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    Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (Universal, 1934). Stock One Sheet (27" X 41").
    As Walt Disney's "Alice" series was wrapping up, Disney's new character, a rabbit named Oswald, was just starting to take off. The character became a major hit for Disney's producer Charles Mintz, and when Disney could no longer produce the cartoons due to financial cutbacks, Mintz took the character and Disney's staff away from Walt. This "hostile takeover" of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit led directly to the creation of Mickey Mouse, as Disney needed a new character to animate. Eventually, Universal would take over the Oswald series and this piece displays the best images of the charmed rabbit ever created. Extremely difficult to acquire, this lot presents an incredible opportunity for collectors of animation. Light handling includes fold separation, wrinkling, and corner bumps. Fine/Very Fine.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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