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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 FairAshtray 1964, New York, Pottery, 4 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairAshtray 1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Plymouth Dodge De Soto, 3 x 3 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairAshtray1962, Seattle, Space Needle, Monorail, Science Pavilion Scenes, Round, Metal, 4 1/4 In.2013Login / 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 FairBaby Dish1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, 3 Sections, Cat, Bear, Blocks, 8 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1933, Chicago, American Legion Convention, Ft. Dearborn, Ribbon1995Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1964, New York, Celluloid, Orange Top, Blue, 3 1/2 In.1997Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1893, Manhattan Day, Columbian Exposition, White Ribbon1999Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1893, New York, Columbian Exposition, 1492-1892, Ribbon1999Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1901, Buffalo, Pan-american Exposition, Pinback, Gilt Brass, 2 Piece1999Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1893, Chicago, Signing Of Declaration, Pin2000Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1904, St. Louis, 12k Gold, Handmade, Engraved, Mary Coleman, 2 7/8 In.2000Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress Polish Week, Ribbon, 3 In.2000Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1933, Chicago, Lapel, Silver2000Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1904, St. Louis, Admissions, Copper, 1 1/2 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1904, St. Louis, Juror, Gilt Nickel, Pinback, Mermod & Jaccard, 1 1/4 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1904, St. Louis, Nickel Pinback, 1 5/8 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1939, New York, Junior Police, Shield Shape2008Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1962, Seattle, Security Officer, Century 21, Nickel Plated, 3 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge 1904, St. Louis, Brass, Embossed, Suspended Missouri Mule, 3/4 In. 2010Login / Create Account for Price
World's FairBadge1933,Chicago,Century Of Progress,Silvered Brass,2 1/4 In. Illustrated2011Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1909, Seattle, Chief Seattle, Welcome To The World, Gold Nugget Form, 2 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge1939, New York, Official Host, North Carolina Day, Yellow, Blue, Aluminum, 1 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
World's FairBadge1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Employee 1322, Silvered Brass, Blue Enamel, 2 1/4 In. illustrated2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBadge Chicago,1933, Polish Week, Hospitality, Ribbon, Brass Tone, 3 x 1 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price


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