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 NotificationsLilly Belle Locomotive Design Artwork.302 - Lilly Belle Locomotive Design Artwork.
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(Disney, 1950) This is the original mechanical design artwork for Walt Disney's backyard Lilly Belle locomotive. Titled "Walt Disney's ...
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Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad Track Section.303 - Walt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad Track Section.
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(Disney, 1949-53) A large section of track from Walt Disney's personal backyard railroad, the Carolwood Pacific Railroad. Walt's fascination...
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Start Price : 12,500.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 17,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCollection of (5) Walt Disney Railroad Tickets.304 - Collection of (5) Walt Disney Railroad Tickets.
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(Disney, 1950s-70s) A very rare collection of (5) tickets relating to the Disneyland Railroad and its inspiration, Walt Disney's backyard Carolw...
Current Bid: 425.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad Replica.305 - Walt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad Replica.
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(Disney, c.2000s) A stunning push-button activated replica of Walt Disney's Carolwood Pacific Railroad. Created by renowned rail system designer...
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOriginal "Mickey Mouse Park" Disneyland Design.306 - Original "Mickey Mouse Park" Disneyland Design.
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(Disneyland, 1953) This is an original layout design for Disneyland, from when Walt Disney first wanted to build a small park next to the Burbank stud
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Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Signed Letter Regarding Disneyland Attractions.307 - Walt Disney Signed Letter Regarding Disneyland Attractions.
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(Disneyland, 1959) An extremely rare signed letter by Walt Disney on Walt's personal letterhead. In this typed letter, Walt responds to Vlad Fil...
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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 Notifications"The Expansion of Disneyland" Slide Show Script.308 - "The Expansion of Disneyland" Slide Show Script.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A rare Walt Disney Productions script for a slideshow on the Expansion of Disneyland presented at their February 1, 1966 Stockholde
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWED "Report to Lessees" Special Presentation Script.309 - WED "Report to Lessees" Special Presentation Script.
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(Disneyland, 1966) A rare WED file copy script for a special presentation to current and potential corporate sponsors. Dated October 3, 1966, the 19-p
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCollection of (14) Disneyland Cast Member Materials.310 - Collection of (14) Disneyland Cast Member Materials.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A collection of (14) cast member materials detailing policies, amenities, and management procedures. Included are a "Your...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCulinary Hostess Cast Member New Hire Packet.311 - Culinary Hostess Cast Member New Hire Packet.
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(Disneyland, 1980) A rare new hire packet given to a cast member who was hired to be a Culinary Hostess at the River Belle Terrace. The packet comes w
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Book of Quotes.312 - Walt Book of Quotes.
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(Disneyland, 1987) A rare book of quotes by Walt Disney paired with photos from his career. This book was created by the Walt Disney Archives, the Stu
Current Bid: 80.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCast Member Safety Booklet.313 - Cast Member Safety Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1982) A booklet on safety awareness and emergency procedures for cast members titled, Safety Awareness is Everyone's Responsibi
Current Bid: 50.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications"The Walt Disney Traditions at Disneyland" Booklet.314 - "The Walt Disney Traditions at Disneyland" Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1967) A 24-page booklet titled "The Walt Disney Traditions at Disneyland." This booklet was part of the welcome packet given ...
Current Bid: 80.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDisney Courtesy Policies Booklet.315 - Disney Courtesy Policies Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1984) A booklet describing Disney's courtesy policies for cast members. The booklet covers the basics of non-verbal and verbal comm...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDisneyland Security "Golden Duck" Award.316 - Disneyland Security "Golden Duck" Award.
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(Disneyland, 1980s) A coveted internal award named the "Golden Duck" that was offered to distinguished members of Disneyland's Securit...
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Imagineering 1988-89 Security Badge.317 - Walt Disney Imagineering 1988-89 Security Badge.
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(Imagineering, 1988-89) A rare security identification badge for use at Walt Disney Imagineering, the division of the company responsible for designin
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCast Member 5-Year Service Award Pin.318 - Cast Member 5-Year Service Award Pin.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A cast member 5-year service pin. The pin has a glass ruby stone in the center, with a gold image of Sleeping Beauty Castle on t
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDisneyland 15-Year Service Award.319 - Disneyland 15-Year Service Award.
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(Disneyland, c.1980) A rare 15-year service award given in recognition of an employee's 15th year with the Walt Disney Company. This specific st...
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications45 Year Service Award Walt & Mickey Bronze Sculpture.320 - 45 Year Service Award Walt & Mickey Bronze Sculpture.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A very rare bronze sculpture by renowned Disney artist and sculptor, Bill Toma. These sculptures were offered to the select few
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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 NotificationsDisneyland Cast Member Scarf.321 - Disneyland Cast Member Scarf.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A Disneyland cast member scarf. The knit scarf has tassels on either end, and features a woven Disneyland label sewn onto the sc
Current Bid: 50.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Disneyland Cast Member Anniversary Pins.322 - Pair of Disneyland Cast Member Anniversary Pins.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A pair of Disneyland cast member anniversary lapel pins. The metal relief pins feature (1) Jiminy Cricket and (1) Pinocchio
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPixar Fest Media Event Gift Bag.323 - Pixar Fest Media Event Gift Bag.
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(Disneyland, 2018) A fantastic gift bag given out at the Pixar Fest media event at the Disneyland Resort. The gift bag includes a set of Toy Story-the
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAudio & Lighting Cast Member Mickey Pocket Watch.324 - Audio & Lighting Cast Member Mickey Pocket Watch.
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(Disneyland, 1996) A pocket watch that was specially created for audio and lighting cast members for their work on the parade route audio & ligh...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMarie E. Disneyland Steam Up Shirt and DVD.325 - Marie E. Disneyland Steam Up Shirt and DVD.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A blue denim shirt commemorating the 2005 Marie E. Disneyland Steam Up event honoring animator and Disney legend Ollie Johnston. On
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSet of (7) WD Eye Magazines.326 - Set of (7) WD Eye Magazines.
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(Disneyland, 1990-97) A set of (7) WD Eye magazines that were made for Walt Disney Imagineering employees. The issues featured in this set are 1990 is
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCollection of (7) Backstage Safety Signs.327 - Collection of (7) Backstage Safety Signs.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A collection of (7) safety signs used backstage to encourage cast members to practice safe behavior. The signs warn of such thin
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMickey Mouse "Do Not Enter" Sign.328 - Mickey Mouse "Do Not Enter" Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A "Do Not Enter" sign featuring Mickey Mouse. The sign is accomplished in a hard but semi-flexible plastic, and meas...
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRoger Rabbit "Out of Order" Sign.329 - Roger Rabbit "Out of Order" Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) An "Out of Order" sign featuring Roger Rabbit and the notice, "Sorry for the inconvenience" along the bott...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDisneyland Company Vehicle Only.330 - Disneyland Company Vehicle Only.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) A company vehicle only sign from Disneyland. This sign features imagery of the Sleeping Beauty Castle and contains a thin metal
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCast Member of the Month Parking Sign.331 - Cast Member of the Month Parking Sign.
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(Walt Disney World, c.2000s) A metal parking lot sign used to designate a space for "Cast Member of the Month." The text and Walt Disney W...
Current Bid: 700.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsImagineering Only Parking Sign.332 - Imagineering Only Parking Sign.
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(Disney, c.2000s) A Walt Disney Imagineering parking sign. The sign indicates that the parking is only for use by Walt Disney Imagineering, and that v
Current Bid: 425.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsJack Warner Story Concept Model.333 - Jack Warner Story Concept Model.
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(Disney, c.1980s-90s) A one-of-a-kind concept model for a proposed attraction titled "Jack Warner Story." The attraction was based on the ...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Only Sign.334 - Walt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Only Sign.
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(Disney, 2019) A Walt Disney Imagineering company vehicle only sign. The sign features the newest Imagineering logo and contains a thin metal core for
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Imagineering Vehicle Door Sign.335 - Walt Disney Imagineering Vehicle Door Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A large magnetic sign used on the sides of Walt Disney Imagineering company vehicles. The thick flexible sign depicts an earlier
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Parking Sign.336 - Walt Disney Imagineering Company Vehicle Parking Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.2000) A Walt Disney Imagineering company vehicle parking sign. Proudly depicting Sorcerer Mickey, the single-sided sign is printed over
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Studios "Imagineering Week" Sign.337 - Walt Disney Studios "Imagineering Week" Sign.
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(Disneyland, 2001) A custom made event poster for "Imagineering Week" at the Walt Disney Studios. The popular event showcased planned attr...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRolly Crump WED Imagineering Jacket.338 - Rolly Crump WED Imagineering Jacket.
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(Disneyland, 1980-81) An original WED Imagineering jacket formerly owned by Disney Legend Rolly Crump. Although originally used by Rolly, the jacket w
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWED Imagineer Cereal Bar Bowl.339 - WED Imagineer Cereal Bar Bowl.
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(Imagineering, c.2000) A rare cereal bowl issued to WED Imagineers in the early 2000s when a cereal bar was installed in the employee commissary, the
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsImagineer John Hench Walt Disney World Parking Pass.340 - Imagineer John Hench Walt Disney World Parking Pass.
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(Walt Disney World, 1989-90) A rare parking pass card issued to Imagineer John Hench for use at Walt Disney World. Hench's work as a Imagineer i...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAmerican Space Experience Project Team Pin.341 - American Space Experience Project Team Pin.
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(Disneyland, 1998) A limited edition project team pin created to celebrate the opening of The American Space Experience: Celebrating 40 Years of NASA.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Studios Ceramic Ashtray.342 - Walt Disney Studios Ceramic Ashtray.
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(Disneyland, 1956) A rare ceramic ashtray created for studio personnel and for use as VIP gifts. The ashtray was produced by the same manufacturer as
Current Bid: 550.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPair of Disneyland U.S.A. Marketing Brochures.343 - Pair of Disneyland U.S.A. Marketing Brochures.
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(Disneyland, c.1957) An original marketing brochure for Disneyland USA, a cinemascope featurette that played in select theaters nationwide to promote
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWisconsin vs. Oregon Signed Rose Bowl Football.344 - Wisconsin vs. Oregon Signed Rose Bowl Football.
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(Disneyland, 2012) An extremely rare signed commemorative game ball from the Wisconsin vs. Oregon Rose Bowl on January 2, 2012. As part of their first
Current Bid: 550.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCommemorative 50 Year Ambassador Medal.345 - Commemorative 50 Year Ambassador Medal.
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(Disneyland, 2015) A commemorative 50 year Ambassador medal from Disneyland. In 2015 a medal was given to Julie Reihm Casaletto, who was the first Dis
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDisneyland Directional Sign.346 - Disneyland Directional Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A small Disneyland directional sign. This style of sign was used around the park property to point guests toward Disneyland. The
Current Bid: 600.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWhite Disneyland Opening Day Press Preview Ticket.347 - White Disneyland Opening Day Press Preview Ticket.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very rare white opening day press preview ticket. Because Disneyland's opening day events were broadcast on live TV, guests...
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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 NotificationsSilver Disneyland Opening Day Press Preview Ticket.348 - Silver Disneyland Opening Day Press Preview Ticket.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very rare silver opening day press preview ticket. Because Disneyland's opening day events were being broadcast on live TV,...
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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 NotificationsWalt Disney Signed Disneyland Envelope with Ticket.349 - Walt Disney Signed Disneyland Envelope with Ticket.
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(Disneyland, c.1956-59) A vintage Disneyland ticket envelope inscribed and signed by Walt Disney, with the original ticket still included. The signatu
Current Bid: 2,000.00
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWalt Disney Signed Complimentary Disneyland Passport.350 - Walt Disney Signed Complimentary Disneyland Passport.
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(Disneyland, 1957) A complimentary admission passport from Disneyland signed by Walt Disney. Early admission passes such as these are fantastic exampl
Current Bid: 2,000.00
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1955 Main Gate Admission Exchange Pass.351 - 1955 Main Gate Admission Exchange Pass.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very rare admission pass from Disneyland's opening year. This pass could be exchanged at the Main Box Office for an adult a...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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