Gavels ‘N Paddles: Mickey and Minnie display, $29,222, Hake’s Americana

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Mickey and Minnie display, $29,222, Hake's Americana

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by Ken Hall

A Mickey and Minnie Mouse mechanical store display pair, made circa 1935 for Old King Cole, sold for $29,222 at an absentee and online auction (#214) held March 17 and 19 by Hake’s Americana & Collectibles in York, Pa. Also, a single panel Sunday comic page from Nov. 3, 1935, showing a brick throwing scene from Krazy Kat, signed by artist George Herriman, brought $17,014; a 1934 Two-Gun Mickey black-and-white production cel made $13,800; and a Marx Batman factory prototype bagatelle game hit $11,828. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Mickey and Minnie display, $29,222, Hake’s Americana