All collectors and fans of Walt Disney will have a rare opportunity to bid on a collection of Disney artifacts and memorabilia on November 21st at Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California. The massive collection is predominantly comprised of memorabilia and artifacts from three of the world’s most prominent collectors of Disney related items which are now integrated in “Collecting Disneyland“ auction. Collectors Kevin Doherty, Jim Felicita and Jim Owen have all spent their lives on a quest to preserve the history and legacy of Walt Disney.
Their collections represent some of the most fascinating and rare items ever to be offered to the public in one auction.
Among over 800 pieces of memorabilia which will be offered over one day, some of the highlights include Doherty’s collection of rare Disneyland ride cars, such as the PeopleMover cars, The Space Mountain car and the rare Skyway Bucket car, as well as Owen’s Disneyland original posters including many one-of-a-kind works of art from the park.
Other highlights include original and one-of-a-kind concept drawings, some of the earlies concepts of Tomorrowland, early costumes, an original Disneyland park flag and a photo of Walt Disney holding that flag, original souvenirs, an audio animatronic head and other artifacts from the actual attractions in the park, photos, original art, toys and much more. The collection also includes some items from Walt Disney World in Florida.