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Item#WF67: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR SACHET A unique piece of Fair memorabilia! Small hanging basket features hanging loop, Trylon and Perisphere and sachet inside (still faintly fragrant). 4.25 inches high and in perfect condition. SOLD.

Item#WF84: 1934 CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR DESK BLOTTER Mint, unused and in the original box, this desk blotter is beautiful! It is goldtone, and depicts the fair, with the Fair logo in the upper left corner. The blotter part is curved and also unused. Original box has no markings. 3.75 inches by 2 inches. SOLD .

Item#WF65: 1933 CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR PLAYING CARDS This deck of Century of Progress playing cards have never been opened. Still in the cellophane and original box, they are in mint condition. Box is in very good condition, with one nick, visible in photo. $75.00.

Item#WF63: 1933 CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR CAN BANK The American Can Company made this lovely lithographed tin bank. Depicts the 1934 Chicago World's Fair, complete with plane and zeppelin in the air. Top says, "American Can Company at A Century Of Progress". 3.75 inches tall, excellent condition.SOLD.

Item#WF241: 1940 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR BUD VASE Gracefully shaped ruby flashed bud vase has gold trim and lettering. Says "New York World's Fiar 1940" and features two Trylons and Perispheres. 4 inches high. Excellent condition. SOLD

Item#WF68: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR TOOTHPICK HOLDER Ruby flashed toothpick holder is pressed glass with sawtooth edge and gold writing. Says, "Souvenir, New York World's Fair 1939". 2.25 inches high. Excellent condition. SOLD .

Item#WF99: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR LOCATION FINDER. Really neat item! A folder with slide mechanism to locate every exhibit at the Fair. Superb reference item, with wonderful ads for Boy Scout camp and Brazilian Pavilion. 4.5 inches by 8.5 inches. Very good condition (small amount of foxing). SOLD

Item#WF98: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR VALENTINE. So adorable! LIttle farm boy with suitcase in front of reflecting pool and Trylon and Perisphere. Bottom bends back to form stand. Mint condition - never been folded. Signature on back. Made in USA. SOLD.

Item#WF97: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR MR. PEANUT BOOKMARK. Mr. Peanut at the Fair! Pictures the famous Planter's trademark, the Trylon and Perisphere, and says, "Greetings from the World's Fair 1940". Mint condition. The spaces under his arms haven't even been punched out! SOLD.

Item#WF202: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR SHEET MUSIC. "Dawn of a New Day", by George and Ira Gershwin. Song of the New York World's Fair, 1939. Features Trylon and Perisphere on cover. Pristine condition. SOLD

Item#WF214: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR MEDALLION ON RIBBON. This piece is a rare find. Large orange and blue medallion, with Trylon and Perisphere, suspended from an orange and blue ribbon, also containing Trylon and Perisphere in white. Safety pin-type closure on ribbon back, where "1939" is also printed in white. Slight wear to brass on medallion. Super piece!SOLD.

Item#WF216: 1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR PLATE. Beautiful plate, with scenes from the Fair around the rim, and the Unisphere in the center. Click Here for closeup of Unisphere. Intact paper label on back says "copyright 1961-1963 NYWF, Unisphere presented by US Steel, Made in Japan." Condition is near-mint. SOLD.

Item#WF217: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR BOOKMARK. Silver colored bookmark features a medallion showing the Trylon and Perisphere in relief. 3.75 inches long, in very good condition (few small spots on the back). SOLD.

Item#WF209: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR PIN ON ORIGINAL CARD. Goldtone Trylon and Perisphere on original orange and blue-printed card. Pin measures 1.25 inches across, and card is 3.5 inches by 2.5 inches. Pin is near-mint, card has some faint creases and stains. SOLD.

Item#WF70: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR HAND AND MEDALLION PIN. Graceful lady's hand with fancy cuff holds small medallion featuring Trylon and Perisphere. Gold plate is slightly worn on hand, intact on medallion. Hand measures 1.25 inches long, medallion is .5 inches in diameter. Says "official" on back, and "NY World's Fair" on front of medallion. $40.00

Item#WF9: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR SCARF/NECKERCHIEF. Brilliant orange/yellow scarf would not fit in the scanner, so only one corner shown. It hs the Trylon and Perisphere, and the other three corners show different buildings from the Fair. Ships and shooting stars are scattered all over the scarf. Alternating brown triangles for the border. 16 inches square with rolled and hand stitched border. Appears to be made of rayon. Excellent condition. SOLD.

Item#WF17: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR CANE. Couldn't photograph the whole thing, so I did it in sections You are looking at the first graphic, closest to the crook of the cane. Click HERE for the next part of the graphic, and HERE for the rest. The cane is made of bamboo, and is 35 inches long. Excellent condition with very good graphics. SOLD.

Item#WF92: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR BROMO SELTZER ADVERTISING FLIP BOOK. Entitled, "A Reel Story of Real Relief" . When flipped from the back, it tells the comical story of a man with a bulging headache, who gets releif by taking Bromo Seltzer. When flipped from the front, it depicts a hula dancer wiggling. Near Mint condition. Trylon and Perisphere with 1939 on front. SOLD.

Item#WF20: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR LETTER CHARM BRACELET. Brass bracelet with letters tht spell out "NY Worlds Fair 1939". At each end is an enamelled American flag. Flags are signed "United States" on the back. 6.5 inches long. Excellent condition. SOLD.

Item #TB4391 - TB4395: 1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR US STEEL ASHTRAYS. All four picture the Unisphere in blue, white and gold. Backs are all in gold, say "C. 1961 NYWF, Presented by US Steel", and tell the story of the Unisphere. Measure 4" in diameter. All are in excellent condition except #4393, which has a few small spots of missing gold around the rim. SOLD


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