4 Press Releases

Tag: Disneyland

  • Auction Preview

    Disneyland: The First 65 Years - Day 2

    An original roller coaster car from the Space Mountain ride at Disneyland is featured on the second day of the upcoming Disneyland: The First 65 Years event, presented by Van Eaton Galleries. Space Mountain debuted in 1977 as Disneyland’s second roller coaster. It also expanded the offerings at the park’s…

    Vintage Walt Disney Donald Sitting on Coffee Mug Handle
  • Auction Preview

    Disneyland: The First 65 Years - Day 1

    Two years before the release of Sleeping Beauty (1959), Walt Disney was already preparing for an attraction dedicated to the animated movie at Disneyland. One of Disney’s main concerns with what would become the Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough was the empty space inside. To solve this, he asked animator Eyvind…

    Mark Twain Life Preserver
  • Auction Preview


    Charles Ridgway was one of the only journalists to write a positive review of Disneyland's opening day in July of 1955. The park ran out of food and most of the rides broke down. But Ridgway came early enough to try the food and stayed late enough for the rides…

    Disneyland Enchanted Tiki Room Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers.
  • Auction Preview

    Vintage Posters

    Potter & Potter Auctions’ first sale of 2020 will offer over 650 lots of vintage posters, including travel posters and advertisements. One of the leading lots is a Disneyland and United Airlines advertisement by illustrator Stan Galli. An artist who dabbled widely in his career, Galli created travel posters, training…

    Arnoux, Guy (1890-1951). Air France