Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    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

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    30th Wednesday
    Auction Dates
    27th Wednesday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    72 Days
    Internet/Mail Bids: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 101
    Auction Type
    Signature®: 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. Check the Time Remaining on individual lots for details. After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through Your secret maximum placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)
    Track Item