Disney Christmas Card Sells for $13,000

The card was addressed to a Chicago resident

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    RR Auction
    This Disney-designed card from 1932 features Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Clarabelle Cow and Horace Horsecollar taking a sleigh ride.

    A rare 1932 Mickey Mouse Christmas card signed by Walt Disney sold at auction Thursday for $13,987.

    The card itself -- addressed to Chicagoan Henry Scherping -- features the original version of Mickey and Minnie Mouse along with a note written less than a month after the cartoonist received his first Oscar.

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    Disney sent out dozens of these Christmas cards, but this is the first one that has ever surfaced, according to RR Auction spokesman Bobby Livingston.

    "After seeing such a high price realized, now I know why one might save a Seasons Greetings card from years past," Livingston said.

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