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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 FairCup & Saucer1893, Chicago, Flower Shape, Frosted, Gold Writing, Libbey, 2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairHandkerchief St. Louis 1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Silk, 20 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMatch Safe1904, St. Louis, Eagle, American Flag, Map, Celluloid, 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMovie Film Viewer1939, New York, 3 Rolls Of Film, Multicolor Box, 7 1/2 x 5 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMug1904, St. Louis, Lithophane, Machinery Hall, Pottery, Here's To Women, 5 1/4 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPin New York Expo, Trylon & Perisphere, White Metal, Rhinestones, Painted, 2 1/8 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPlate1904, St. Louis, Goofus Glass, Gold, 7 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPoster1939, New York, Woman, Arm Raised, Litho, Albert Staehle, 30 x 20 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairQuilt1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Applique, Black, White, 68 x 82 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairShow Towel1893, Chicago, Wreath, Flags, Recognition To Industry, 45 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairToy1876, Philadelphia, Centennial Exposition, Puzzle, Paper On Wood, 21 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairToy1893, Chicago, Columbian Expo, Landing Of Columbus, Iron, Pull, Bell Rings, 8 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairToy1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Truck, Paint, Cast Iron, Arcade, Box, 7 1/2 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairWatch Fob1933, Cleveland, Native Americans, Pot Metal, Brass Tone, 1 5/8 x 1 3/8 In.2015Login / 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 FairCane1939, New York, Trylon & Perisphere, Fireworks, 28 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairCharm1964, New York, Sterling, 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairDeco Lamp1939, New York, Glass Shade, White, Building Images, 9 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairFan1876, Philadelphia, Pierced & Carved Bone, Silk, 3 Buildings, 17 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairGlass Holder1909, Seattle, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expo, Metal, Totem Pole, Mt. Ranier, 4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairLicense Plate Attachment1964, New York, See Dodge Auto Thrill Show, Orange, Blue, 6 x 12 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMatch Safe1904, St. Louis, Eagle, Flag, Map, Celluloid, 2 1/4 x 1 1/5 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMirror1901, Buffalo, Pan-American Exposition, Round, 2 1/8 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMirror1901, Buffalo, Pan-American Exposition, Simulated Alaskan Visit, Round, 1 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMirror1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Miss Liberty, Color Of Nations, 1 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price


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