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    Hank Porter "Goofy" World War II Insignia Preliminary Art (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). Hank Porter, with the help of Roy Williams, handled all the World War II Insignia Art requests for Disney. Donald Duck was the number one Disney character used, with Pluto second and surprisingly, Goofy was third! This is an outstanding detailed graphite and pastel preliminary Disney World War II Insignia design used for the "Air Craft Carrier Training Group." This unit was based in the Pacific during World War II, for the war against Japan. It can be seen in the book Characters of Military on page 100. This piece was also featured at the Palm Springs Air Museum exhibit on Insignia Artwork in 2005. This rare pastel from Hank Porter (1900 - 1951) is matted with an opening of 10" x 9", and framed with Plexiglas for an overall size of 18" x 17". Frame is sold as-is. Art condition is Very Good with minor handling wear.

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