Tag Archives: Mickey Mouse

Library of Congress Launches First Exhibit of Geppi Collection

Library of Congress Launches First Exhibit of Geppi Collection

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C.Vaughn Selections from The Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts went on display in the Great Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building at the Library of Congress on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, just five months after his gift to the nation’s library was revealed. The previous Tuesday, October […]

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be Celebrated in Heritage Auctions’ December Animation Art Auction Sale also features largest collection ever offered from Mary Blair, Walt Disney’s favorite artist DALLAS, Texas (November 27, 2018) – Among the highlights in Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art auction Dec. 8-9 in Beverly Hills, California, will be a trove of memorabilia […]

What's Selling on eBay: December 2016

What's Selling on eBay: December 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,547 (31 bids, 13 bidders): Mobile Space TV Unit with Trailer Rosko-Nomura c. 1962 Battery Op PA114. Circa 1962, made in Japan, battery-operated, the toy is working. Rare toy, wonderful original condition. Bright litho, no damage or rust. No missing components. Bump-and-go action, lighted screen, moving camera, rotating antenna. […]

What's Selling on eBay: May 2016

What's Selling on eBay: May 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $363 (21 bids): Plique a Jour Antique Silver 925 Scoop This antique Plique a Jour scoop is in very good condition. Royal shades of purple, blue, red, green and yellow adorn this beautifully crafted sterling utensil. It measures approximately 4 1/2 inches long x 1 1/8 inches at the […]

Comic Timing

Comic Timing

by J.C. Vaughn After a period in which a number of character watches enjoyed values that we might call “overly robust,” the market has stabilized and it seems that we’re now in period of some real bargains. “Character watches have always been very popular. So many different characters have been represented, so the cross-over appeal […]

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

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

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World 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 […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1935 Mickey Mouse cel, $98,000+, Heritage Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An all-original, unrestored production cel and master background from Walt Disney’s 1935 cartoon, Mickey’s Service Station, featuring Mickey Mouse and Goofy, sold for more than $98,000 at an Animation Art Signature Auction held July 1-2 […]

The Lure of Lunch Boxes

The Lure of Lunch Boxes

The Lure of Lunch Boxes By Jeff Figler Lunch boxes are collectibles that have a soared tremendously in popularity recently. Throughout history people have always needed to transport food, but of course, nobody ever dreamed that these metal boxes could be worth a fortune. There are a number of characteristics that combine to make the […]

The Celebrity Collector: Tim Matheson

The Celebrity Collector: Tim Matheson

The Celebrity Collector: Tim Matheson Best Known as Ladies’ Man Eric “Otter” Stratton in National Lampoon’s Animal House, Collects Disney Animation Cels By Ken Hall The veteran actor also owns folk art and contemporary art. He’s always been drawn to art. Veteran film and TV actor Tim Matheson’s place in cinematic history will forever be […]

1933 King Kong poster, $388,375, Heritage Auction

1933 King Kong poster, $388,375, Heritage Auction

1933 King Kong poster, $388,375, Heritage Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A near-perfect 1933 Style B three-sheet movie poster for the RKO classic film King Kong sold for $388,375 at a Vintage Movie Poster Signature Auction held Nov. 29 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, […]