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    Rare Mickey Mouse Studio Promo Drawing Original Art (Walt Disney, c. 1930s). Walt Disney always liked to remind people that "it all started with a mouse," so let's begin this special auction with that mouse. We are of course talking about Mickey Mouse, seen here in a very rare drawing created for publicity use. Mickey squats down to sign his first name with an old-fashioned quill feather pen in this blue pencil drawing, done on 12 field 2-peghole paper. The image of Mickey is nicely detailed, but the unusual thing about this piece is that our Main Mouse can't spell his own name! This amusing blooper was "corrected" by someone adding an "e" in graphite to the drawing. Mickey's image measures 5.25" x 3.5", and the entire image area is 9.5" x 3.75". There is a large corner crease in the lower left that narrowly misses the "M" within the image, and there's a small bit of paper loss to the upper right corner; paper also has some mild toning. Good condition.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    November
    27th Wednesday 4:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    November
    27th Wednesday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    10 Days 19h 9m 50s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Comics & Comic Art Session
    (Lots 12001-12289) - 5:00 PM Central Time, Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $410
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