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 Studios Kem Weber Wardrobe Closet.51 - Walt Disney Studios Kem Weber Wardrobe Closet.
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(Disney, c.1940) A very rare original office wardrobe closet from the Walt Disney Studios. The closet was designed by renowned German designer Kem Web
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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 "Airline" Chair.52 - Walt Disney Studios Kem Weber "Airline" Chair.
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(Weber, 1938) An original Kem Weber "airline" style chair from the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. Walt Disney trusted German artist Kem W...
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Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Hand-Drawn Mickey Mouse Sketch & Signature.53 - Walt Disney Hand-Drawn Mickey Mouse Sketch & Signature.
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(Disney, c.1940) An extremely rare original sketch of Mickey Mouse that was both drawn and signed by Walt Disney. In many cases, Walt had studio artis
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Start Price : 9,000.00 | Estimates : 12,000.00 - 17,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPinocchio Original Production Cel and Background.54 - Pinocchio Original Production Cel and Background.
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(Disney, 1940) An original production cel set up of Geppetto, Pinocchio, and Figaro with the original scene-matching production background. The cels a
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Start Price : 12,000.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPinocchio Premiere Portfolio with (4) Lithographs.55 - Pinocchio Premiere Portfolio with (4) Lithographs.
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(Disney, 1940) An extremely rare souvenir portfolio created for the world premiere of Walt Disney's Pinocchio at the Center Theatre in New York ...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSigned Ken Anderson Figaro Ceramic.56 - Signed Ken Anderson Figaro Ceramic.
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(Disney, 1940) A beautiful hand-painted and glazed ceramic figurine of Figaro from Walt Disney's Pinocchio. Created by renowned California based...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalking Pinocchio Wind-Up Tin Toy.57 - Walking Pinocchio Wind-Up Tin Toy.
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(Disney, 1939) A lithographically printed tin Pinocchio wind-up toy manufactured by Louis Marx & Co. When the built-in key is wound, an internal...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsJiminy Cricket Cibachrome Prototype.58 - Jiminy Cricket Cibachrome Prototype.
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(Disney, c.1987) A prototype Cibachrome reproduction of Gustaf Tenggren's background artwork from Pinocchio. The framed artwork comes from the c...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsJiminy Cricket & Cloe Cibachrome Prototype.59 - Jiminy Cricket & Cloe Cibachrome Prototype.
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(Disney, c.1987) A prototype Cibachrome reproduction of Gustaf Tenggren's background artwork from Pinocchio. The framed artwork comes from the c...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsChernabog Fantasia Production Cel.60 - Chernabog Fantasia Production Cel.
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(Disney, 1940) An original production cel of Chernabog from Fantasia's "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence. This 2-layer cel captures th...
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOriginal Production Cel from Fantasia.61 - Original Production Cel from Fantasia.
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(Disney, 1940) An original production cel featuring Ben Ali-Gator and Hyacinth Hippo from the "Dance of the Hours" sequence of Fantasia. T...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsFantasia Vernon Kilns Ceramic Fishbowl Style Vase.62 - Fantasia Vernon Kilns Ceramic Fishbowl Style Vase.
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(Disney, 1940) A rare hand-painted ceramic fishbowl-style vase by Vernon Kilns Pottery. This elegant vessel features the enchanting goldfish from the
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Fantasia Faun Department Store Display Figures.63 - Pair of Fantasia Faun Department Store Display Figures.
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(Disney, 1940) A pair of vintage faun figures attributed to an elaborate department store display themed for Walt Disneys Fantasia. Construc
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCollection of (6) Fantasia Italian Photobustas.64 - Collection of (6) Fantasia Italian Photobustas.
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(Disney, 1950s) A collection of (6) Italian "photobustas" used to promote a 1950s theatrical rerelease of Fantasia. The color posters feat...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSigned Claude Coats Fantasia Print.65 - Signed Claude Coats Fantasia Print.
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(Disney, 1990) A limited edition concept art print signed by Disney Legend Claude Coats. The print was released for the 50th anniversary of the animat
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSorcerer Mickey Bronze Prototype.66 - Sorcerer Mickey Bronze Prototype.
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(Disney, c.1990s) A one-of-a-kind bronze prototype created by renowned sculptor Bill Toma depicting Sorcerer Mickey from Fantasia. This Sorcerer Micke
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1941 Walt Disney Studios Animators' Strike Archive.67 - 1941 Walt Disney Studios Animators' Strike Archive.
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(Disney, 1941) An incredibly rare archive of documents that were created and distributed during the historic Disney animator's strike of 1941. F...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Signed Dumbo Original Production Cel.68 - Walt Disney Signed Dumbo Original Production Cel.
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(Disney, 1941) A beautiful original production cel of Dumbo with a mat that is signed by Walt Disney. The cel of Dumbo was trimmed to image, enhanced
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Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOriginal Production Cel & Background from Bambi.69 - Original Production Cel & Background from Bambi.
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(Disney, 1942) A beautiful cel set up featuring production cels of Bambi, rabbits, and a grass overlay cel, placed over a hand-painted production back
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Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOriginal Friend Owl Bambi Production Cel.70 - Original Friend Owl Bambi Production Cel.
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(Disney, 1942) An original production cel of the character Friend Owl from Walt Disney's Bambi. The cel was originally prepared by Courvoisier G...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBambi with Butterfly Evan K. Shaw Ceramic Figure.71 - Bambi with Butterfly Evan K. Shaw Ceramic Figure.
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(Disney, c.1940s) A ceramic figure by Evan K. Shaw of Los Angeles. Depicting Bambi gazing at a yellow butterfly on his tail, the figure is glazed with
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBambi Flower the Skunk MCP Mingay Wall Pocket.72 - Bambi Flower the Skunk MCP Mingay Wall Pocket.
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(Disney, c.1950s) A Bambi-themed ceramic wall pocket by MCP Mingay Sydney. Featuring a figure of Flower the skunk in a stylized vegetation setting, th
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPrototype World War II Fifinella WASP Unit Insignia.73 - Prototype World War II Fifinella WASP Unit Insignia.
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(Disney, 1940s) An original hand-illustrated prototype Fifinella unit insignia for the Women Airforce Service Pilots. Fifinella was designed by Walt D
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPeg Leg Pete World War II Military Squadron Patch.74 - Peg Leg Pete World War II Military Squadron Patch.
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(Disney, 1940s) A rare vintage Peg Leg Pete squadron patch designed by Disney for the 603rd Bombardment Squadron which served in Europe during World W
Current Bid: 950.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDonald Duck World War II Military Patch.75 - Donald Duck World War II Military Patch.
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(Disney, 1940s) A rare vintage Donald Duck patch designed by Disney for the 63rd Troop Carrier Squadron which served in the Pacific during World War I
Current Bid: 650.00
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWildcat World War II Military Unit Insignia.76 - Wildcat World War II Military Unit Insignia.
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(Disney, 1940s) An early version of the wildcat unit insignia for the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment. As part of their contribution to the war effo
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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 Notifications1942 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report.77 - 1942 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report.
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(Disney, 1942) An extremely rare Walt Disney Productions annual report for the fiscal year ending October 3rd, 1942. In 1942, Disney released the feat
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDonald Duck Choo Choo Pull Toy and Original Artwork.78 - Donald Duck Choo Choo Pull Toy and Original Artwork.
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(Disney, 1940) This is the original artwork for the Donald Duck Choo Choo Pull Toy #450 manufactured by Fisher Price, and includes a final version of
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDonald Duck Fisher Price Pull Toy.79 - Donald Duck Fisher Price Pull Toy.
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(Disney, c.1930s) A wooden Donald Duck pull-toy created by Fisher Price. The toy has lithographically printed imagery for Donald and "flapping&...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSet of (4) Donald Duck Canned Goods.80 - Set of (4) Donald Duck Canned Goods.
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(Disney, c.1940s-50s) A collection of (4) vintage Donald Duck-branded canned goods. The collection includes an empty cardboard and tin Donald Duck Ora
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse Gauze Mask.81 - Mickey Mouse Gauze Mask.
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(Disney, c.1940s) A very rare gauze Mickey Mouse costume mask. Mickey's growing popularity through the 1940s saw his likeness appear on a variet...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsStandard Gasoline Mickey Mouse Metal Sign.82 - Standard Gasoline Mickey Mouse Metal Sign.
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(Disney, c.1940s) A rare Standard Gasoline sign featuring Mickey Mouse. These enamel porcelain tin signs were created after the Standard Oil Company o
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOriginal Production Cel from Saludos Amigos.83 - Original Production Cel from Saludos Amigos.
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(Disney 1943) A wonderful pair of original production cels from the "Pedro the Mail Plane" sequence of Saludos Amigos. The cels of Pedro a...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1944 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report.84 - 1944 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report.
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(Disney, 1944) An extremely rare Walt Disney Productions annual report for the fiscal year ending September 30th, 1944. At this time, Disney
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1945 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report.85 - 1945 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report.
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(Disney, 1945) An extremely rare Walt Disney Productions annual report for the fiscal year ending September 29th, 1945. The reissue of Snow White was
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPeter and the Wolf Sound Effects Score & Narration.86 - Peter and the Wolf Sound Effects Score & Narration.
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(Disney, 1946) An original score and narration packet for the storyteller album of Peter and the Wolf. The music was written by Sergei Prokofieff and
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSong of the South Premiere Theater Program.87 - Song of the South Premiere Theater Program.
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(Disney, 1946) A vintage original program for the theatrical premiere of Walt Disney's live action and animated feature, Song of the South. The ...
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThe Song of the South "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" Sheet Music.88 - The Song of the South "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" Sheet Music.
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(Disney, 1946) A vintage booklet of sheet music for "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah," the popular musical number from the innovative live-action and an...
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSong of the South Children’s Smock Apron.89 - Song of the South Children’s Smock Apron.
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(Disney, c.1960s) A child-sized linen smock apron with Song of the South-themed print. The adorable garment features a trim of green piping, a segment
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSo Dear to My Heart Half-Sheet Poster.90 - So Dear to My Heart Half-Sheet Poster.
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(Disney, 1949) A half-sheet Style-B poster for the anthology film So Dear to My Heart. The film earned Bobby Driscoll a Juvenile Award from the Academ
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Signed Mickey Mouse Annual.91 - Walt Disney Signed Mickey Mouse Annual.
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(Disney, 1950) A hardcover "Mickey Mouse Annual" collection of comics and stories that has been signed by Walt Disney in ink on the title ...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCinderella "Glass Slipper" Boxed Watch.92 - Cinderella "Glass Slipper" Boxed Watch.
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(Disney, 1950) A boxed Cinderella watch within a "glass slipper" display. The slipper measures approximately 3" tall at the highest p...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCinderella 3-Sheet Poster.93 - Cinderella 3-Sheet Poster.
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(Disney, 1957) A large 3-sheet poster from the theatrical re-release of the animated feature film Cinderella. Measuring 81"x41", the poste...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAlice in Wonderland Dye Transfer with Studio Signature.94 - Alice in Wonderland Dye Transfer with Studio Signature.
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(Disney, c.1950s) A dye transfer print depicting the Red Queen from Alice in Wonderland that features the studio signature of Walt Disney along the ma
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMary Blair Susie the Little Blue Coupe Painting.95 - Mary Blair Susie the Little Blue Coupe Painting.
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(Disney, 1952) An original concept painting by Disney Legend Mary Blair for the Walt Disney productions short film, Susie the Little Blue Coupe. Blair
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Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPeter Pan Production Cels & Production Background.96 - Peter Pan Production Cels & Production Background.
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(Disney, 1953) A beautiful original production cel and background set-up featuring Captain Hook and Tinker Bell from Walt Disney's Peter Pan. Th...
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Start Price : 7,000.00 | Estimates : 7,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPeter Pan 3-Sheet Poster.97 - Peter Pan 3-Sheet Poster.
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(Disney, 1969) A large 3-sheet poster from the theatrical re-release of the animated feature film Peter Pan. Measuring 77"x39", the poster...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCollection of (8) Peter Pan Promotional Posters.98 - Collection of (8) Peter Pan Promotional Posters.
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(Disney, 1952) A collection of (8) promotional materials for Peter Pan. This collection includes a set of (5) de luxe coloramas, one duplicate, a prom
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSet of (5) Ben and Me Storyboards by Bill Peet.99 - Set of (5) Ben and Me Storyboards by Bill Peet.
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(Disney, 1953) A framed set of (5) original production storyboards for the animated short film Ben and Me. The Academy Award nominated film tells the
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDavy Crockett Tin TV Tray.100 - Davy Crockett Tin TV Tray.
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(Disney, c.1950s) A vintage tin-litho TV tray for Walt Disneys Davy Crockett. The metal tray has rubberized clips on the reverse for affixin
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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