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    Boat Builders Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Color Model Cel (Walt Disney, 1938). "I christen thee... Queen Minnie" says Minnie Mouse as she breaks a bottle on the new ship that Donald, Goofy, and Mickey Mouse have been working on. This is an extremely rare hand-inked, hand-painted Color Model cel from the Ink and Paint department, created for reference use. It showcases Minnie in her yellow ship christening dress -- one of her only times she's seen in a yellow dress! Mickey is shown in his standard red shorts; he does not wear them in this film. This rare 12 field 5-peghole full nitrate sheet features nice full-figure images measuring 4". Great smiling facial expressions, too! This short was directed by Ben Sharpsteen and was released on 2/25/38. The cel comes from the Albert E. Lewin Archives. Mr. Lewin was a screenwriter and artist who worked as an in-betweener at Walt Disney Studios in the 1930s. Some paint loss in Mickey's face, and a small crack in Minnie's face; otherwise, in Very Good condition.

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