Monday, August 22, 2011

The D23 Expo 2011 Live Auction

The D23 Expo 2011 Live Auction took place the evening of August 20,2011 in Stage 23.   In order to participate as a bidder, you had to purchase an auction package for an additional $45.   You were issued a numbered paddle and a paddle-shaped pin.   This also qualified you to bid on the silent auction which took place durning the morning and early afternoon of August 20.

Prior to the start of the auction, performance artist David Garibaldi, created three paintings live on stage of Dumbo, Cruella da Vil and the Cheshire Cat.   These paintings were added to the auction as the previously announced surprise lots.    Here is a list of the items and the amounts for which they were sold.

Walt Disney Signed and Framed Personal Check (1941) - $3750
David Garibaldi painting of Cruella da Vil - $3000
World of Color Behind-the-scenes Tour and Napa Rose Dinner - $4500
Mickey Mouse Pook-A-Looz Mosaic Sculpture - $2000
Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum Props from World of Disney Store - $3500
Walt Disney's Hollywood Tour - $7000
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides theater display - $2500
101 Dalmatians paper sculpture by Dave Avanzino - $5200
Sleeping Beauty Castle Snow Globe Display - $2000
Disneyland Resort Happiest Homecoming on Earth 50th Anniversary Tickets - $3000
Jungle Cruise Attractions Zebra - $6000
Stained Glass Collection by David Bird - $3500
Tour of the Animation Building and Ink & Paint Department plus custom cel - $19,500
Walt Disney's Clock Cleaners Hallmark Ornament prototype by Ken Crow - $2300
Four Characters by Darren Wilson - $3500
Pirates of the Caribbean Experience with Disney Legend Alice Davis - $5000
Pirates of the Caribbean Attractions Cannon - $5250
Vintage Mickey Mouse Retro Minaudiere, Double Mirror Compact and Card Case - $2900
Vintage Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Candy Dispensers - $700
David Garibaldi painting of Dumbo - $5200
A Pinch of Power by Greg McCullough - $3000
Disney Vinylmation Coffee Table/Display Case - $3000
Walt Disney Archives Tour - $6000
From Dream to Reality on Canvas custom art by Noah - $20,000
The artist on the spot offered a second painting to the runner up - $18,000
Custom Cruiser bicycle by Chip Foose, plus artwork and tour of shop - $7500
Disney California Adventure Park Cars Land Experience - $14,000
Walt Disney World Pirates of the Caribbean Barker Bird Replica - $5000
Electronic Sorcerer Mickey by Noah - $6500
Alice in Wonderland by Dave Avanzino - $4250
The Walt Disney Animations Studios behind-the-scenes tour Prep & Landing - $3500
Alice in Wonderland Figure from World Port Store - $1500
Destiny's Dance cel signed by Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson - $3100
2011 Candlelight Processional Viewing and Dining both coasts - $1750
Peter Pan Flight Attractions Vehicle - $30,000
Ariel - Longing to Dance by Larry Nikolai - $5000
Private Tour of El Capitan Theatre and screening of Nightmare Before Christmas - $900
David Garibaldi painting of The Cheshire Cat - $3100
Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg illustration by David Christiana - $1000
Walt Disney World Haunted Mansion Attractions Ghosts - $38,000
Star Tours Experience with Walt Disney Imagineer Steve Roach plus Jedi Academy - $6800


  1. And, in case you are wondering, The Thespian will be enjoying the World of Color/Napa Rose experience and the opening day of Cars Land experience. You do the math.

  2. The Thespian is also the proud owner of a poisoned apple prop from the film Enchanted purchased in the silent auction