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Winning Bid:
$2,530.00 (Includes 15% Buyer's Premium)
Bidding Ended:
Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:00:00 PM)
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Auction #216 - Part II
Item numbers 978 through 2735 in auction 216
Value Code:
K - $1,000 to $2,000 Help Icon
Item Description
Pair of 3.5x6.5" tickets marked "Invitational Press Preview" w/art image of Fantasyland castle on front and "Admit One Sunday, July 17, 1955 2:30 PM" text across bottom. Map on back w/Tinker Bell graphics showing her pointing to Disneyland castle w/"During The ABC Network Telecast Of The Disneyland Preview, Disneyland Gates Will Be Closed From 4:20 PM to 5:30 PM. If You Wish To Be Present During This Telecast, Please Plan To Arrive Before 4:15 PM." text at right. Text across bottom includes "This Program Will Be Televised Over ABC-TV Network From 4:30 To 6:00 PM P.D.T." Trace corner tip wear, but o/w unused and VF/Exc. Nicely designed and historic. Despite numerous glitches, the dedication took place as scheduled and the Park opened up to the general public on the following day, July 18th, 1955. Comes w/6x8.75" Disneyland guide book from 1955 that features artwork only of the park rather than real photos as park was still under construction when this was published. Also has text dealing w/the attractions and two photos of Walt Disney. Back cover features map. Guide has some handling wear w/pinch creases to spine and is VF. Lot also includes "Los Angeles Times" July 15, 1955 supplement that predates the park opening by three days. 10.75x15.25" full color newsprint w/20 pages features front page photo of Walt gesturing towards map of park grounds. Features artwork only of numerous park attractions and back cover has map. Aged w/scattered edge wear. Fine.
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