Original 1953 prospectus for Disneyland will be sold Dec. 16-18 by Philip Weiss Auctions The complete and original 1953 Disneyland prospectus, drafted by Walt Disney himself and outlining his ideas for the iconic theme park in California, will be sold Dec. 16-18 by Philip Weiss Auctions.
Jan. 20, at 4 p.m, Philip Weiss Auctions will conduct a Hollywood memorabilia, pop culture and rock ‘n’ roll auction.
The music and rock ‘n’ roll portion of that auction, beginning at 6 p.m., is expected to generate strong bidder interest. Featured will be Beatles material (to include a rare first North American Capitol single, lobby cards, posters, a Yellow Submarine thermos, concert tickets, a scarce 1962 UK handbill, a collection of 45rpm records and more), and original concert posters.
Also sold in that session will be Rolling Stones autographs (with Brian Jones), a rare 1971 Led Zeppelin at Boston Garden poster, items pertaining to Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix and the Grateful Dead, a fine selection of period psychedelic and concert posters and other material.
The first part of the Jan. 20 sale, beginning at 4 p.m., will have Hollywood memorabilia from the Lester Glassner collection (featuring photos and more), as well as additions from other estates, including a selection of movie posters, a box lot of photos, negatives, original Broadway window cards, playbills, original artwork for 1920s and ‘30s theater magazines and much more.
Also included will be a collection of original movie costumes, to include Laurel & Hardy costumes from The Bullfighters; Jane Russell’s costume from The Outlaw; a suit worn by James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy; Bette Davis’s gown from The Virgin Queen, Rudolph Valentino’s vest from Son of the Sheik; and a Charlton Heston costume from Planet of the Apes.
Online bidding for all sales will be facilitated by Proxibid.com. Previews will be held during the week leading up to the three-day auction (or by appointment), as well as the morning of the date of sale for all auction dates. Images for some of the items to be sold may be seen on the Philip Weiss Auctions website, at www.WeissAuctions.com. Updates are posted frequently.
Philip Weiss Auctions is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (516) 594-0731, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Philip Weiss Auctions and the firm’s calendar of events, to include the three upcoming auctions, please log on to www.WeissAuctions.com.