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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Primeval World Attraction Poster.402 - Primeval World Attraction Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1966) An original hand-silkscreened attraction poster for Disneyland's Primeval World. The poster was designed by Imagineer Claude ...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Main Street Information Ticket Booth Model.403 - Main Street Information Ticket Booth Model.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A rare limited edition ticket booth replica created by Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily as part of Disneyland's 50th anniversary. ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Main Street Pewter Miniatures.404 - Main Street Pewter Miniatures.
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(Disneyland, 2005) This limited edition boxed set of Main Street themed pewter miniatures was created by Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily for Disneyland&...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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"Main Street Vehicles" Operations Guide.405 - "Main Street Vehicles" Operations Guide.
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(Disneyland, 1966) An extremely rare operational procedures guidebook created for cast members working with the vehicles of Main Street. The guide inc
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Main Street Vehicles Cast Member Hat.406 - Main Street Vehicles Cast Member Hat.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A costume hat worn by the operators of the Main Street vehicles. These costumes are an iconic part of the Main Street experience
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Main Street U.S.A. Omnibus Replica.407 - Main Street U.S.A. Omnibus Replica.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A beautiful scale replica of the Main Street Omnibus, created for Disneyland's 50th Anniversary celebration. Designed by Imag...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Collection of (4) Disneyland Omnibus Tin Trays.408 - Collection of (4) Disneyland Omnibus Tin Trays.
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(Disneyland, c.1960) A collection of (4) souvenir tin trays from Disneyland that feature the Main Street Omnibus. The trays come in four colors with e
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Disneyland Acres of Fun Souvenir Fan.409 - Disneyland Acres of Fun Souvenir Fan.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A wonderful piece of vintage ephemera from the early days of Disneyland. These folding fans were sold at the many souvenir kiosks t
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mickey Mouse and Friends Disneyland Tea Set.410 - Mickey Mouse and Friends Disneyland Tea Set.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A vintage tin lithograph Disneyland tea set manufactured by Chein. The (6) piece set includes (2) Mickey and Minnie Mouse teacup
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Disneyland Ferris Wheel Wind-Up Tin Toy.411 - Disneyland Ferris Wheel Wind-Up Tin Toy.
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(Disneyland, 1950s) A vintage tin lithograph Disneyland Ferris Wheel wind-up toy manufactured by J. Chein & Co. The mechanicals have been tested...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Disneyland World Globe.412 - Disneyland World Globe.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A vintage tin lithograph globe manufactured by Walt Disney and Rand McNally. An illustration near the California coast depicts Mi
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Disneyland Paper Sun Hat.413 - Disneyland Paper Sun Hat.
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(Disneyland, c.1959) A rare and unusual souvenir paper sunhat from Disneyland. The hat features the Disneyland logo and Happiest Place
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Disneyland Tinker Bell Pin Cushion.414 - Disneyland Tinker Bell Pin Cushion.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A metal and fabric pin cushion with a hand-painted Tinker Bell figure in the center. Measuring 3" in diameter and 3"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Disneyland Original Popcorn Box.415 - Disneyland Original Popcorn Box.
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(Disneyland, c.1958) An original popcorn box from Disneyland featuring the park's castle logo as well as imagery for the park's lands. These...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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"Walt Disney's Disneyland Park" Dell Punchout Book.416 - "Walt Disney's Disneyland Park" Dell Punchout Book.
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(Disneyland, 1960) A vintage children's punchout book featuring a variety of characters, attractions, and architectural features of the park. Th...
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Disneyland 6-Charm Character Bracelet.417 - Disneyland 6-Charm Character Bracelet.
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(Disneyland, c.1960) A gold-tone 6-charm bracelet depicting Dumbo, Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, and Tinker Bell. The bracelet measures 6" lon...
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Disneyland 7-Charm Vehicle Necklace.418 - Disneyland 7-Charm Vehicle Necklace.
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(Disneyland, 1960s) A souvenir charm bracelet with (7) charms based on the vehicles of Disneyland. The chain measures 6" long and the bracelet ...
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1962 Grad Nite Souvenir Record.419 - 1962 Grad Nite Souvenir Record.
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(Disneyland, 1962) A 45rpm "Grad Nite at Disneyland" record featuring music performed by the Elliott Brothers Orchestra. The cover depicts...
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Disneyland Rambling Roadway Single Car Playset.420 - Disneyland Rambling Roadway Single Car Playset.
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(Disneyland, c.1965) A rare Disneyland toy car playset from the Sears Wish Catalog. The toy set features a complete motor tour of Disneyland in a batt
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Disneyland 12-Sided Paperweight.421 - Disneyland 12-Sided Paperweight.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A rare 12-sided paperweight featuring the various lands and attractions of the park. This paperweight measures 2.5" tall ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Jiminy Cricket Disneyana Shop Display Figure.422 - Jiminy Cricket Disneyana Shop Display Figure.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A beautifully crafted Jiminy Cricket figure which was created by the same WED Imagineering model makers who developed the popula
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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"The Walt Disney Story" 1973 Dedication Plaque.423 - "The Walt Disney Story" 1973 Dedication Plaque.
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(Disneyland, 1973) A rare souvenir dedication plaque for The Walt Disney Story attraction at Disneyland. Plaques like these were presented to VIPs and
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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The Walt Disney Story Press Information Booklet.424 - The Walt Disney Story Press Information Booklet.
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(Disneyland, 1973) A rare spiral-bound press information booklet created by the Disneyland Publicity department for The Walt Disney Story attraction.
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Disneyland Brass Belt Buckle.425 - Disneyland Brass Belt Buckle.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A souvenir brass belt buckle from Disneyland. The buckle features a parade of Disney characters and is marked Walt Disney Produc
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Ceramic Disneyland Popcorn Box Limited Edition Replica.426 - Ceramic Disneyland Popcorn Box Limited Edition Replica.
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(Disneyland, 2010) A ceramic limited edition popcorn box created by Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily for Disneyland's 55th anniversary. The box was d...
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Disney Dollars Uncut Printer's Proof Sheet.427 - Disney Dollars Uncut Printer's Proof Sheet.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A rare uncut printer s proof sheet of Disney Dollars. The one-sided proof sheet features the backs of 36 bills of the t
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Disneyland Store Display Sign.428 - Disneyland Store Display Sign.
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(Disneyland, 2010) A double sided Disneyland display sign. This style of sign would be used within some of the assorted shops throughout Main Street i
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Dave Avanzino Disneyland Dimensional Artwork.429 - Dave Avanzino Disneyland Dimensional Artwork.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A dimensional art piece created by mixed-media artist Dave Avanzino for Disneyland's 50th anniversary. Avanzino used many ico...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Main Street, U.S.A. Mug by Kevin Kidney & Jody Daily.430 - Main Street, U.S.A. Mug by Kevin Kidney & Jody Daily.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A ceramic mug created by Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily for the park's 50th anniversary. Released in a popular set of land-theme...
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"Partners" Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse Bronze Tray.431 - "Partners" Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse Bronze Tray.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A hand-hammered solid bronze tray featuring a relief image of the iconic composition by Blaine Gibson, "Partners." C...
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Set of (6) Trash Can Salt and Pepper Shakers.432 - Set of (6) Trash Can Salt and Pepper Shakers.
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(Walt Disney World, 2016) A set of (6) retired ceramic salt and pepper shakers based on the popular themed trash cans of the Disney Parks. The set con
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Set of (7) Trash Can Ornaments.433 - Set of (7) Trash Can Ornaments.
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(Walt Disney World, 2017) A set of (7) retired ceramic ornaments based on the popular themed trash cans of the Disney Parks. The set contains trash ca
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Swift's Market House Souvenir Price List.434 - Swift's Market House Souvenir Price List.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A very rare early complimentary souvenir from the Market House on Main Street. Sponsored by Swift's Premium Meats, this sou...
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Hills Bros. Coffee Punch-Out Sleeping Beauty Castle.435 - Hills Bros. Coffee Punch-Out Sleeping Beauty Castle.
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(Disneyland, 1959) As a promotion for the theatrical release of Sleeping Beauty, Hills Bros. Coffee offered this mail away Sleeping Beauty Castle pape
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Zurchers "Coke Corner" Marceline Missouri Brick.436 - Zurchers "Coke Corner" Marceline Missouri Brick.
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(Zurcher, c.1890s-2020) An original brick from the historic Zurcher building from Walt's boyhood hometown of Marceline, Missouri. It is well kno...
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Carnation Ice Cream Parlor Souvenir Menu.437 - Carnation Ice Cream Parlor Souvenir Menu.
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(Disneyland, 1959) A small souvenir menu from the Carnation Ice Cream Parlor that lists the restaurant's land-themed specialties, such as the TW...
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Town Square Café Breakfast Menu.438 - Town Square Café Breakfast Menu.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) An original breakfast menu from Disneyland s Town Square Caf . The double-sided card features the restaurant lo
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Plaza Inn Columbian Coffee Growers Sign.439 - Plaza Inn Columbian Coffee Growers Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A decorative sign from Disneyland's Plaza Inn restaurant. The restaurant was hosted by Columbian Coffee Growers and many o...
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Test Proof for Disneyland Merchandise Bags.440 - Test Proof for Disneyland Merchandise Bags.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A double-sided print test for merchandise bags to be used at Disneyland. Featuring the designs of Disney Legend Charles Boyer, t
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Collection of (14) Classic Disneyland Anniversary Pins.441 - Collection of (14) Classic Disneyland Anniversary Pins.
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(Disneyland, 1995) A collection of (14) pins offered exclusively to cast members for the 40th anniversary of Disneyland. These pins were sold in (3) s
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The Disney Family Walt Portrait Pin Set.442 - The Disney Family Walt Portrait Pin Set.
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(Walt Disney World, 2004) A limited edition framed pin set by artist Mark Seppala. Created in an edition of 75, the composition features four enamel c
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Collection of (11) Disneyland Attraction Series Pins.443 - Collection of (11) Disneyland Attraction Series Pins.
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(Disneyland, 1998) A collection of (11) enamel pins featuring iconic past and present Disneyland attractions. These vibrant, colorful pins are part of
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"Twelve Days of Christmas" 24kt. Gold Plated Pin Set.444 - "Twelve Days of Christmas" 24kt. Gold Plated Pin Set.
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(Disneyland, 2002) A limited edition framed pin set titled "Twelve Days of Christmas." The set was produced for the 2002 Holiday Season at...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Set of (8) 50th Anniversary Princess Brooch Pins.445 - Set of (8) 50th Anniversary Princess Brooch Pins.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A very rare set of (8) limited edition brooch style pins featuring the designs worn by the walk-around princesses during Disneyland
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Disneyland Park Map Framed Pin Set.446 - Disneyland Park Map Framed Pin Set.
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(Disneyland, 2005) A framed pin set commemorating the 50th anniversary of Disneyland, featuring imagery from a 1956 Disneyland promotional brochure. T
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Jumbo "Partners" Pin.447 - Jumbo "Partners" Pin.
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(Disneyland, 2006) A jumbo "Partners" pin from Disneyland. This pin features Walt and Mickey Mouse holding hands in front of the Sleeping ...
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Set of (3) Disneyland Happy Valentine's Pins.448 - Set of (3) Disneyland Happy Valentine's Pins.
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(Disneyland, 2007) A set of (3) limited edition Happy Valentine's pins from Disneyland. These pins feature Belle, Cinderella, and Aurora dancing...
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Disneyland Circuit Board Limited Edition Pin Set.449 - Disneyland Circuit Board Limited Edition Pin Set.
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(Disneyland, 2011) A framed pin set created by Disney artists Mike Sullivan and Chris Chapman in a limited edition of only 150. Titled "Circuit...
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Eggstravaganza Photo Op Prop.450 - Eggstravaganza Photo Op Prop.
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(Disneyland, 2019) A photo op prop from the Eggstravaganza at Disneyland. This prop features characters like Cinderella, Belle, Daisy Duck, Gus, Pluto
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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New Year's Celebration Photo Op Prop.451 - New Year's Celebration Photo Op Prop.
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(Disneyland, 2017) A New Year s celebration photo op prop from Disneyland. The prop is made of wood and has two metal handles on the back for
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