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Signed book: The Art of Animation by Bob Thomas. First edition. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1958. Hardcover with dust jacket, 8.5 x 11.25, 181 pages. Signed and inscribed adjacent to the title page in blue ink, "To Frances, Merry Christmas, Walt Disney." In fine condition. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Phil Sears Collectibles, and a typed letter from Carolyn Suding, who worked i…

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DS, signed “Walter E. Disney,” two pages, 8.5 x 11, February 15, 1960. Document from a "Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of WED Enterprises, Inc.," which confirms the election of the following officers: Walter E. Disney as Chairman of the Board, William H. D. Cottrell as President, Diane D. Miller as First Vice President, Sharon D. Brown as Second Vice President,…

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Personal check, 8.25 x 3, filled out in another hand and signed prominently by Disney, "Walter E. Disney," payable to Elizabeth Hardcastle for $1068.64, May 22, 1950. In fine condition. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder. Elizabeth was the wife of Albert Hardcastle, a professional songwriter originally from Tyne-and-Wear, England, who immigrated to the United States and was successfu…

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Vintage matte-finish 10 x 8 photo of Disney presenting a Mickey Mouse retirement award to the photo's recipient, Fred Schlatter, the longtime gardener at Walt Disney Studios, signed and inscribed in the lower border in black ink "To Fred—with all best, Walt.” In very good to fine condition, with some staining to the surface, visible at an angle. The recipient, Fred Schlatter, was…

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Large vintage matte-finish 11 x 14 photo of Disney holding a book and posing with his adorable miniature poodle, Lady, prominently signed and inscribed in black ink, "To Fred Schlatter, all best wishes, Walt Disney.” Permanently mounted and double-matted to an overall size of 16 x 20. In fine condition, with a small surface gouge to the background area above the dog. Lady sometimes appeare…

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Limited edition Progressive Proof miniature lithograph set for the Carl Barks oil painting 'Visitor from Underground,' numbered PP 3, which is comprised of 25 prints, each measuring 13 x 11.5, that have been numbered sequentially as to their on-press progression. The final plate is of the finished product: a Gold Plate Edition variant that is signed in the lower border in pencil by Barks.…

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Desirable hand-inked three-panel Bugs Bunny daily comic strip by Ralph Heimdahl and Al Stoffell, 17.5 x 5, from December 31, 1977. The comic shows Bugs and Elmer Fudd inside the "Fractured Elbow Ski Lodge." In fine condition.

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1936) Original production drawing of Abner from The Country Cousin, which shows the little mouse from 'Podunk' wearing a straw hat and overalls in an appealing full-figure pose. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper marked "11" in the lower right corner. Image measures 4.25 x 6.25. In fine condition, with light creasing to r…

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Hand-inked four-panel Donald and Daisy Duck daily comic strip, 18.25 x 5.25, from March 1, 1967, with facsimile Walt Disney signature in the last panel. The comic casts Daisy as Donald's typist for the manuscript of a play. Matted to an overall size of 22.25 x 9.5. In fine condition, with a diagonal strip of toning.

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(Depatie-Freleng Enterprises) Original hand-painted animation cel of the Pink Panther with a fly on his nose, signed in the lower right in black felt tip by Friz Freleng. The cel is placed on a color copy background. Image measures 11 x 6.5, with overall dimensions of 12.75 x 10.75. Includes the matching original drawing, accomplished in colored pencil and graphite on an untrimmed 12.5 x 10.5 she…

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Signed book: Akbar & Jeff's Guide to Life. Later printing. NY: Pantheon Books, 1989. Softcover, 9 x 9, 48 pages. Signed on the inside front cover in black ballpoint, "Your pals, Akbar & Jeff & Matt Groening, 6-23-1993," who adds a rare full-length sketch of Akbar and Jeff standing outdoors on a sunny day, with Groening adding a speech bubble inscription above, “Yo, Michael!!…

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(Hanna-Barbera, 1990s) Limited edition serigraph cel of the Flintstones entitled 'Sunday Driving Dino,' 13.25 x 10, signed in black felt tip by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera. Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 18 x 14.75. In fine condition.

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(Hanna-Barbera Studios, 1988) Original limited edition hand-painted cel featuring Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, and the Park Ranger, numbered 96/300, signed in black felt tip by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera. The cel is placed on a color copy background. Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 18.25 x 16.25. In fine condition.

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(MGM Studios, 1966) Original production cel and drawing of Cindy-Lou Who from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, which depicts the pint-sized toddler holding a wreath inside her snow-covered Whoville house. The character image measures 1.5 x 1, and the cel, which is signed in black felt tip by legendary cartoonist Chuck Jones, is placed on a studio copy background measuring 18 x 16. The piece has t…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1942) Original production drawing featuring Goofy with his fishing rod from How to Fish, a classic installment in Disney's 'How To' short series. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper, with studio stamps to lower right. Image measures 4.25 x 6.5. In fine condition.

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Color glossy 10 x 8 photo of The Jetsons, signed in blue and black felt tip by creators Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera, as well as the voice actors: "'Never Fear When Rosie's Here!!' Jean Vander Pyl, 'Rosie,'" "Daughter Judy, Janet Waldo," and "Jane, His Wife, Penny Singleton." In fine condition.

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(American Broadcasting Company, 1971) Original production cel of Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol, displayed in its original 17.5 x 14 mat, signed and inscribed on the mat in black felt tip by the director, "Merry Christmas to Tom Brown, from Richard Williams and," and the producer, "Chuck Jones." In very good to fine condition, with light soiling and staining to the mat, and creases to it…

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Original felt tip sketch of Dennis the Menace throwing a strike accomplished by Ketcham on an off-white 8 x 11 cardstock sheet, signed and inscribed below, "For Didy—Hank Ketcham, 9-22-94." In fine condition.

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TLS, one page, 7.75 x 11, personal letterhead, March 27, 1954. Response to an autograph collector, in full: "I am very pleased to be included, with 'Dennis,' in your extensive collection." He adds a bold sketch of Dennis the Menace at the bottom, saying: "Hey! How 'bout my autograph!" In fine condition, with faint overall toning.

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Original felt tip sketch of Woody Woodpecker accomplished by Lantz on an off-white 4.75 x 7 card, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, "To William French, Walter Lantz, 1981." In fine condition.

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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Stan Lee posing in front of some Marvel Comics classics, signed in blue ballpoint, "Stan Lee, '82." In fine condition, with surface impressions on Lee's forehead from a notation on the back.

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Hand-inked three-panel Mickey Mouse daily comic strip, 21 x 6.5, from April 22, 1970. The comic humorously shows Mickey's nephew surrounding his bed with mousetraps to stop him from sleepwalking. In fine condition, with an irregularly trimmed top edge.

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1952) Original color model production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse from Pluto's Christmas Tree, showing the beloved mouse holding a gift over his head. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper, with studio stamps to lower left and right. Image measures 3.25 x 5.75. In fine condition.

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Huge original color 41 x 83.25 three sheet movie poster for Walt Disney's classic 1963 animated film The Sword in the Stone, which shows various characters from the film such as Merlin, Arthur, and Archimedes, with large bold text along the top: "Just like Magic…and just for Fun!" Expertly linen-backed to a slightly larger size. Rolled and in fine condition, with intersecting folds as issued.

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