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The Largest Single Owned Disneyland/ Disney Park Collection In The World Hits Big At The Joel Magee Disneyland Collection

22 July 2023

The Joel Magee Disneyland Collection Auction Results Announced – Many Bids Exceeded Original Estimates

The largest individually owned Disneyland/Disney Park collection in the world, amassed big results at this week’s “The Joel Magee Disneyland Collection” auction at Van Eaton Galleries this week. The three-day auction followed an extraordinary public exhibition of over 1,500 rare and unusual items chronicling the history of Walt Disney and his beloved parks. The owner of the collection, Joel Magee, collected the unique items for decades. Many of the items at auction exceeded the estimates originally projected. Bids were received from around the world during three days of competitive bidding by fans and collectors across the globe.

Among the many highlights were extremely rare and iconic pieces. Some of the highlighted results include the Original Walt Disney Global Van Lines Truck which sold for $145,200; The Haunted Mansion Animatronic Hitchhiking Ghosts which sold for $387,200; The Haunted Mansion Stretch Painting which sold for $181,500; a Peter Pan Wild Ride Attraction Ship which sold for $254,100; a Disneyland Red Wagon Inn Attraction Poster which sold for $36,300 and a rare set of Audio Animatronic Tiki Birds sold for $145,200.



Other highlighted results included a Walt Disney signed Golden Horseshoe Art which sold for $52,240; the Haunted Mansio Doombuggy which sold for $205,700; The Flying Dumbo attraction vehicle which sold for $266,200; an original “It’s a Small World” doll which sold for $66,500; the Disneyland Skyway Bucket vehicle which sold for $84,700; a Carousel of Progress original poster which sold for $51,425; a Main Street Electrical Parade display which sold for $44,700 and a Space Mountain attraction vehicle which sold for $50,820. Overall the auction brought in over $7 million.

Walt Disney changed the world when he created Disneyland. He succeeded in creating the most magical place on earth that millions love and cherish. Van Eaton Galleries has produced a monumental tribute to Walt, Disneyland/Disney Parks and the decades of history that have captured the hearts of millions of guests.

About Van Eaton Galleries
Van Eaton Galleries is the world record-breaking auction house and premier original animation, fine art and collectible gallery. The gallery specializes in entertainment memorabilia, animation, art and Disneyland historic artifacts. Van Eaton Galleries have set records for Disney related memorabilia and historic items including attraction vehicles, props, costumes, maps, important documents and personal items of Walt Disney from the earliest days of Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort. Van Eaton Galleries has also hosted entertainment memorabilia auctions including the most recent Guitar Icons auction which raised over $2 million for charity. The gallery is located at 12160 Ventura Blvd. in Studio City, California, and has been the subject of thousands of media stories around the world offering special exhibits and events for collectors, fans and guests worldwide. Such collections have included “That’s from Disneyland,” “The Story of Disneyland,” “The Joel Magee Disneyland Collection.” “The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss,” animation artwork from Disney, Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Hanna-Barbera, Don Bluth, Music Rising and in all areas of Pop Culture.

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