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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 FairRibbon1893, Chicago, Administration Building, Star Spangled Banner, 8 1/2 In., Illustrated2007Login / Create Account for Price
World's FairThermometer1933, Chicago, Havoline Tower, Gold Plastic, 4 1/2 In., Illustrated2007Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBaby Dish1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, 3 Sections, Cat, Bear, Blocks, 8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
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 World's FairBank Thermometer,1939, New York, Sphere & Ball, Lithograph, 12 1/4 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBookends1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, White, Marble, Italy, 4 1/2 x 5 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBookmark1876, Philadelphia, Centennial Exposition, George Washington Portrait, 8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBottle1939, New York, Milk Glass, Dawn Of A New Day, Anchor Hocking, 8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairDirectional Street Sign1964, New York, Trapezoidal, Aluminum, 30 x 24 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairDish1939, New York, 3 Compartments, Flowers, White, 3 3/4 x 6 1/2 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairFan1904, St. Louis, Gold Dust Twins, Cardboard, 15 x 12 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairHatchet1893, Chicago, Vaseline Glass, Embossed, Geo. Washington Bust, Libbey, 8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPendant Expo ‘86, Vancouver, Canada, 10K Gold,19862016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPocket Watch1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, Case, Ingersoll2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPostcard 1893 Chicago, Puck, 3 x 5 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPostcard1904, St. Louis, Inside Inn, Color, Hold To Light, Mailed, 3 x 5 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPostcard1915, Panama-Pacific Expo, Kewpies Above Fair, Rose O’Neil Kever, 3 x 5 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPoster1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Hall Of Science, Blue, Red, Yellow, 42 x 28 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPoster1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Triumphant Figure On Globe, 42 x 28 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairRadio1939, New York, Victor RCA, Cabinet, Trylon & Perisphere, 7 x 9 1/4 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairSign1939, New York, N.B.C. Premium Crackers, Pride Assortment, 11 1/2 x 17 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairSign1982, Knoxville, Your Host, Holiday Inn, World’s Fair, 32 x 14 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairTin1915, San Francisco, Palace Of Fine Arts, Tin Lithograph, Gold Rim, 10 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairToy1939, New York, Tractor Train, Trylon & Perisphere, Iron, Greyhound, 11 1/2 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
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