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    Hank Porter "Sleepy" WWII Insignia Illustration (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). From the hand of Hank Porter comes this heartfelt original World War II Insignia artwork of Sleepy snoozing with a Red Cross symbol behind him and a Do Not Disturb sign. This insignia was for the USS Tranquility, a Haven Class Hospital boat that was launched on 7/25/44. It was one of the first six Navy boats to be fully air conditioned. It housed 100 hospital beds. This fully finished drawing, in graphite with red pencil highlights, is on cut paper, the shape of an actual insignia of approximately 7". Sleepy is 5". Snow White was used in only two insignias, both as a nurse. Fine condition. From the Hank Porter Estate.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
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