World's Fair Auction

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Auction # 31 Closing Tuesday - March 6th, 2018 at 10:00 PM EDT


World's Fair Auction Lot 1 - "Spooner's Perspective View of The Great Exhibition", a telescoping view of the interior of the Crystal Palace. This item is also known as a Peep Show. This piece has 8 cut out hand colored pieces (and a picture on the back panel, making 9 layers) that are connected by linen sides that allow the item to be expanded or flattened. The back piece is solid and the front piece has a hole in the center. You look down the hole in the center (see the second picture) and you see the inside of the Crystal Palace. The scene inside "is taken from the Transept, near the 'Crystal Fountain', and embraces the whole length of the Foreign Nave, or Eastern end of the Exhibition". (This along with a more complete description or what is shown is written on the back. See last picture.) It shows the steel structure above, a fountain in the center, flags along the side and lots of people. The insides are hand colored. This was published on "August 9, 1851". These peep shows give a true perspective of what being in the Crystal Palace really looked like. Rare. Size: 7 1/2" wide by 6 1/8" high and opens to 28" long (to view the inside picture). Condition: Very Fine. The top is a little faded and has some edge damage. The linen sides a re a little soiled. The back is soiled. Inside the colors are bright although there is slight soiling and a couple of slight bends it views beautifully.

World's Fair Auction Lot 2 - Pair of Cuff Links with raised image of "Independence Hall" and "1776" written below. The tops are a brass shell and the bottom piece moves to ease the putting on the cuff links. Size: Top is 11/16" diameter. Condition: One is Very Fine with a couple of rough areas and the other is Excellent.

World's Fair Auction Lot 3 - Single admission "Package Ticket" to admit one person to the "United States International Exhibition" held in "Philadelphia" from "May 10th" to "Nov. 10th". Ticket number "91320" stamped in red in the lower left corner. Signed at the bottom by David G. Yates, "Gen'l. Manager, Dept. of Admissions". Reverse side, printed in black on a purple background, has an image of a seated woman with a sword in one hand and a branch in the other with an eagle beside her. Printed at top "Good for One Admission at Money Gates.", "Void After November 10th 1876." size: 3 11/16" wide by 2 5/16" high. Condition: Near Mint.

World's Fair Auction Lot 4 - Multicolor card picturing the "Mexican Pagoda" Around the edge there is a decorative boarder in black. Size: 5 7/8" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Fine. There is paper loss in the upper left corner that has been disguised by having a piece of paper glued across the top of the back. There are also some creases in the paper.

World's Fair Auction Lot 5 - China Plate picturing "Les Visiteurs de L'Exposition Universalle de 1889" (Visitors to the 1889 fair) consisting of 9 people, 4 outfits are in color, the rest in brown. Above are 3 shields with lions on them. Below are 5 barrels containing articles of commerce like Beer. There is a maker's name on the bottom. There are 2 holes in the underside rim for hanging the plate on the wall. Size: 8 3/8" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine with overall crazing.

World's Fair Auction Lot 6 - Satuma Vase with pictures of 2 buildings in gold. The vase is a spherical shape with a small 3/4" opening at the top. The 2 buildings pictured are Machinery Hall and the Japanese Pavilion. The sides between the pictures are decorated with flowers in red, pink, yellow, green, brown, blue, white and black. The white design is raised slightly. The bottom has one character written on it. From the Howard Rossen Collection. This was very hard to photograph due to all the reflections. Size: About 6" diameter by 6 1/4" high. Condition: Excellent with the repair of a tiny 1/8" chip on the bottom rim.

World's Fair Auction Lot 7 - Miessen Cup and Saucer with sepia image of the "Government Buildings. Chicago World's Columbian Exposition." written underneath. Inside the top rim is a gold decoration along with gold around the top and bottom rims. The saucer has a matching gold decoration. The bottom has the Miessen cross swords logo in blue under the glaze and "Made in Germany" in gold. This is probably a chocolate cup and these Miessen pieces are very rare. Size: Cup is 3 1/16" wide from edge to end of handle by 3" to top of handle. Saucer is 4 1/4" diameter. Condition: Excellent.

World's Fair Auction Lot 8 - Peachblow Creamer with beautiful gold decoration "World's Fair 1893" painted on the side. The creamer is made of art glass where the color gradates from a whiter pink at the bottom to a dark pink at the top. There are ribs running vertically around the whole creamer. It has an applied white handle. It is a beautiful rare piece. Size: 2 3/8" tall by 3 7/8" wide from spout to handle. Condition: Near Mint.

World's Fair Auction Lot 9 - Pair of Milk Glass Salt and Pepper Shakers. These shakers are different from other milk glass shakers because they have coloring at the top of the milk glass. One shaker pictures the "Hortic'l Bld.", "W.F. '93" with boats and a gondola in the foreground and it has a beige coloring at the top. The other pictures the "MFG. & L. Arts. Bld.", "W.F. '93" with boats and a gondola in the foreground and it has a pink coloring at the top. Size: Each are 3 1/2" tall by 1 5/8" diameter. Condition: Excellent.

World's Fair Auction Lot 10 - Four sided glass perfume bottle (also called a tear catcher) with thumbprint indentations on two sides. Within these there are gold designs. On the other two sides is written in gold "World's Columbian Exposition 1893" and on the other side "Hadji Ephraim Benguiat". The stopper is missing. Size: 7 5/16" long by aprox. 1/2" square. Condition: Extremely Fine, a little wear to the gold, especially the first 3 letters of "World's".

World's Fair Auction Lot 11 - Cloth "Geographical Toy." that makes the "Columbian Globe." The cloth pictures 6 pieces that make up the globe and a picture at the bottom of what it looks like when put together. The instructions are on the cloth "No Cutting Required. Reverse - Fold and Sew on Black Lines." "Turn Right Side Out and Stuff with Cotton." At the bottom of the cloth is "1492" on the left and "1892" on the right. This was "Made by Pacific Mills". Rare, especially when uncut. Size: 24 3/4" wide by 16 3/4" high. Condition: Very Fine, light brown spots thoughout.

World's Fair Auction Lot 12 - Puzzle picturing the "Agricultural Building." At the top of the box cover is "The World's Columbian Exposition". At the bottom is "Picture Puzzles". The box and puzzle are multicolor chromolithography. The puzzle is complete. Made by "McLoughlin Bros. New York." a premier game and toy maker of the later half of the 19th Century. Size: Box is 12 3/4" wide by 9 1/2" high. The puzzle is 22 3/8" wide by 11 5/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a stain at the bottom center of the box cover. The Puzzle has a few non-offensive spots on the picture and the back has lots of small brown spots.

World's Fair Auction Lot 13 - Board Game, "Kohla or World's Fair Game". The board is multicolor chromolithography attached to heavy cardboard (similar to the game boards we played with as children) picturing 4 buildings: Administration, Horticulture, Manufacturing and Liberal Arts and the Casino. There are also flags pictured on the board including the American Flag. There are no pieces, no instructions and no box to this game. This is the only copy of this game I have seen. Size: Open: 17 3/4" by 17 7/8". Condition: Fine, overall wear to outside. The game side has a little damage and soiling. The paper is separated where the board folds.

World's Fair Auction Lot 14 - Musical spinner toy. Wind up this tin lithographed disk on strings attached at the middle (not included) and pull it and it whistles. One side pictures Columbus in the middle with "World's Columbian Exposition Chicago" around his head and around the edges are the "Government Building", "Landing of Columbus", "Globe" and "Santa Maria". On the other side are pictures of children. Size: 3 1/4" diameter by 7/8" thick. Condition: Extremely Fine with some fading to the lithography.

World's Fair Auction Lot 15 - Small Multicolor Tin Lithographed Advertising Match Safe printed in red, blue, black, green and yellow. The top has an image of "Chicago World's Fair 1893" "Horticultural Hall." The flap to open the top reads "Wax Vestas Made in England." Under the flap and on all sides is "Bryant & May London." There is a textured area on the bottom to strike the match. Size: 2 1/4" wide by 1 1/2" deep by 1/2" thick. Condition: Fine. The picture on the top has strong colors, but there is crazing, tiny spots and a couple of tiny scratches at the bottom. The edges of the tin are darkened with some areas of damage.

World's Fair Auction Lot 16 - Glass Paperweight with incised image of the I Will, Chicago woman logo with an eagle on her head. (Rossen pg 115 # 2). Size: 3 1/4" diameter. Condition: Fine, there is a small chip and roughness on the bottom lip at the front and several light scratches around the edge of the top.

World's Fair Auction Lot 17 - Glass Hatchet with raised image of George Washington on the blade with "The Father of this Country" written in raised letters around his head. On the back of the handle is "World's Fair" (the word 'fair' is very light, I needed a loop to make it legible) and "1893". Size: 8" long by 4 1/8". Condition: Excellent.

World's Fair Auction Lot 18 - Ruby Flash Pitcher with "World's Fair 1893" and "Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Thomas" etched into the glass. The base has vertical lines all the way around that are extensions of part of pattern above. Size: 3" diameter at the widest by 5 5/8" tall. Condition: Excellent with a couple of small light scratches.

World's Fair Auction Lot 19 - Mustard Glass Dish with picture of "Horticultural Building". There is a brass stand that holds the dish. The stand is often missing. Size: 3 5/8" diameter by 1 3/8" tall. Condition: Excellent. The brass support has a little age toning.

World's Fair Auction Lot 20 - Small Ceramic Vase with brown picture of "Government Building Chicago" on a yellow, green and purple background. All around the picture is gold wash (although most of the gold wash is missing as you can see from the photos). Marked on bottom "Made in Germany". "Mary World's Fair 1893" is written into the back (hard to read cause the gold is mostly missing). Size: 3 1/4" high by 2 1/2" at the widest. Condition: Very Fine with no cracks or chips, but the gold wash is mostly rubbed off on the back and the handles and around the picture on the front.

World's Fair Auction Lot 21 - "Columbus Souvenir Puzzle" (marked on bottom) with a brass disk picturing a raised image of "Columbus". On the side near the top is a slit. The object of the puzzle is to slide the brass disk out of the brass cylinder that contains it. I will include the solution for the buyer. Uncommon. Size: 3/4" diameter by 3/4" tall. Condition: Excellent, with light overall age darkening.

World's Fair Auction Lot 22 - Compass in Brass Case. The top of the case has in raised letters "The Columbus Needle" "The Simplest and Most Complete Guide to the World's Fair Chicago-1893 Pat. Applied For Souvenir." The inside has the compass set against an aerial map of the Fair, in which locations are numbered. There is a paper index in the lid of the case that identifies the buildings that correspond with the numbers. Size: 1 7/8" diameter by 1/2" thick. Condition: Excellent, with a couple of small light spots on the outside.

World's Fair Auction Lot 23 - "Columbus Dominoes". A complete set of dominoes with bust of Columbus and "1492", "1892" on the back of each one. The box features the 3 ships of the Caravel and has "The Embossing Company" and patent dates, the last being 1884. Size: 6 3/8" wide by 2" deep by 1 1/2" thick. Condition: Very Fine overall. There are 2 spots of paper loss on the top (at the right side, does not affect ship picture). The dominoes are Extremely Fine with only minor paint loss to some of the dots.

World's Fair Auction Lot 24 - Complete Deck of 53 Playing Cards made by The Winters Art Litho Co., Chicago, Ill, with the red backs. The deck includes 52 multicolor lithographed playing cards, each picturing a building or an aerial view of the fair grounds. There is an extra card, the joker that pictures Uncle Sam. The red backs are less common than the blue backs. Size: 2 1/2" by 3 7/16". Condition: Cards Are Excellent. Box is Good, all flaps are gone and there are tears on the corners and a piece 1 1/4" by 3/4" is missing from one side.

World's Fair Auction Lot 25 - Multicolored child's magic lantern slide with drawings of 4 buildings from the World's Columbian Exposition. The buildings are (numbered over picture in a circle, partially cut off by the original edge tape): Fisheries Building (6.), Horticultural (7.), Transportation (8.) & Administration Building (9.). This slide is a children's plaything and is difficult to find. They come in 3 sizes and this is the smallest size. Size: 5 7/8 inches wide by 1 9/16 inches high. Condition: Excellent.

World's Fair Auction Lot 26 - Mother of Pearl coin purse with color transfer of "The Administration Building" (above) and "World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893" underneath. The back is just shell. Size: 2 13/16" wide by 2 1/4" high by aprox. 1" deep. Condition: Fine, there are a few scratches in the decal, worse in upper right quadrant. There are a couple of minor spots on the inside.

World's Fair Auction Lot 27 - Stickpin with multicolor image of the "Electrical Building" behind glass. The pin is brass and the picture is printed on paper with a glass cover. Size: The picture disk is 11/16" diameter and the overall height with pin is 2 1/16". Condition: Very Fine, some spots of slight discoloration and a little roughage of the edge of the glass cover.

World's Fair Auction Lot 28 - Admission ticket for "Manhattan Day". Printed in black on a light green background "World's Columbian Exposition Expressly for Manhattan Day Oct. 21st 1893" with an image of the Statue of Liberty. The admission stub is attached with a perforated line to the souvenir portion of the ticket. Ticket # "188185". Reverse side of ticket has different decorative design on the ticket stub and the larger stub has an image of the seal of the "State of New York". Size: 6" wide by 2 1/8". Condition: Extremely Fine, a slight crease at the bottom of the perforations.

World's Fair Auction Lot 29 - Paperback "Rand McNally & Cos", "Handy Guide to Chicago and the World's Columbian Exposition", 220 pages along with a 2 sided map. One side is "Rand McNally & Co.'s New and Concise map of Chicago showing the new city limits and location of the World's Columbian Exposition", the other a street map of downtown from the lake to past Garfield Park. One side of the map has an advertisement for "Eggleston, Mallette & Brownell, Real Estate and Loans". The first 163 pages of the guide are about Chicago. Followed by 54 pages devoted to the fair with many black and white drawings of the buildings. At the front and back are 26 pages of advertisements, everything from toys to construction items. Size: Book is 4 3/8" wide by 6 5/8" High. Map is 21 1/8" wide by 29 3/4" high. Condition: Very Good. The front cover is disconnected with an old tape repair, one piece is still holding, the other is torn. The pages are clean. The map is not connected, but is Extremely Fine.

World's Fair Auction Lot 30 - Advertising Booklet for "High Class Furs" picturing a polar bear climbing on to an iceberg with "Columbian Exposition" in the upper right corner and the 2 locations of the "Shayne" Company store at the bottom. Inside are 16 pages, each containing a drawing of a man or a woman wearing one of Shayne's fur coats. One page is a welcome message stating the booklet is from their World's Fair booth. Size: 3 3/8" wide by 4 7/8" high. Condition: Near Mint.

World's Fair Auction Lot 31 - Booklet with raised letters printed in gold on the cover, "The Midway Plaisance of the World's Fair". Inside are 9 pages, each with a black and white photograph of one or more Midway exhibits, with the description on the right side of the picture. Some of the pictures are: "The Ferris Wheel and Street in Cairo", "Hagenback's Trained Animals", "The Old log Cabin", "Old Vienna", "The Japanese Village" and 4 more. The booklet is held together with a string. Size: 7 3/16" wide by 4 1/4" high. Condition: Fine. The cover has a torn corner, crease and wear to the color on the raised letters. The pages are soiled and a couple have bent corners. One page has a major crease that is separating in spots.

World's Fair Auction Lot 32 - Booklet, "New Hampshire Grange Excursion to The World' Fair at Chicago on October 3-13, 1893". The booklet is "Compliments of The Independent Statesman, Concord, N. H." Inside are 11 pages of "New Hampshire Grange World's Fair Excursion - Its Inception and Accomplishment." Including a list of all the people who went and what they did on the way and at the fair. Uncommon. Size: 5 7/8" wide by 7 7/8" high. Condition: Very Fine, there are some small stains on the covers and some spine separations.

World's Fair Auction Lot 33 - Booklet, "Illustrations of 242 Languages and Dialects in which the Holy Bible in whole or in part has been Printed & Circulated", "A Souvenir of the Columbian Exposition Presented by the American Bible Society New York". Inside are 64 pages of examples written in each of the foreign languages that the Bible was translated into. Inside the back cover is a picture of their "Press Room". Size: 4 3/4" wide by 6 3/4" high. Condition: Very Good, wear and separations of the spine. Some creases on the cover. Inside is clean, except for a couple of light spots on the first page.

World's Fair Auction Lot 34 - Trade Card for Enterprise Tobacco Cutter with a multicolor lithographed picture of the "Agricultural Building" and Sir Walter Raleigh presenting the Queen with an Enterprise Tobacco cutter with 2 native Americans standing in the background. On the back are pictures of 2 tobacco cutters, one standard and one fancy along with pricing. Size: 3 3/8" wide by 4 7/8" high. Condition: If there wasn't a 1/8" tear at the top, it would be Excellent.

World's Fair Auction Lot 35 - Trade Card for "Enterprise Smoked Beef Shaver" (written on back) with a multicolor lithographed picture of 2 Continental Solders admiring a shaver and the "Administration Building" pictured on the front. On the back is a picture of the shaver, an explanation why a grocer needs this tool and the prices. Size: 3 3/8" wide by 4 7/8" high. Condition: Excellent.

World's Fair Auction Lot 36 - Trade Card picturing the "West Virginia" building "Cost $ 20,000" in black and white with a beige border. At the top Is "World's Fair, Chicago 1893." On the back is advertising for "Shute & Merchant's" "boneless : Codfish". Size: 4 5/8" wide by 2 15/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight soiling.

World's Fair Auction Lot 37 - Full Set of 10 Goldsmith Postal Cards in the Original Wrapper. "Official Souvenir Postal", "World's Columbian Exposition". At bottom of each card in small writing "Copyright, 1893 by Charles W. Goldsmith"..."American Lithographic Co. N.Y. Litho" The wrapper is printed in green with a picture of Washington, Columbus and an Eagle. These multicolor postcards are:
  • "Government Building", "Grover Cleveland, President, U.S.A.", an eagle and an American flag. Marked "Series No 1 Design No 1"
  • "Administration Building". Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 2"
  • "Manufacturers and Liberal Arts" building. with a couple of workers on the left. Marked "Series No. 1 Design 3"
  • "The Agricultural Bld." and a Statue inside of a circle on the left. Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 4."
  • "The Electrical Building" with a woman holding a light and 2 cherubs holding a wire. Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 5".
  • "Horticultural Bldg" and a statue. Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 6".
  • "Mines Building." With a man holding a sledge hammer on the right. Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 7"
  • "Fisheries Building" with "Christopher Columbus" in circle on the left. Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 8"
  • "The Woman's Building". It also pictures "Mrs. Potter Palmer." Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 9." (significant crease near lower left corner)
  • "U.S. Naval Exhibit, Battle Ship 'Illinois'". A sailor and American Flag are pictured on the left. Marked "Series No. 1 Design No. 10".
    Size: 3 3/4" high by 6 1/8" wide.
    Condition: Each item is Very Fine to Extremely Fine with slight corner damage and 2 creases in one card.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 38 - Bronze Medal. Obverse: Bust of "Henry W. Grady" with "Official Souvenir Medal" written around the top. Reverse: In the center is an eagle perched on a bale of cotton with a ribbon over its head with "1895" in the ribbon. Around the edge is "Cotton States International Exposition", "Atlanta". Holed for wearing, probably not original. Size: 1 5/16" diameter. Condition: Fine, It is worn and has some dark areas.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 39 - Sterling Demitasse Spoon with raised image of cotton ball in the bowl. Down the handle is a crown at top (on both sides), an eagle in a circle with "Cotton States International Exposition", "1895", "Atlanta GA." and "Resurgens" written around the eagle. Below is the word "Atlanta" running down the handle. The back is marked "Meier & Berkele Pat. Appl'd. For." and "Sterling". Size: 15/16" wide by 4 1/16" long. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 40 - Unused Postcard, "Official Souvenir Card", "Cotton States and International Exposition", "September 18th until December 31st 1895." (this is written on the back). The front of the card has a multicolor chromolithograph of the "Mineral and Forestry Building" with "Cotton States & International Exposition." written near the top. The upper left side pictures an ax and a pick. On the left is also the seal of the fair with "Official Souvenir." And "Otto O. Baum, Concessioner of Official Stationery." written below. These postcards are hard to find. Size: 5 13/16" wide by 3 15/16" high. Condition: Very Fine. Slight damage to all corners, but only the upper left is creased.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 41 - Brass Badge with "Souvenir" on the top bar. The center ribbon is red, white and blue. The brass bottom piece has a woman in the middle with lots of industrial stuff around and "1898" and "Trans-Mississippi & Int'l Exposition Omaha" around the edge. Size: 1 1/2" wide by 3 1/4" high. Condition: Very Good. The ribbon is torn at the top and there is glue in the middle of the ribbon as well as the ring that holds the medal has been placed in the middle of the ribbon. The brass medal at the bottom and bar at the top are both Extremely Fine.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 42 - Large Plate with a multicolor picture of "La Porte Monumentale", "Exposition Universelle le 1900". This was the main entrance to the fairgrounds. There are a couple of buildings in the background and a few people in the foreground. There are 3 holes in the bottom (underneath) to run a wire to hang the plate on the wall. Size: 12 1/2" diameter. (uncommon size) Condition: Fine. There is a 1 5/8" hairline at 10 o'clock and wear to the gold gilt rim. The colors are strong.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 43 - White china plate "Exposition Universelle de 1900" "Palais de la Navigation". Beautiful multicolor picture of building with a light house tower and arches, and a boat sailing on the Seine River in the foreground. Marked on the bottom LCB in a circle and "France". Size: 7 3/4 inches diameter. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 44 - Art Nouveau Metal Tray with raised image of the Porte Monumentale (entrance to the fair) with "Exposition Universelle de Paris 1900" written above the building. The top of the tray has raised flowers and leaves typical of the height of the Art Nouveau movement. The design on the bottom is nouveau lines. Size: 9 5/8" wide by 6" high. Condition: Extremely Fine with fabulous detail in the building.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 45 - Celluloid Pocket Mirror with silver picture on the cover of the "Porte Monumentale" (written below) and "Exposition Universelle de Paris 1900" written above. This pocket mirror has a cover that slides open to reveal the mirror. There is a thin red string around the edge of the mirror. Uncommon. Size: 2 5/8" wide by 1 3/4" high by 3/8" thick. Condition: Extremely Fine. A little wear to the lettering at the top.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 46 - Tall Cobalt Blue China Vase with a multicolor picture of the Electric Tower. There is Gold Gilt on the handles and around the rim. Size: 6 7/8" tall by 4" at the widest. No maker mark. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight wear to the gold and a white spot at the bottom of the image, as made.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 47 - China Vase with a multicolor picture of the "Electric Tower", "Pan-American Exposition, 1901". The vase is yellow and spherical in shape. There is a maker mark on the bottom, but I can't read it. Size: aprox. 3 3/4" diameter at the widest by 2 3/4" tall. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 48 - Small Ruby Flash Pitcher with "Pan Am. Expo. 1901" etched in on side. On the back is "Kate Medole". Size: 2 1/2" diameter by 5" tall. Condition: Excellent with a couple of light scratches.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 49 - Small glass container (ink well?) with a brass colored metal top that has baked enameled decorations on the top. In the center of the top is "Pan American 1901". The enamel is red, blue and white. The sides of the jar are vertical raised ribs with 3 cuts into each rib. Size: 2 1/2" diameter by 2 1/4" tall. Condition: Excellent. There are 3 small light lines in one white enamel area; any missing enamel is as made. The glass is undamaged.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 50 - Leather Change Purse with raised images of 3 fair buildings framed in gold gilt with "Buffalo" printed below in gold gilt. The buildings pictured are: Electric Tower, Music Temple and Machinery and Transportation Building. Inside are 4 compartments, one that stays closed with a sliding clasp. The back has a diamond pattern. Size: Purse is 3 1/4" wide by 2 3/4" high. With handle the height is 4 3/4". Condition: Extremely Fine, there are a few light spots on the exterior.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 51 - Rectangular Glass Paperweight with reverse pressed image of the " Electricity Building". The image is reverse painted gold and silver with a light blue background. (Lavin PW03B) Size: 4 1/4" wide by 2 7/8" high. Condition: Fine. There are a few small chips on the base and some bubbling of the background in the upper left corner. Also, a couple of air bubbles in the glass as made.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 52 - Envelope from Singer with tri-fold pamphlet. The envelope cover has color images of 3 goddess figures surrounded by wingless putti (or cherubs) doing different activities with a medallion in the center reads "Singer 'All over the world'". On the right is pictured Niagara Falls. The back of the envelope has "The Singer Manfg. Co", "Pan-American Exposition 1901". In the envelope is a tri-fold pamphlet advertising the Singer Pavilion. The outer sides have multicolor chromolithograph pictures of 3 different birds ("cardinal", "mockingbird", "meadow lark"), marked "The American Singer Series", "copyright 1898 by the Singer Mfg. Co., NY". Open the folder and there is a picture of the pavilion along with a lengthy description of it, all printed in green. Size: Envelope: 6 1/2" wide by 5" high. Card: Closed: 4 1/2" wide by 6" high. Opens to 13 1/2" wide. Condition: Card is Excellent. Envelope is Very Fine with some light creases, slight corner damage and a 1/4" tear in the back flap. The colors are bright on both the envelope and the card.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 53 - Unused Envelope with a multicolor chromolithograph cache on the cover picturing several Exposition buildings including the Electric Tower, Machinery and Transportation Building and others. A buffalo is standing on top of a globe above a banner that reads "Pan American Exposition 1901". In tiny print on the bottom is "Copyright by G.H.Dunston, Buffalo, N.Y." and "Raynor Hubbell Stamp Co. Ellicott Square." Size: 6 1/2" wide by 3 5/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine. The colors are nice and bright. There is slight damage bottom right corner and the flap is partially glued closed.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 54 - Moriage candy dish by Noritake that stands on four legs. In the center is a translucent multicolor image of the "Palace of Liberal Arts", "The World's Fair St. Louis 1904". Around the edge are raised decorations of green and white with colored flowers painted inside the borders around the edge. Uncommon. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 7/16" deep by 1" tall. Condition: Very Fine, there are 4 or 5 areas where the raised green decoration is missing and a little crazing in the image.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 55 - Jasperware Plaque, a round Ceramic disk with raised image of the "St. Louis Union Station - World's Fair, 1904." The background is light green and the building and writing are in white. There is a string at the top for hanging on the wall. (similar RLH 9-870) Size: 5 1/2" diameter. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 56 - Cobalt Blue vase with a multicolor picture of "Machinery Building", "Exposition St. Louis 1904" on the front. There is gold gilt around the picture and on the handles. Bottom is marked "Made in Germany". Size: 3 3/4" wide (handle edge to handle edge) by 4 3/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine. There is a bubble in the center of the back that occurred during firing and it has developed a small hole that may have happened over time or during manufacturing. Does not affect the appearance on the shelf.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 57 - Blue transfer plate picturing "Napoleon" with "World's Fair", "1803 Souvenir Plate" with American and French Flag on either side of Napoleon. Marked on back "Victoria Art Co." (RLH 42-650). Size: 7" diameter. Condition: Excellent, with overall crazing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 58 - China Plate with Multicolor Transfer picture of the "Palace of Liberal Arts" "World's Fair St. Louis Mo. 1904." in the center. Around the center is a pink border with gold trim. Size: 7 1/8" diameter. Condition: Excellent with very minor wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 59 - China Plate with a Multicolor image of "Machinery Building" with "World's Fair St. Louis Mo 1904" written above the picture. There is a purplish pink border and gold decorations around the edge. The back is marked "Made in Germany" Size: 7 1/2" diameter. Condition: Very Good. There is wear and scratches on the pink border. The gold is worn and all but gone on the rim. There is a hairline from 9 o'clock to past the center and a few more light hairlines.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 60 - Set of 4 China Butter Pats, each with a multicolor image of a building at the fair. They are all marked "Souvenir St. Louis 1904." Each pat also has the name of the building on it: "Palace of Electricity", "Palace of Liberal Arts", "Palace of Arts" and "United States Government Building". Around the edge is pink and the edge is painted with gold gilt. Size: Each one is 3 3/8" diameter. Condition: Overall Very Good. Each one has a chip on the rim and one of them has hairlines. They all have heavy crazing and the picture of the Palace of Arts is damaged. They all have most of their gold gilt edging.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 61 - Glass Cup with handle, etched in the bottom is "St. Louis World's Fair" & "1904". When you finish your drink, the writing on the bottom is printed forward (if you read it from the bottom it is backwards). On the side is etched "Margaret". A film has been applied to the glass so that it shows rainbow colors when held in the light. Unusual. Size: 3 1/4" wide (handle to edge of cup) by 3 3/16" tall. Condition: Very Fine, there are 2 tiny chips on the rim.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 62 - Multicolor Lithographed Tin Pin Tray with picture of "Palace of Varied Industries." (written in very tiny writing.) (similar RLH 64-1720) Size: 4 7/8" wide by 3 1/4" high. Condition: Excellent, with very light lines in the sky.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 63 - Multicolor Lithographed Tin Oval Pin Tray with picture of "Missouri State Building." the outer rim is printed in red with black writing. (RLH 64-1710) Size: 3 1/4" wide by 2 1/4" high. Condition: Very Fine. The colors are strong on the picture, but the rim has a couple of chips and spots.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 64 - Aluminum Medal, single sided with raised image of the Cascade with "St. Louis 1904" written above. Around the bottom edge is "Joe Harris". The area around the edge is where the buyer can put any message they want. This was probably made at the fair in a machine where the buyer or the vendor entered the name to be printed on the side. Holed as made. The reverse is blank. Size: 1 1/4" diameter. Condition: Very Good, worn.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 65 - Unused Multicolor Postcard marked "Official Souvenir Post Card" picturing the "Night Illumination on the Lagoon" inside a curved decorative yellow border with boats in the lagoon. The picture is signed "Graham". Marked on the bottom: "Samuel Cupples Envelope Co., St. Louis - New York Sole Stationery Licensee" and below that "Copyright 1903. Lou. Pur. Exp. Co." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/4" high. Condition: 3 1/4" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 66 - Unused Multicolor Postcard marked "Official Souvenir Post Card" picturing "Electricity Building" inside a curved decorative yellow border. The picture is signed "Graham". Marked on the bottom: "Samuel Cupples Envelope Co., St. Louis - New York Sole Stationery Licensee" and below that "Copyright 1903. Lou. Pur. Exp. Co." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/4" high. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 67 - Unused Multicolor Postcard, "Official Souvenir Post Card" picturing the "Machinery Building" inside a curved decorative yellow border with flag poles in the foreground. The picture is signed "Graham". Marked on the bottom: "Samuel Cupples Envelope Co., St. Louis - New York Sole Stationery Licensee" and below that "Copyright 1903. Lou. Pur. Exp. Co." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/4" high. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 68 - Bronze Medal. Obverse: Center picture the logo of 3 people (Lewis, Clark and Miss Liberty) reaching the Pacific Ocean with "Official Souvenir Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition" around the edge. At the bottom is "June - October 1905". Reverse: In the center is a map of the Western US from the western part of Montana to the southern part of California. Around the edge is " Westward the Course of Empire Takes its Way" and "Portland Oregon 1905". Size: 1 5/16" diameter. Condition: Very Fine, some wear to the people on the obverse. The reverse is Extremely Fine.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 69 - Folder, "A Bird's Eye View of the Trip by the New York Central Lines and Connection. From New York - Boston and the East to the Lewis & Clark Centennial at Portland, Oregon. in 1905" along with a map of North America and the train lines from the East crossing the continent to the West. Inside and on the back is devoted to information and pictures of the fair. Size: Closed: 9 3/8" wide by 11 3/8" high. Opens to 18 3/4" wide. Condition: Very Good, there is paper loss from the upper left corner (center top when open) and some light spots.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 70 - Large Button from Powhatan Guard's Uniform picturing two people in period costume standing next to a shield with a crown above and "1607-1907" below. The button is from the sleeve of a uniform and is made of brass shell. (Reed pg. 196) Size: 7/8" diameter. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 71 - Unused Multicolored Postcard of the "Landing at Jamestown 1607." Pictures men on the shore and ships of the Caravel in the background. On the back marked: "1607 - Jamestown Exposition - 1907", "Official Souvenir", "Post Card", fair logo and space for address and message. The area for the message is filled with information about the landing, which leaves only 1/4" to write your message. Marked very small near bottom on front "American Colortype Co., N.Y." with a copyright statement. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight corner damage and a couple of very light spots on the edge.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 72 - Unused Multicolored Postcard of the "Landing of the Maidens at Jamestown." Pictures women standing on the shore with men standing on the right checking a paper (marrying the couple in front of him ?). On the back marked: "1607 - Jamestown Exposition - 1907", "Official Souvenir", "Post Card", fair logo and space for address and message. The area for the message is filled with information about the "Landing of the Maidens", which leaves only 1/4" to write your message. Marked very small near bottom on front "American Colortype Co., N.Y." with a copyright statement. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Good. There is a small piece missing in the picture (near the top about 1 1/2" from the upper right corner).

    World's Fair Auction Lot 73 - Used Multicolored Postcard of the "Independence Hall, Philadelphia" Pictures Independence Hall behind trees. On the back marked: "1607 - Jamestown Exposition - 1907", "Official Souvenir", "Post Card", fair logo and space for address and message. The area for the message is 1/3 filled with information about Independence Hall. Marked very small near bottom on front "American Colortype Co., N.Y." with a copyright statement. The US official postage stamp is cancelled on the back. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Good, there is a 1/2" tear in the top, corner damage and corner damage.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 74 - Used Multicolor Postcard "Baptism of Pocahontas". Official souvenir postcard with color drawing of a group of people, surrounding a minister with a women wearing white on her knees in front of him. The description on back, that takes about half the message area is "Baptism of Pocahontas. While visiting a treacherous relative, Chief Japazaws, in 1612, Pocahontas, in exchange for a copper kettle, was delivered into the hands of Captain Samuel Argall, who took her to Jamestown to be held as a hostage, in the hope of making terms with her father, the Indian King Powhatan. This plan proving a failure, Pocahontas remained at Jamestown, was taught the English language, became a devote Christian, and was baptized in the church there under the name of Rebecca, and shortly after married." Marked very small near bottom on front "American Colortype Co., N.Y." with a copyright statement.. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Good, there is a 3/8" tear at the center of the top, bent corners and spots on the left.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 75 - Used Multicolor Postcard of "Manufactures and Liberal Arts Bldg., Jamestown Exposition, 1907" picturing 2 women strolling in front of the building that is mostly hidden by trees. The card is numbered " 8566". On the back it is marked "Made in Germany, A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York." There is a 2 cent "Landing at Jamestown" official US postage stamp with the "Exposition" cancellation on "Nov. 23", "1907". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2: high. Condition: Good, there is a crack on the left side of the picture.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 76 - Unused Postcard with a multicolor picture of the "Chesapeake Bay" area with Pocahontas' bust wearing a full headdress, pictured in front of the map. Under her is "1607", "Pocahontas - Jamestown Exposition", "Norfolk, Virginia - May to December", "1907". Other areas are identified on the map: "Jamestown Exposition", "Portsmouth", "Norfolk" and "Cape Henry". There are 6 ships just under Pocahontas' neck. There is a copyright statement at the bottom and "M.J. Leigh." In small letters in the lower right corner. On the back in purple is printed "Virginia Stationery Co., Portsmouth, Va." Size: 3 1/2" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Fine, 3 creases and several light spots especially on the address side.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 77 - Used Postcard with multicolor picture of "State Buildings, Water Front, Jamestown Exposition 1907." There are many people in period cloths with several buildings behind them. The back pictures an eagle with an American shield with "Illustrated Postal Card Co. New York - Germany". Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Fine, slight damage to 2 corners and browning just on the edge.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 78 - Purple Ribbon with blue printing for "United Spanish War Veterans", "Sept. 11, 1909", "A.Y.P." with "Seattle, Wash." at the top and an American Flag and "Welcome" at the bottom. Size: 2 1/4" wide by 7 13/16" high. Condition: Fine. There is some separation of the weaving in a few places, most notably on the left side about 2" from the top. Also, there are some red stains on the right side next to the cross.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 79 - Baked Enamel Disk picturing the logo of the fair with "A. Y. P. EXPo", "Seattle 1909" written around the edge. The enamel is green, blue, red, white and brown. Originally this was attached to something. Size: 1" diameter. Condition: Very Good because it is off of something, but also there is white enamel missing from the dress of the woman in the center. It still displays nicely.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 80 - Unused Postcard "X60 Front Elevation European Foreign Exhibit Building." In the upper left corner is the circular logo of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. On the back is "Portland Post Card Co., Seattle, Wash., and Portland, Ore." On the bottom of the front is "Official Postcard". Size: 3 7/16" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, a little damage to lower left corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 81 - Unused Postcard "No. X21 Agricultural Building." with a color drawing of the Agricultural Building. In the upper left corner is the Exposition logo. On the back is "Portland Post Card Co., Seattle, Wash., and Portland, Ore. Official Post Card. Copyrighted 1908 A. Y. P. E. Co." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Fine, a little paper loss to the upper right corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 82 - Unused Postcard "X54 Forestry Building and Band Stand." In the upper right corner is the circular logo of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. On the bottom is "Official Postcard". On the back is "Portland Post Card Co., Portland, Ore. And Seattle Wn." Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 83 - Unused Postcard "X41 End of the Manufacturers Building and Band stand." In the upper right corner is the circular logo of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. On the bottom is "Official Post Card". On the back is "Portland Post Card Co., Seattle, Wn., and Portland, Ore." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Fine, a couple of brown spots on the back and a little damage to the bottom left corner area.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 84 - Unused Postcard "X39 Manufacturers and Oriental Foreign Exhibit Buildings." In the upper right corner is the circular logo of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. On the bottom is "Official Post Card". On the back is "Portland Post Card Co., Seattle, Wn., and Portland, Ore." Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Fine, a little wear to each corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 85 - Unused Postcard "X13 United States Main Government Building." In the upper right corner is the circular logo of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. On the back is "Portland Post Card Co., Seattle, Wash., and Portland, Ore. Official Post Card. Copyrighted 1908 A. Y. P. E. Co." Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Fine, a little damage to 3 corners.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 86 - Unused Postcard "X26 Fine Arts Building." In the upper right corner is the circular logo of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. On the back is "Portland Post Card Co., Seattle, Wash., and Portland, Ore. Official Post Card. Copyrighted 1908 A. Y. P. E. Co." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Fine, a little damage to the corners. A little soiling on the back.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 87 - Cup and Saucer. The cup has 2 pictures, one is a crown on a crest with a lion, the other is a 5 pointed star in front of a wreath with a sword running through it. Above is "Belgique Bresil 1910" and below is "Exposition de Bruxelles". The saucer has "Production Mondiale du Café en 1908-1909" (World Coffee Production for 1908-09) picturing 6 piles of coffee beans and the source and amount of coffee produced. Both pieces have matching green and gold boarders at the top and bottom (inside and outside rim on the saucer). The cup is marked "Vermeren-Coche" "Bruxelles" on the bottom. Size: Saucer is 4 1/2" wide. Cup is 2" diameter at top by 2" high. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 88 - Metal Perfume Container. The body is round with "Exposition Internationale Bruxelles 1910" in raised letters on one side and a raised image of the "Fountaine du Manneken Pis". The cap is a little boy holding his private parts apparently urinating. Size: 1 5/8" wide by 2 7/8" high by 3/8" thick. Condition: Extremely Fine with a little darkening of the boy.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 89 - Child's Toy Tin Drum with "Panama Pacific Exposition 1915" printed in red on the top. Both the top and bottom are lithographed in white with a red boarder. The sides are gold with the red bands at the top and bottom. Brown cord ties the top to the bottom just like a real drum (the cord does not actually hold the piece together, it is a decoration). Rare. Size: 2 3/4" diameter by 2 1/4" tall. Condition: Very Fine. There is some wear to the writing and wear to the top and bottom edge and many minor dents. Considering a child probably used this as a drum, it is just a lovely piece.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 90 - Badge for "West Virginia" on the original card. The top bar has a circle in the middle that pictures 2 men, one holding an ax the other a pick, with a monument in between them that has "June 20 1863" written on it. There is also a plow, an anvil and crossed rifles pictured. Around the circle is "Panama Pacific Exposition" and the date "19" and "15" on each side of the circle. A bright blue ribbon hangs below holding a single sided medal with a raised image of the state of "West Virginia" with many of the towns identified. The card is marked "Bastian Bros. Co. Rochester, N. Y." both metal parts of the badge are also marked "Bastian Bros." on the back. Size: Badge is 1 7/16" wide by 2 7/8" high. Card is 2 1/4" wide by 4" high. Condition: The badge is Excellent with some light age toning of the metal. The ribbon is bright and clean. The card has a few extra holes in it (I assume the owner wore the badge and then returned it to the card) and a light brown spot behind where the bottom metal rests.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 91 - Award Silk Ribbon for "Shetland Pony MARE Four Years old or Over" All written in gold. At the top is the award medal log of the winged woman, standing on a ship traveling through the Golden Gate with a wreath in her hand. Around her is "Panama-Pacific International Exposition" and "1915". In the center are the facsimile signatures of 4 officials. Size: 3 3/8" by 14 3/8" high not including the string at top. Condition: Extremely Fine with a couple light spots of soil and a few creases all but one are light.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 92 - Large button from Guard's Uniform with "P.P.I.E." and "1915" in raised letters on the button. The button is made of brass shell and is from the sleeve of the uniform. Size: 7/8" diameter. Condition: Excellent, very light wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 93 - Trade Card printed in black on white from "Gantner & Mattern Co. Knitting Exhibit" in the Palace of Varied Industries", "P.P.I.E." Inside is a map of the Fair with the names of the buildings in each building. Gantner's store was located at Grant Ave. and Post Street, right in downtown San Francisco. Size: Closed: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Opens to 11" wide. Condition: Fine, there is damage to the corners (paper loss at the bottom of the center when open) and wear at the fold.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 94 - Postcard Folder with 11 double sided color pictures that fold out accordion style when opened. Cover is marked "Souvenir Folder of Panama California Exposition, San Diego, Cal. 1915." In small writing at bottom left is "Published by I. L. Eno. 958-5th St., San Diego, Cal." The back pictures the "Southern California Counties Building." The address area is written in, but not with an address, but a Christmas greeting. Size: 6 3/16" wide by 4 1/4" high. Condition: Very Fine. A little paper loss in places on the cover and a dent in the left side. The pictures are clean.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 95 - Hanging Badge with a white medal hanging from a red, white and blue ribbon. The obverse of the medal has a raised image of the British lion in the center with "1924" below. Around the edge is "British Empire Exhibition" and "Wembley - London". The reverse has "Souvenir of Gibbs Dentifrice Exhibit" , "Issued at D & W Gibbs Ltd London & Paris". Size: Medal is 1 1/2" diameter and the overall height is 3". Condition: Very Fine overall. The medal has a few scratches. The blue in the ribbon is faded. The pin may not be original.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 96 - White China Plate with a raised logo in the center. Around the image is "British Empire Exhibition", "Wembley", "1925". On the back is "Copyright Applied For". There is gold gilt all the way around the rim. Size: 6 1/4" diameter. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 97 - Glass Perfume Bottle in the shape of the Liberty Bell from "Hoyt & Co. Celebrated Perfumers Estb. 1868" (written in raised letters) with "SesquiCentennial", "1776" & "1926" in raised letters on the other side. The top is a cork with a brass crown on the top. Size: Base is 2 1/4" in diameter by 2 7/8" tall. Condition: Fine, there is a chip in the top lip, otherwise it would be Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 98 - Bank in the shape of a book with red leather sides and brass corner holders. The cover (it looks like a book) has the Star of Arcturus logo with "1933" above and "A Century of Progress Chicago" below. On the spine is "Lessons in Thrift", "Robert Morris", "Made in U.S.A.", patent information and "VOL. V" at the bottom. There are no coins in it and no key. Size: 3 1/8" wide by 1" deep by 4 1/4" tall. Condition: Extremely Fine, light wear in spots on the edges.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 99 - "Century of Progress Puzzle". This puzzle contains words on wooden blocks that must be slid around in the box to make the phrase that is shown on the inside lid. The cover has pictures of fair buildings and "The best Souvenir at Chicago", "Take one home and try to solve it". Size: 4 7/8" wide by 4 3/16" by 5/8" thick. Condition: Overall Very Fine, however the box has a broken flap and tape repairs on one corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 100 - Ruby Flash Creamer "Worlds Fair Chicago 1934" etched on the side and "Victoria" etched in the other. Size: 3 1/4" wide (spout to end of handle) by 2 1/2" tall. Condition: Excellent with a couple of tiny marks in the ruby flash.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 101 - Octagonal tile with embossed image of "Travel and Transportation Building". The colors are green building, blue sky and brown border. The tile is raised with four sides extending down about 3/16" to create the legs. Size: 6" wide by 6" high. Condition: Very Fine since there is a small chip at the top left and overall crazing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 102 - Sterling Silver Spoon with decorations on both sides of the handle. The front has vertical deco lines at the top with "A Century of Progress 1833 1933" written below. Under that is the image of the "Chinese Temple" with the "Carillon Tower" pictured below. In the bowl is etched "B.E.F." On the back of the handle from left to right is "Chicago in 1833", 2 log cabins, a pioneer man and woman standing with a native American and "Fort Dearborn". There is a maker's mark of 3 symbols next to the "Sterling". Size: 5 3/4" long by 1 1/4" wide. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 103 - Silver colored Belt Buckle with raised Star of Arcturus logo with "1933" above and "A Century of Progress" below with a black background. The buckle has a deco design. The 2 diagonal stripes also have a black background. Size: 1 9/16" wide by 1 7/16" high. Condition: Very Fine, a bit of wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 104 - Compact made of brass with a raised image of the "Travel and Transportation Bldg." "Chicago World's Fair" (both written below) on the lid with "A Century of Progress" written above. The background is dark green enamel paint. The back is a green marble pattern on celluloid. Inside has the original rouge and powder puff mark "Girey", the maker of the compact. There is a mirror under the lid. Size: 1 3/4" wide by 3 1/4 high by 7/16" thick. Condition: Very Fine, the brass has several spots and dark areas (might polish up nicely) and there are a couple of light scratches in the lid.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 105 - Complete Deck of 54 playing cards with Star of Arcturus logo in white and purple on a black background on the back of each card. The deck includes a Joker and a "Western Playing Company" advertising card. On the reverse of each card is a different black & white scene of the Fair. In the original box with the Star of Arcturus logo in the same coloring as on the cards. "World's Fair Souvenir Playing Cards" on top of the box. Size: 2 1/2" wide by 3 3/4" high by 7/8" thick. Condition: Cards are Near Mint. Box is Fine because there is tape on 3 corners.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 106 - Booklet, "Pictures ... Puzzles and Games ... for all the Family". The cover pictures a drawing of a dog and a duck. At the bottom is "A Souvenir of A Century of Progress Chicago 1934 Compliments of The Christian Science Monitor". Inside are 24 black and white pages with: A check list of exhibits seen; A cartoon of "The Diary of Snubs, Our Dog" (the dog pictured on the cover) and his visit to the fair; "The Adventures of Waddles" (the duck on the cover) and his experience at the fair; "Junior Cross-Word Puzzle"; "An International Alphabet"; and several pages about what is printed in the Christian Science Monitor everyday. Snubs and Waddles are comic strips that appear in the Monitor several times a week. Size: 6 7/16" wide by 3 3/4" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight warping at the top of the pages (probably would disappear if pressed under a book for a week).

    World's Fair Auction Lot 107 - Square Cardboard on string "'Epworth League Day' Century of Progress", "Wednesday August 29th 1934". On the back is circle with 4 triangles coming out from the center. 3 of the triangles have a title for what should be written into the area: "Name", "Church-Chapter" and "Address". These 3 boxes have pencil writing in them. The center circle has a cross in the center with lines radiating out. "Look Up", "Lift Up" is printed in the circle around the cross. The next circle has "Epworth League Acquaintance Card" printed in it. Size: Card is 2 1/2" square. Condition: Extremely Fine, with light brown area on the back. Also there is pencil writing on the back (filled in by the person who got this badge at the fair).

    World's Fair Auction Lot 108 - Elongated cent picturing the "Travel & Transport Building" with "World's Fair Chicago 1934" written below. The back has the image of a 1934 Lincoln Cent. Size: 1 7/16" wide by 3/4" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, with age toning, mostly on the back.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 109 - Clay Ashtray made from sand taken from the exposition site with a bronze metal insert in the center. The insert pictures the Star of Arcturus logo with "1833" above and "1934 Souvenir A Century of Progress Chicago". There is a paper label attached to the green felt bottom that states that this ashtray "Contains Sand Taken from Lake Michigan at the World's Fair Grounds". Uncommon. Size: 3 1/4" diameter by 3/4" high. Condition: Very Fine, some cracks in the clay, slight age toning on the bronze, some staining on the felt and the paper label has a small piece missing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 110 - Leather covered photo album picturing "Travel Building", "A Century of Progress Chicago, 1933-34". The names "Evelyn & Carl" were burned into the lower left corner of the cover. The pages are black paper. There is a leather binding running through the whole album and tied on the front. The album has never been used. Size: 6 3/8" wide by 4 3/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a couple of tiny scratches on the cover. The back cover has scratches and a bend in the center. Inside the back cover in ink was written "From Carl & May".

    World's Fair Auction Lot 111 - "Short Term Press Pass" numbered "15786" with 10 admission numbered tags on the right side. The pass is for "Mrs. C. P. Hammerstein" to enter as a reported from the "Herald, Hollywood, Fla". At the top of the pass is printed "1833 - 1933" and "A Century of Progress". The pass is signed by Mrs. Hammerstein". Colors are orange with a little printing in green. She also worked at the "Florida Commission". Size: 4 1/4" wide by 2 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a few light spots on the back.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 112 - "Single Admission Pass", "1934", "Admit ONE person to Exposition Grounds of A Century of Progress International Exposition". The ticket is printed in green with red number "43802" printed on it. The back is blank. Size: 3 15/16" wide by 2 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, there are some brown spots on the back and slight paper loss lower right corner area.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 113 - "Business Pass" to "A Century of Progress International Exposition" with the Star of Arcturus logo with "1933" above and "A Century of Progress Chicago" below. The ticket is numbered "21178" and has pencil writing on it. The printing is black on a beige background. There are perforations at the top and bottom that appear to indicate that this ticket came from a roll of these. Size: 4 1/4" wide by 2 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, a few creases on the right side.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 114 - Blue Poker Chip with the Star of Arcturus logo with "1934" above and "A Century of Progress Chicago" below". It is the same on both sides. Appears to be pressed cardboard. Size: 1 1/2" diameter. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 115 - White Poker Chip with blue printing of the Star of Arcturus logo with "1934" above and "A Century of Progress Chicago" below. It is the same on both sides. Appears to be pressed cardboard. Size: 1 1/2" diameter. Condition: Fine, light edge wear and a little fading and light spots.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 116 - Combination Knife and Bottle Opener with one blade. The sides are silver colored with a raised decoration and blue in the background. One side pictures the Star of Arcturus logo with "1933" above and "Chicago" below. The other side has straight lines on it. The blade is marked at the bottom "Etched P. Co. L.I.C. N.Y." Size: 3" long by 9/16" wide. Condition: Extremely Fine, a couple of small spots in the blue background.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 117 - Pen Knife with attached logo on one side. The logo is the Star of Arcturus logo with "1933" above and "Chicago" below surrounded by baked blue enamel. There is one blade marked "Miller Bros. U.S.A." at the bottom. There are parallel lines on the sides of the handle with a design on the edge. There is an attached loop at the top so that you can wear this knife on your key chain. Size: 2 1/4" long by 7/16" wide. Condition: Extremely Fine, a little wear to the finish on the handles.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 118 - Pocket knife with 2 blades and a brown marble handle. On one side is "A Century of Progress". On the other side is "Chicago - 1933". The bottom of the blade is marked "Camillus Cutlery Co Camillus N.Y. USA". Size: 3 1/8" long by 5/8" wide. Condition: Extremely Fine, the writing is light and a little hard to read.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 119 - Pocket Knife with 2 blades and cream colored simulated mother of pearl plastic handles. One side has "World's Fair", "1933-Chicago-1934" and the other side is blank. The bottom of the blade is marked "N. Shure Co. Chicago". Size: 3 1/16" long by 9/16" wide. Condition: Very Fine, a couple of scratches in the handle and little fading of the writing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 120 - Booklet "Official Pictures of A Century of Progress Exposition", "Photographs by Kaufmann & Fabry Co. Official Photographers", published by "The Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation Chicago". This booklet contains 48 pages of black and white photos of buildings and exhibits in the fair with captions below each picture. All the pictures are clear and crisp. Size: 7" wide by 10" high. Condition: Fine. Soiling and wear to the covers and paper loss to the bottom corner of the first page.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 121 - Picture Booklet "Chicago and its two World's Fairs", "A Permanent Album", "Chicago from 1833 to contemporary times", "Columbian Exposition 1893", "Century of Progress 1933-34" containing 60 pages of black and white photographs. There are 3 sections of photos with the 1933 section being the largest. Size: 10 3/4" wide by 7 5/8" high. Condition: Very Good, only because 2 pages were stuck together and one got ripped when they were pulled apart, otherwise the photos are nice and clean.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 122 - Folder from "New York Central Lines" containing "Railroad Fares and other Valuable Information for Visitors to the Great World's Fair". The cover also has large letters "A Century of Progress" with a picture of the Hall of Science. Inside is an aerial view of the fairgrounds, rates to Chicago from different Eastern locations, rates for hotels in Chicago, tour information and a map of Chicago's streets that show the location of the 2 railroad stations along with the fairgrounds. Size: Closed: 4" wide by 9" high. Opens to 16" wide. Condition: Extremely Fine with creases in the bottom right corner and slight crease in upper right corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 123 - Humorous Black and White Unused Postcard with a pay toilet bathroom scene. One person is picturing an outhouse and thinking "The good old days !" while asking the fellow crawling under the toilet door, "Hey, can you change a dime ?" Even the paper towels cost 1 cent. Marked "(c) A Century of Progress - Chicago 1933" at the bottom. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent, slight age toning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 124 - Humorous Black and White Unused Postcard with 2 scenes described as "(in chivalry)". In 1833 a man is laying his coat down for a woman to cross over water. In 1933 the woman is scantily dressed and the man is saying "Just a minute Lady and you can walk across on my pants !" as he gestures to take them off (the Skyride is in the background). Marked "(c) A Century of Progress - Chicago 1933" at the bottom. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent, slight age toning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 125 - Unused Postcard of "Streets of Paris", "A Century of Progress". This is a sepia toned postcard. On the back it is marked "1833 * A Century of Progress * 1933", "Mfg. by Illinois Photogravure Co., Chicago". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, the lightest small spot in the sky.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 126 - Unused Postcard of "The Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co - Carnival", "A Century of Progress". This is a sepia toned postcard. On the back it is marked "1833 * A Century of Progress * 1933", "Mfg. by Illinois Photogravure Co., Chicago". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent, with slight dent where a corner held it in an album.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 127 - Unused Postcard of "Chrysler Bldg", "A Century of Progress". This is a sepia toned postcard. On the back it is marked "1833 * A Century of Progress * 1933", "Mfg. by Illinois Photogravure Co., Chicago". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 128 - Unused Postcard of "Aerial View of Hall of Science", "A Century of Progress". This is a sepia toned postcard. On the back it is marked "1833 * A Century of Progress * 1933", "Mfg. by Illinois Photogravure Co., Chicago". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Fine, there is a little paper missing from the right side center.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 129 - Unused Postcard of "The Midway", "Playground of the Fair", "A Century of Progress". This is a sepia toned postcard. On the back it is marked "1833 * A Century of Progress * 1933", "Mfg. by Illinois Photogravure Co., Chicago". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight wear right side.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 130 - Used color postcard "no. 109" with an image of the "General Exhibits Group" on front. On reverse side printed: "A Century of Progress", "Chicago's 1933 International Exposition." Made by "American Colortype Co., Chicago - New York". The official US Fair Postage stamp is cancelled on the back. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, there are light cancellations in the sky and a little edge and corner wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 131 - Used black and white postcard with the outside view of the "Old Church - Belgian Village". Published by the "Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, Chicago", 1933. Printed on the reverse side "Official Post Card of A Century Of Progress", "244. Old Church - Belgian Village". The cancellation is "A Century of Progress Station", but the stamp has been removed. Size: 3 1/2" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight corner damage and slight damage where the stamp was removed.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 132 - Unused black and white postcard with a photograph of the "Illinois Host Building". Published by the "Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, Chicago", 1933. Printed on reverse side "Official Post Card of A Century Of Progress", "229. Illinois Host Building". Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 133 - Used black and white postcard with the outside view of "The Old Mill - Horticulture Gardens". Published by the "Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, Chicago", 1933. Printed on reverse side "Official Post Card of A Century Of Progress", "238. Old Mill- Horticulture Gardens". The official US postage stamp is cancelled "A Century of Progress Station", "Chicago Aug 16, 9 PM, 1934, Ill." Size: 3 1/2" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, some cancel lines above the mill and slight corner wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 134 - "Season Ticket" to "America's Exposition 1935"., "May 29 to Nov. 11" picturing the California Tower. Inside is a pinned photo of Mrs. King Heath and "20 Admission Ticket", "Price $5". The ticket is numbered "10007". There are 2 punches left for admission, the other 18 are gone. Size: Closed: 2 1/2" wide by 3 3/4" high. Condition: Very Fine. The pinned picture has put 2 holes in the back page of the booklet and 18 entrance tabs have been removed.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 135 - Aluminum Medal. Obverse: Center pictures a view of the fairgrounds showing several buildings with "San Diego" written underneath and light rays shooting out behind the buildings. Around the edge is "California - Pacific - International - Exposition". Reverse: In the center is the "Eureka" seal of the state of California including the woman with the spear, a bear, a miner and more. Around the edge is "State of California" and "Souvenir". Size: 15/16" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine, light wear and some light scratches.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 136 - Elongated Cent with "California Pacific International Exposition" around the top and "San Diego 1935" at the bottom. In the middle is the California Tower and some surrounding buildings. The back has an image of a 1920 Lincoln penny. Size: 1 15/16" wide by 3/4" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, overall age toning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 137 - Certificate: "Great Lakes Exposition Cleveland", "Know all men by these presents that _______ is a Charter Associate and is awarded this certificate in grateful appreciation of this cooperation in support of the Great Lakes Exposition" with facsimile signatures of 4 officials of the fair. At the top is a drawing of a building with the fair's logo. This certificate was never issued to anyone. Size: 7 1/4" wide by 10 1/4" high. Condition: Very Fine, several heavy creases on the left side.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 138 - "Passport" to the "Admiralty Club", "Great Lakes Exposition at Cleveland", "June 27 to October 4 1936" along with the anchor logo of the club in the center. This passport was issued to "Earl L. Brokenshire" and contains 8 pages. Inside is a description of Earl, a check mark to include his wife, an Admiralty Club red sticker and "Charter Member" with the number "112". The cover is printed in blue on a silver background. Size: 3 7/16" wide by 6" high. Condition: Very Fine. Some age toning of pages and folds at some page corners. The back has spotting from where it was removed from a scrapbook.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 139 - "Great Lakes Exposition", "Official Souvenir Guide", "Cleveland 1936", 25 cents. This spiral bound soft cover booklet contains 56 pages of black and white photos and information about exhibits and special events at the fair. A must for any fair historian. Size: 6" wide by 9" high. Condition: Very Fine. There is light soiling and wear on the cover and edges. There is also a stamping on the cover, very light "Notice of prepayment of sales..."

    World's Fair Auction Lot 140 - Used Cache Cover picturing the Fair's Logo as the cache. The upper left corner has the preprinted name and address of a Doctor in Chicago. A red stamp above the cache states "Mailed at the Great Lakes Exposition" and it is postmarked "Cleveland Ohio", "Jun 27 5-PM 1936". The envelope seems to be addressed to a relative of the doctor. There are black cancel marks on the back of the envelope. Size: 6 1/2" wide by 3 5/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, crease in lower left corner and slight edge wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 141 - Postcard Folder, "Great Lakes Exposition Cleveland Ohio" picturing the "Crown of the Presidents, Looking South" on the cover. On the back cover is pictured the "Aerial View of the Great Lakes Exposition Showing Terminal Tower in the Distance". Inside are 9 double sided color images of the fair that fold out like an accordion. Size: 6 1/8" wide by 4 1/8" high. The pictures fold out to 34" long. Condition: Extremely Fine, a little corner and edge wear to the cover.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 142 - Ticket booklet with 2 pages. In the center is "Greater Texas and Pan American Exposition", with "Dallas 1937 June 12, Oct. 31" inside a hemisphere showing the Western Hemisphere. Each page is numbered at the bottom, with different numbers. The top page is numbered "B 225931" and the bottom is numbered "C 256331". Bothare signed by the Director General. On each side of the center are 2 tickets. Each ticket is for a different show including "Black Forest", "The Bowery", "Show Boat", "Road to Rio", "A Million Years Ago" and "Cavalcade". One ticket is missing from each page. Size: 7" wide by 2 5/8" high. Condition: Fine. There is a ticket missing from each page and some wear to the right edge.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 143 - 2 piece round brass shell made to look like a medal with 10 pictures of the exposition inside. The cover has an embossed aerial view of the Palais du Trocadaro with the Eiffel Tower on the right with "Exposition Internationale Paris 1937" underneath. The back pictures 2 columns which are the Gate and Passages of the port Alma (Alma entrance gate) and has "Arts et Techniques" in between them. Inside are 10 black and white pictures of the fair, each has a number and a description of the image. Size: 2 1/4" diameter by 1/4" thick. Condition: The case is Extremly Fine with some darkened areas around the raised images and edge. The photos are Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 144 - Risqué Booklet for the "Tabarin" night club. Inside is "Paris Exposition Internationale 1937", "Plaisirs de France" (Pleasures of France) on the first page after all the pages of advertisements. Inside are 56 pages of BLACK AND WHITE pictures of the show including topless woman, full stage acts and information about the show and the performers. Size: 8 1/4" wide by 9 3/8" high. Condition: Very Fine with a little wear to the cover and a 1/4 tear. The center page is separated from the staples that hold the booklet together.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 145 - Doll with Porcelain head and blue and orange felt cloths. His hat is marked "Dandy Goodwill", "Officially Licensed Doll New York World's Fair 1939", "A Joy Doll Product". The doll has painted brown eyes and red lips. His boots are black. His hands stick out at the end of the sleeves. The doll is on a stand that is not original (I don't think the doll was sold with a stand at all, I've included the stand so the buyer can easily display the doll). Size: Doll is 8 1/2" tall by 4 1/2" from end of one hand to the other. Condition: Excellent, a little soiled but no damage.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 146 - Cardboard Candy Box in the shape of a Bus. The sides both picture the Trylon and Perisphere with "New York World's Fair Bus" above. The bus has people sitting at the windows and 2 drivers in the front. The bottom of the box has "Candy and Toy", "Candy made from Sugar, Corn Syrup, Coconut Oil, U.S. Certified Colors". Made by the "Novel Package Corp., Brooklyn". A cute souvenir toy for the child after he has feasted on the sugar candy. Size: 7" long by 1 1/2" deep by 2 1/2" tall. Condition: Very Fine, some creases, especially on the wheels (but it does stand on the wheels), a piece of tape on one end of the bottom going up the end flap a little and a small spot of paper loss on the top. There is a tear along the top of the front flap, most of the way across. (This is actually in better condition than most of these I have seen in my 40 years of collecting.)

    World's Fair Auction Lot 147 - Brass Disk with raised writing and images. Around the edge is "United Hatters, Cap & Millinery Workers International Union" for the "3rd Biennial Convention at New York World's Fair May 20, 1939" (written in the center) with 2 Trylon and Perispheres on the side of the writing in the center. Above the writing is the Union's logo. There is an original hole at the top for hanging. Rare. Size: 4 1/4" diameter. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 148 - Certificate: "New York World's Fair 1939 Incorporated has hereby appointed Mrs. Leta Forsythe Thomson member of the National Advisory Committee on Women's Participation for Northern New York". The name is hand written. The Certificate is signed by Grover Whalen the "President" and also by the "Secretary". On the left is the Trylon and Perisphere. On the right is the gold seal of the Fair Corporation. The printing is in blue and orange. The hand written parts are in black ink. Nicely matted and framed. Size: Image size: 15 1/4" wide by 11" high. Frame is 19 1/4" wide by 15 1/8" high. Condition: Very Fine. A 1" tear at top above 'W' in "World's" and overall browning of the certificate.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 149 - Porcelier tea pot with a raised image of the Trylon and Perisphere colored in blue with "New York World's Fair" in raised letters underneath. The top is original and the bottom is marked "Porcelier trade mark", "Vitreous Hand Dec. China made in U.S.A." Size: 6 3/4" high to the top of the lid by 8" wide from handle to spout. I believe this is the middle sized pot. Condition: Very Fine. There is overall crazing with brown in the crazing on the bottom that is visible inside.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 150 - Porcelier Creamer. Pictures Trylon & Perisphere in blue. Size: 3 1/4" high by 5" from lip to handle edge. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 151 - Orange Bakelite Trylon & Perisphere shaped thermometer on an orange base in the original mailer box. Front of base is marked in gold "New York World's Fair", "© N.Y.W.F." The box is marked "Officially Licensed Souvenir Thermometer New York World's Fair" with copyright and "License No. 322". Size: Thermometer is 2 3/16" wide by 1 1/16" deep by 3 7/8" tall. Fits perfectly in the box. Condition: Thermometer is Near Mint. Box is Excellent with a little darkening. The address is filled in on the box, but no stamp, so it was not mailed.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 152 - Firestone Tire ashtray with clear glass insert. In the bottom of the insert are the Trylon and Perisphere, the Firestone pavilion and the words "Firestone New York World's Fair". The tire says "Firestone Champion 6.00-16" and "Safety Lock Corp Gum Dipped". Size: 6" diameter by 1" high. Condition: Excellent, tire is a little soiled will clean up when washed.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 153 - Aluminum Bowl with raised image of the Trylon and Perisphere in the center with "New York World's Fair 1939" written below. The bottom of the bowl is marked "Hand Wrought by Federal S. Co." Size: 7" diameter by 1 3/8" tall. Condition: Extremely Fine, a little very light age toning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 154 - "Puzzle of the World's Fair", "Solve me if you can" picturing the Trylon and Perisphere on the cover. The puzzle consists of a cover and a card inside that identifies this as "The Puzzle of the Sphinx". This is more of a gag than a puzzle. Uncommon. Size: 3 3/8" wide by 3 15/16" high. Condition: Very Fine, it is a bit soiled and has some spots on the left side of the cover. (When you play it, you will see why it is soiled.)

    World's Fair Auction Lot 155 - Lithographed Metal Serving Tray with color image of the Trylon and Perisphere in the center. The edge has blue border inside the orange border. At top in blue is "New York World's Fair" and at bottom in blue is "The World of Tomorrow". Size: 16" wide by 8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a few small scratches, worst is the bottom left corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 156 - Brass bookmark with red enamel paint in the Trylon and Perisphere, background, "1939", and "New York Worlds Fair". The red is also in the round cloud lines above the T&P and in the triangles pointing at the T&P. Size: 1 1/16" wide by 4" long. Condition: Extremely Fine with a little area of darkening below T&P and very tiny amounts of red missing from two triangles.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 157 - White ceramic dinner plate with Art Deco style purple and gray Trylon and Perisphere in center with "1939" above and "New York World's Fair" in a circle around the T&P. Around the edge of the plate is a purple border with numerous color depictions of fair buildings. On the back is a gold stamp with "Decoration by Charles Murphy", "150th Anniversary Inauguration of George Washington As First President of The United States 1789-1939", made by "Homer Laughlin". Size: 10 1/8" diameter. Condition: Fine, there is a 2" hairline at 9 o'clock and one scratch in the white area. It looks real nice and displays beautifully.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 158 - Small Version Poster for the New York World's Fair 1939. The full color illustration of a female fair employee in uniform raising her arm towards the sky. Trylon and Perisphere with fireworks in the background. Marked at the bottom, "Made in U. S. A. by the Grinnell Litho. Co., Inc. N. Y. C." Size: 7 "wide by 10 3/8" high. Condition: Very Fine. There are 4 thumbtack holes near the top, a small brown spot on right edge and 4 small pieces of black paper glued near the corners of the back where this was once attached to a backing for framing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 159 - Card with embroidered Trylon and Perisphere and other fair buildings. "New York World's Fair 1939" printed at top and a copyright in the lower right corner. Embroidered in purple, white silver, yellow, red, orange, green and pink thread. Marked on the back "Made in Switzerland" and "© N.Y.W.F." in the lower right corner. Size: 7 1/2" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a couple of light brown spots under the picture.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 160 - SyrocoWood ashtray with original glass insert. The center of the SyrocoWood base has a raised image of the Trylon running through the Perisphere with "World's" written above and "Fair" below. There is a helicline around the Perisphere. In tiny letters, impressed above "World's" is "New York" and below "Fair" is "1939". There is a star on each side of the T&P. The bottom has a sticker "Officially Licensed" with an orange T&P on it. In the photo the glass insert is pictured above the base. Size: 4 1/4" diameter by almost 1" tall. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 161 - Pair of slippers in the original cloth package. The package pictures the Trylon and Perisphere in orange and yellow with green and white ground and trees at the bottom. Above is "New York World's Fair 1939" written in white. There is a snap on the flap that keeps the package closed. Inside are 2 folded slippers. Size: Package is 4" wide by 5 3/4" high. Condition: Fine. The flap is ripped around the snap. The slippers have been folded inside for so long that they got cracked when I opened them to full length. The slippers and package are soiled. The T&P decoration on the packet is strong.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 162 - Round Metal Powder Box with an insert on the top picturing the Trylon and Perisphere with a blue background with "New York World's Fair" written in an orange ribbon above. Size: 3 1/2" diameter by 2 3/4" tall. Condition: Very Fine, overall age toning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 163 - Set of "16 Colored Miniatures" of the "New York World's Fair", "Assorted Views". Each picture has a description on the back. The Trylon and Perisphere is pictured along with "Officially Licensed" on the mailer box. Published by "Curt Teich & Co., Inc., Chicago, U.S.A." (Note: I missed one when I took the picture, but they are all there.) Size: 3 5/8 inches wide by 2 5/8 inches high. Condition: Box: Fine with a tear through the 'N' in "New York" and a crease in the flap. Pictures are Near Mint to Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 164 - Menu from "Midway Inn" located in the "Amusement Center". The menu is "A la Carte" and the prices are from 10 cents for a Dill Pickle to 65 cents for a baked Virginia Ham with Potato Salad and Cole Slaw. "Wines and Liquors" are listed on the back. They also have "Dancing from 7:30 to Closing". Uncommon. Size: 7" wide by 10 15/16" high. Condition: Very Good, there is a 1" piece missing from the bottom corner, a tear at the top, a fold in the center and a little soiling.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 165 - "Identification Card" for the "National Advisory Committee New York World's Fair 1940". This one was issued to "Mr. C. E. Noyes" of "Pennsylvania". There is a raised image of the Trylon and Perisphere in gold on the front. On the back it states that it is 'not good for admission to the Fair." The location of the committees' build is also on the back. Size: 3 5/8" wide by 2 1/4" high. Condition: Very Fine, a couple of creases.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 166 - Round Hanging Tag "Hello Folks" with the Trylon and Perisphere on both sides. This is from the "opening day - May 11th". On the front is a joke "Hear Ye! Hear Ye! All Ye who scan these lines in the year 2040 - I was there at the World's Fair of 1940 in New York on Opening Day - May 11th 100 years ago". On the back are 2 lines to write "My Name: and "I'm From". Both have been filled in pencil. There is a yellow string for hanging. Size: 3 1/2" diameter. Condition: Fine, it is heavily creased.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 167 - Luggage Sticker from "American Airlines Inc" picturing a plane above a map of the US. In the map is written "The World's Fair Line". On the East Coast is a blue star with "New York" below and on the West Coast is a blue star with "San Francisco" below. There are several white lines crossing the map showing the routes that American Airlines flew in 1939. Size: 3 1/4" square. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 168 - Paper doily with a raised image of the Trylon and Perisphere in the center with other buildings and trees on either side. Embossed in the sky is "New York World's Fair 1939". Around the edge are raised circles on legs, possibly made to look like the Perisphere. This is very hard to photograph. Size: 5" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine, bend in one edge semicircle.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 169 - Red Felt Pennant with white printing "New York World's Fair", a yellow Trylon and Perisphere and "1939" in a printed ribbon around the T&P. The fringe is yellow. There is a small "©NYWF" to the left of the T&P. Size: 11 1/8" long (without fringe, with fringe it's 15 3/8") by 5" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 170 - Pink Silk pillow cover with the Trylon and Perisphere in the center, in front of the New York City Skyline. Above the T&P is "New York" and below is "World's Fair". Around the T&P clockwise, starting from the top: 3 members of the armed forces with "Camp George Washington" written below; The "R.C.A. Building - Radio City, Rockefeller Center"; "Statue of Liberty"; "Hall of Marine Transportation"; "150th Anniversary" of "George Washington's Inauguration" medal; The "Amusement Area" and The "Empire State Building, Tallest Building in the World - 1248 ft.". There is pink fringe all the way around the pillow cover. Size: 19" wide by 20 1/2" high including the fringe. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 171 - Cloth Tapestry picturing the "Federal Building" made in a multitude of colors. There is a fringe on the right and left side. The back has embroidered in large letters "Made in Belgium N.Y. Lic 839." Size: 18 5/8" wide by 19 1/4" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 172 - Blue silk/rayon blend sheer handkerchief with a orange, yellow, purple and white color wheel in the center. Around the color wheel is "New York" and "World's Fair". Around the edge are 11 buildings including the Trylon and Perisphere. Size:19 1/2" wide by 18 1/2" high. Condition: Very Good. There are several tiny holes and some staining. This fabric, due to its thin nature, is very delicate.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 173 - Pair of Ticket Stubs to the "World's Fair Hall of Music". These stubs are for the "May 27, 1939" matinee. These Orchestra seats were 40 cents each. Size: Each stub is 1 1/2" wide by about 1 3/8" long. Condition: Very Fine. Remember, they are torn halves of 2 tickets.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 174 - Used "Book of Souvenir Tickets" "The World's Fair of 1940 in New York" Face value $ 4.05 price $ 2.50" picturing the statue of George Washington at left. Inside are 5 pages with ticket stubs. There should be 2 on each page, but 1 has been removed from 4 of the pages. The remaining tickets are for: "American Jubilee", "Ripley's Believe it or Not Odditorium" , "Dancing Campus or Morris Gest's Midget Town", "Mrs. Thorne's Miniature Rooms or Perisphere", "New Orleans or Gardens on Parade" and 1 "Admission" to the "New York World's Fair 1940". The booklet and tickets are all numbered "A 230907". Size: 6" high by 2 1/4" high. Condition: Fine. Paper loss in the upper right corner of cover and a little soiled.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 175 - Ticket, "Identification Check" to ride the "Exposition Greyhound" "Lounge Cars through the grounds of New York World's Fair 1939", price 25 cents. The ticket number is "52933". The ticket is orange with black writing. Size: 2 1/4" wide by 1 3/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 176 - Bakelite Stick pin in red with the Trylon and Perisphere (Perisphere is a white bead) and the words "New York World's Fair" above and "Bakelite" below. The back is marked with "molded on H-P-M injection machine made by The Hydraulic Press Mfg. Co." with the "Bakelite" trade mark at the bottom. Size: The head is 1 1/4" wide and 1 1/8" high. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 177 - Hanging Badge with an orange button at the top, a medal hanging from it and an orange and blue ribbon hanging in the back. The button has blue writing on it: New York World's Fair" around the edge with "1939" in the center. The medal is brass with a bust of "George Washington" in the center with "150th Anniversary" written around the top edge and "Inauguration" around the bottom. On the back is the Trylon and Perisphere with "1939 New York World's Fair" written above. Size: 1 1/4" wide by 3 1/4" high. Condition: Extremely Fine. The ribbons look soiled and slight spotting on the medal's obverse.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 178 - Brass Pin with Trylon and Perisphere inside 6 sided frame. The T&P are on an oval covered with blue enamel paint. Under the T&P is "© New York World's Fair 1939". Size: 1 7/8" wide by 1 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, very light rubs.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 179 - Brass Pin with the Trylon and Perisphere in the center surrounded by blue enamel paint. Above to the right is "1939" in a quarter circle. At top is "World's Fair" with an orange background. At the bottom is "New York" also with an orange background. The back has copyright and a clip that would be used to attach the pin to the top of a coat pocket. Size: 9/16" wide by 13/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a little wear to brass finish.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 180 - Trylon & Perisphere pin with rhinestone with blue and green enamel paint. The base of the pin reads "N.Y. World's Fair 1939". License information is on the back. Size: 1 1/8" wide by 2 1/4" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, darkening of the metal, especially at the bottom (probably will clean up).

    World's Fair Auction Lot 181 - Plastic charm for "The Equitable Life" company. This figural charm was given out at the fair. Size: 7/8" wide by 1" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 182 - Pocket Knife with 1 blade. The sides are a plastic made to look like mother of pearl. On one side pictures the Trylon & Perisphere in orange and has "New York World's Fair" printed in blue. The other side is blank. The blade has a bottle opener at the handle end. Size: 3 1/8" long by 3/4" wide (to edge of blade). Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 183 - Pocket Knife with 1 blade. The sides are a plastic made to look like mother of pearl. The shape is a wave curve. On one side pictures the Trylon & Perisphere in blue and has "New York World's Fair" printed in orange. There are 3 orange flags in front of the T&P. At the base of the blade is "Hammer Brand" with an arm holding a hammer. Size: 4 1/4" long by 7/8" wide (to edge of blade). Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 184 - Pocket Knife with 2 blades. The sides are a plastic made to look like mother of pearl. On one side pictures the Trylon & Perisphere in blue and has "New York World's Fair" & "1939" printed in orange. There are 3 orange flags in front of the T&P. At the base of the blade is "Imperial Prov. R.I." The top and bottom of the handle are flat and you can see the blade bottom from both ends. It looks like it was made this way. Size: 2 3/4" long by 9/16" wide. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 185 - Pocket Knife with 2 blades. The sides are plastic made to look like mother of pearl. On one side is a small Trylon and Perisphere with "New York World's Fair" written to the right. The T&P and lettering are filled in with blue. The back side is blank. The edges of the handle are like a wave. There is a loop on the end so the knife can be hung on a key chain. Unmarked as to maker. Size: 2 11/16" to the end of the loop by 1/2" wide. Condition: Extremely Fine, wear to the blue in the T&P.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 186 - Brass Medal Spinner. Obverse pictures the Trylon and Perisphere with clouds and stars in the background and around edge "New York World's Fair." On the reverse side is the "Communications Bldg". Spin the medal and whomever the Trylon is pointing to gets to pay or is selected for whatever, good for any game you like. Size: 1 1/4" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine, very light wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 187 - Book, "Seeing the New York World's Fair", "A Magic World for Boys and Girls", "by Elsie - Jean". This hard bound book contains 61 pages with a story Patsy and Peter's trip to the fair. The book is filled with illustrations by Raymond Bishop. Size: 8 1/2" wide by 11" high. Condition: Fair. The pages are separated from the spine. The cover is worn. There should be a paper cover with pictures of buildings that are supposed to be cut out and glued to cardboard shapes (that are also missing) to make your own World's Fair. The original owners must have put it together and they are completely missing from this volumn.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 188 - "Book of Nations, New York World's Fair". This book contains 191 pages of countries (in alphabetical order) that are exhibiting at the fair. The information includes general information about the country, their exhibits at the fair with a photo of the pavilion and an outline of the countries map. The book still has the original paper jacket on the cover. Published in 1939 by "Winkler & Kelmans New York". Size: 8" wide by 10 7/8" high. Condition: Very Fine. The book itself has some wear on the top and bottom of the covers. The paper jacket is completely separated at the spine and has lots of tears and damage to the edges.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 189 - "PIC" magazine featuring "Be A... World's Fair Show-Girl see 'PIC' Contest Page 24".Inside are stories in 3 main sections: "Sport", "Broadway" and "Hollywood". There are also 2 other stories about the fair on 3 pages. Date of issue "May 2, 1939" and it cost 10 cents. Uncommon. Size: 10" wide by 13 5/8" high. Condition: Fine. There is tape repair of the cover (on the back) and the magazine is worn.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 190 - "Think" Magazine, published by the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Vol. VII No. 6, with "New York World's Fair Number 1940" printed on the cover. Inside are many pages of black and white photos of the fair including buildings, parades and even President Roosevelt's mother. There are also many articles, mostly about peace and trade, written by many famous people of the day including Grover Whalen, Mayor LaGuardia, Thomas Watson (President of IBM) and many other World's Fair committee heads and members. 52 pages. Size: 9" wide by 12" high. Condition: Fine, only because there is one 3/4" tear on the cover and some wear around the spine. Some light creasing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 191 - Booklet, "New York Central" Railroad's "The New York Visitor", "World's Fair News", "July 1939". The cover pictures silhouettes of people in front of fountains and the Trylon and Perisphere. Inside are 48 pages including: "Places of Interest", "Fair Ground Facts", "Hotels", "Principal Steamship Lines", "World's Fair Map", "World's Fair Route Map", many advertisements with fair references and much more. Size: 4" wide by 9" high. Condition: Very Fine, a little edge and spine wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 192 - Paperback Book "Gardens on Parade", "The Horticultural Exposition at the New York World's Fair 1940", "Souvenir Book.", "Ten Cents". This 80 page book describes the 5 1/2 Acres along the Flushing River, with a map and descriptions of the 26 different gardens, Flower Show schedule, the different clubs that make up the sponsor "Hortus, Inc.", their officers, lots of black and white photos and more. An uncommon souvenir book that predicts the rise of one of America's most popular hobbies, gardening. Size: 6" wide by 9" high. Condition: Very Fine, light overall wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 193 - Paperback Booklet, "Maine", "The place to Live, Work and Play". Inside it states that this is a souvenir of your visit to the Maine pavilion at the fair. The 24 pages have sections for each of the themes with loads of black and white pictures. The covers are color. Size: 7" wide by 9 1/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a little separation of the cover at the staples.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 194 - Program for 1939 version of "Billy Rose's Aquacade" at the Fair. Contents include information about the performers and production crews as well as the production itself. Includes several black and white photos and several advertisements. Front cover has a full-color graphic image of the Aquacade on a green background with a female performer in a swimsuit in the foreground. 32 pages. Size: 8 5/8" wide by 11 7/8" high. Condition: Good, the picture of Johnny Weissmuller in the center fold has been cut out, otherwise the inside is nice and clean. There is also some minor damage to the cover.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 195 - Folder, "Cine - Kodak at the Fair" picturing a couple with their movie camera in front of the Trylon and Perisphere. Opens to 3 panels with "Here's how to make home movies - today - of the 'World of Tomorrow'". Also pictures the Kodak Pavilion. The back cover shows the cameras and the film that Kodak makes. Size: Closed: 3 3/4" wide by 8 1/2" high. Opens to 11 1/4" wide. Condition: Very Fine, a tiny spot of paper loss on back and slight crease in one corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 196 - Folder for the "House of Jewels New York World's Fair". Inside is a description of the designs on the entrance panels, what is displayed in the exhibit, and a list of the participating companies including Tiffany. Size: 3 1/2" wide by 6 1/2" high. Opens to 7" wide. Condition: Very Fine, light brown spots on covers.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 197 - Folder from the "Greater News Service", "August 1940" with "See the World...at the World's Fair", "See New York...at the City of Light" along with a description of what that exhibit shows. Inside opens to 3 panels with advertising for Refrigerators and gas hot water heaters. There is an advertisement for "Gas Wonderland at the World's Fair" on the back page. Size: Closed: 5 7/8" wide by 8 7/8" high. Condition: Very Fine, 2 horizontal folds and little darkening on the folds.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 198 - Folder, "Your Guide to General Motors Highway and Horizons Exhibit", "New York World's Fair 1939". The inside shows an open top view of the pavilion identifying each section and their exhibits. Size: Closed: 4 9/16" wide by 8 1/2" high. Opens to 9 1/8" wide. Condition: Extremely Fine, a darkened area next to the fold on the back.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 199 - Folder, "Chrysler Motors 5 Star Show" "at the New York World's Fair 1940". Highlighting the 5 attractions in the Chrysler building in 1940: "3-Dimensional Movie", "Talking Plymouth", "Rocketport", "Frozen Forest" and "Bamboo Grove". The back two pages show ads for Chrysler products. Size: Closed: 3 3/4" wide by 8 3/4" high. Opens to: 11 1/8" wide by 16 3/4" high. Condition: Very Fine, light staining on the back.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 200 - Folder, "New York City Omnibus Corporation", "Motor Coach Routes", "Visitor's Guide" picturing the bus in front of the Trylon and Perisphere on the cover. Opens up to 6 panels (3 across by 2 high) showing a map of New York City with the fairgrounds marked by a large T&P. The map also shows the Ferry Lines that run on the Hudson River (not seen on most maps). There is an index of Hotels, Colleges, Radio Stations, Churches, Stores, Bus Terminals, Armories, Hospitals, Clubs and even Skyscrapers. Very interesting World's Fair New York City item. Size: Closed 3 5/8" wide by 8 3/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine. One scratch on the cover and overall light age toning of the paper.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 201 - Booklet, "New Hampshire Troubadour", "World's Fair Edition" with a cover drawing by Maxfield Parish. The spine has the title and the date "1939" printed on it. Inside are 96 pages of stories and poems about the different parts of New Hampshire. Stories about swimming in the summer, hiking, President Grover Cleveland and so many more that I just can't describe them all. Chock full of black and white photos of New Hampshire as well. Size: 4 5/8" wide by 6" high. Condition: Fine. Creases in the cover, a little spine wear and writing on a few pages.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 202 - "Gateway to New York World's Fair", "Section XI" from the "New York Herald Tribune", dated "April 30, 1939". This 64 page magazine style insert from a local New York Newspaper contains loads of information and pictures (including color pictures) about the fair along with advertisements from exhibitors at the fair. The cover pictures the Trylon and Perisphere behind one of the admission gates. Size: 10 1/2" wide by 15 1/2" high. Condition: Very Good, there are several tears on the edge of front cover causing some paper loss.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 203 - Pocket-size, 5 panel fold-out advertisement for the Greyhound bus tours of the Fair; includes descriptions of 5 tours with prices. On the back is a map of the Fair and bus stops. This is printed in Blue with some orange. Size: Closed: 2 1/2" wide by 4 1/2" high. Open: 12 3/16" wide by 9" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, one 1/2" stain on the back cover.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 204 - Booklet "World Horizons", "by Gardner Harding". General Motors published this booklet. It discusses both the 1939 New York and San Francisco World's Fairs and show pictures of exhibits along with captions. This 24 page booklet explains the importance of Exports and trade. Size: 7" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent, one minor crease.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 205 - Fold-out brochure from the "General Motors Exhibit Building", "Highways and Horizons". Contains descriptions of "The City of the Future", the Futurama ride, a floor plan of the building, exhibitions in the building and their beautiful cars from 1939. Size: Closed: 9" high by 4 1/2" wide. Open: 17 1/2" wide by 17 3/4" high. Condition: Very Fine. A little edge wear, 1/8 tear on fold and a couple of creases.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 206 - Folder from "The Petroleum Industry" titled "Tomorrow's Work", "National Youth Administration", "New York World's Fair - 1939". Opens to 3 panels. Inside is a description of the different parts of the oil industry and a description of their pavilion at the fair. Size: 4 1/16" wide by 9 1/4" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a corner fold and a light crease.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 207 - Booklet, "Seeing New York and the World's Fair", "The Gray Line", "The Official Sight Seeing Company". The 16 pages are double wide and each describes a tour that the company offers. Most tours are of different parts of New York, (i.e. Coney Island and Chinatown) but 2 of them are to the Fair and the inside cover features a letter welcoming people to the fair. Size: 4" wide by 8 15/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 208 - "Railroads at the New York World's Fair 1939" Brochure picturing the front of their building with the top of the Trylon and Perisphere behind. Inside is a map of the fairgrounds showing the location of their building. Opens to 6 panels with 4 sections: "Railroads at the New York World's Fair 1939", "Railroads at Work", "Building the Railroad" and "Railroads on Parade". Size: Closed: 3 11/16" wide by 8 7/8" high. Open: 11" wide by 16 7/8" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 209 - Folder "See the Hit Show at the Fair Railroads on Parade". Open it once and it shows pictures from the live stage show. Open it again and it contains a map of the fairgrounds with the outlines of each building and a red line from the gate to the Railroads on Parade show. Size: Closed: 3 7/16" wide by 7 7/8" high. Fully Open: 15 1/2" wide by 10 1/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 210 - Folder, "Heinz Exhibit. 1939 New York World's Fair". Cover pictures outside of pavilion. Open the folder and it shows the inside of the pavilion with the "Goddess of Perfection" on top of the tower along with a selection of their products. A wonderful advertising flyer from one of America's foremost food companies. Size: closed: 5" wide by 7 1/4" high, Opened: 20" wide by 14" high. Condition: Very Good. There are two tears each 2 1/2" long and a vertical crease down the center.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 211 - Color tri-fold brochure with fold-out Map of "The New York World's Fair". Given away by "F.W. Woolworth Co." The cover has the Trylon and Perisphere with Woolworth's store front pictured in the Perisphere. Inside is an overhead view of Fairgrounds. The brochure also has a detailed map of rapid transit system and major attractions. Other panels contain addresses of Woolworth stores and an advertisement for "Woolworth's Fountain" food at the Fair. Size: Closed: 3 11/16" wide by 8" high. Opens to 6 panels: 11" wide by 16" high. Condition: Very Fine, there is a 1/2" tear on a seam and a tiny hole in a corner where folded. Otherwise nice and clean.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 212 - "Guide Map to Metropolitan New York and the World's Fair", "Compliments of The Warwick", a hotel "2 blocks from Rockefeller Center". On the cover is the Court of Nations behind the fountains with spot lights in the sky. Inside is a multicolor aerial view of the fairgrounds (6 panels wide), a map of the fairgrounds, 2 transportation maps, one the subway and the other a road map and 2 panels of information about the hotel. A nice folder. Size: Closed: 3 3/4" wide by 8 1/2" high. Opens to 22" by 17". Condition: Very Fine, a couple of tears on the folds, otherwise nice and clean.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 213 - Postcard folder "The New York World's Fair 1939" with the Trylon & Perisphere and in tiny print "New York World's Fair Officially Licensed Folder", "Lic. By N.Y.W.F. 1939 - K-1877" on the cover. The back cover pictures 3 buildings: "Aviation Building", "New York City Building" and "Hall of Communications". Inside there are 18 color pictures that fold out in an accordion style (9 folds with a picture on each side). The folder was printed by "Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N. Y." and is numbered "D-5729". Size: 6 1/8" wide by 4 1/8" high. Condition: Excellent, a couple of light spots on the folder inside (I almost didn't notice them).

    World's Fair Auction Lot 214 - Unused Multicolor Postcard picturing " 'A penciled radiance etches a golden pattern on the mist...' the beauty of dawn over New York depicted in Consolidated Edison's 'The City of Light', the world's largest diorama, at the New York World's Fair." The image is of the New York skyline. Unusual. Size: 5 7/8" wide by 3 5/16" high, wider than usual. Condition: Very Fine, a little damage to bottom right corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 215 - Unused Black and White Photo Postcard of "124 - Dupont Exhibit - N.Y.W.F." On the back it is marked "Officially Licensed" "1940" with the number "A1183". Size: 5 3/8" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 216 - Unused Black and White Photo Postcard of "5F-124 Eastman Kodak Exhibit Bldg. - N.Y.W.F." picturing the pavilion. Marked "Underwood & Underwood" in the lower left corner. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, there are bends in all the corners.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 217 - Unused Back and White Photo Postcard (actually sepia toned) of the "Lagoon of Nations with Hall of Nations and U. S. Gov't. Bldg in background" numbered "261". "New York World's Fair 1939" is also printed on the front. On the back it is marked "Licensed". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Good, there is a 1/2" tear at the top.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 218 - Unused Postcard with multicolor image of "F147: Federal Building and Foreign Pavilions. Lagoon of Nations. Court of Peace. New York World's Fair" and "46596" on the bottom. The back is marked "Officially Licensed" with number "2965". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight damage to each corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 219 - Unused Color Postcard with a picture of (marked on back) "The entire facade of Consolidated Edison's building at the New York Worlds Fair..." with the Trylon and Perisphere pictured behind the building. Size: 5 9/16" wide by 3 3/8" high. Condition: Fine, some corner damage and a crease.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 220 - Unused Postcard with color image of the "Maritime Building" and on the bottom "New York World's Fair 1939" and "A-3". The back is marked "Officially Licensed by New York World's Fair", "Colortint", "Made by Grinnell Litho Co., N. Y. C." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Good, a crease in the lower left corner appears as a crack in the field.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 221 - Unused Postcard with Color image of the "Transportation Building - Rocket Port" and on the bottom "New York World's Fair" and "A-10". The back is marked "Officially Licensed by New York World's Fair", "Colortint", "Made by Grinnell Litho Co., N. Y. C." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight corner bending.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 222 - Unused Black & White Postcard of "The Equitable Life Assurance Society's Garden of Security at the New York World's Fair." picturing their statue (same as the charm in lot 181) with trees in front and a V shaped building behind. No maker name. Size: 5 9/16" wide by 3 9/16" high. Condition: Fine, corner wear (worst is bottom left) and some wear across the top.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 223 - Used Black and White Postcard picturing a drawing of the Trylon and Perisphere with "100A", "World's Fair 1939", "New York" written at the top. On the back is "Manhattan Post Card Publishing Co., Inc." Size: 3 1/2" wide by 5 1/2" high. Condition: Very Good, creases and a small spot of paper loss. The corners are bent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 224 - Unused Black & White Postcard of the "Constitution Mall seen from the Bridge between Trylon and Perisphere.", "New York World's Fair" (marked on the back), along with "WF 62" and "East and West Publishing Co., N.Y." and a license number "849". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight corner damage right side and tiny edge wear right side.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 225 - Unused Sepia Toned Postcard picturing "Perylon Circle" (marked on back). "Published by the Albertype Company Brooklyn, N. Y." and also has "The Finest American Made Art Pictures" on the back. "Copyright H. L. Wittemann" on both the front and back. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, very slight corner wear left side.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 226 - Unused Multicolor Post Card with a Metallic sheen picturing the "Music Auditorium" (marked on back). The card has an official license number and is numbered "M115". The card is © Metalite Pat. Product - Gemloid Corp., N. Y." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 227 - Unused Multicolor Postcard picturing the "Federal Building and Surrounding Area", numbered "57W" in the upper left and "8A-H957" in the lower right corner. The front is also marked "New York World's Fair 1939". On the back is "Colortone", "Made by Curt Teich & Co., Chicago" and "Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N.Y." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Good, there are 4 thumbtack holes in the card, 2 center top (in the field) and 2 center bottom.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 228 - Unused Multicolor Postcard "Greeting from New York World's Fair" with the Trylon and Perisphere pictured on the left, "Communications Building on the right, and a check list of pre-written phrases that you check off to tell the recipient how much fun you are having at the fair. On the back is "Officially Licensed" and "Manhattan Post Card Publishing Co., Inc., N.Y.C." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Fine, the bottom left corner is creased with a crack in the printing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 229 - Silk Pillow Cover picturing the "Tower of the Sun" and the "U.S.S. Mississippi" pictured in the center with "Golden Gate International Exposition" above. On the sides are the "Elephant Tower" and "Arch of Triumph". The colors are blue, orange, green, red and black on a pink background. There is fringe all the way around. Size: 22 1/2" by 22 1/2" including the fringe. Condition: Near Mint with stunning color. It does have folds from being in a drawer for 50 years.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 230 - Die Cut Plastic bookmark or pad in the shape of a butterfly in the original mailer envelope. One side pictures an aerial view of Treasure Island with "San Francisco" written above and "1939" to the left. Underneath is "© by S. A. Minera". On the other side is a picture of the 2 bridges with "Oakland" above and "Golden Gate" below. In tiny letters is "Bookmark - U.S. Pat. 1933747". Inside are 4 paper pages, 2 blue and 2 yellow. The envelope has a place for the address and "Golden Gate International Exposition" written across the bottom. Uncommon. Size: aprox. 4" wide by 3" high. Condition: butterfly is Excellent. The envelope has a glue stain on the back and a 1/2" tear on the flap.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 231 - Sterling Demitasse Spoon picturing from top of handle down: The Tower of the Sun, "1939", a semicircular building, the Golden Gate Bridge and "San Francisco". The back is blank except for the mark "Sterling". Size: 7/8" wide by 4 5/16" long. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 232 - Small Enameled Charm picturing the logo of the Tower of the Sun in front of the bridge and the Sun with "San Francisco Bay" and "1939" in the background. Around the edge is Golden Gate International Exposition". The background is a baked blue enamel. The metal is non-ferrous. There is a loop at top. Size: 9/16" diameter. Condition: Fine. There is a little corrosion at 8 o'clock, and enamel missing from 3 letters in Exposition.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 233 - 3 Black and White Night Shots of the fair including the Tower of the Sun, Court of Flowers and Temples of the East with other surrounding buildings. The 2 smaller photos are stamped "Kaystal Gloss Guaranteed Forever", "Bear Photo Service", "Dec 30 '40" & "E 4 8". Size: Larger photo: 5 3/4" wide by 4 13/16" high. Smaller photos: 3" wide by 4" high. Condition: Small photos are Excellent, Larger Photo: Very Fine, has a glow around the top and side edges when held at an angle.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 234 - Ticket Stub with image of 2 bridges and the Tower of the Sun in the center with "1939" above. Around the edge is written "A Souvenir of Golden Gate International Exposition 1939 A Pageant of the Pacific". The ticket stub is numbered "K 53814". Size: 3 9/16" wide by 2 3/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight bend to bottom right corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 235 - Aluminum Medal "1939 San Francisco Bay" over Oakland Bay Bridge with Tower of the Sun. Around the image "Golden Gate International Exposition". Reverse: In center pictures 2 train engines next to a "Union Pacific the Overland Route" Shield. Around rim "Road of the Streamliners and the Challengers" "Union Pacific" at bottom. Size: 1 1/4" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine, a tiny spot at bottom of the tower.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 236 - "Official Guide Book", "Golden Gate International Exposition on San Francisco Bay". This official guide contains 116 pages and lists and pictures the buildings with floor plans and advertisements. Inside the cover is the fold out map in color of the fair grounds. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 8 1/8" high. Condition: Very Good. The cover is half separated from the spine and has many crease and small paper loss, still an excellent reference book (and you don't have to worry about damaging it).

    World's Fair Auction Lot 237 - Unused Postcard with multicolor picture of the "Triumphal Arch. Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco". Published by "H. S. Crocker Co. Inc. S. F." and numbered "66108" on the back and "C-10" on the front. Size: 3 3/8" wide by 5 3/8" high. Condition: Fine, a little corner damage, especially on the left side.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 238 - Unused Postcard with multicolor image of "Court of Flowers. Golden Gate International Exposition. San Francisco", Numbered "C-8" The back of this unused postcard is marked "Golden Gate International Exposition Official Post Card" with logo and "The H. S. Crocker Co. Inc. S.F." & "66106". Size: 3 3/8" by 5 3/8". Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 239 - Unused color postcard with multicolor picture of "Elephant Tower, Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco" with the number "C-5". On the back is "Official Post Card" with logo and the number "66103". Size: 3 3/8" wide by 5 7/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a small brown spot near upper right corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 240 - Unused Postcard with multicolor image of "The Federal Building, Golden Gate International Exposition" with the number "A-28". On the back is "1940" and "Official Post Card". Printed by "The H. S. Crocker Co., Inc., S. F." Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight corner damage top 2 corners.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 241 - "Expo 58 Album - Souvenir" booklet containing 64 pages with 56 color pictures of the fair. The first 7 pages contain an index of the pictures in several different languages. Size: 7" wide by 4 7/8" high. Condition: Very Good. There is a water stain on the bottom of all the pages, but it is only discolored on a few of the pages at the front and the back.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 242 - Small Booklet "To Help You" with 8 pages including a map of the fairgrounds in the centerfold and other pages show the transportation centers around the area. The back of the booklet has "Offered by Hotex". Size: 3 3/4" wide by 5 1/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 243 - Folder from the USSR pavilion. "Facing the Cosmos". Completely written in English, the folder opens to show 3 drawings about space flight with: "First Assault on the Cosmos", "Five Questions on the Sputniks" and "Sputnik Talk". Excellent early space travel brochure as well as a World's Fair souvenir. Size: Closed: 4 1/4" wide by 8 5/8" high. Open: 16 3/4" wide by 22 3/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight edge wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 244 - "First Day of Issue" cover with a cache picturing the "United States Pavilion" with "In Compliment to the Brussels Universal and International Exhibition", "Brussels, Belgium - 1958". There is a plate block with number "25959" of the official US fair postage stamp on the cover. The cache was made by "Art Craft". The postmark is "Detroit Apr 17 1958" with the fair's star logo. Size: 6 1/2" wide by 3 5/8" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a small area of light discoloration on the envelope just under the 3 on the bottom right stamp.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 245 - Sterling Silver Demitasse Spoon with the Space Needle and the Century 21 logo at the top of the handle. Down the handle is "Seattle Worlds' Fair". The back is marked "Sterling" with some funky logo with an arrow. Size: 7/8" wide by 4 3/16" long. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 246 - Multicolor Foil Print of the Science Center in the original mat all in the original mailing envelope. The picture shows the Science Center at night with an American Flag flying above the building and spot lights in the sky. The Envelope is marked "Your Souvenir of the Seattle World's Fair", and it was made by "Fepeg Corporation" of Seattle. Size: Site size: 8 5/16" wide by 6 1/4" high. Mat size: 11 9/16" wide by 8 11/16" high. Envelope is 12" wide by 9 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine. There is a spot near the upper right corner of the picture and the flap on the envelope is ripped.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 247 - Elongated Cent with the Space Needle in the center with the Monorail running on the bottom. On the left is (top to bottom) "World's Fair", the Century 21 logo, ® "Seattle". On the right side is "The Space age". The back has a nice clear picture of the "1944" Lincoln cent. The "One Cent" side is visible behind the Space Needle. Size: 1 3/8" high by 3/4" wide. Condition: Extremely Fine, a bit of age toning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 248 - Plastic Model of the "Chrysler Corporation - Turbine Car" in the original box. An "authentic 1/25 scale model" with 3 pictures of the car on the box. The bottom of the box has "The Story of a Principle, a Promise, a Challenge, and an Engine". One way to get this model was to win it at the fair. One part of the Chrysler exhibit had a game with 20 boxes that would have one child stand in each box. The boxes were numbered 1 to 10, there were 2 boxes for each number. Then they would spin a wheel (actually I think it was a light that went around a circle of the 10 numbers) and it would stop on one of the numbers. The 2 children standing in the box with the same number won the model of the Turbine Car. That is how I got this one. Size: Box is 8 3/16" wide by 3" deep and 2 1/4" high. Car is 8" long. Condition: Car is Mint (even in its original tissue paper). The box is Very Fine with some scratches on the side, edge wear, a tear in the flap.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 249 - Plastic "New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965 Unisphere Savings Bank" in the Original Box. This box has not been opened. The bank is either orange or turquoise (the photo of the bank is NOT the bank in the box but another one I have), this is unknown because the box has never been opened. The number "40" is stamped on the box. The bank comes with a lifetime guarantee of being mint, whenever the buyer opens the box. Size: Box is 5 1/2" square by 6 5/8" tall. Condition: Bank is Mint in Original Box. Box is Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 250 - "Daily Dime Register Bank" on original merchandising card. The bank registers the day of the week and amount inserted, holds 50 dimes. The bank pictures the Unisphere on front with "1964-1965", "New York World's Fair" written across the front. The bank is lithographed tin in orange, white, blue, yellow and black. Size: Card: 3 1/16" wide by 5 1/8" high. Bank:2 5/8" by 2 5/8" x 5/8" thick. Condition: Extremely Fine. Slight wear to top edge of bank. Card is a bit darkened from age.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 251 - A Pair of Ceramic Bookends. They are glazed brown ceramic with a figural Unisphere on each one. Each base is marked on the side in raised letters "New York World's Fair 1964-1965". Gold trim is on the rings around the globe and around the base of globe. On the back of one is a World's Fair Copyright sticker. Made in Japan. Size: 5" high by 3 1/2" wide by 4" deep. Condition: Extremely Fine, the felt on the bottom of both is worn.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 252 - "Telephone Index" in the original box. The telephone index is made of brown and beige colored metal with letters on the right side and a slide to select the proper letter, turning the little opening next to the letter red. Then push the button at the bottom and this personal phonebook opens to the proper page. The cover pictures the "Unisphere ®" and has "New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965" written below. The original box has the same along with "Telephone Index" at the top on both sides. There is also copyright information on the box. Size: Box is 4" wide by 6 3/4" long by 1" deep. Condition: The machine is Near Mint. The box is Very Fine with the 2 small end flaps missing on both ends and a few light creases.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 253 - "Official World's Fair Belt" in the original box. The belt is printed in gold on black with "1964-1965 New York World's Fair" written around it. The Unisphere and flags are pictured on the belt. The clasp is a gold colored metal. The size is marked as Large, but it does not indicate whether that is Men's or Children's size (probably child's size). The box pictures the Unisphere with copyright information and is printed in orange, blue and black on white. Size: Box is 8 1/2" wide by 1 1/2" by 1 7/8". (I did not unwrap the belt to measure it.) Condition: The belt is Near Mint. The box is Excellent with a couple of minor creases.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 254 - Boy Scout Neckerchief Tie with the Unisphere and the Boy Scout Insignia in the center and "The Wonderful World of Scouting" around the edge. The logos have orange enamel on them and the background is blue enamel. Size: 1 1/2" wide by 1 1/8" high. Condition: Excellent, a couple of tiny spots on the brass edge.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 255 - Child's Tee Shirt picturing the Unisphere surrounded by flags with its fountain below. Above is "New York World's Fair", "1964- 1965". Below is "Unisphere" with the copyright. Size: 23" wide (sleeve end to sleeve end) by 20 1/2" high. Condition: Fine. There is a brown stain at the bottom of the front. The shirt is used and has been washed. The tag is a little worn.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 256 - "21 View-Master Stereo Pictures", "International Area", "New York World's Fair 1964-1965". The envelope pictures the Polynesia Pavilion. This is "Packet No. A673". Inside are 3 reels, each with 7 pictures that show a total of 21 stereo color views of the International Pavilions. The back of the envelope lists all 21 pictures (they are listed on the reels too). Included is the reorder envelope. Size: 4 1/2" square. Condition: All 3 reels are Excellent. The envelope is Very Fine, some edge wear and paper loss under the flaps where it was opened.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 257 - Metal Bank in the shape of the Unisphere with "New York World's Fair 1964-1965" Written around the base. There is gold wash over the whole surface. The bottom has copyright writing and is missing the stopper. Size: 3 1/2" diameter by 5" tall. Condition: Very Fine, the gold is a little worn and missing in spots and the bottom locking mechanism is missing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 258 - Wooden Salt & Pepper Shakers on the original stand. Both shakers have round orange, blue and white Unisphere paper labels with the "1964 New York" on the left and "World's Fair 1965" on the right. Below is a small "(c) N. Y. W. F." One is marked 'S' and the other 'P'. There are plastic plugs in the bottom of both for refilling. Size: 4 5/16" wide by 1 11/16" deep by 5" tall. Condition: Fine, the labels are a bit worn and the salt label has a stain at 7 o'clock.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 259 - Sticker given out in the Florida Pavilion picturing the Florida State Flag and an orange face with sunglasses and a smile, "Visit Fabulous Florida". Size: 3" wide by 2 11/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 260 - Pair of gold colored Cuff Links in the shape of the Unisphere. Size: 5/8" diameter (ring edge to ring edge). Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 261 - 2 piece pin with the Unisphere at one end with "New York World's Fair" written below and "64", "65" at the other end of the chain. There is a ® and © below the Unisphere. Size: Unisphere is 11/16" wide by 11/16" high. Overall length with chain is 2 7/8" long. Condition: Very Fine, some of the gold is worn off. Could use a good polishing.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 262 - Gold colored pin in the shape of the Unisphere with rhinestones on the visible continents. The pin is in the original sealed plastic bag along with a piece of paper marked "Official Souvenir" picturing the Unisphere and "New York World's Fair 1964 -1965". There is a price tag from "Howard Johnson" on the back of the bag. The picture is of the pin in the bag so it appears blurry, it is not. Size: Pin is 1 1/4" wide by 1 1/4" high. Bag is 3 1/2" wide by 4 3/8" high. Condition: Pin is Mint. Bag is Fine, wrinkled but undamaged.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 263 - Spinner, with each side of the spinner has half the Unisphere pictured, one half has a blue background and the other an orange background, and when spun it looks like the complete logo. Written around the edge of the spinner is "N.Y. World's Fair 1964 1965". The holder has flowers on it and a large flower at the top. Looped at top. Size: 1" wide by 1 3/8" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 264 - Elongated "1960" Cent picturing the "Vatican Pavilion" with "New York World's Fair 1964 1965" above. On the right edge are tiny letters "RJ". Behind the Vatican Pavilion you can see the Lincoln Memorial on the reverse of the penny. The back has a nice clear image of the Lincoln side of the cent. Size: 1 9/16" wide by 3/4" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 265 - Elongated "1957 D" Cent picturing the "Billy Graham Pavilion" with "New York World's Fair" above with "19" to the left of the building and "65" to the right. Tiny initials "RWJ" are under the building. The back has a beautiful clear image of the Lincoln side of the cent. Size: 1 3/8" wide by 3/4" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 266 - An 8" by 10" Black and White Photograph of Bourbon Street taken in the Winter of '65 with snow on the ground. This picture was sent to me by the World's Fair Press Department. There is a handwritten number on the back in ink "D6183". Size: 10" wide by 8" high. Condition: Very Fine, several tiny light brown spots. The picture is nice and crisp.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 267 - Booklet of Lens Tissue in the shape of a large matchbook, with "Better Light Better Sight Bureau" written on the front. On the back is the "Electric Power and Light Exhibit" building "The Tower of Light at the New York World's Fair". Inside are many sheets of lens tissue paper. Size: 3 1/4" wide by 3 5/8" high. Condition: Fine, creases, edge wear, a little paper loss to the back and damage to lower left corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 268 - IBM New York Times headline print out. IBM had an optical character reader that would analyze the date entered onto their input card and it would print out the headline for that date. The requested date for this card was Jan 6, 1963. The Times was not published that day (I don't remember the reason, but I am sure I knew that when I submitted the card). In a situation where the newspaper was not published on a particular date, the computer was programmed to print the previous day's headline and the following day's headline. This card has the headline for both Jan 5th and Jan 7th 1963. Size: 7 3/8" wide by 3 1/4" (punch card size). Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 269 - Spinning Art created "at the New York World's Fair". This is original art that was created by squirting paint onto a spinning board that caused the paint to spread out toward the edges. Then the art was placed into a silver frame. The frame pictures the Unisphere in blue and has "at the New York World's Fair" in orange across the top. Size: 6 1/2" wide by 8 9/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, a little wear to the silver frame. Note: there is a crease in the back, but that was made when the painting was inserted into the frame. Also, dark area in lower left of frame is just my shadow.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 270 - Drink Coaster given out by "Lowenbrau Munich" in their beer garden at the "New York World's Fair 1964-65". One side pictures the beer wagon and the other a lion inside of a red frame with a crown on the top. The coaster is a thick cardboard. Size: 4 1/4" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine, light wear and slight darkening of the edge.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 271 - Invitation to "a Chinese opera performance at the Pavilion of the World's Fair" to celebrate "China Day at the New York World's Fair 1964-65" This is printed in raised writing on a stiff white card. Size: 5 13/16" wide by 4 7/8" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 272 - Unused bag from souvenir stand. This bag is a # 10 size. It pictures the Unisphere in blue with blue and orange buildings and fireworks in the background. Above is "Come to the Fair !". Below is "1964/65 New York World's Fair" with the usual copyright in small letters. Size: 9 7/8" wide by 13 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight damage to the top openning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 273 - Cardboard Badge from the "Chrysler Corporation" pavilion. The badge is in the shape of a hand with large "V.I.P." in the center with "Very Important Person" above and "New York World's Fair" below. There is no pin glued on the back. Size: 3 1/8" wide by 3 7/8" high. Condition: Very Good, there is a crack where the thumb meets the hand.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 274 - 8 pages from the "The New York Times Magazine" "April 19, 1964" with "This is the Fair" with a color map and index. The following 5 pages are "What to Look For - A Guide to Exhibits". Size: Each page is 10 1/4" wide by 13" high. Condition: Fair, folded, torn and uneven edges.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 275 - Folder "Picturetaking (sic) at The Fair", "For Miniature and other advanced cameras" from Kodak, with the Unisphere pictured on the cover. The folder opens to 3 sections with the right side having a slide that indicates the setting for your camera, based on the lighting conditions and the film you are using which includes Kodachrome II, Kodachrome X, Ektachrome X, Kodacolor X, Verichrome, Tri-X and Movie Kodachrome II. There are also drawings of some fair buildings along with a layout of the fairgrounds. Size: Closed: 3 3/4" wide by 6 1/2" high. Opens to 11" wide. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 276 - Large Booklet for "Progressland", "A Walt Disney Presentation 1964-65 New York World's Fair", "General Electric" with the GE logo. Inside are 8 pages that first shows a cross section of the building showing the location of each of the parts of the pavilion's exhibits. The following pages describe each of the exhibits: "the Carousel of Progress", "the Skydome Spectacular and Fusion Demonstration" and "Medallion City". Inside back cover shows where the pavilion is located on the fairgrounds. Size:8 7/8" wide by 12' high. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 277 - Booklet "The Exciting World of Dinosaurs" from "Sinclair Dinoland". Inside are description and drawings of a 9 different types of dinosaurs and a drawing of the exhibit area. 12 pages. Size: 8" wide by 5 1/8" high. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 278 - Brochure "This is Autofare", "Chrysler Corporation's Giant Exhibition at the New York World's Fair, 1964 - 1965". Opens to 6 panels with the inside showing a drawing of the complete layout of the pavilion with numbered areas and "Your Guide to Autofare - Chrysler's Fair within a fair (and it's all free)" describing each of the numbered areas. When first opened you see drawings of 3 areas of the pavilion. Size: Closed: 8 7/8" wide by 3 3/4" high. Open: 17 5/8" wide by 11 1/4" high. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 279 - GM Folder, "See the Future First", "General Motors Futurama New York World's Fair". Pictures the GM building on the cover and inside are 5 drawings of the "Futurama Ride". On the back is a drawing of the "Avenue of Progress" and the "Product Plaza". Size: Closed: 8 1/2" wide by 3 9/16" high. Open: 17" wide by 3 9/16" high. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 280 - "Fair News", "Official Bulletin of the New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965", "Vol. 2 No. 3 - March 6, 1963". This 4 page newsletter includes: "Swiss Skyride described to Executive Committee", "Construction of Unisphere Pedestal to start today", "Spain and Jordan sign for additional space", Unisphere Dedication Ceremony, Florida honors Robert Moses and more. Size: 8 1/2" wide by 11" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 281 - Folder, "Your Highway Guide to the New York World's Fair" from "General Motors Futurama". This folder opens to show 2 maps of New York City. One map is Manhattan and the other shows the highways in the city and surrounding area that lead to the fairgrounds. Size: Closed: 8" wide by 5" high. Open: 16" by 10". Condition: Extremely Fine, very slight wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 282 - "The New Haven Railroad's World's Fair Folder and Map" with drawing of Unisphere on the cover and inset drawings of people touring New York. 12 pages includes a map of the fairgrounds and one of Manhattan both with indexes. The booklet was distributed folded in half. Size: closed 4" wide by 9" high. Open it is 7 7/8" wide. Condition: Very Fine, a little edge wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 283 - Folder, "The Japan Pavilion", "Exhibits, Restaurants, Teahouse, Japan Corner at the New York World's Fair 1964-1965". Opens to 3 pages with information about their restaurants, demonstrations of Budo and other arts of war, a drawing of the pavilion and more. The back shows where the pavilion is located on the fairgrounds. Size: 3 1/2" wide by 5 1/2" high. Opens to 10 1/2" wide. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 284 - Folder, "Mexico", "in the New York World's Fair 1964-1965". Opens to 6 panels with lots of pictures of Mexico and all the reasons you should vacation there, buy their products, etc. The back panel tells about the pavilion and where the contact office is located for trade and other financial transactions. Size: Closed: 3 1/2" wide by 8 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 285 - Folder, "Ride the Silver Eagle to the New York World's Fair" with a picture of the Trailways bus dropping people off at the fair with the Unisphere in the background. Opens to 6 panels showing a cross section of the bus and photographs of happy riders enjoying bus travel. There is one panel that tells how great the fair is. Size: Closed: 4" wide by 9" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 286 - Folder for "How to Come to the Fair". Printed in Black and White, the cover pictures Unisphere and several fair buildings. Opens to show 2 maps and a blow up indicating how to get to the fair. Back page discusses "Subway", "Railroad", "Bus Lines", "Private Cars" and "Pleasure Boats to World's Fair Marina". Size: Closed: 3 11/16" wide by 8 1/2" high. Open: 10 15/16" wide by 8 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 287 - Large Sized color postcard picturing the Unisphere and 4 exhibits on the side. In big writing on the bottom is "New York World's Fair 1964-1965". The pictures are architectural renderings. The 4 exhibits pictured are: "Fountains of the Planets", "Port of New York Authority", "AMF Monorail" and "Astral Fountain". Marked on the back is "Official World's Fair Post Cards by Dexter, West Nyack, N.Y." The number on the card is "85373-B". Size: 9" wide by 6" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight creases in both left corners.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 288 - Unused Postcard of "In George Washington's Time", "Scene of the American-Israel Pavilion" (marked on back), "New York World's Fair 1964-1965", "Published by American-Israel World's Fair Corp." The card pictures 3 men in an office with a sign at the top "The Shipowner New York Eighteen Century". This card was "made by Dexter Press" and is numbered "88296-B". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 289 - Unused Postcard with a Color Photo of (marked on back) "Scene of the American-Israel Pavilion", "New York World's Fair 1964-1965". On the back it is marked "Published by American-Israel World's Fair Corp." The picture is "A Hassidic Dance". Card is numbered "88295-B". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine with a little damage to the corners, the left side corners are more damaged.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 290 - Unused Color Postcard of a model (or architectural rendering) of the "Pepsi-Cola Pavilion" (marked on back) where It's a Small World, "Disney-created cruise taken in specially designed boats" to see "Animated figures representing children in national costumes", all promoted by UNICEF. The edges of the card are serrated. Published by Dexter Press and is card number "83731-B". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 291 - Unused Postcard with serrated edges and a Color Photo of the "Pepsi-Cola Pavilion", "New York World's Fair 1964-1965", (as marked on back) with the Tower of the 4 Winds in the foreground. Also marked on the back is "Official World's Fair Post Cards by Dexter, Dist. By Manhattan Post Card Co., Inc., 913 Bdwy., N.Y.C." Insert of Unisphere in upper left hand corner. Postcard number in small letters on the back is DT-86861-B. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 292 - Unused Color Postcard with a photograph of "The Coca-Cola Pavilion" (as marked on back). The card pictures the front of the Coke pavilion with its carillon rising in the background. The Unisphere is inset in the upper left corner and the edges are serrated. The card was published by "Dexter Press" and is numbered "DT-86855-B". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight wear and the back has a browned left edge about 1/4 wide.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 293 - Unused Postcard with Color Photo of the "Japan Pavilion", "New York World's Fair" (as printed on the back). The card pictures a long view of the building. "Published by the Japan Trade Center, New York" with a fair copyright on the back. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 294 - Unused Multicolor Postcard with a photograph of "The Original Lowenbrau Brewery Wagon" with horses and guys in costume. "Published by Hans Holterbosch, Inc." and numbered "91905-B" with the fair copyright. The card has serrated edges. Size: 5 7/8" wide by 4 1/16" high, larger than usual. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 295 - Unused Color Postcard with a photograph of the "American Express International Money Tree" (as marked on the back). "Published by American Express Company" and printed by Dexter with number "88287-B" and the fair copyright. Size: 3 1/2" wide by 5 7/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, very slight wear lower left corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 296 - Unused Multicolor Postcard from "World's Fair Exhibit by the United Presbyterian Church, USA..." picturing a mural with a large cross in front of it with "Jesus Christ the Light of the World" written above. The card published by Dexter and is numbered "88260-B" with the fair's copyright. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, the is a dark brown stain on the back just above where the stamp would be placed (not visible from the front).

    World's Fair Auction Lot 297 - Unused Multicolor Postcard with a photograph of the "Eastman Kodak Pavilion" (marked on the back) with the Unisphere in the background. The card was published by "Progressive Publications, Inc." of New York and is numbered "WF3" and is from a set of "Unofficial Postcards". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight wear to the rounded corners.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 298 - Unused Color Photo Postcard picturing (marked on back) "Unisphere Night Scene", "New York World's Fair 1964-1965". Marked on the back is "Official World's Fair Post Cards by Dexter, West Nyack, N.Y." The card is numbered "DT-86865-B" Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Very Fine a little corner damage.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 299 - Unused Postcard with Color Photo picturing (marked on back) "General Electric Pavilion", "New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965". The Escorter, a private passenger vehicle on the fair grounds, is pictured in the foreground. "Official" Postcard made by "Dexter Press" with number, in small letters on the back, "DT-87184-B". Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 300 - Unused Photo Postcard of the "Schaefer Center", "New York World's Fair 1964-1965" (as marked on the back). Also marked on the back is "Official World's Fair Post Cards by Dexter". Postcard number in small letters on the back is DT-86858-B. This card has serrated edges. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight damage lower right corner.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 301 - Unused Postcard with a photograph of the "Dynamic Maturity Pavilion". In front of the building is a sun dial (placed there because they figure the old people don't know what a clock is and can only read a sun dial). Published by Dynamic Pavilion with card number "98092-B". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 302 - Large Glass Pitcher with a red reverse label on the bottom. There are 4 raised glass lines on the side running from the bottom of the bulb all the way to the top. The label states that it is "Mold Blown" and "Swiss Made" with the "Expo 67" logo. A lovely mid-century modern design. Size: 8 1/2" tall by 2 1/2" diameter at the widest. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 303 - Elongated Canadian 5 cent coin with pictures in the center including a Mountie on horse back. To the left is "Expo 67" and above is "Montreal, Canada - 1967". On the back is a nice clear image of a rabbit in the center with "5 cents" above and "Canada 1867-1967" below. Size: 1 5/16" wide by 7/8" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 304 - 3 Used and Empty Envelopes:
    - Large 'Expo 67' Envelope that was mailed and addressed to me. The left side has "Expo67", "Journal", the fair's logo and "Montreal, Canada" written in black on a red background. There are no contents. Size: 11 15/16" wide by 9" high. Condition: Fine, the top is torn open. There is a little toning to the paper.
    - Envelope with "Expo 67" and logo on the left in red and black. This envelope was mailed and has been opened. It does not have a stamp, rather a statement that it is second class postage. Some paper item regarding the fair was mailed to me in this envelope in 1966 or 67. There are no contents. Size: 9 1/2" wide by 4 1/8" high. Condition: Fine, the top is ripped open.
    - Large 'Expo 67' Envelope that was mailed and addressed to me on an Expo 67 mailing label. The logo on the label is red, the logo on the envelope is blue. There are no contents. Size: 15" wide by 9 3/8" high. Condition: Fair, tears on all edges, some an 1" long and creases all over.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 305 - Used Multicolor postcard of "Canada's Pavilion" (as marked on back). The card was made by "Pastichrome of Canada". The stamp is a "United Nations" "Peace" stamp and is postmarked "United Nations Unies Expo 67 Canada", "5 PM 13 VIII 1967" (that's August 13th). The card was mailed to the US. Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 7/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, slight corner wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 306 - Used Multicolor Postcard of "Montreal", "World Exhibition City", "1967" picturing 5 vignettes of the city. The card is postmarked "Montreal". Size: 5 7/16" wide by 3 1/2" high. Condition: Very Fine, slight corner wear.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 307 - Brass Medal. Obverse: A hand is holding up the logo with "Hemisfair" and "68" to the right. Reverse: Pictures a bird in the center with "250th Anniversary" in the ribbon above and "San Antonio Texas" in the ribbon below. The small letter "P" is at the bottom. Size: 1 1/4" diameter. Condition: Very Fine, overall age toning.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 308 - Blue Plastic Charm with a silver paper center that pictures the Tower of the Americas along with other buildings with "Hemisfair '68" copyright above and "San Antonio World's Fair" written in the center. There is a loop at top for hanging on a chain or bracelet. The back has the original "Hemisfair '68 Souvenir" price sticker of 49 cents. Around the loop at top is "B.S.S.-U.S.A." Size: 1 7/16" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine, a couple of scratches.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 309 - Sterling Silver Demitasse Spoon with the "U.S. Pavilion" pressed into the bowl and at the top of the handle the 6 sided fair logo with "Spokane Expo '74 USA World's Fair" written around it. One the back is "Sterling". Size: 11/16" wide by 3 1/4" long. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 310 - Medal from the "People's Republic of China" with a picture of the Great Wall in the center. The reverse pictures 2 panda bears in the center with "1982 World's Fair" and "Zorada Mack" (someone's name ?) around the edge. The medal is gold colored. Size: 1 1/2" diameter. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 311 - Folder for "The 1982 World's Fair Knoxville, Tennessee USA" picturing a family of 4 having a wonderful time at the fair. It opens to 4 panels and inside are 17 answers to the most common questions: "What is the World's Fair ?", "Who else is participating at the Fair ?", "What about food ?", "What accommodations are available ?" and more. Size: closed: 4" wide by 8 9/16" high. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 312 - Wallet with picture of Sunsphere in front of red, orange and yellow rainbow, with "The 1982 World's Fair", "Knoxville, Tennessee" around it. Inside the wallet is a place for bills, change and plastic sleeves for pictures and credit cards. The wallet snaps closed. Size: Open: 8 3/4" wide by 3 3/16". Closed: 4 5/8" wide. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 313 - "First Day of Issue" Cover with a "Colorano 'Silk' Cachet", picturing a building with fossils underground. Above is "Knoxville World's Fair", "Energy Expo '82" and below is "First Day of Issue". The stamp on the envelope pictures the same fossil that is in the cachet. The postmark date is "Apr 29 1982". Size: 6 1/2" wide by 3 5/8" high. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 314 - Enamel Pelican pin with "World's Fair '84" written underneath. The enamel is white, blue and yellow. The Pelican, known as Seymore D. Fair, is playing a trombone (New Orleans is the birthplace of Jazz). Size: Pin is 1 3/16" high by 15/16 wide. Condition: Mint, comes on the original card in the original plastic envelope.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 315 - Small Enamel Pin of Seymore D. Fair carrying a bottle of soda. The pin comes in the original plastic bag that has been opened. Size: 5 /8" wide by 7/8" high. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 316 - Cache Cover with "First Day of Issue" postmark on a plate block of the official US New Orleans World's Fair postage stamp. The Cache pictures several critters in black and white including birds, turtle, fish, lobster and frog. Under the picture is "Fresh Water as a Source of Life", "Louisiana World Exposition 1984". Above the cache is "First Day of Issue". The cover was made by "Art Craft". The cancellation is "New Orleans", "May 11 1984". Size: 6 1/2" wide by 3 5/8" high. Condition: Near Mint. The stamps cover about 1/4" of the cache.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 317 - Small Rubber Figure of "Ernie" the "Expo 86" Spaceman, Mascot of the fair. Ernie is in a space suit with a helmet and a backpack. On the front of his suit is "Expo 86" and on his backpack is "Ernie". The bottom of his shoes are marked "® 1983 Expo 1986 Corp. Made in Hong Kong". Size: 2" wide (hand to hand), by 1" deep by 2" tall. Condition: Excellent, slight soiling.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 318 - Plastic Key Chain from "ExpoOz", "Brisbane Australia" picturing an alligator on a boomerang with the sun rising in the background. Both sides are the same. Size: Disk is 1 5/8" diameter. Overall height is 2 7/8". Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 319 - Plastic Refrigerator Magnet picturing a multicolor duckbilled platypus wearing a swim suit and cap while running on the beach with sea stars and sea shells at his feet. Written around the edge twice is "Brisbane Australia World Expo 88©. Size: 2" diameter. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 320 - Plastic Doll of the mascot of the fair in the original package. There is a blue star attached to the dolls head (for hanging ?). The doll is wearing a shirt with "Expo '93" on the back. Expo '93 along with Korean is written on the bag. When you squeeze the doll it squeaks. There were large statues of this doll on the fairgrounds. Size: Doll is 2 3/4" wide by 3 3/4" high. Condition: Doll is mint. Bag is wrinkled.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 321 - Pin Back Button from "Belarus" pavilion at "Expo 2010" in Shanghai. There is a modern design at the top of the button and Chinese writing at the bottom. The button is in its original envelope. Size: 1 11/16" diameter. Condition: Mint in original envelope.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 322 - Flyer for an airline, picturing Haibao and a jet plane. All in Chinese, but it looks like a schedule with rates. Size: 3 11/16" wide by 8 1/4" high. Condition: Extremely Fine with a fold across the center.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 323 - Key Chain from Expo 2015 in Milan Italy. The key chain has a raised image of one of the many vegetables that graced many of the signs and souvenirs and has the Expo logo below. The original thin cardboard holder used to hang the key chain from the display rack picturing the fruit head logo designed by Disney still has the original price tag on the back. Size: Overall 1 7/8" wide by 6 1/2" long. Condition: Excellent.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 324 - Tee Shirt from "Expo Milano 2015" with a multicolor picture of Foodie (the Mascot designed by Disney) on the front. It is a sports shirt style and is size "XXL". It still has the original price tag on the inside collar. Size: Men's XXL. Condition: Near Mint, never worn.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 325 - Folder for the Hungarian Pavilion, "Padiglione Ungherese" picturing the building from Expo 2015 in Milan Italy. This folder opens to 3 panels. Completely written in Italian, it shows the floor plan. Hungary claims to be completely GMO free. Size: 4 1/4" wide by 9 1/4" high. Condition: Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 326 - "Wine Card" from "Vino, A Taste of Italy" at Expo 2015 in Milan. In this pavilion, for a fee of 10 or 15 Euros (I forget the exact amount) you were given a glass and allowed to taste 3 wines. The bar code on the card was used to select the wine you wanted to taste. The back of the card has the sponsor's logos, including "Expo Milan 2015". There were hundreds of bottles of wine in cases separated by region with spouts and you put your card in and a measured amount of wine was poured into your glass. Size: 3 1/8" wide by 4 3/4" high. Condition: Excellent, slight crease to the right of 'Vino".

    World's Fair Auction Lot 327 - Printed Catalog to the 3rd World's Fair Auction held on January 31st, 2006. This is a 97 page black and white catalog with thumbnail pictures of each lot. Includes the final auction prices. This was produced on a photocopy machine. Size: 8 1/2" wide by 11" high. Condition: Near Mint.

    World's Fair Auction Lot 328 - Printed Catalog to the 17th World's Fair Auction held on October 4th, 2011. This is a 69 page black and white catalog with thumbnail pictures of each lot. Includes the final auction prices. This was produced on a photocopy machine. Size: 8 1/2" wide by 11" high. Condition: Near Mint.


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