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    Bit-O-Honey Theatrical Commercial Production Cel, Animation Drawings, and Backgrounds Group of 58 (Terrytoons, c. 1940s). Bit-O-Honey candy began in Chicago, Illinois in 1924 by Shatter-Johnson Company. It is still around today. This lot is an amazing collection of animation as well as advertising history. This is a series of twenty-three 12 field nitrate hand-painted cels and five backgrounds from a Bit-O-Honey commercial that was shown in movie theaters. The backgrounds are brittle to the point of disintegrating and in need of full restoration. The cels are in Fair to Good condition. Some great colors on the cels. The lot also has 30 animation drawings used to make this commercial. Paper is very brittle, with handling and edge wear and tear. Borders are brittle with paper loss. Not much is known about this spot, other than it is one of the earliest "bits" of animation used to promote a consumer product. Overall Fair condition.

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    December, 2018
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
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