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Edna Disney, Roy O. Disney, Walt Disney, and Lillian Disney

 

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Above:  Original ink signatures of four Disney family members, plus legendary attorney Gunther Lessing

 

 

Walt Disney, Roy Disney, Lillian & Edna Disney Have All
Signed this Rare Document!
Plus the Legendary Gunther Lessing!

 

Four Disney family members sign off on Lillian Disney's wish to give her and Walt's daughter Diane 5,000 shares of Disney stock.  This legal document is signed not only by Walt Disney, but also his brother Roy O. Disney, and Walt's wife Lillian Disney,  as well as Roy's wife Edna.  Disney's famous lawyer Gunther Lessing has also signed.  

Many people don't realize that the original name of the Disney Studio was the Disney Brothers Studio.  There is no question that financial expertise of Walt's brother Roy was critical in building and holding together the Disney Company during Walt's lifetime and after, until the opening of Walt Disney World.  Roy O. Disney passed away in 1971, just weeks after overseeing the grand opening of  Disney World.  Both Roy O. Disney and his wife Edna Disney have signed this document in addition to Walt and Lillian.

Lillian Bounds started at the Disney Studio in 1923- when it was still more of a Disney office.  She worked as an inker and painter, earning $15 a week.  According to Bob Thomas's great book, WALT DISNEY - AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL, Walt said to his pretty employee, "I'm going to buy a new suit.  When I get it, would it be alright if I called on you?"  She said it would be, and Walt and Lillian married two years later.  She has signed this document twice, "Lillian B. Disney."

Gunther R. Lessing headed Disney's legal department for many years before the Walt Disney promoted him to vice president and general counsel of Walt Disney Productions.  At the Disney studio, known for its laid back atmosphere where everyone was addressed by their first name, it was Gunther Lessing who Walt referred to when he said, "The only Mister we have at the studio is our lawyer, Mr. Lessing."  Lessing earned his law degree from Yale, and spent his early career in Mexico where he briefly acted as council for Pancho Villa.  Walt Disney hired Lessing to represent them in late 1929 and early 1930 to protect their rights to their cartoons from the predatory Pat Powers.  "If he was good enough for Pancho Villa then he's a good enough attorney for me," Walt Disney reportedly said.  Lessing was hired by Disney in 1929 and stayed with the studio for 35 years, retiring in 1964. 

In this 1948 document, Lillian Disney gives 5,000 shares of her stock to her daughter Diane (who is only a child at the time).   As Trustees, Walt Disney, Roy and his wife Edna, and Gunther Lessing, (and Lillian by signing a second time) have certified that they do no object to the transfer.  Document is an original on onion skin paper measuring 8.5" x 7.75".  Document is in excellent condition with the most minor tape remnants on the top margin of page 1 and the extreme side margins of page 2 reaching no more than 1/8 inch into the blank margin (so minor, it's virtually invisible in the scans).  A rare collection of signatures of the two Disney brothers and their wives, and the legendary Gunther Lessing.  A rare and significant Disney Company/Disney family document.  Unframed.  Includes TWO Certificates of Authenticity:  The JSA (James Spence) Letter of Authenticity and the Phil Sears Collectibles Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity.  Item # 2643, $6995

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Where Do The Amazing Things at
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Over the past 25+ years I have purchased from:

-Walt Disney's first star, Virginia Davis
-Family of Roger Broggie, Walt Disney's First Imagineer
-Walt Disney's Cinderella voice actress Eileen Woods
-Family of Walt Disney's secretary Tommy Wilck
-Walt Disney's Snow White voice actress Adriana Caselotti
-Walt Disney's publicist Len Shannon
-Disney History Institute's Paul F. Anderson
-Marceline, Missouri Mayor & Walt Disney friend Rush Johnson
-Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty voice actress Mary Costa
-Walt Disney's Cal Arts publicist Tom Wilck
-Family of Disney artist Josh Meador
-Walt Disney's Tinker Bell Margaret Kerry 
-Estate of Disney Artist Jay Gould
-Family of Disney Artist Milt Banta
-Family of Disney artist Ward Kimball (through an intermediary)
-Walt Disney's Movie Producer Harry Tytle
-Disneyland President Jack Lindquist
-Family of E Ticket Magazine co-publisher Leon Janzen
-Son of Walt Disney friend Winslow Case
-Van France, hired by Walt Disney to create the University of Disneyland
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Phil Sears
Has authenticated Disney for the both of the world's largest auction galleries- Christie's London & Sotheby's in New York

When the Disney Company needed Walt Disney autographs for a series of special "100 Years of Magic" auctions, they got them from  Phil Sears

When Walt Disney World wanted a Disney autograph
for a contest grand prize, they bought it from Phil Sears

Even Walt Disney's daughter,
Diane Disney-Miller owns a piece from Phil Sears

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at the Walt Disney Family Museum

 

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