Story of Disneyland - Van Eaton Galleries Disneyland Auction

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Extraordinary sale of the largest collection of Disneyland memorabilia ever offered. This 2-session auction features original concept art, tickets, guidebooks, maps, costumes, props, paperwork, posters, signage, and more spanning the 60 year history of the park. Also well represented is the 1964 World's Fair, Walt Disney World and EPCOT.
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 18% Buyers Premium for payment by Cash, Cashiers Check, Money Order, or Bank Wire. 21% Buyers premium for payments made by Credit Card, Debit Card, or PayPal.
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Walt Disney hand-painted and hand crafted “Lilly Belle” miniature pot belly stove.1 - Walt Disney hand-painted and hand crafted “Lilly Belle” miniature pot belly stove.
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(Walt Disney, 1950) Walt Disney was known to have a love for miniatures and a fascination for trains, both of which heavily influenced him when concei
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Start Price : 9,000.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Original title cel “Pre-Opening Report From Disneyland”.2 - Original title cel “Pre-Opening Report From Disneyland”.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Rare original title cel used for the Disneyland TV show on July 13th, 1955, just days before the opening of the park. This was the
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Pre-Opening cast member employee packet.3 - Pre-Opening cast member employee packet.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Rare intact packet of new hire materials for Disneyland cast members just one month before the parks official opening. The amazingl
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“Dateline Disneyland” raw sountrack for opening day broadcast.4 - “Dateline Disneyland” raw sountrack for opening day broadcast.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Incredibly rare set of (16) acetate disks used for the live music soundtrack on the opening day broadcast, Dateline Disneyland. The
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Walt Disney Signed opening day “The Story of Disneyland” guidebook.5 - Walt Disney Signed opening day “The Story of Disneyland” guidebook.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Beautiful opening day guidebook hand-signed by Walt Disney. Titled “The Story of Disneyland”, this was the first guidebook issued b
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
 
 
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Disneyland opening day complete set of (24) postcards guidebook.6 - Disneyland opening day complete set of (24) postcards guidebook.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Extremely rare, complete set of the first-issued Disneyland post cards. Known as the “Pre-Opening Concept Cards”, these cards were
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TV Guide “Dateline Disneyland” issue.7 - TV Guide “Dateline Disneyland” issue.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Rare file copy of the July 16th issue of TV Guide featuring the scheduling of “Dateline Disneyland”, the opening day TV extravaganz
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Disneyland opening day postcard.8 - Disneyland opening day postcard.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Beautiful oversized opening day postcard featuring Walt Disney. Card is unused and measures 5.25 x 8.75 in. and in fine condition.
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Disneyland Pre-Opening Los Angeles Times news supplement July 15, 1955.9 - Disneyland Pre-Opening Los Angeles Times news supplement July 15, 1955.
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(Disneyland, 1955) This gorgeous full color news supplement was issued by California area newspapers a mere two days before the grand opening of Disne
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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1955 Disneyland Opening Day Frontierland DAVY CROCKETT FRONTIER MUSEUM and MERCANTILE Flag Banner SI10 - 1955 Disneyland Opening Day Frontierland DAVY CROCKETT FRONTIER MUSEUM and MERCANTILE Flag Banner SI
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very scarce silk-screened flag that decorated the Davy Crockett Frontier Museum and Mercantile in Frontierland on opening day of
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Opening day press preview ticket.11 - Opening day press preview ticket.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Rare silver opening day press preview ticket. Although not documented, this particular pass comes from the estate of late adult Mou
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Estimates : 1,700.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Opening day press preview ticket.12 - Opening day press preview ticket.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Green opening day press preview ticket. The opening day tickets were color coded as guests were requested to arrive at different ti
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Disneyland Hotel  sales brochure.13 - Disneyland Hotel sales brochure.
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(Disneyland, 1956) Rare sales brochure from the earliest days of the Disneyland Hotel. This beautiful brochure features renderings and photos of the h
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Disneyland Hotel child’s coffee shop menu.14 - Disneyland Hotel child’s coffee shop menu.
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(Disneyland, 1956) A rare fold-out child’s menu from one of the Disneyland Hotel coffee shops run by Gourmet. Measuring 5 x 7 in. and in very good con
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Disneyland Hotel  souvenir childs’ menu.15 - Disneyland Hotel souvenir childs’ menu.
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(Disneyland, 1957) Unusual punch-out fold-out children’s train menu from the Disneyland Hotel restaurant by Gourmet. The menu was mailed, most likely
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Disneyland Hotel  room amenities.16 - Disneyland Hotel room amenities.
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(Disneyland, 1960s) Nice collection of Disneyland Hotel room amenities, including a hotel directory, stationary envelopes, advertising flyer, paper co
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Disneyland Hotel  childs “Chucko the Clown” menu.17 - Disneyland Hotel childs “Chucko the Clown” menu.
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(Disneyland, 1961) Rare children’s menu from the Gourmet Disneyland restaurant at the Disneyland Hotel. The unused menu features the image of the earl
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Original Disneyland Hotel  attraction poster.18 - Original Disneyland Hotel attraction poster.
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(Disneyland, 1956) A stunning original hand-silkscreened color poster for the Disneyland Hotel. Measuring 36 x 54 in. with bright and vivid colors and
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Disneyland Hotel guest room key and fob.19 - Disneyland Hotel guest room key and fob.
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(Disneyland, 1962) This handsome room key was the second version of the Disneyland Hotel standard issue. “The Towers”” indicates the 1961-2 addition o
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Disneyland Hotel souvenir bank.20 - Disneyland Hotel souvenir bank.
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(Disneyland, 1962) Ceramic souvenir bank featuring the Disneyland Hotel. Measuring 1.5 x 3.5 in. and in good condition with some minor wear.
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Disneyland Hotel souvenir plate.21 - Disneyland Hotel souvenir plate.
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(Disneyland, 1962) Hard-to-find ceramic souvenir plate featuring the Disneyland Hotel. Measuring 10 in. and in very good condition with some minor wea
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COLLECTION OF DISNEYLAND HOTEL MEMORABILIA22 - COLLECTION OF DISNEYLAND HOTEL MEMORABILIA
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(Disneyland, 1962) Nice grouping of Disneyland Hotel memorabilia including a room service breakfast card, Do not Disturb Sign, matchbook cover, rate c
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New Year’s Eve with Bernie Bernard at the fabulous Disneyland Hotel LP.23 - New Year’s Eve with Bernie Bernard at the fabulous Disneyland Hotel LP.
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(Disneyland, 1962) Extremely rare unused and sealed long playing record, New Year’s Eve with Bernie Bernard at the Fabulous Disneyland Hotel. In very
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Disneyland Hotel flag.24 - Disneyland Hotel flag.
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(Disneyland, 1970s) Commercial grade nylon flag with the embroidered logo of the Disneyland Hotel from the last years of the Wrather Corporation owner
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Construction used Disneyland brownline plot plan.25 - Construction used Disneyland brownline plot plan.
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(WED, 1950s) An absolutely stunning artifact from the construction of Disneyland. This February 14, 1955 plot plan overview featuring the main section
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Original Disneyland logo concept sketch .26 - Original Disneyland logo concept sketch .
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(WED, 1954) An original, hand-drawn layout of the official Disneyland logo lettering as first issued in the early stages of the park. Accomplished in
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Original Disneyland security guard patch design.27 - Original Disneyland security guard patch design.
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(WED, 1954) Early design for a Disneyland security officer’s arm patch. Accomplished in charcoal and conte crayon on 10 x 12 in. animation paper. In v
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First Disneyland ticket book with admission ticket.28 - First Disneyland ticket book with admission ticket.
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(Disneyland, 1955) An extremely rare first version of the famous, Disneyland Ticket Books available in October 1955. In answer to guest feedback follo
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Disneyland plot plan.29 - Disneyland plot plan.
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(WED, 1965) Rare blueprint made at Walt Disney Imagineering covering the transtitions at the park in 1965 as it prepared for major changes. Blueprint
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First year Disneyland cast member ID badge .30 - First year Disneyland cast member ID badge .
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(Disneyland, 1955) Extremely rare original Disneyland brass ID badge from 1955. Before the well-known Disneyland cast member name tags were issued, D
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Start Price : 3,500.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 5,500.00
 
 
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The Story of Disneyland 1955 guidebook.31 - The Story of Disneyland 1955 guidebook.
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(Disneyland, 1955) The first issued Disneyland guidebook, available just before the park’s opening in July 1955. Published before the park was complet
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Disneyland in Natural Color 1955 guidebook.32 - Disneyland in Natural Color 1955 guidebook.
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(Disneyland, 1955) The second issued Disneyland guidebook, available in the late Fall of 1955. This is the first guidebook to feature an actual photo
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Fly TWA to Disneyland complimentary fold-out.33 - Fly TWA to Disneyland complimentary fold-out.
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(Disneyland, 1955) This handsome introductory guide to Disneyland was published by TWA Airlines in 1955.
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Your Guide to Disneyland Bank of America fold-out map.35 - Your Guide to Disneyland Bank of America fold-out map.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Handsome complimentary fold-out map of Disneyland distributed at the Bank of America branch on Main Street. The maps came in severa
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Your Guide to Disneyland Bank of America fold-out map.36 - Your Guide to Disneyland Bank of America fold-out map.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Handsome complimentary fold-out map of Disneyland distributed at the Bank of America branch on Main Street. The maps came in severa
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Your Guide to Disneyland Bank of America fold-out map.37 - Your Guide to Disneyland Bank of America fold-out map.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Handsome complimentary fold-out map of Disneyland distributed at the Bank of America branch on Main Street. The maps came in severa
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American Dairy Association Disneyland bus poster.38 - American Dairy Association Disneyland bus poster.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Beautiful large bus poster sponsored by the American Dairy Association. Measuring 19.5 x 58 in. and in very good condition.
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First year complimentary press pass.39 - First year complimentary press pass.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Rare first year complimentary press pass dated October 27th, 1955. Measuring 2.25 x 4 in. and in very good condition.
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Vintage (6) parking lot tickets.40 - Vintage (6) parking lot tickets.
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(Disneyland, 1950s) Nice set of (6) 1950s parking lot tickets. All are in good condition.
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Greyhound Disneyland travel poster.41 - Greyhound Disneyland travel poster.
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(Disneyland, 1955) Beautiful travel poster produced and displayed by Greyhound. Measuring 37 x 27 in. and 41 x 31 in. in current frame. In very good c
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Signed Disneyland retirement card.42 - Signed Disneyland retirement card.
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(Disneyland, circa 1955-1956) Cast-member signed card given to a fellow employee upon his retirement in the late 1950s. Among the signatures of early
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Disneyland Nash Airflyte Magazine43 - Disneyland Nash Airflyte Magazine
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(Disneyland, 1955) Rare issue of Nash Airflyte Magazine featuring a preview of Disneyland. In very good condition.
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Main gate color swatch painter’s guide.44 - Main gate color swatch painter’s guide.
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(Disneyland, 1956) Coded color painter’s guide for the Disneyland Main Gate Entry. The color swatches would be used to match later mixes for repainti
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Holidayland gate poster fragment .45 - Holidayland gate poster fragment .
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(Disneyland, 1956) Extremely rare, possibly one-of-a-kind printed gate poster from the entrance of Holidayland, the large picnic grounds just outside
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Special event stock ticket booth poster.46 - Special event stock ticket booth poster.
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(Disneyland, 1956) Unused printed poster on 13.5 x 10.5 in. heavy stock used to promote upcoming exclusive and special events. Designed to be used for
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
 
 
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American Dairy Association Disneyland promotional poster.47 - American Dairy Association Disneyland promotional poster.
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(Disneyland, 1956) Promotional poster for Disneyland produced by the American Dairy Association. Measuring 18.25 x 25.25 in. on heavy stock. In very g
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Disneyland A Dream Come True TWA complimentary fold-out map.48 - Disneyland A Dream Come True TWA complimentary fold-out map.
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(Disneyland, 1956) A very rare complimentary introductory map to Disneyland published by TWA Airlines in 1956. Measuring 8.75 x 4 in. In very good con
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Disney Studio ceramic ashtray.49 - Disney Studio ceramic ashtray.
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(Disneyland, 1956) Rare and unusual ceramic ashtray made for studio personnel and VIP gifts. Produced by the same manufacturer of Disneyland ceramic s
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Your Trip to Disneyland (5) record set by Mattel.50 - Your Trip to Disneyland (5) record set by Mattel.
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(Disneyland, 1956) Unused and uncut (5) record set produced by Mattel Toys and featuring a fold-out map of Disneyland, character cut-outs and a record
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