Now is your chance to own a REAL Haunted Mansion Butler of Maid Costume from Disneyland

Van Eaton Galleries has released their full catalog of authentic Disneyland items they are selling at auction and I have assembled a list for anyone who wants to start their Christmas shopping early.

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The catalog is a whopping 280 pages filled with not only authentic items from Disneyland history, but often times includes how those items were acquired and even the history of those individual items.

Disneyland AuctionTake, for example, these Disneyland opening day tickets and parking pass. Not only are the tickets rare, but oddly enough the parking passes are almost non-existent because most were thrown away after their use.

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Then there’s this gem. A rain check pass for the Matterhorn issued in 1978 to be handed out in the event the attraction had to close in the case of inclement weather.

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More of an information junkie? This binder gives character information about how to portray over 50 Disney characters within the parks from how to put the costume on to mannerisms.

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Van Eaton Galleries even has Disneyland training manuals like this one from Nature’s Wonderland.

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Most impressive to me are items that are not just from the park, but help tell the history of the park. This sign was posted around Anaheim in 1990 to try and urge residents to take a stand against Disney and for them not to build the Westcot project.

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Then there is this fantastic concept artwork of the court of angels in New Orleans Square created by Imagineer Neil Boyle.

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Created by Imagineer John Stone, this Splash Mountain model was designed to look like the very top of the attraction. It’s made completely of foam and has weathered pretty well over the years by the look of the picture.

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This is something I would love to have in my personal collection. A model of Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye created by Imagineer John Stone. This even has rooms that are removable so you can see the various layers of the attraction.

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There are also lots of vintage costume pieces like this Carousel of Progress patch worn by cast members when it was in Disneyland.

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If you’ve ever wanted to have a unique and authentic Halloween costume as a Disneyland security guard, now is your chance.

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And if it’s been your dream to own an authentic Haunted Mansion maid or butler outfit, there’s no time like the present.

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There is a huge assortments from props from various rides around the park including all of these from Peter Pan’s Flight!

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They even have a Disneyland Skyway bucket up for auction. In excellent condition!

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There are a ton of Haunted Mansion pieces from the entry hall of the attraction, many of which were never used in the final version!

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Of course, there is this Space Mountain roller coaster car up for grabs. If you think I have covered it all, you’re not even close. If you’re a fan of Disneyland and its history, you have to check out the entire collection going up for auction at You won’t regret it.

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