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1904 Worlds Fair Agruculture Building
                          Paperweight
This is a wonderful antique souvenir paperweight. A premium offered to guests who visited the 1904 World's Fair. The"Louisiana Purchase Exposition was held in St. Louis, Missouri. This heavy glass paperweight shows the "Palace of Agriculture" , and is marked below the color image of the building. On the back is the information about the fair. It says "Souvenir, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Positively the Greatest World's Fair Every Held in Any Country, Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A., 1904, W.H. Haskell Mfr. 9 South Broadway. This glass paperweight is 4" x 2-3/4" x 7/8". It is in very nice all original condition. No chips, chiggers or cracks to the glass. The image is still sealed and intact with its back piece. Coloring is still vivid and image displays nicely still. There is some aging noted around the edge from the old adhesive used in the manufg. Take a look below. Its a rare weight of an seldom seen building that would make a nice addition to any collection.  $49.00





worlds fair, lucky penny, paperweight,
                          coin, token,
1933 CHICAGO Worlds FAIR INDIAN HEAD Coin/Token/ LUCKY PENNY Paperweight. This is an original 1933 Chicago World's Fair "Lucky Penny". A premium souvenir from the fair that features a Indian Head on the front just like the old Indian Head pennies. Back has the "Century Of Progress, 1833-1933 " and image of Fort Dearborn. This is the smaller, harder to find coin/paperweight measuring only 2-1/4" across. Copper finish over some type of metal. Coin is in good condition overall. Sharp, vivid embossing on both sides. Good coloring still. A couple of dings to the rim. Take a look below. A nice addition to any coin, paperweight, fair collection. $24.00



worlds fair, coin, 1833-1933, token
                          souvenir
Vintage 1833~1933 Souvenir A CENTURY OF PROGRESS CHICAGO WORLDS FAIR TOKEN COIN This is a vintage original Chicago Worlds Fair Token/Coin. A premium from the fair that was held in Chicago, IL, 1933-34. Coin is marked "1833 1933 Souvenir, A Century of Progress Chicago, with art deco planet and swirl motif, and Greenduck CHI." Back side is an aerial overview of the the fair, with sky ride towers. It measures 1-3/16" across and is the thickness of a quarter. Coin is solid brass. In very nice condition with no major damage.



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1940 New York World's Fair Martha
                          Washington
This is an rare miniature toby character mug. It was a premium offered to visitors that attended the World Pottery Exhibit of the 1940 New York World's Fair. Made by American Potter. The toby is of Martha Washington. It stands 2" in height. Ink stamp mark on the bottom " The American Potter, New York World's Fair -1940. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, crazing or repairs. A must have for any NY, World's Fair Collection.

Worlds Fair Hanging Ashtray
1933 Chicago World's Fair Camping Cooking Copper Kettle Ashtray!  Brass and copper three footed kettle that hangs from brass stand.  Cigarette holder on the side is marked with the fair and its logo. Very nice condition. Lite wear. No breaks or dents. Stand is 4-1/2" tall 4-1/4" across,  3" across the kettle, Nice addition to any collection.  $90.00

nywfpostcards
This is a set of nine vintage 1964 "New York World's Fair" souvenir postcards. From an estate of a couple who was lucky enough to have visited the fair. Each is an official fair postcard and feature the "unisphere" motif in the corner. Unique views include: the "US Royal Giant Tire" 80 ft gondola ride. The "General Motors" Futurama building. The "Pavilion of Paris". The "AMF Monorail". The "Bell Telephone Pavilion". The "Unisphere". The "Port of New York Authority" heliport and exhibit building. The "Thailand Pavilion". And the "Tower of Light" night time view. Postcard's are unused, no markings, tears, stains, holes or creases. Crisp, bright coloring. Nice addition to any NY historical, World's Fair, Architectural buildings, collection.
needlebuild.jpg
This is an original vintage softcover book title " Space Needle USA". By Harold Mansfield and George Gulacsik. It's a rare view into the planning, financing, building and premier of the iconic modernistic "Space Needle" building. Loaded with photos that accompany the 'start to finish' historic story of this Seattle icon, ( now a designated historical landmark). Book provides a remarkable look at the journey of what began as a doodle, and grew into one of the world's most recognizable buildings.It finishes up with the premier opening to a world of visitor's who attended the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. You'll be amazed at the struggles and hardships that the founders/designers faced. Even if your not into design, architecture, fair buildings, Seattle history, you'll find this mid-century trip, interesting, memorable reading and viewing. Book is complete and in very nice condition. Lite signs of age and use. Some yellowed area on the back exterior cover. No markings, tears, glossy pages are crisp and clean. 11"x 8-1/4". 72 pages. © 1962, The Craftsman Press.
picturebook.jpg
This is an original "Souvenir Picture Book of Washington, Seattle and the Seattle World's Fair" from an estate. Brought back from a vacation trip taken back in 1962 that culminated with a visit to Seattle and the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. Booklet is complete. Measures 9" x 6". 22 pages. It features loads of amazing photos and interesting information on the "Century 21 Exposition" and "Seattle Washington's" sites and scenery for fair-goer's to take in around the city. . This pictorial booklet is in very nice condition with no markings, tears, stains.

1933 Johnson Wings Ethyl Gas/Oil Worlds Fair!  This is an original 
1933 Johnson Gasolene & Motor Oils Advertising blotter. Featuring the Adler Planetarium. It is in excellent   unused condition.  9" x 4". Produced by the  Johnson Oil Refining Company. Bright, colorful, blue back. Slight corner wear. Nice addition to any collection. 


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1939 Official Views of the New York World's Fair booklet. 28 pages. Textured front cover.  Large color full page pictures on heavier linen like paper.  Complete, very nice condition overall.  11-1/2" x 8-1/2". Lite front cover rub spots.    $32.50 



1933 Chicago World's Fair, Standard Oil, Power Show pictures booklet.
Showing pictures and having info on the  live show that took place
at the Chicago Fair at the Standard Oil Red Crown exhibit building.
8" x 5-1/2". Complete 12 pages. Lite cover rub wear, one corner chipped.  $17.50





World's Fair Paperweight 1904
1904 World's Fair The Louisiana Purchase Exposition St. Louis, Missouri  Paperweight!  Rectangle shape heavy glass. Colorful rare scene of the Mines and Metallurgy Building.  Back is whats left of a red label telling that this was souvenir from the Fair. There is a spots where the image has worn away, but overall the image is still vivid and clearly visible.  Glass in is nice condition with no chips chiggers or cracks. A rare weight to find in any condition and a nice addition to any colleciton.  $32.50




Worlds Fair Ticket
1933 "A Century of Progress" International Exposition Chicago World's Fair Admission Ticket.  Was good for on admission to Fort Dearborn or Lama Temple. Bright and colorful. Nice condition still.  No crease lines or folds. One corner is chipped. Pin holes on the right white border area.  4-1/2" x 2-1/4".  Card stock. The price was 25¢ tax free!  $16.95

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Worlds Fair Matchbook, Stamp
1933 Chicago World's Fair "A Century of Progress" Matchbook and Postage Stamp! Nice original full unused book of matches with the 1933 Chicago World's Fair cover. Complete, nice condition. The postage stamp is canceled comes on the corner piece of it original mailing lable.  Green graphics of Fort Dearborn. One corner has some staining.  $17.00

Original Union Pacific Pullman designed Streamline train brochure, from the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. Interesting fact about the Fair exhibit and the train. 8" x 4" when folded up.  Excellant condition. Very lite wear .   $16.50


Original 1934 Rotogravure Pictures Sunday Times   newspaper special issue insert. All about the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair. 16"x 11". Complete. 16 pages. Lots of unique pictures some color others black & white. Neat advertising ads too. Some wear to the edges, it has been folded down the middle.  $21.50




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