Sale Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:00 AM PT

Welcome to our Winter 2015 Animation Auction! We’re offering some of the finest examples of vin-tage and contemporary animation art and ephemera we’ve ever handled. A particularly rich collection of Disneyana can be found throughout this colorful catalog, from original cels and art to Disneyland and Walt Disney World park ride vehicles, attraction uniforms and even props. We are proud to offer some personal items from the estate of the late “Mouseketeer” and America’s sweetheart, Anette Funicello, of which 100% of the hammer price will benefit the Annette Funicello Research Fund For Neurological Diseases. We’re also excited to present the largest collection of early McDonaldland concept art, design, and even full-sized character statues ever assembled.  There is truly something for everyone here and we know you will be as delighted as we are with this catalog.

Some highlights inlcude:

  • Cement handprints and signatures of legendary animators
  • Original Disney Studios “Peter Pan” Christmas presentation art
  • Key ring from the dog’s mouth in the “jail scene” of the “Pirates of the Carribean” ride at Disney World
  • Michael J. Fox’s “Marty McFly” futuristic resizing jacket from Back to the Future II
  • Disneyland and Disney World attraction vehicles
  • Vintage “Stretching Portrait” painting from The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland
  • A large assortment of original hand silk-screened Disney park attraction posters
  • Vintage cels from Disney’s golden age features including a “Bella Notte” setup from Lady and the Tramp
  • Very rare cels from early anime innovator Akira Rare Disney park ephemera from the Linda Cervon collection
  • Charles Schultz “Peanuts” art including a large It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown setup
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas artwork
  • Only known complete set of plans for the St. Louis Disney park that never was
  • Screen-worn “Thugee Guard” uniform from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • The first Ronald McDonald statue to ever appear at a McDonald’s restaurant