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The Joel Magee DISNEY Collection Part 2 – May 4th and 5th!

Van Eaton Galleries are thrilled to announce “The Joel Magee Auction: Part 2,” the sequel to last year’s hugely popular exhibition and auction. Almost 1,500 items are available to bid on from the world’s largest privately-owned Disney Parks memorabilia collection and a handful of specially curated items from other collections. A massive auction featuring this many historical pieces from the Disney Parks and the Disney Studio only comes around once in a lifetime (or twice, thanks to Joel). Toys, memorabilia, artwork, props, ride vehicles—you name it, they’ve probably got it!

This auction has everything: mummies from The Great Movie Ride, Space Mountain and Autopia ride vehicles, original concept art by Disney Legends, a 10-foot Magic Kingdom sign, animatronic foam heads (including Figment), a Pirates of the Caribbean animatronic arm, stained glass windows from Cinderella’s Castle, New York World’s Fair collectibles, and many rare Disneyland ticket books. And that’s just a few of the big items in store for you. Need to take a seat? We’ve got a Disneyland bench! There’s also an animatronic Ellen DeGeneres that has to be seen to be believe!

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The live auction opens at 9:45 AM on Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th ,2024.  Pre bidding is open now and it is highly recommended to get your bids in early!

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Here are some incredible highlights from May 4th:

Lot 1 – The Very First Mickey Mouse Licensed Product.

Lot 176 – A “Song of the South” Cel in Mat Signed by Walt Disney.

Lot 213 – A Mary Blair “Alice in Wonderland” Concept Painting.

Lot 291 – An Original “Sleeping Beauty” Cel and Background.

Lot 394 – New York World’s Fair 1964-1965 Promotional Poster.

Lot 466 – A Large Light-Up Letter “N” from a Disneyland Sign.

Lot 467 – A 1955 Special Main Gate Admission Ticket Book.

Lot 561 – A Disneyland Opening Day Parking Pass.

Lot 597 – A Santa Fe & Disneyland Main Street Attraction Poster.

Lot 607 – The Lilly Belle Disneyland Railroad Train Car Sign.

Lot 612 – An Original Disneyland Bench

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Here are even more highlights from May 5th:

Lot 816 – A Rare Enchanted Tiki Room Attraction Poster.

Lot 941 – A New Orleans Square Trash Can.

Lot 955 – The Main St./Haunted Mansion Phantom of the Opera Sign.

Lot 1061 – A Space Mountain Ride Vehicle.

Lot 1079 – A Disneyland Autopia Mark VII Custom Vehicle.

Lot 1176 – A Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Sign.

Lot 1246 – A Main Street Opera House “Walt Disney Story” Sign.

Lot 1343 – A Cinderella Castle Coat of Arms Stained Glass Window.

Lot 1385 – A Space Mountain Ride Vehicle.

Lot 1456 – A Great Movie Ride Translight Poster.

Lot 1463 – A Great Movie Ride Mummy Animatronic Figure.

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With over 1500 lots of incredible pieces, bidders can enjoy a great week leading up to the auction.  All items are online with photos, descriptions, and estimated values. Van Eaton Galleries is the world leader in Disney collectibles and memorabilia and are happy to answer all questions via email or phone.  You can call them at 818-788-2357 or email them at

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For over 20 years, VAN EATON GALLERIES has been a central meeting place for a vibrant community of collectors, professionals, and Disney theme park enthusiasts. The gallery’s founders, Mike and Janeen Van Eaton, are world-renowned experts in the fields of Disneyland, animation, and popular culture memorabilia.

Beginning in 2015 with their seminal auction, The Story of Disneyland, Van Eaton Galleries has since held ground-breaking exhibition and auction events including Collecting Disney, Walt Disney’s Disneyland, The Life and Career of Disney Legend Rolly Crump, and most-recently, the month-long pop up sensation, That’s from Disneyland.

Specializing in original props, production art, vintage collectibles, animation art, and entertainment memorabilia, Van Eaton Galleries continues to be a leader of the auction community with their dedication to quality and professionalism.

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