Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US
Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US
Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US
Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US
Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US
Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US
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Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US

Estimate: 14,000 - 22,000 GBP

Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US

Estimate: 14,000 - 22,000 GBP

Lot Sold:13,750GBP
(1 bid, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (1936) poster, US

Special hand printed silkscreen


Unframed 60 x 40 in. (152 x 102 cm)

Framed 62 1/2 x 42 1/2 in. (158.3 x 107.9 cm)


Special hand printed silkscreen posters were produced for Walt Disney throughout the mid 1930s. These were used to promote Walt Disney's cartoons and characters, and were done in conjunction with the theatres running a series of cartoons. Special silkscreen posters were normally smaller in size (40 x 30 in.), and are themselves extremely rare, with only a few ever surfacing. This poster for Mickey's 8th birthday in 1936 was the only one to be in this larger format. This poster for Mickey's 8th birthday in 1936 was the only one to be in this larger format. To-date this is believed to be the only known surviving example.



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Condition Report

Unfolded, paper-backed and conservation framed with UV plexiglass. Excellent condition, with the colours remaining very bright. Minor restoration to the borders.


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