Vast Worlds Fair and Exposition Souvenir Collection (170) 
Lot Number 1294
 
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Presented is a marvelous Worlds Fair and Exposition souvenir and memorabilia collection that spans more than a century. Included among the (170) different relics are (4) items from the 1876 Centennial in Philadelphia including a photograph ticket (EX-MT) and a visitor's guidebook with fold-out map (VG), (17) items from the 1893 Columbian Expo with an exquisite enamel pin, (3) items from the 1901 Buffalo's Pan-American Expo items with an etched glass tomahawk paperweight, (12) items from the 1904 Worlds Fair in St Louis, (3) items from the 1907 Jamestown Expo with a fabulous 5” watch fob (EX), (4) items from the 1926 Sesquicentennial in Philadelphia, (13) items from the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair items with a salt & pepper shaker set, (36) 1939-40 Worlds Fair items with a set of etched glass coaster in original box (EX) and a wooden yo-yo (EX), (5) items from the 1961-62 Seattle Worlds Fair items and (24) 1964-65 NY World's Fair items. There are (29) additional items from various expositions from the 1915 San Francisco Expo to the 1968 San Antonio Exposition. The ten remaining items have British-related theme including (2) cut-glass jewelry boxes, a King Edward VIII Accession mug and cover dish (VG-EX) and a 1897 Queen Victoria saucer (VG). For a more comprehensive listing of the artifacts in this collection, please visit our website.



1876 Centennial: a wooden placard for Agricultural Hall (EX) and a coin (PR)

1893 Columbian Expo in Chicago:
souvenir Wedgwood collector plate – 8-1/4”, blue with Admin Building (VG-EX)
(3) tickets
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs and colds booklet (FR)
(2) postcards
1893 Official Guide (VG-EX)
The Home Queen Cookbook (VG)
Book: the Artistic Guide to Chicago and the Columbian Exposition (VG)
Book: In Remembrance of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893 (VG-EX)
Book: World's Columbian Exposition by Woodward (NM)
3-1/4” pewter/lead pill box
(2) small souvenir spoons
small 3” milk glass tumbler made in England (EX-MT)
3-1/2” Carnival glass tumbler (EX) with Worlds Columbian Exposition

1901 Buffalo's Pan-American Expo:bronze snuff box with a buffalo on the top and a 3” bronze buffalo paperweight

1904 St Louis Worlds Fair:
(2) etched 5” milk glass tumblers (both NM)
4” hand-painted creamer (made in Germany, EX)
(3) collector plates (2 hand painted, one etched glass)
matchbox case (VG-EX)
postcard
Gold Medal Louisiana Purchase Exposition paperweight (NM)
Fleur de Lea lapel pin (EX), (2) ruby glass small glasses

1907 Jamestown Exposition:
5-1/2” watch fob (EX)
small 4-1/2” letter opener
4” bronze tray with an etching of the Battleship Virginia(VG-EX)

1915 San Francisco Pacific International Expo:
shaving razor with a Coca-Cola emblem (EX)
2-1/4” pin with a “Closing Day, Dec 4, 1915” ribbon attached (EX)

1926 Sesquicentennial:
13” silver plated tray (EX-MT)
a souvenir spoon
jewel-encrusted ladies compact (VG-EX)
postcard

1933-34 Chicago World's Fair:
Chrome salt & Pepper set with base (EX)
tie-tack with World's Fair emblem (EX-MT)
deck of playing cards in original box (NM, box VG-EX)
Cheese cutter and plate with detailed engravings (EX)
”Vote for Roosevelt” lighter (NM)
small 5” hand-painted plate (NM)
(2) envelopes (NM)
5-1/2” pewter dish with Hall of Science building engraved (VG)
(2) souvenir spoons (EX-MT)

1939-40 NY World's Fair:
(13) pieces of silver plated silverware with (8) spoons, a 4-piece setting and a soup ladle
miniature silk pillow (NM)
2” pin, detailed with SF/Golden Gate Expo (NM)
miniature replica of a hunting knife with the Trylon and Perisphere (NM)
ladies broach
a tie-tack
conch shell with “NY World's Fair” on it
matchbook cover with George Washington on it
coin with a hole drilled into it with the Trylon and Perisphere
(2) Underwood & Underwood 10-photo sets (NM)
NY World's Fair Poster Stamps in original folder (EX-MT)
4' linen tablecloth with the Trylon & Perisphere (NM)
Clear etched glass decanter with cap (EX-MT)
(2) cranberry colored red candle holders
(2) ticket booklets with several unused tickets still attached
Souvenir Map (NM)
Book: The Story of Lucky Strike (NM)
a 9” wooden presentation plate (VG)
(2) American Potter

1964-65 NY Worlds Fair:
(13) trays/dishes in various sizes
a beer tankard
5-1/2” frosted glass iced tea tumbler (NM-MT)
set of cuff links, tie-tack and money clip (NM)
commemorative coin
snow globe (no water)
envelope
ring

1967 Montreal Worlds Fair: (10) items including tumblers, postcards, stamps and a snow globe. 
 
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