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    The Brave Little Tailor Mickey Mouse Color Model Cel (Walt Disney, 1938). A beautiful 12 field hand-inked and hand-painted color model cel of Mickey Mouse as the Brave Little Tailor. This is a full, untrimmed nitrate sheet with a full clear nitrate sheet behind it. The cel is marked "R.M.14." This classic short was directed by Bill Roberts and was nominated for an Academy Award, but lost to Disney's own Ferdinand the Bull. Still, it was voted #26 in Jerry Beck's 50 Greatest Cartoons (1994). This is a historic piece, with a pose almost exactly like the one Disney used for their Classic Collection figurines in the 1990s. Mickey stands 4" x 3.75". In Fair condition, with paint loss to the hat, left foot, and shirt.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    1st-2nd Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 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.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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