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    Michigan J. Frog Color Model Cel (Warner Brothers, 1980s). This is a very rare hand-painted Color Model cel used in the development of a Chuck Jones hand-painted Limited Edition cel. Michigan is on a 12 field cel and stands a nice 7" tall. A print of a drawing of this cel, with color call outs is included with the cel. The print is used for ink and paint department reference. This is the character from the famous "One Froggy Evening" short from 1956. Jerry Beck's book The 50 Greatest Cartoons named this the 5th best cartoon of all time. There is some slight paint loss to the line-work in the legs, otherwise in Fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    1st-2nd Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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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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