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    Minnie Mouse Painted Cel and Background Spot Illustration (Walt Disney, c. 1970s). An unusual spot illustration of a knife thrower (in Medieval garb) tossing his knives at the red silhouette of Minnie Mouse. The art was created with a hand-painted cel, and background elements (ground, tufts of grass, blue skies) painted in watercolor on illustration board. We suspect this to be from an issue of the Gulf Oil Wonderful World of Disney magazine, but it could have been for a storybook or consumer product use. The knife thrower stands 5.25"; overall image size is 6.5" x 8". A waxed area on the cel below the image is from typeset text, now missing. Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    8th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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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.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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