Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Springtime for Pluto Title Cel with Key Master Background and Camera Instructions Group of 2 (Walt Disney, 1944). Here is a pair of original pieces from one of Pluto's solo appearances. Springtime for Pluto was directed by Charles (Nick) Nichols and in this lot is the original Key Master title cel setup seen at the beginning of the short. It is a hand-inked 12 field cel of the title over the matching hand-painted background. This exact image and can be seen at the start of this cartoon. There is only one title cel for this cartoon and this is it. Next to the cel in the same frame are the camera instruction for the film (production #2295) which have been signed off by the director and Walt Disney himself. Matted and framed together under Plexiglas, the overall piece measures 16" x 31". Some handling is evident; otherwise, condition is Fine. Frame is sold as-is.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 21
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 328

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 26 days left to consign to the 2019 August 1 - 3 Comics - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I wouldn’t hesitate for a minute to recommend you to other comic book collectors or owners of fine arts.
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,477,408
    2019 May 16 - 18 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Chicago
    2019 May 16 - 18 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED SO FAR $15,201,836