant Menu.
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(Disney-MGM, c.2010s) A menu from the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant at Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. The double-sided men...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWoody's Lunch Box Breakfast Menu.844 - Woody's Lunch Box Breakfast Menu.
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(Disney-MGM, c.2018) An original breakfast menu from the opening year of Woody's Lunch Box at Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney Worl...
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications101 Dalmatians Studio Tour Backstage Pass Sign.845 - 101 Dalmatians Studio Tour Backstage Pass Sign.
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(Disney-MGM, 2002) A park-used sign for the 101 Dalmatians incarnation of the Backstage Pass attraction at Disney Hollywood Studios. Consisting of an
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsStudio Production Personnel Only Sign.846 - Studio Production Personnel Only Sign.
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(Disney MGM, c.2000s) A "Studio Production Personnel Only" sign from Disney's Hollywood Studios. This sign designates cast member only...
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsStar Wars Weekends Event Sign.847 - Star Wars Weekends Event Sign.
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(Disney-MGM, c.1997) A sign created for the first of the popular Star Wars Weekends at Disney-MGM Studios. The sign uses the traditional Star Wars log
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Magic of Disney Animation Mickey Light & Sign.848 - The Magic of Disney Animation Mickey Light & Sign.
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(Disney-MGM, c.1990s) An original plaque and light fixture used within The Magic of Animation attraction at Disney-MGM Studios. The attraction contain
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMuppet*Vision 3D Cast & Crew Jacket.849 - Muppet*Vision 3D Cast & Crew Jacket.
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(Disney-MGM, 1991) An original cast and crew jacket for Muppet*Vision 3D. This eye-catching red jacket has an embroidered Animal on the front chewing
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDocking Bay 7 & Ronto Roasters Menus.850 - Docking Bay 7 & Ronto Roasters Menus.
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(Disney-MGM, 2019) A pair of menus from Galaxy's Edge for the Docking Bay 7 and Ronto Roasters restaurants in Disney's Hollywood Studios at ...
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Great Movie Ride Wicked Witch Test Head.851 - The Great Movie Ride Wicked Witch Test Head.
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(Disney-MGM, 1989) An original test head of the Wicked Witch of the West from The Great Movie Ride at Disney-MGM Studios. Based on Margaret Hamilton...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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