Mickey Mouse poster sells for more than $100,000

Mickey Mouse still sells: This week a vintage 1928 movie poster emblazoned with the iconic Mickey Mouse image, that had been part of the estate of a California collector, sold for more than $100,000.

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Mickey Mouse hit the jackpot this week; The earliest surviving posters of Mickey Mouse sold for more than $100,000 this week.

One of the earliest surviving posters of Mickey Mouse sold for more than $100,000 yesterday, Heritage Auctions said.

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The 1928 movie poster of the iconic cartoon mouse belonged to the family of a deceased collector in Northern California, the auction house said.

Mickey Mouse was created in 1928 by Walt Disney, and the color poster shows a smiling Mickey waving his gloved hand, advertising the "Mickey Mouse sound cartoon," with a slogan calling the animated mouse "The World's Funniest Cartoon Character."

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