Description

    WWII Fighting Squadron VF12 "Pirate Parrot" Insignia Design (Walt Disney, 1940s). Birds represented the single largest category among Disney-designed insignias. This is rare original World War II insignia artwork for the Fighting Squadron VF12 of the US Navy. This was the first Navy squadron to win the "Bent Wing" title. Done in gouache on 9.5" x 8" board this is a fun 8.5" image. A Walt Disney studio signature is on the bottom left. This art was chosen for a 1944 National Geographic article, but the squadron never produced the proper copyright release from Walt Disney for the article so it was never used. Notes to this effect are on the reverse. Minor handling and edge wear and a small tape pull through the tip of the sword. Slight fading to the signature. In Very Good condition.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    11th-12th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 355

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 7 days left to consign to the 2017 December 9 Animation Art - Beverly Hills!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage rocks!
    James C.,
    Glendale, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 May 12 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 May 12 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,704,510
    2017 August 10 - 12 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 August 10 - 12 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $6,300,052