|This is a
wonderful antique souvenir paperweight. A
premium offered to guests who visited the 1904
World's Fair. The"Louisiana Purchase
Exposition was held in St. Louis, Missouri.
This heavy glass paperweight shows the "Palace
of Agriculture" , and is marked below the
color image of the building. On the back is
the information about the fair. It says
"Souvenir, Louisiana Purchase Exposition,
Positively the Greatest World's Fair Every
Held in Any Country, Saint Louis, Missouri,
U.S.A., 1904, W.H. Haskell Mfr. 9 South
Broadway. This glass paperweight is 4" x
2-3/4" x 7/8". It is in very nice all original
condition. No chips, chiggers or cracks to the
glass. The image is still sealed and intact
with its back piece. Coloring is still vivid
and image displays nicely still. There is some
aging noted around the edge from the old
adhesive used in the manufg. Take a look
below. Its a rare weight of an seldom seen
building that would make a nice addition to
any collection. $49.00
CHICAGO Worlds FAIR INDIAN HEAD Coin/Token/
LUCKY PENNY Paperweight. This is an original
1933 Chicago World's Fair "Lucky Penny". A
premium souvenir from the fair that features
a Indian Head on the front just like the old
Indian Head pennies. Back has the "Century
Of Progress, 1833-1933 " and image of Fort
Dearborn. This is the smaller, harder to
find coin/paperweight measuring only 2-1/4"
across. Copper finish over some type of
metal. Coin is in good condition overall.
Sharp, vivid embossing on both sides. Good
coloring still. A couple of dings to the
rim. Take a look below. A nice addition to
any coin, paperweight, fair collection.
1833~1933 Souvenir A CENTURY OF PROGRESS
CHICAGO WORLDS FAIR TOKEN COIN This is a
vintage original Chicago Worlds Fair
Token/Coin. A premium from the fair that was
held in Chicago, IL, 1933-34. Coin is marked
"1833 1933 Souvenir, A Century of Progress
Chicago, with art deco planet and swirl
motif, and Greenduck CHI." Back side is an
aerial overview of the the fair, with sky
ride towers. It measures 1-3/16" across and
is the thickness of a quarter. Coin is solid
brass. In very nice condition with no major
|This is an
rare miniature toby character mug. It was a
premium offered to visitors that attended
the World Pottery Exhibit of the 1940 New
York World's Fair. Made by American Potter.
The toby is of Martha Washington. It stands
2" in height. Ink stamp mark on the bottom "
The American Potter, New York World's Fair
-1940. It is in excellent condition with no
chips, cracks, crazing or repairs. A must
have for any NY, World's Fair Collection.
World's Fair Camping Cooking Copper Kettle
Ashtray! Brass and copper three footed
kettle that hangs from brass stand.
Cigarette holder on the side is marked with
the fair and its logo. Very nice condition.
Lite wear. No breaks or dents. Stand is 4-1/2"
tall 4-1/4" across, 3" across the
kettle, Nice addition to any collection.
is a set of nine vintage 1964 "New York
World's Fair" souvenir postcards. From an
estate of a couple who was lucky enough to
have visited the fair. Each is an official
fair postcard and feature the "unisphere"
motif in the corner. Unique views include:
the "US Royal Giant Tire" 80 ft gondola
ride. The "General Motors" Futurama
building. The "Pavilion of Paris". The "AMF
Monorail". The "Bell Telephone Pavilion".
The "Unisphere". The "Port of New York
Authority" heliport and exhibit building.
The "Thailand Pavilion". And the "Tower of
Light" night time view. Postcard's are
unused, no markings, tears, stains, holes or
creases. Crisp, bright coloring. Nice
addition to any NY historical, World's Fair,
Architectural buildings, collection.
is an original vintage softcover book title
" Space Needle USA". By Harold Mansfield and
George Gulacsik. It's a rare view into the
planning, financing, building and premier of
the iconic modernistic "Space Needle"
building. Loaded with photos that accompany
the 'start to finish' historic story of this
Seattle icon, ( now a designated historical
landmark). Book provides a remarkable look
at the journey of what began as a doodle,
and grew into one of the world's most
recognizable buildings.It finishes up with
the premier opening to a world of visitor's
who attended the 1962 Seattle World's Fair.
You'll be amazed at the struggles and
hardships that the founders/designers faced.
Even if your not into design, architecture,
fair buildings, Seattle history, you'll find
this mid-century trip, interesting,
memorable reading and viewing. Book is
complete and in very nice condition. Lite
signs of age and use. Some yellowed area on
the back exterior cover. No markings, tears,
glossy pages are crisp and clean. 11"x
8-1/4". 72 pages. © 1962, The Craftsman
is an original "Souvenir Picture Book of
Washington, Seattle and the Seattle World's
Fair" from an estate. Brought back from a
vacation trip taken back in 1962 that
culminated with a visit to Seattle and the
1962 Seattle World's Fair. Booklet is
complete. Measures 9" x 6". 22 pages. It
features loads of amazing photos and
interesting information on the "Century 21
Exposition" and "Seattle Washington's" sites
and scenery for fair-goer's to take in
around the city. . This pictorial booklet is
in very nice condition with no markings,
Gas/Oil Worlds Fair! This is an
1933 Johnson Gasolene & Motor Oils
Advertising blotter. Featuring the Adler
Planetarium. It is in excellent
unused condition. 9" x 4". Produced by
the Johnson Oil Refining Company. Bright,
colorful, blue back. Slight corner wear. Nice
addition to any collection.
|1939 Official Views of the New York
World's Fair booklet. 28 pages. Textured front
cover. Large color full page pictures on
heavier linen like paper. Complete, very
nice condition overall. 11-1/2" x
8-1/2". Lite front cover rub spots.
|1933 Chicago World's Fair, Standard
Oil, Power Show pictures booklet.
Showing pictures and
having info on the live show that took
at the Chicago Fair at the
Standard Oil Red Crown exhibit building.
8" x 5-1/2". Complete 12
pages. Lite cover rub wear, one corner
World's Fair The Louisiana Purchase
Exposition St. Louis,
Missouri Paperweight! Rectangle
shape heavy glass. Colorful rare scene of the
Mines and Metallurgy Building. Back is
whats left of a red label telling that this was
souvenir from the Fair. There is a spots where
the image has worn away, but overall the image
is still vivid and clearly visible. Glass
in is nice condition with no chips chiggers or
cracks. A rare weight to find in any condition
and a nice addition to any colleciton.
Century of Progress" International Exposition
Chicago World's Fair Admission Ticket.
Was good for on admission to Fort Dearborn or
Lama Temple. Bright and colorful. Nice
condition still. No crease lines or
folds. One corner is chipped. Pin holes on the
right white border area. 4-1/2" x
2-1/4". Card stock. The price was 25¢
tax free! $16.95
World's Fair "A Century of Progress" Matchbook
and Postage Stamp! Nice original full unused
book of matches with the 1933 Chicago World's
Fair cover. Complete, nice condition. The
postage stamp is canceled comes on the corner
piece of it original mailing lable.
Green graphics of Fort Dearborn. One corner
has some staining. $17.00
Pacific Pullman designed Streamline train
brochure, from the 1933 Chicago World's Fair.
Interesting fact about the Fair exhibit and the
train. 8" x 4" when folded up. Excellant
condition. Very lite wear . $16.50
|Original 1934 Rotogravure
Pictures Sunday Times newspaper
special issue insert. All about the 1933-34
Chicago World's Fair. 16"x 11". Complete. 16
pages. Lots of unique pictures some color
others black & white. Neat advertising ads
too. Some wear to the edges, it has been
folded down the middle. $21.50