Animation Auction July 29, 2012

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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
Condition Reports: If you wish to obtain additional information on a particular lot, or cannot appear at the viewing, Profiles may provide, upon request, a condition report. We remind prospective buyers that descriptions of property are not warranted and that each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the terms of the limited warranty. Condition reports, as other descriptions of property, are not warranted; they are only provided as a service to interested clients.
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Walt Disney autograph with Mickey Mouse sketch303 - Walt Disney autograph with Mickey Mouse sketch
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(c. 1930s) Extremely rare Walt Disney sketch of Mickey Mouse with autograph. Boldly drawn in black ink in a 3 ½ in. x 5 ½ in. autograph ca...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to f***r for (8,500.00 + 1,955.00) x 1 = 10,455.00
 
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Walt Disney autograph from Squaw Valley Winter Olympics (1960)304 - Walt Disney autograph from Squaw Valley Winter Olympics (1960)
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Original one-page autograph and Dedication by Walt Disney that hung in his house in Squaw Valley. Disney was named the Chairman of Pageantry for the 1
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Rare Disney Studios autograph file305 - Rare Disney Studios autograph file
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1950s-60s) In-studio file used by the publicity department at Disney for autograph reference and reproduction of their current s
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (6,000.00 + 1,380.00) x 1 = 7,380.00
 
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Walt Disney signed 1957 Disneyland Guide306 - Walt Disney signed 1957 Disneyland Guide
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(Disney, 1957) Original 27-page Disneyland Guide from 1957. Boldly signed in blue ink on the inside cover by Walt Disney.
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to m********n for (2,750.00 + 632.50) x 1 = 3,382.50
 
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The Story of Walt Disney signed by Walt Disney and many animators307 - The Story of Walt Disney signed by Walt Disney and many animators
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(Diane Disney Miller, The Story of Walt Disney, 1956, First Edition, New York, Henry Holt and Company) Signed by Walt Disney on the half title, “Best
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to e******s for (4,500.00 + 1,035.00) x 1 = 5,535.00
 
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Walt Disney: The Art of Animation signed by Walt Disney, Disney’s Nine old Men and other animators308 - Walt Disney: The Art of Animation signed by Walt Disney, Disney’s Nine old Men and other animators
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(Bob Thomas, Walt Disney: The Art of Animation, 1958, First Edition, New York, Simon and Schuster) Signed by Walt Disney in bold black on the verso of
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (4,000.00 + 920.00) x 1 = 4,920.00
 
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The Art of Walt Disney signed and inscribed by Walt Disney309 - The Art of Walt Disney signed and inscribed by Walt Disney
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(Robert D. Field, The Art of Walt Disney, 1942, First Edition, New York, The Macmillan Company) Signed and inscribed on the cover page, “To Bill Nerbo
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o*******a for (1,700.00 + 391.00) x 1 = 2,091.00
 
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Walt Disney signed photo310 - Walt Disney signed photo
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Oblong 8 in. x 10 in. black & white photo of Walt Disney with two chimpanzees. Signed boldly in black ink, “To Janna, All best, Walt Disney.” Mi...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********e for (1,700.00 + 391.00) x 1 = 2,091.00
 
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Walt Disney signed photo311 - Walt Disney signed photo
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8 in. x 10 in. black & white photo of Walt Disney with a tiger. Signed boldly in black ink, “To Michael, All best, Walt Disney.” In fine conditi...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********e for (1,900.00 + 437.00) x 1 = 2,337.00
 
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Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketch312 - Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketch
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1973) Original preliminary pencil sketch for a painting by Carl Barks. Accomplished in graphite on 16 in. x 22 in. paper. Barks
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,230.00
 
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Bill Justice signed oversize drawing of Donald Duck313 - Bill Justice signed oversize drawing of Donald Duck
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1984) Original drawing of Donald Duck by animator Bill Justice, most likely done as a gift. Accomplished in black marker, the en
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m******y for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
 
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Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketch314 - Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketch
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1973) Original preliminary pencil sketch for a painting by Carl Barks. Accomplished in graphite on 16 in. x 22 in. paper. Barks
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,230.00
 
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Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketch315 - Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketch
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1970s) Original preliminary pencil sketch for a painting by Carl Barks. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on 14 ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to d*****n for (800.00 + 184.00) x 1 = 984.00
 
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Two Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketches316 - Two Carl Barks signed preliminary pencil sketches
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1970s) Two original pencil sketches by Carl Barks. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on 10 ½ in. x 11 ½ in...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,200.00 + 276.00) x 1 = 1,476.00
 
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Walt Disney’s first professional motion picture camera317 - Walt Disney’s first professional motion picture camera
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This Universal (Burke & James) 35mm Model A hand-crank motion picture camera (serial number 2388) measures approx. 11 ¼ in. x 12 in. x 4 &#...
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Estimates : 30,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sold to f***r for (47,500.00 + 10,925.00) x 1 = 58,425.00
 
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Rare original layout drawing from Steamboat Willie318 - Rare original layout drawing from Steamboat Willie
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1928) Rare original layout drawing featuring Mickey and Black Pete from Steamboat Willie. Originally obtained from the Les Clark
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Start Price : 12,000.00 | Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from El Terrible Toreador319 - Original production drawing from El Terrible Toreador
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1929) Rare early original production drawing from El Terrible Toreador. The slightly trimmed animation paper measures 8 ½...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from El Terrible Toreador320 - Original production drawing from El Terrible Toreador
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1929) Rare early original production drawing from El Terrible Toreador. The slightly trimmed animation paper measures 8 ½...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
 
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Original production drawing from The Merry Dwarfs321 - Original production drawing from The Merry Dwarfs
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1929) Rare early original production drawing from The Merry Dwarfs. The slightly trimmed animation paper measures 8 ½ in....
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to c*********4 for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Original production layout drawing from The Barnyard concert322 - Original production layout drawing from The Barnyard concert
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930) Rare Early original production layout drawing from The Barnyard Concert. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Original production storyboard drawing from Mickey’s Jungle Express323 - Original production storyboard drawing from Mickey’s Jungle Express
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930) Rare original production storyboard drawing of Mickey and Goofy from an unmade production titled, Mickey’s Jungle Express.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m**********i for (550.00 + 126.50) x 1 = 676.50
 
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Original production background layout drawing from The Barnyard Concert324 - Original production background layout drawing from The Barnyard Concert
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930) Rare and beautifully detailed original production background layout drawing from The Barnyard Concert, an early Mickey Mou
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Original production background layout drawing from Frolicking Fish325 - Original production background layout drawing from Frolicking Fish
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930) Rare original production background layout drawing from “Frolicking Fish”, an early Disney Silly Symphony. The untrimmed a
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Original production drawing of Pie-Eyed Mickey from Minnie’s Yoo-Hoo326 - Original production drawing of Pie-Eyed Mickey from Minnie’s Yoo-Hoo
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from Minnie’s Yoo-Hoo. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ in. x...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to l*******s for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
 
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Original production drawing of Pie-Eyed Mickey from an unknown 1930s production327 - Original production drawing of Pie-Eyed Mickey from an unknown 1930s production
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930s) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from an unknown early 1930s production. The untrimmed animation paper measure
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to l*******s for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Original production drawing of Pie-Eyed Mickey from an unknown 1930s production328 - Original production drawing of Pie-Eyed Mickey from an unknown 1930s production
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1930s) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from an unknown early 1930s production. The untrimmed animation paper measure
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to l*******s for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
 
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Original production drawing from Mother Goose Melodies329 - Original production drawing from Mother Goose Melodies
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1931) Original production drawing from Mother Goose Melodies. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ in. x 12 in. Ima...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sequence of 10 Ub Iwerks spider production drawings from Mother Goose Melodies330 - Sequence of 10 Ub Iwerks spider production drawings from Mother Goose Melodies
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1931) Ten sequential production drawings of Miss Muffet’s Spider, accomplished in graphite on 9 ½ in. x 12 in. animation ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to h*****0 for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Original production drawing from Mother Goose Melodies331 - Original production drawing from Mother Goose Melodies
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1931) Original production drawing of Mother Goose from Mother Goose Melodies. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from Mother Goose Melodies332 - Original production drawing from Mother Goose Melodies
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1931) Original production drawing of Mother goose and her goose from Mother Goose Melodies. Accomplished in graphite and colored
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from Mickey’s Nightmare333 - Original production drawing from Mickey’s Nightmare
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing from Mickey’s Nightmare. Untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in. Image size is 7 ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******6 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Original production drawing from The Whoopee Party334 - Original production drawing from The Whoopee Party
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from The Whoopee Party. Untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in. Ima
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*******3 for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Original production drawing from Mickey’s Nightmare335 - Original production drawing from Mickey’s Nightmare
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from Mickey’s Nightmare. Untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in. Im
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to s*****s for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Original production drawing from The Whoopee Party336 - Original production drawing from The Whoopee Party
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from The Whoopee Party. Untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in. Ima
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******6 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Original production drawing from The Klondike Kid337 - Original production drawing from The Klondike Kid
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from The Klondike Kid. The untrimmed animation paper measures
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to l*******s for (450.00 + 103.50) x 1 = 553.50
 
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Original production drawing from The Klondike Kid338 - Original production drawing from The Klondike Kid
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Pierre The Trapper (Black Pete) from The Klondike Kid. The untrimmed animation paper measur
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from Mickey’s Good Deed339 - Original production drawing from Mickey’s Good Deed
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse Dressed as Santa from Mickey’s Good Deed. Accomplished in graphite on untrimme
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*******3 for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Original production drawing from Mickey’s Good Deed340 - Original production drawing from Mickey’s Good Deed
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from Mickey’s Good Deed. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ in....
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to l*******6 for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Original production drawing from Trader Mickey341 - Original production drawing from Trader Mickey
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and the Cannibal Chief from Trader Mickey. The untrimmed animation paper measu
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Original Pan production drawing from Trader Mickey342 - Original Pan production drawing from Trader Mickey
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original pan production drawing of fish and the turtle machine from Trader Mickey. The untrimmed animation paper measures
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Mickey Mouse & cannibal concept drawing from Trader Mickey343 - Mickey Mouse & cannibal concept drawing from Trader Mickey
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Rough concept/layout drawing featuring Mickey Mouse and cannibals from Trader Mickey. The untrimmed animation paper measur
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to l*******s for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Original production drawing from Babes In The Woods344 - Original production drawing from Babes In The Woods
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing from Babes In The Woods. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ in. x 12 in. Image ...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from The Wayward Canary345 - Original production drawing from The Wayward Canary
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from The Wayward Canary. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ in....
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Original production drawing from Mickey In Arabia346 - Original production drawing from Mickey In Arabia
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Mickey In Arabia. The untrimmed animation paper measures
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to s********r for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Original production drawing from Mickey In Arabia347 - Original production drawing from Mickey In Arabia
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Mickey In Arabia. The untrimmed animation paper measures
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Production background from The Pied Piper with original production cel from Donald’s Better Self348 - Production background from The Pied Piper with original production cel from Donald’s Better Self
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1933/1937) Original production cel of Donald Duck from Donald’s Better Self. The cel has been trimmed to image (most likely at t
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (2,000.00 + 460.00) x 1 = 2,460.00
 
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Original production drawing from The Pet Store349 - Original production drawing from The Pet Store
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1933) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from The Pet Store. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to l*******s for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Original production drawing from The Pet Store350 - Original production drawing from The Pet Store
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1933) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and a Gorilla (A tribute To King Kong, released this same yea
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to 1********n for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Original production drawing from Puppy Love351 - Original production drawing from Puppy Love
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1933) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and Pluto from Puppy Love. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ i...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to l*******s for (650.00 + 149.50) x 1 = 799.50
 
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Original production drawing from Puppy Love352 - Original production drawing from Puppy Love
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1933) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Puppy Love. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 &...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to l*******s for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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