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World's Fair
World's Fair

World's Fair souvenirs from all of the fairs are collected. The first fair was the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. The term "world's fair" was used to refer to these events until Expo 67 in Montreal, when the term "expo" became popular. Some other important exhibitions and fairs include Philadelphia, 1876 (Centennial); Chicago, 1893 (World's Columbian); Buffalo, 1901 (Pan-American); St. Louis, 1904 (Louisiana Purchase); Portland, 1905 (Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition); San Francisco, 1915 (Panama-Pacific); Philadelphia, 1926 (Sesquicentennial); Chicago, 1933 (Century of Progress); Cleveland, 1936 (Great Lakes); San Francisco, 1939 (Golden Gate International); New York, 1939 (World of Tomorrow); Seattle, 1962 (Century 21); New York, 1964; Montreal, 1967; Knoxville (Energy Turns the World) 1982; New Orleans, 1984; Tsukuba, Japan, 1985; Vancouver, B.C., 1986; Brisbane, Australia, 1988; Seville, Spain, 1992; Genoa, Italy, 1992; Seoul, Korea, 1993; Lisbon, Portugal, 1998; Hanover, Germany, 2000; and Aichi, Japan, 2005. Memorabilia of fairs include directories, pictures, fabrics, ceramics, etc. Memorabilia from other similar celebrations may be listed in the Souvenir category.

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 World's FairPoster 1964, New York, Unisphere, Bob Peak, 42 x 28 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairRazor 1893, Columbia Exposition, Columbian Expo., Straight, Black Plastic Handle, Case, 6 3/4 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairRibbon 1905, Portland, Lewis & Clark Exposition, Blue, Purple Ribbon, 2 1/2 x 7 3/8 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairSalt & Pepper 1904, St. Louis, Louisiana Purchase, Eagle, Crest, Gray 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairTape Measure 1904, Louisiana Purchase, Festival Hall, Cascades, 1 3/4 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairTin 1904, St. Louis, Festall Hall Coffee, Cascade Gardens, 3 Lb., 10 x 5 1/4 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairTip Tray 1904, St. Louis, Have Some Junket, 4 3/4 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairToken 1939, New York, Brass, Trylon & Perisphere, Empire State Building, 1 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairToy 1939, New York, Greyhound, Tractor Train, Arcade 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairTray 1964, New York, Peace Through Understanding, Black, 10 1/2 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairTumbler 1964, New York, Red, Blue, Frosted, Pool Of Industry, 6 1/2 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairVase 1876, Philadelphia, Centennial, Eagle, Patriotic Symbols, Glass, Frosted, Gold Trim, 9 1/4 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairWatch 1982, Knoxville, Timex, Fair Logo, Plastic Case, Man`s, 3 1/2 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairApron 1939, New York, Bib Style, Map Of Fair, Trylon & Perisphere Border2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairAshtray 1933, Chicago, Enamel2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairAshtray 1939, New York, Ballantine Beer Inn, Blue, Purity, Body, Flavor, 5 x 5 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairAshtray 1964, New York, Federal Pavilion, Thailand, Spain, Unisphere, 4 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairAshtray 1964, New York, Pottery, 4 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBall 1964, New York, Inflatable, Plastic, See-Through, Boy & Girl, Original Package2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBank 1893, Chicago, My Expenses To Chicago, Ball Shape, Pottery, 5 1/4 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBarber Bottle 1933, Chicago, Tree Stump, Figural, 12 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBell 1893, Chicago, Columbia Exposition, Frosted Twist Handle, 4 1/4 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBell 1982, Knoxville, Tennessee, 3 1/2 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBlanket 1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Rust, Beige, Hall Of Science, 62 x 72 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBone Dish 1904, St. Louis, Palace Of Varied Industries, Porcelain, 6 1/2 x 4 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price


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