Van Eaton Galleries auctions Disneyland painting for $172,500

Disneyland Haunted Mansion painting: Price realized: $175,000. Van Eaton Galleries image

Disneyland Haunted Mansion painting. Price realized: $172,500. Van Eaton Galleries image

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An animatronic doll from Disneyland’s It’s a Small World ride and an original “stretching portrait” from the park’s Haunted Mansion attraction were the top-grossing items at a recent auction of Disney memorabilia in Los Angeles. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.com.

The portrait (above) brought in $172,500 and the Small World animatronic doll (below) sold for $80,500 at Van Eaton Galleries’ “Souvenirs of Disneyland” auction.

 

'It’s A Small World' audio-animatronic doll, 1971, 39 inches. Estimate: $80,000-$90,000. Van Eaton Galleries image

‘It’s A Small World’ audio-animatronic doll, 1971, 39 inches. Price realized: $80,500. Van Eaton Galleries image

 

The gallery announced Monday that the auction raised more than $1.2 million.

Other popular lots included a collection of rare Disneyland postcards, which sold for $69,000, and a tropical bird (below) from the Enchanted Tiki Room attraction that fetched $34,500.

 

Rare animatronic sparrow prop from the iconic 'Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room attraction. Van Eaton Galleries image

Rare animatronic sparrow prop from the iconic ‘Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room’ attraction. Price realized: $34,500. Van Eaton Galleries image

 

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