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    Fire Chief Painted Background (Walt Disney, 1940). Donald Duck, with his nephews' help, oversees Hook and Ladder Company 13 (and 13/13) Fire House. This is a rare production background of the town's bicycle shop. You can see this background at the 6:21 mark when Donald's fire hose bursts. This short was directed by Jack King and was released on 12/13/40. Very little artwork for this short has been seen. This is a beautiful 12 field 5-peghole animation background sheet painted in gouache, stamped "Property of Walt Disney Productions" and "Production" on the reverse. In Fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    10th-11th Saturday-Sunday
    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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