Animation Auction July 29, 2012

Auction Details

Welcome to our Summer 2012 Animation Auction! We are pleased to present this offering of over 900 unique lots of amazing art. Working in partnership with Van Eaton Galleries, we have assembled some of the most important animation artwork ever created by Walt Disney, Walter Lantz, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros., Charles Schulz, among others. You will undoubtedly find your favorite characters among this collection.

Here are a few of the highlights:

• Fleischer Studios rare color production cel and production background featuring Betty Boop
• Extremely rare animation cel from Chuck Jones’ One Froggy Evening
• Original production cel from the opening titles of the classic Bewitched TV series
• Gustaf Tenggren original painting of Little Red Riding Hood
• “Ratty” ride car from the Disneyland “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride” attraction
• Rare Disneyland vintage attraction posters
• Original and unique Prospectus for the funding of Disneyland
• Walt Disney’s documented first movie camera for Laugh-O-Grams
• Ub Iwerks Steamboat Willie layout drawing
• Walt Disney and staff signed “Snow White” book
• Vertical pan production background of the Hag creating the Poison Apple from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Original cel and matching background featuring Pinocchio, Geppetto and Figaro
• Mary Blair original concept artwork
• Eyvind Earle original concept art
• Original production cel from the “Bella Notte” sequence of Lady and the Tramp
• Original production cel and matching production background from The Jungle Book

There is something for everyone here and we know you will be as delighted as we are with this catalog. Also keep in mind that we are happy to assist those who are interested in consigning. Please contact us with any questions. Thank you for participating and best of luck to you!

Joe Maddalena and the PIH Team
Jay Ward signed scene cel101Jay Ward signed scene cel
(Jay Ward Studios, 1970s) Hand-painted scene cel featuring Dudley Do-Right, Nell and Horse. The untrimmed cel measures 10 ½ in. x 12 ½ in....
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
Jay Ward signed production cel from a Captain Crunch cereal commercial102Jay Ward signed production cel from a Captain Crunch cereal commercial
(Jay Ward Studios, 1960s) Original production cel from a 1960s Captain Crunch Cereal TV commercial placed on an original production background. Both c
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
Jay Ward Super Chicken scene cel103Jay Ward Super Chicken scene cel
(Jay Ward Productions, 1970s) Hand-painted scene cel featuring Super Chicken and Fred. Ward produced these cels for sale in the 1970s. The untrimmed c
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
Jay Ward Hand-Painted scene cel of George of the Jungle104Jay Ward Hand-Painted scene cel of George of the Jungle
(Jay Ward Productions, 1970s) Hand-Painted scene cel featuring George of the jungle. Jay Ward produced these cels for sale during the 1970s and 1980s.
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Original pencil model sheet featuring Toucan Sam from a 1960s TV commercial105Original pencil model sheet featuring Toucan Sam from a 1960s TV commercial
(Playhouse Pictures, c. 1960s) Original pencil model sheet featuring Toucan Sam from an early Fruit Loops Cereal TV commercial. Accomplished in graphi
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Original production cel featuring Groucho Marx and Chico Marx106Original production cel featuring Groucho Marx and Chico Marx
(Format Films, 1960) Original production cel featuring Groucho and Chico Marx placed on a production background from a 1960s production. The cel has b
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (800.00 + 184.00) x 1 = 984.00
Original production Cels of Pink Panther, the Ant and the Aardvark on production background107Original production Cels of Pink Panther, the Ant and the Aardvark on production background
(Depatie-Freleng Studios, 1980s) Original production cels and pan production background featuring the Pink Panther with the Ant and the Aardvark, most
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Original Production Cel and Production Background featuring Clyde Crashcup108Original Production Cel and Production Background featuring Clyde Crashcup
(Bagdasarian/Format Films 1961) Original production cel of Clyde Crashcup from The Alvin Show TV Series. The untrimmed 10 ½ in. x 12 ½ in....
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
Original Bewitched animation cel from opening sequence of TV series109Original Bewitched animation cel from opening sequence of TV series
(Screen Gems Television, 1970) Animated by Hanna-Barbera Studios, this original production cel of Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha Stevens is from the
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold for (7,000.00 + 1,610.00) x 1 = 8,610.00
Original cover art and interior pages from The Monkees: Who’s Got the Button?110Original cover art and interior pages from The Monkees: Who’s Got the Button?
(Whitman, 1968) Original cover art and 12 interior page illustrations for a 1968 book featuring the Monkees. The cover art measures 13 ½ in. x ...
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,230.00
Jon Provost signed production cel of Lassie111Jon Provost signed production cel of Lassie
(Filmation Studios, 1973) Original production cel of Lassie from Lassie’s Rescue Rangers TV Series. The untrimmed animation cel measures 10 ½ i...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Jay North signed Dennis the Menace production Cel112Jay North signed Dennis the Menace production Cel
(DIC Enterprises, 1986) Original production cel of Dennis the Menace from the Dennis The Menace TV series. The untrimmed animation cel measures 9 in.
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Captain America original production cels and production background113Captain America original production cels and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1997) Set of 5 sequential production cels and pan production background featuring Captain America from the X-Men: Animated Series
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (425.00 + 97.75) x 1 = 522.75
X-Men original production cel and production background114X-Men original production cel and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1992) Original production cel and Pan production background featuring Rogue from X-Men: The Animated Series. The untrimmed animat
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
X-Men original production cel and production background115X-Men original production cel and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1992) Original production Cels and Pan production background featuring Beast, Gambit, Rogue, Cyclops and Phoenix from X-Men: The
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (650.00 + 149.50) x 1 = 799.50
X-Men Original production cel and production background116X-Men Original production cel and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1992) Rare original production cel and Pan production background featuring Deadpool, Cyclops, Angel, Beast, Jean Grey, and Miss M
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
Iron Man original production cel and production background117Iron Man original production cel and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1997) Original pan production cel and vertical pan production background featuring Iron Man from the animated series of the same
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
Red Skull original production cel and production background118Red Skull original production cel and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1997) Original pan production cel and matching vertical pan production background featuring Red Skull from X-Men: Animated Series
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
The Incredible HULK ORIGINAL production cel and production background119The Incredible HULK ORIGINAL production cel and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1996) Original production cel and vertical pan production background featuring the Hulk from The Incredible Hulk animated TV seri
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
The Fantastic Four original production cel and production background120The Fantastic Four original production cel and production background
(Marvel Productions, 1993) Original production cel and production background featuring the Fantastic Four from The Fantastic Four animated TV series.
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
Original production cel from The Simpsons121Original production cel from The Simpsons
(Twentieth Century Fox, 2002) Original production cel of Homer Simpson as the Hulk from the “I Am Curious Yellow” episode of The Simpsons. The untrimm
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
Original production cel from The Simpsons122Original production cel from The Simpsons
(Twentieth Century Fox, 2002) Original production cel of the Simpson Family from the “Brawl In The Family” episode of The Simpsons. The untrimmed cel
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
Original production cel and production background from Kiki’s Delivery Service123Original production cel and production background from Kiki’s Delivery Service
(Studio Ghibli, 1989) Original production cel and production background from Hayao Miyazaki’s Kiki’s Delivery Service. The untrimmed animation cel mea
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
Rick Farmiloe signed “Puffin” animation maquette from The Swan Princess124Rick Farmiloe signed “Puffin” animation maquette from The Swan Princess
(Rich Animation Studios, 1994) Original production maquette of the character Puffin from The Swan Princess. The 7 ½ in. tall resin maquette is ...
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Original “Huy” animators production maquette from The Prince of Egypt125Original “Huy” animators production maquette from The Prince of Egypt
(DreamWorks, 1998) Original resin production maquettes of “Huy” from DreamWorks’ second animated feature, The Prince of Egypt. The maquette measures 1
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
Original “Moses” animators production maquette from The Prince of Egypt126Original “Moses” animators production maquette from The Prince of Egypt
(DreamWorks, 1998) Original Resin production Maquettes of “Moses” from DreamWorks’ second animated feature, The Prince of Egypt. The maquette measures
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold for (700.00 + 161.00) x 1 = 861.00
Charles Schulz Peanuts early strip concept127Charles Schulz Peanuts early strip concept
(c. 1950s) Extremely rare pencil sketch for two panels of an early Charles Schulz Peanuts daily strip. The entire piece measures 5 ½ in. x 9 in...
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold for (2,750.00 + 632.50) x 1 = 3,382.50
Signed original production cel from It’s a Short Summer, Charlie Brown128Signed original production cel from It’s a Short Summer, Charlie Brown
(Melendez Studios, 1969) Original production cel featuring Charlie Brown from It’s a Short Summer, Charlie Brown. The cel has been hand-signed by the
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Early hand-inked production cels of Linus and Lucy129Early hand-inked production cels of Linus and Lucy
(Melendez Studios, 1960s) Two original production cels featuring Linus and Lucy from a 1960s production. The untrimmed cels measure 10 ½ in. x ...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
Original production cel and production background from He’s Your Dog Charlie Brown130Original production cel and production background from He’s Your Dog Charlie Brown
(Lee Mendelson/Bill Melendez Productions, 1968) Original production cel of Charlie Brown paired with a production background from He’s Your Dog Charli
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (800.00 + 184.00) x 1 = 984.00
Original production cel and production background from a Butternut Bread TV Commercial131Original production cel and production background from a Butternut Bread TV Commercial
(Lee Mendelson/Bill Melendez Productions, 1960s) Rare original production cel of Charlie Brown and Lucy from an early Butternut Bread TV commercial. T
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (800.00 + 184.00) x 1 = 984.00
Charles Schulz signed production cel on production background132Charles Schulz signed production cel on production background
(Bill Melendez Productions, 1970s) Original production cel featuring Linus from a 1970s TV special. The untrimmed 10 ½ in. x 12 ½ in. cel ...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (650.00 + 149.50) x 1 = 799.50
Charles Schulz signed production cel on production background133Charles Schulz signed production cel on production background
(Bill Melendez Productions, 1974) Original production cel featuring Lucy and Charlie Brown placed on a production background from a 1974 TV special. T
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (550.00 + 126.50) x 1 = 676.50
Production cel on production background from It’s Magic, Charlie Brown134Production cel on production background from It’s Magic, Charlie Brown
(Bill Melendez Productions, 1981) Original production cel and matching production background featuring Snoopy from It’s Magic, Charlie Brown. The untr
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (450.00 + 103.50) x 1 = 553.50
Oversized Charles Schulz original drawing135Oversized Charles Schulz original drawing
(Charles Schulz, 1970s) Extremely large marker drawing of Peppermint Patty boldly signed by Charles Schulz. The entire piece measures 37 in. x 20 in.
Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold for (5,000.00 + 1,150.00) x 1 = 6,150.00
Original production cels and matching Drawings from The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show136Original production cels and matching Drawings from The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show
(Melendez Studios, 1983) Two original production Cels featuring Charlie Brown and Snoopy from an episode of the Charlie Brown And Snoopy Show TV Serie
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
Original production cels and matching drawings from The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show137Original production cels and matching drawings from The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show
(Melendez Studios, 1983) Two original production cels featuring Charlie Brown and Snoopy from an episode of the Charlie Brown And Snoopy Show TV Serie
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
Charles Schulz Signed production cel on production background from This is America, Charlie Brown138Charles Schulz Signed production cel on production background from This is America, Charlie Brown
(Bill Melendez Productions, 1988) Original production cel featuring Charlie Brown placed on a production background from the “Mayflower Voyagers” epis
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
Original production cel of Charlie Brown and Snoopy from This is America, Charlie brown139Original production cel of Charlie Brown and Snoopy from This is America, Charlie brown
(Melendez Studios, 1988) Original production cel of Charlie Brown and Snoopy from “The NASA Space Station” episode of This Is America, Charlie Brown.
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (375.00 + 86.25) x 1 = 461.25
Original production cel and production background from Snoopy: The Musical140Original production cel and production background from Snoopy: The Musical
(Melendez Studios, 1988) Original production cel and background featuring Snoopy from Snoopy: The Musical. The untrimmed cel and background measure 9
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
Charles Schulz signed production cel and production background from This is America, Charlie Brown141Charles Schulz signed production cel and production background from This is America, Charlie Brown
(Melendez Studios, 1988) Original production cel of Charlie Brown and the gang placed on an original production background from “The Smithsonian and t
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold for (850.00 + 195.50) x 1 = 1,045.50
Original production cel of Sally142Original production cel of Sally
(Melendez Studios, 1980) Original production cel of Sally from a 1980s Peanuts production. The untrimmed cel measures 10 ½ in. x 12 ½ in. ...
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
Production cel on production background from Snoopy’s Reunion143Production cel on production background from Snoopy’s Reunion
(Bill Melendez Productions, 1991) Original production cel and matching production background featuring Snoopy from Snoopy’s Reunion. The untrimmed cel
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Original production cel and production background from It’s Christmas Time Again, Charlie Brown!144Original production cel and production background from It’s Christmas Time Again, Charlie Brown!
(Melendez Studios, 1992) Original production cel of Linus placed on an original production background from It’s Christmas Time Again, Charlie Brown! T
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Charles Schulz signed publicity cel on production background145Charles Schulz signed publicity cel on production background
(Bill Melendez Productions, 1994) Hand-painted publicity cel featuring Charlie Brown and Lucy. The untrimmed 10 ½ in. x 12 ½ in. cel has b...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (700.00 + 161.00) x 1 = 861.00
Charles Schulz signed cel and production background from You’re In The Super Bowl, Charlie Brown!146Charles Schulz signed cel and production background from You’re In The Super Bowl, Charlie Brown!
(Melendez Studios, 1994) Original production cel of Charlie Brown placed on an original production background from You’re in the Super Bowl, Charlie B
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
Original production cel of Lucy and Schroeder147Original production cel of Lucy and Schroeder
(Melendez Studios, 1990s) Two original production cels featuring Lucy and Schroeder from a 1990s production. The untrimmed cels measure 10 ½ in...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (375.00 + 86.25) x 1 = 461.25
Original production cels and production background from a “Milkbone” TV Commercial148Original production cels and production background from a “Milkbone” TV Commercial
(Melendez Studios, 1996) Two original production cels placed on the matching original production background from a “Milkbone” TV commercial that featu
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (425.00 + 97.75) x 1 = 522.75
Signed original production model cel from Peanuts149Signed original production model cel from Peanuts
(Melendez Studios, 1990s) Original hand-painted model cel featuring Lucy and Schroeder from a Peanuts animated production. The cel has been hand signe
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
Bill Melendez signed self portrait150Bill Melendez signed self portrait
(c. 1990s) Bill Melendez (1916-2008) was responsible for bringing Charles Schulz’s Peanuts characters to life in a series of classic animated TV speci
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (275.00 + 63.25) x 1 = 338.25