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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 FairLamp1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, Glass, Chrome, 5 1/2 In., Illustrated2007Login / Create Account for Price
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 FairBank1893, Chicago, Administration Building, Cast Iron, Red & White Paint, Steeple, 6 x 6 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBracelet1933, A Century Of Progress, Logo, Bakelite, Brass Rings2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairFan1876, Philadelphia, Centennial Exposition, Painted, 11 1/4 x 20 3/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairFerris Wheel1900, Exposition Universelle De Paris, Wood, Paper, Wire, Box, 22 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairLamp1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Man, Lifesaver, Lighthouse, Metal, 58 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMedal1904, St. Louis, Commemorative, Shield Shape, Weinman, 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMedal1904, St. Louis, Louisiana Purchase Expo, Bronze, Weinman, 2 1/2 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPennant1939, New York, Frank Buck Jungleland, Leather, Signed, 4 1/2 x 14 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPlate1939, 150th Anniversary Of George Washington, Homer Laughlin, 9 Piece,2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairWhiskbroom1933, Chicago, Parrot Head, Ceramic, Multicolor, 7 1/2 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBaby Dish1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, 3 Sections, Cat, Bear, Blocks, 8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBank1893, Chicago, Building, Red, White, Gold Roof, 6 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 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


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