Worlds Fair Collectibles

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Chicago Worlds Fair: the Burlington booklet 1933

Century of Progress Exposition 1933, souvenir of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad & Associated Lines, booklet. pictures of the train & the fair, Very good condition.   


World’s Fair Through A Camera-Snap Shots by an Artist

12657. Book: World’s Fair Through A Camera-Snap Shots by an Artist, F. Dundas Todd. St.Louis: Woodward & Tiernan Printing Company. 1893. Views of Grounds, Exhibition Buildings, Foreign Buildings, Interiors and Other Views of General Interest. 24mo 5x6.5. Fair as shown.   


1893 Columbian Expo Gold Coin Stove & Range Trade Card

This original trade card is from the 1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition which was held in Chicago. It is in very good condition. The front features the "Worlds Fair Government Building". The reverse features a "Gold Coin Wood Cooking Stove". This trade card measures approx. 5 3/4" x 3 1/4".   



Heavy and rare sterling silver 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair Columbian Exposition souvenir spoon. Measures about 5 5/8" long. Has a full figure art nouveau woman in flowing dress on the handle in raised relief. Exquisite detail! Expected wear and in great condition. Ornately decorated on front and back. Back says "Worlds Columbian Exposition 1893". Stamped "STERLING" with a hallmark near the base of the bowl on the back of a "D" in Old english script. I welcome any information on thi maker. When I researched this spoon, the closest one I found sold for $1000 recently and was by Sheibler. I dont know if this is a spoon of that calibre or not and would love to learn more!   


1934 Worlds Fair Compact

Brooches, Compacts, Necklace, Bracelets, Cameos 1934 Worlds Fair CompactA paper circle inside case protect the rouge (still there with its decorative imprint). Written on paper is: MayFair Rouge contains only the purest ingredients. Refills in your favorite sahe are obtainable at your dealers or direct from––Evans Case Co. North Attleboro, Mass.U.S.A. Send 31 cents for Refill R9On right side of compact beneath a pull down lid to--I presume--store the rouge applicator, there is a storage compartment. On the left side over the cake of rouge is a metal mirror.The cover has the year 1934 a world with 3 swirling bands and beneath that the words Worlds Fair A Century Of Progress Chicago.This is a wonderful collectors piece from 1934.   


New York Worlds Fair Vinyl Tote Bag-1964/1965

This, never used, zippered white vinyl with blue binding and handle tote bag is marked on the front: New York 1964-1965 Worlds Fair and on the back it is marked: Official Bag / Unisphere Presented by United States Steel / 1961 New York Worlds Fair 1964-1965 Corporation Bearse Manufacturing Co. Newburg, New York-Chicago, Illinois. Showing a beautiful picture of the Unisphere with red and blue lettering on the front the bag. In very good condition having been found stored in its original plastic bag, it does have some dirt smudges from being stored in an attic all these years, and it measures 10 3/4 inches tall, 8 inches wide and 4 inches deep. An addition to any New York Worlds Fair Collection. SH & Ins. will be quoted after orders placed. If you have questions feel free to contact me and thank you for looking.   


Victorian China Fairings The Collectors Guide by Derek Johnson

Fairings were definitely made for the huge English Fair market. The word “fair” comes from the Latin feria meaning holiday, a great day for the masses, a chance to catch up on gossip, fashions, new ideas and generally to have a good time and perhaps buy or win a small china ornament. Today we call these small German ornaments of the Victorian/ Edwardian period, Fairings.This comprehensive work is the definitive guide for the novice and experienced collector of fairings, covering the history, values, repairs and fakes, with over 400 beautiful photographs in colour. These photographs are all indexed for quick, easy reference as to identification and value. The only book available on the subject, Victorian China Fairings – The Collectors’ Guide is an absolute must-have reference for collectors, auctioneers and dealers.The AuthorDerek H. Jordan has been a keen collector of Fairings for twelve years and owns the foremost collection of pieces in the world. He was a founder member of The Fairings Collectors’ Society.   


Chicago Worlds Fair Century of Progress Airflow Car

1934 metal Chrysler Airflow toy car. 4" long, missing half of the front bumper, red paint worn.   


Liberty Bell Creamer

Manufactured by Gillinder, c. 1876 and produced for the Philadelphia Exhibition that year. 6 3/8" high, base to lip x 3 1/8" wide. This creamer has an elegant reeded handle in superb condition. There are minute clear glass impurities seen as tiny bubbles and wavy lines in the section to the right of the handle, between the "..RS" in years and the 1776 banner. (5888)Keywords: antique collectible early american pattern glass eapg centennial expo exposition   


Chicago World Fair Art Deco Cigarette Case

Great find! 1934 Art Deco metal cigarette case with brass top and white sides and back. Pictures the bas-relief in the Electric Building. Lady with very long hair with her head thrown way back and arms reaching over and back as if she was going to form a circle and roll backwards. 3 1/4" wide x 2 3/4" high. Some wear on back. Good tight closure.   


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