Mickey Mouse Poster Brings $35,000+ to Lead Movie Poster Event at Heritage Auctions

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DALLAS, TX.- A stunning never-before-auctioned 1932 Mickey Mouse three sheet stock poster from United Artists, scarcely four years removed from Mickey’s creation by Walt Disney, brought $35,850 from a determined bidder on Saturday, March 26, to lead Heritage Auctions‘ $1,500,950 Signature(r) Vintage Movie Poster Auction. “Overall we’re very pleased with the results,” said Grey Smith, Director of Vintage Movie Posters at Heritage. “We’ve seen prices realized on the top examples steadily rising over the last few months and holding strong the deeper you go into the catalog.” The auction realized a more than 86% sell through rate by value on 1,258 lots with 1,249 bidders competing for the offerings. The second spot on the auction podium went to a 1953 Paramount Style B half sheet from The War of the Worlds, one of the most iconic of the genre, and certainly the most elusive, when it realized an impressive $31,070. Close on its heels wa