Disney Christmas card jingles all the way to $14k



2015-06-26 11:52:16

Disney Christmas card jingles all the way to $14k

Bearing his most iconic creation, Mickey Mouse, Disney's signature brought five figures

A rare 1932 Mickey Mouse Christmas card signed by his creator Walt Disney has sold at auction.

The card features the vintage versions of Mickey and his girlfriend Minnie Mouse, with a handwritten inscription to Chicago nativeHenry Scherping.

Disney is known to have sent out dozens of these Christmas cards - but this is the first and only one to surfaceon the collectibles market, according to RR Auction's Bobby Livingston.

 Disney's signed Christmas card, sold for $13,987

What's more, it was written just a month after Disney received his first Oscar in 1932 for his creation of the world's number one celebrity mouse.

Sold at RR Auction,the historic cardrealised a final hammer price of $13,987.

Last month, Bobby Livingston had an exclusive chat with Paul Fraser Collectibles about the future of autograph collecting, which you can read here.


Image: RR Auction

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