Disneyland items including Tiki Room bird and Pirates skeleton auctioned for 17

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie “Frozen” and decided to “Let It Go.”Van Eaton Galleries says nearly 1,000 items — including a bird from the Enchanted Tiki Room and an original “Pirates of the Caribbean” skeleton — brought in $1.7 million during a weekend auction held online and in Sherman Oaks, California.Bids came from around the world.The top seller was a green 1970s-era animatronic Tiki Room bird, which fetched $153,400. The 1967 “Pirates” skeleton, which holds a cutlass and chugs from a bottle, went for $129,800.Other items offered by the anonymous collector were the original Frontierland cigar store Indian, a 1960s Mark Twain Riverboat life preserver, a doll from “It’s a Small World” and poster artwork for “Captain EO.”Prices included a buyer’s premium, which is an additional charge on the winning bid. by The Associated Press Posted Mar 2, 2015 7:58 pm MDT In this undated photo provided by Van Eaton Galleries, shows an original “Pirates of the Caribbean” skeleton, part of a Disneyland vintage memorabilia auction which brought in $1.7 million during a weekend sale held online and in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Other items offered by the anonymous collector were the original Frontierland cigar store Indian, a 1960s Mark Twain Riverboat life preserver, a doll from “It’s a Small World” and poster artwork for “Captain EO.” Prices included a buyer’s premium. (AP Photo/Van Eaton Galleries) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Disneyland items, including Tiki Room bird and ‘Pirates’ skeleton, auctioned for $1.7 million