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    Mickey Mouse in His 8th Birthday Celebration (United Artists, 1936). Silkscreen Poster (40" X 60").
    Special 40" X 60" silkscreen posters were produced by Walt Disney throughout the mid-1930s to advertise his cartoons and characters though very few have survived. This is the only known copy of the large format poster to advertise Mickey Mouse's 8th birthday. The theater that would display this poster would typically run a series of the famous mouse's cartoons to commemorate the event. The borders have been airbrushed, and restoration has addressed a few hairline crimps in Mickey's shorts and torso, as well as a some chips in the borders, leaving the poster displaying beautifully. This is an amazingly fresh poster with little restoration and a very rare find! Fine/Very Fine.


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