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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 FairVest1909, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expo, Good Luck, Symbols, Embroidery, Beads, Seattle, Men’s M2013Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBank1893, Chicago, Columbus, Indian, Mechanical, Cast Iron, J. & E. Stevens2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBank1904, St. Louis Exposition, Key Shape, Cast Iron, Embossed, 5 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBank1904, St. Louis, Pig, Sleeping, Earthenware, Pink, Germany, 7 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
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 World's FairBookmark1893, Chicago, Machinery Hall, Eagle, Flowers, Red, Silk, 9 x 2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairBus1933, Century Of Progress, Truck Pulling Greyhound, Open Windows, 14 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairCard1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Hoover Vacuum Cleaner, Body, Bag, Orange Letters, 24 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairClock Chicago1933, Maidou Burl, Metal Bands, G. Rohde, H. Miller, 7 x 13 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairCompote1940, New York, House Of Jewels, Tiffany & Co., Incised Bands, 6 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairFlag1893, Chicago, Image Of Columbian Exposition, 16 x 16 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairFlask1933, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Man, Keg, We Want Beer, Japan, 19 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairGlass1901, Buffalo, Pan-American Exposition, Case1901, 2 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairHandkerchief1939, New York, Ethnic Dancers, Multicolor, 24 x 24 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairMug1893, Chicago, Century Of Progress, Blue Letters, Stoneware, 4 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairParasol1933, Chicago, Bamboo Handle, Globe, 29 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPin1939, New York, Betty Boop, Logo, Silvered Brass, Enamel, 1 1/2 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPitcher1939, New York, Martha Washington, Fiesta, 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPlaque1933, Century Of Progress, Fort Dearborn, Reverse Painted, 12 x 18 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 World's FairPlate1939, New York, Autumn, Four Seasons, Red, Fiesta2012Login / Create Account for Price
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