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Mickey Mouse poster fetches $100,000

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 13:50 hrs

Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) A 1928 movie poster featuring iconic character Mickey Mouse sold for more than $100,000 at a recent US auction.

The advertisement, believed to be one of the earliest surviving Mickey Mouse posters, was snapped up by an unidentified bidder for $101,575 when it went under the hammer at the Heritage Auctions sale in Dallas, Texas, reports contactmusic.com.

The poster, created by Walt Disney, depicts Mickey smiling and waving, while a tagline calls the animated icon "The World's Funniest Cartoon Character".

Grey Smith, director of movie poster auctions at Heritage Auctions, called the item "an important piece of pop culture treasure".

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