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    Hank Porter - World War II Insignia Concept Art (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). The Marine Aircraft Group 23 was the first Marine Aviation group to meet the Japanese in the South Pacific. This group was commissioned in Hawaii on 3/1/42, and saw action at the Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II. This is an original World War II Insignia design by Hank Porter for this group. It is an amazing drawing of a winged Devil with aviator's goggles, high in the clouds. Large image of 9" on trimmed vellum-type onionskin paper measuring approximately 5.5" x 10", in graphite with amazing red, blue, orange and black pencil highlights. Hank Porter (1900 - 1951) was the head of the Disney Studio Insignia World War II project. Fine condition.

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    July, 2017
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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