Jun 26, 2017

First Disneyland map sells for £555,000

An original map of the first Disneyland park has fetched £555,838 at an auction in California. The hand-coloured map was drawn in two days with input from Disney and artist Herb Ryman. Disney's brother Roy took the map to meet investors at the American Broadcasting Corporation in 1953. "Mark Eaton of auctioneers Van Eaton Galleries in Los Angeles said:"After some pretty exciting bidding the map sold for $708,000, making it the most expensive Disneyland map ever sold. The first Disneyland Resort was built in Anaheim, California, on a 100-acre car park site.

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