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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 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
 World's FairToy1939, New York, Tram, Greyhound, Cast Iron, Tin Lithograph Arcade, 7 1/2 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairTypewriter1939, New York, Hinged Case, Blue, Art Deco, Trylon & Perisphere2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairVase1893, Chicago, Jack-In-The-Pulpit, Amberina, Fuchsia, Flowers, 7 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairVase1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, Lenox China, Pink, 5 1/8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairWater Cycle1939, New York, Pontoon, 44 x 87 x 51 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairWater Set1939, New York, Ceramic, 7-In. Pitcher, 4-In. Tumblers, Japan2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairAward1897, Oakland Exposition, Best Piano Manufacturer, Litho, David Smart, 17 x 23 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge Chicago,1933, Polish Week, Hospitality, Ribbon, Brass Tone, 3 x 1 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBookmark1893, Chicago, Columbian Exposition, Ribbon, Washington, Eagle, 10 x 5 1/4 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairButton1901, Buffalo, Pan-American, Exposition, Blue, Red, Pinback, 1 1/4 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairButton1915, San Francisco, Bear, Tree, Poppies, Building, Blue Sky, 7/8 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairCharm1964, New York, Unisphere, Blue, Orange, 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairCloth1909, Seattle, Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, Silk 15 x 10 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairCoffee Server1904, St. Louis, Yale Coffee, 1st Grand Prize, Pottery, 10 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairCompact1933, Chicago, Ft. Dearborn, Pearlescent, Enamel, Girey, 3 x 2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price


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