This Summer, Anaheim, California will host the 2013 D23 Expo from August 9-11th. The expo offers numerous panels, presentations, exhibits, and of course shopping! Not only will D23 expo guests be able to purchase exclusive D23 merchandise but they will also be able to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid on actual Disney Parks memorabilia in a silent auction – which takes place Saturday, August 10th.
The silent auction features some incredible Pixar items, two of which are signed by John Lasseter. Below are a few of the Pixar-related items up for grabs.
Booster Display Prop*
Attention Space Rangers! Booster Munchapper, our fearless alien stood guard over Emperor Zurg’s jail cell at the end of the Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin® attraction at Magic Kingdom® park at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Dimensions: 95” H x 76” W x 13” D.
Toy Story Mania Construction Panels
Hey Howdy hey! Step right up! These construction panels were displayed in the Paradise Pier area of Disney California Adventure® park in preparation for the opening of the 2008 attraction, Toy Story Mania. Dimensions: 48” H x 40” W each (Panels sold individually).
WonderGround Gallery Exhibit Banner We Scare Because… Artist Dave Perillo
This oversized banner depicts characters from Monters Inc. and features artwork by artist Dave Perillo and was displayed in WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort, for the Disney•Pixar themed premiere exhibit which opened in June 2012. Dimensions: 7’ H x 15” W.
Flik Display Prop*
Sorry to bug! This next prop featuring Flik from the Disney • Pixar animated film A Bug’s Life was used as part of the grand opening display at the World of Disney® Store in the Downtown Disney® Marketplace at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Dimensions: 101” H x 36” W x 10” D.
Radiator Springs Racers 9” Vinylmation™ signed by John Lasseter
Get ready to be floored by this next lot! This 9” Vinylmation™ released during the opening of Cars Land in Disney California Adventure® park was inspired by the Radiator Springs Racers attraction. This piece will no doubt make you say ‘ka-chow’ as it is signed and dated June, 15, 2012 by Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and Principal Creative Advisor, Walt Disney Imagineering, John Lasseter. Dimensions: 11”H x 5.75”W x 7.25”D
Cars Land Letters Framed Pin Set signed by John Lasseter
If you have a need for speed, then bring home this limited edition framed pin set inspired by Cars Land in Disney California Adventure® park; signed and dated opening day by Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and Principal Creative Advisor, Walt Disney Imagineering, John Lasseter. Dimensions: 14.5”H x 23”W x 0.75”D
We wish we were going to be present at the 2013 D23 Expo as I have a weakness for silent auctions (Monsters University Charity Screening & Silent Auction). These items will undoubtedly draw big crowds as they will make wonderful additions to anyone’s Pixar collection.
The silent auction is for registered guests, tickets for the D23 Expo Silent Auction are $23.00 each. No discounts will be offered in conjunction with this package. Separate D23 Expo admission is required. For more details be sure to check out the D23 Expo website.