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1893 COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION - Chicago

playing cards.  COLUMBIAN SOUVENIR Scenic Deck of Cards.  1893 G.W. Clark.  The backs feature The Landing of Columbus.  Each card face has a different full color scene from the fair.  Includes the Joker.  cards are mint.  box is missing the top flap.  a scarce set in spectacular condition.  150.00

1904 World's Fair - St. Louis Missouri

KANSAS - WORLD'S FAIR ST. LOUIS 1904.  approx. 1.36" diameter celluloid pinback button.  Lettering is superimposed atop large Sunflower design, with building in background. no foxing, no stains. Guaranteed original. colors are strong. No flaws. Excellent to near mint.  30.00

PHILADELPHIA'S SOUVENIR - ST. LOUIS 1904.  approx. 1.36" diameter celluloid pinback button.  Illustrates The Liberty Bell in center. The paper insert reads "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land, Unto all the Inhabitants Thereof". no foxing, no stains. Guaranteed original. colors are strong. There are a few minor rim splits at the very edge where the celluloid joins the collet on the reverse.  Excellent.  24.00

1905 Lewis & Clark Expo - Portland Oregon

ribbon.  1905 Portland Exposition "GREATER SEATTLE 300000 IN 1910 - Washington the Evergreen State".  green on white.  5.75" by 1.75".  scarce.  35.00

ribbon.  1905 Lewis & Clark Exposition "GREATER SEATTLE 300000 IN 1910 - Washington the Evergreen State".  dark red on green.  5.5" by 1.75".    minor color bleed.  scarce.  32.00

“McLOUGHLIN DAY” Ribbon from the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, Portland Oregon, June 1 thru October 15, 1905. This was a ONE day event at the Exposition, Friday, October 6, 1905. It has portrait of Dr. John McLoughlin “Father of Oregon”, and then has a short biographical sketch of him. 2.25” by 8.5”, dark blue on off white.  The item has some wrinkles, as I have not ironed or cleaned it. There are no stains, no holes, no tears.  excellent plus.  40.00

Oddball Lewis and Clark Exposition Ribbon. Reads “1852 Oregon Pioneer Association, “Loyalty to Oregon” is our Motto, Lewis and Clark 1905 Centennial, Not Transferable, June 17, 1903. State Seal of the Territory of Oregon in center. approx. 2.25” by 8”.  The piece is clean, but there are separation splits from age deterioration.  very good.  35.00

1909 AYPE Alaskan Yukon Pacific Exposition - Seattle Washington

1909 SEATTLE AYPE WATCH FOB.  Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition.  has 1.25" diameter medallion with black ribbon behind.  Reverse of the medallions shows Chief Sealth.  ornate medal top piece displays the Government Building and backside says "Official Medal".  overall 6" long by 1 7/8" wide.   sorry sold

bronze medallion.  1909 SEATTLE AYPE.  obverse has the Alaska Pacific Exposition logo.  the reverse has the Seal of the City of Seattle.  1.25" diameter.  excellent.  45.00

1909 AYP AYPE Seattle Alaska Yukon Pacific Expo WAGNER LEATHER CO. shoe sole Fob.  embossed leather.  shaped like the sole of a shoe.  very scarce - the only example I have ever seen.  approx. 3" by 1".  reads: ALASKA YUKON EXPOSITION 1909 - Wagner Leather Co. Pacific Tannery.  Trade Mark.  Stockton Cal.  no flaws.  original yellow ribbon still attached.  near mint to mint condition.  59.50

ribbon & pinback button.  A.Y.P.E. MICHIGAN.  pink lettering on white celluloid pinback.  1.25" diameter.  has both original ribbons still attached.  pale blue in back.  top ribbon has dark blue lettering on yellow.  clamshell back with ribbons sandwiched between the front and back pieces.  in other words - the ribbons were attached before the pin was assembled.  a VERY scarce piece!  the only flaw is wrinkling to the ribbons.  near mint to mint.  125.00

thermometer.  1909 AYP EXPO SEATTLE decorative wall thermometer.  figural shape of a hatchet.  made of wood the is covered with strips of Mother of Pearl Nacre and has the AYP EXPO SEATTLE script in black.    Hanger hook on end of handle.  5.5" long not counting the hook; 5" wide.  missing small piece of Nacre at the tip of the handle.  displays nicely.  scarce oddball souvenir item!  69.50

pinback button.  ? I KNOW SEATTLE - ASK ME!  1909 Seattle AYPE.  black lettering on orange.  clam shell back.  light foxing.  scarce piece.  21.50

pinback button.  ALASKA YUKON PACIFIC EXPOSITION LUMBERMAN'S DAY July 3rd 1909.  red and blue on white.  1.75" diameter celluloid.  off center.  minor surface oxidation on reverse.  scarce 1 day issue.  65.00

pinback button and ribbon.  AYP HOLLAND DAY Aug. 31 1909.  1.25" diameter celluloid b&w photo pinback of Queen Juliana.   faint spotting on the pin but the reverse of pin is cleann.  extremely scarce one day issue only!!  95.00

pinback button & ribbon.  ALAMEDA COUNTY CALIFORNIA - SEATTLE AYP 1909.  1.75" diameter celluloid.  yellow and green flowers on white.  reverse side has original paper insert: made in Alameda County the Garden Spot of California by Jordan Ptg Co. Oakland.  attractive and hard to find.  near mint.  100.00

silk handkerchief or scarf.  1909 AYPE.  American flag motif on sides with the large AYPE  Three Ladies logo in the center.  approx. 17" square. quite delicate and fine.  very faint blue "bleed" in the lower right of the white field and pink in the upper left quadrant (we have 'darkened' the image to make the defect stand out).  overall in very nice excellent or better condition.  75.00

silk handkerchief or scarf.  1909 AYPE.  white with a black printed image in the lower right of a 1909 AYPE MEDAL.  approx. 17" square.  quite delicate and fine.  no stains; no holes; no tears.  minor wrinkles and creases from storage (that should easily press out).  near mint to mint.   only one I have ever seen!  79.50

pinback button.  500,000 PORTLAND 1912.   promotional item, pertaining to the growth spurt of the city and their projecting population.  red/white/blue.  1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  Paper label on reverse:  Made by Pacific Regalia Company in Portland Oregon.  given out at the AYPE in 1909.  obtained from the daughter of a AYPE executive.  near mint to mint condition.  very scarce!  55.00

1" diameter celluloid pinback button for the 1909 ALASKAN YUKON PACIFIC EXPOSITION in Seattle. This has the AYPE logo in center with YOU'LL LIKE TACOMA 1909 around the edge. dark blue and white. Guaranteed original. mint condition, no flaws.   16.00

pinback button.   Illustration of a bear, reads CALIFORNIA. SEATTLE. 1909.  A hair over 1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. Probably issued during California Day, for the 1909 ALASKAN YUKON PACIFIC EXPOSITION in Seattle. Black on dark orange.  Original paper insert is still intact. Made by obscure company, Wm. H. Hoegee Co. in Los Angeles. Guaranteed original. mint condition, no flaws. 36.00

pinback button.  reads in block letters: CALIFORNIA. SEATTLE 1909.  approx. 1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. black on dark orange. a promotional pinback from the 1909 Alaskan Yukon Pacific Exposition World's Fair, in Seattle Washington.   Original paper insert is still intact.  Made by obscure company, Wm. H. Hoegee Co. in Los Angeles.  Guaranteed original. mint condition, no flaws. 29.50

pinback button.  reads in block letters: CALIFORNIA. SEATTLE 1909.  approx. 1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. black on dark orange. a promotional pinback from the 1909 Alaskan Yukon Pacific Exposition World's Fair, in Seattle Washington.   Original paper insert is still intact.  Made by obscure company, Wm. H. Hoegee Co. in Los Angeles.  Guaranteed original.  some age spotting.  17.50

1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition - San Francisco California

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1933 Century of Progress - Chicago Illinois

badge.  1933 CHICAGO CENTURY OF PROGRESS.  shield shaped.  blue and gold on silver.  approx. 1.75" by 1.5".  the "hook" on the pin on reverse is snapped off.  light wear.  displays very nicely.  scarce!  45.00

playing cards.  1933 CENTURY OF PROGRESS scenic deck of cards.  each card has a different b&w photo of a scene from the fair.  does not appear used.  no Joker otherwise complete and near mint to mint with 2 piece box.  49.50

playing cards.  1934 CENTURY OF PROGRESS Scenic deck of cards.   each card has a different b&w photo of a scene from the fair.  does not appear used.  includes the Joker; extra card and instruction card.  mint in excellent 2 piece box.  65.00

bookmark & letter opener.  CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR 1934.   gold etched on gold finish metal bookmark.  A illustrations of: Merrie England; Shakespeare's Birthplace; Curiosity Shop.  4.5" long.  mint on illustrated card.  24.00

bookmark & letter opener.  CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR 1934.  blue enameling on gold finish metal bookmark.  with illustrations of: Travel and Transport Building; Sky Ride.  4" long.  mint on  photo illustrated card. card has price tag surface tear.   22.00

booklet.  Pennsylvania Railroad VISIT THE WORLD'S FAIR CHICAGO 1933 - TRAVEL BY TRAIN "Make Chicago the Hub of Your 1933 Travels".  8" by 9".  20 pages.  photos and maps.  centerfold pages are loose.  clean interior.  edge soiling and wear.  very good.  15.00

booklet.  THE MONTE ALBAN TREASURE - 1933 Century of Progress.  7x9.  16 pages.  photos with some in full color.  tight and clean.  overall age wear.  very good.  sorry sold

HELLO "SIMONIZ" 1933 CENTURY OF PROGRESS.  approx. 7/8" diameter celluloid pinback button. Chicago World's Fair. red lettering on yellow. no foxing, no stains. Guaranteed original. colors are strong. No flaws. near mint to mint.  23.50

I'VE SEEN THE WORLD CHAMPION LOG ROLLERS - 1933 WORLD'S FAIR.  Scarcer pin. Approx. 1 1/8" diameter tin litho advertising pinback button. white and yellow on dark blue. Made in Chicago by Geraghty. Colors are bright and vivid. no dents, no gouges, no scratches, no stains. No flaws. near mint plus to mint.  25.00

Approx. 3/4" diameter brass token, coin, medal. Gold tone. raised lettering: SALES PREMIUM 2 1/2 cents DR. WEST'S PRODUCTS ONLY. REDEEMABLE IN CASH - THE WESTERN COMPANY CHICAGO - NOT GOOD AFTER JULY 31st 1933. Available at the Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair. No gouges or dents. oxidation along the bottom of the one side. Otherwise, nice gloss. we have not attempted to clean or polish this item.  15.00

souvenir ring.  1934 CHICAGO World's Fair.  black and brass.  raised relief image of date and logo.  small size; adjustable.  lost most of the "gloss" but still excellent.  40.00

1935 California-Pacific International Exposition - San Diego California

Color postcard with gold border. Reverse has the logo for the 1935 CALIFORNIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION in San Diego. #145 on bottom center. Reads: Arco del Futero. America's Exposition - 1935. May 29 - November 11. Published by John Sirigo, Official Photographer. Unused. Near mint to mint.   8.00

Color postcard with gold border. Reverse has the logo for the 1935 CALIFORNIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION in San Diego. #147 on bottom center. Reads: CALIFORNIA STATE BUILDING. America's Exposition - 1935. May 29 - November 11. Published by John Sirigo, Official Photographer. Unused. Near mint to mint.  8.00

1939 New York World's Fair

letterhead invoice from LIFE SAVERS candy to client.  dated July 1939.  affixed is red/blue/silver foil poster stamp picturing the LIFE SAVERS PARACHUTES at New York World's Fair.  very good plus.  neat item!  25.00

salt & pepper set.  TRYLON & PERISPHERE gold finished metal shakers.  each base is copyrighted and marked J.B 1207 & J.B. 1208.  each still has original cork stoppers.  minor wear to finish. excellent.  uncommon set.  45.00

glass ashtray.  1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR Theme Building.  blue graphics on clear glass.  approx.  3" by 4".  unused mint condition.  39.50

glass ashtray.  1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR Food Building.  orangish red and white graphics on clear glass.  approx.  3" by 4".  unused mint condition.  39.50

souvenir ring.  1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR.  oval shaped with Trylon and Perisphere in raised relief.  golf finish on brass.  adjustable.  still retains luster.  good looking item.  59.50

June 1939 MOVIE MAKER'S Magazine.  Magazine of the Amateur Cinema League Inc.  issue about  "Filming the New York World's Fair.  articles and lots of photos.  Many unique images from the fair.  lots of great ads about cameras etc.  interior is tight and clean.  cover is very good.  scarce and hard to find magazine.  25.00

1939 New York World's Fair COMBINATION BOOK OF SOUVENIR TICKETS.  full color illustrated cover.  Inside are gorgeous, full color illustrated tickets for various events.  great artwork.  large souvenir stub for Exhibition of Contemporary Art at the Cuban Village; large souvenir stub of Gardens on Parade from the Cavalcade of Centaurs; full unused ticket with stub for Morris Gest's Little Miracle Town; large illustrated souvenir stub from Dickens, Browning, Shakespeare - a souvenir of Merrie England; full unused ticket with tear off stub of Old New York; large colorful souvenir stub with Hula Girl graphic of Beautiful Hawaii at the Perisphere.  slight crease in top cover, but tickets are all in near mint to mint condition.  Overall, measures approx. 5 7/8" by 2.5".  49.50

Full color linen postcard. THE 14-TON GIANT UNDERWOOD MASTER - Operating Daily - AT THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939. Reverse says it is the Largest in the world, and actually works. It required 3 years to build. Each typebar weights 45 pounds and the carriage alone weighs 3500 pounds, etc. Has the #10908 in the center top of backside. Unused. Colors are bright and vivid. Small dings in upper left corner and the lower right corner. Nothing awful. Excellent.  7.50

an elongated 1920 Lincoln Penny. Raised lettering: 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR - WORLD OF TOMORROW with image of the Trylon and Perisphere. normal age wear. no gouges, no dents, no flaws. Guaranteed Vintage and authentic, as is all of our merchandise.  15.00

MUSIC HALL.  approx. 1" diameter silver toned coin, token or medal. Raised lettering. NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR with raised image of the Trylon and Perisphere. The reverse is raised image of the MUSIC HALL.  retains original luster. It is a bit dirty, but appears that it will clean very easily with soap and water. No nicks or dings. no flaws.  21.00

HALL OF NATIONS.  approx. 3/4" diameter aluminum coin, token or medal. Raised lettering. NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR with raised image of the Trylon and Perisphere. The reverse is raised image of the HALL OF NATIONS. No nicks or dings. no flaws.  20.00

1940 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR clear glass still bank.  one side is dated with raised image of the Trylon and Perisphere.  the other side is raised image of the Glass Center.  3.25" by 3.25" by 1.75".  no flaws. mint condition.  scarce!  125.00

1939 Golden Gate International Exposition - San Francisco California

magazine.  March 1939 issue THE COAST.  "Special Fair Number".  inside: Treasure Island Indians; Airport in the Bay; Fine Arts Field Day; Goods on the Gayway; Whiskermania.   lots of photos.  great photos of China Clipper and talk about turning Treasure Island into airport after the fair.  tight and clean.  minor spine wear.  very good to excellent.  15.00

Bible.  NEW TESTAMENT - 1939 GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION Souvenir Edition.  American Bible Society.  translated from the original Greek.  2.5" by 4.5".  tight and clean.  minor fade to blue on front cover.  overall near mint.  scarce.  25.00

miniature souvenir building.  SUN TOWER GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION.  large size: 7.25" tall.  base is 2.25" square.  minor oxidation on two base corners.  still has the original green felt on bottom.  overall excellent plus or nicer.  hard to find large size.  185.00

Official Catalog ARCHITECTURAL MODELS - MINIATURE ROOMS b Mrs. James Ward Thorne - Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco 1939.  36 pages.  softbound.  slick paper with b&w photos.  10" by 7.5".  unusual item, rarely seen.  excellent.  24.00

smaller size. approx. 5/8" diameter metal. Has "loop" at top, and can also be worn as lapel pin, with a clutch pin on reverse. 1940 GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION. (or World's Fair as some refer to it). Raised illustration in center of statue. some minor surface oxidation. No nicks or dings.  10.00

1962 Century 21 Worlds Fair - Seattle Washington

Princess Telephone from the BELL TELEPHONE EXHIBIT SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR.  blue turquoise hard plastic with embossed gold lettering.  gold colored base is marked "Princess Phone.  It's Little It's Lovely It Lights".  souvenir promotional item.  approx. 4.25" by 2" by 2" tall.  there is some yellowing from the old glue used during manufacturing but otherwise near mint to mint.  25.00

sugar packet.  EYE OF THE NEEDLE World's Fair Seattle.  Spreckels Sugar.  front has illustration of the monorail and Space needle.  reverse side has logo for Western Hotels.  full unopened packet.  mint.  scarce.  15.00

sugar cube.  C&H CANE SUGAR.  Century 21 logo on one side.  the reverse has a red Space Needle illustration.  the side panel has the dates of the Worlds Fair.  mint condition.  7.50

SCENIC SEATTLE with a Special Section on The World's Fair.  1962 by Farwest Litho.  full color glossy.  horizontal format.  approx. 6" by 8".  28 pages counting the covers.  tight and clean.  minor stress lines along spine.  excellent plus.  19.50

SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR 1962 Official Souvenir Program.  square bound.  96 glossy pages plus the covers.  tight and clean.  near mint.  24.50

greeting card.  KEEP THIS UNDER YOUR HAT....  I BOUGHT THE SPACE NEEDLE. cartoon looking country bumpkin in straw hat with Space Needle in background.   made by Country Cousins by Hanrahan.  approx. 9.25" tall by 3.75" wide.  unused.  mint with envelope.  10.00

greeting card.  HELL-O ------ HAVING A HIGH OLD TIME AT THE SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR.  cartoon looking astronaut kite with Space Needle in background.  made by Country Cousins by Hanrahan.  approx. 9.25" tall by 3.75" wide.  unused.  mint with envelope.  10.00

greeting card.  CONGRATULATIONS YOU'VE WON THE SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR TRIP TO THE MOON - has an uninflated toy balloon inside.  made by Country Cousins by Hanrahan.  approx. 9.25" tall by 3.75" wide.  unused.  mint with envelope.  12.00

elongated penny.  1962 SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR CENTURY 21.  Space Needle; Monorail; and logo.  no flaws.  near mint.  15.00

tack pin.  SPACE NEEDLE SEATTLE 62.  blue enamel on gold finish.  tall and thins with tie tack back with closure piece.  1.25" by 1/2".  uncommon.  no flaws.  mint.  25.00

pinback button.  I WAS THERE - SPACE NEEDLE - SEATTLE 1962.  orange and blue on pale green.  1.75" diameter.  near mint to mint.  14.50

pinback button.  I WAS THERE - SPACE NEEDLE - SEATTLE 1962.  orange and dark blue on light blue.  1.75" diameter.  near mint to mint.  15.00

certificate & pinback.  THE SPACE NEEDLE RESTAURANT Certificate stating that you ate at the Sky High Merry-Go-Round restaurant at the top of the Space Needle.  Reverse side has menu.  used - dated June 1963.  also includes 1.75" celluloid pinback button I WAS THERE SPACE NEEDLE 1962 SEATTLE.  note color of pinback is blue and red on lilac.  an uncommon variation.  pin is mint.  certificate is worn.  25.00

tack pin.  CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION Booster Button.  blue enameled logo on silver.  tie tack back.  approx. 1/2" diameter.  near mint to mint.  18.50

tack pin.  CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION Booster Button.  blue enameled logo on silver.  tie tack back.  approx. 1/2" diameter.  mint on card factory sealed.  22.50

1962 Seattle Worlds Fair "21" logo mint TIE TACK pin.  you are purchasing a MINT ON CARD never used one.  Small lapel pin.  silver finish.  Made by Leavens Manufacturing Co. Inc. Attleboro Mass.  Card measures approx. 1.5" by 1.5".  MINT.   10.00

pennant.  1962 SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR.  neon yellow with red lettering on thin green felt.  yellow border and tassels.  tip intact.  colorful graphics of Space Needle; Gayway; Monorail; Coliseum; U.S. Science Pavilion; Fountain.  excellent or nicer.  35.00

ashtray.  1962 SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR ALWEG MONORAIL.  blue and yellow graphics.  glass has a "coating" so it is very reflective yet still transparent.  4.25" diameter.  a few rim nicks on inside edge.  displays nicely.   uncommon piece.  25.00

1962 Seattle World's Fair cardboard SPACE NEEDLE Model.  unused.  never folded.  official name: DIMENSIONAL SPACE NEEDLE.  printed on the roof it reads: SPACE NEEDLE SEATTLE WASHINGTON 1962.  Design by Nerel Inc.  Lithographed in U.S.A. by Fibreboard Paper Products Corp.  full color card stock.  designed to be mailed as giant self sealed letter or postcard (postage rate 6 cents!).  the ends would fold over and could then seal the whole package shut.  12 pieces including the wooden space needle antenna which is included.  full step by step instructions included.  also has a whole page of "Interesting Facts About the Space Needle".  When assembled the items will stand approx. 15" tall plus the antenna.  the whole item in unassembled format is 17" by 9.5" unopened.  4 fold opens much larger.  you are purchasing the mint never used one.  I have included photos of what it looks like assembled  in case you want to assemble this one.  I have NEVER seen this item before.  REMEMBER  your are purchasing the mint one and NOT the assembled one.  This is NOT a common or easy item to find.  28.50

newspaper.  GUIDE TO CENTURY 21.  newsprint.  The Northwest Catholic Progress.  approx. 12" by 16".  2 complete sections for a total 32 pages.  clean.  3" tear on front page along the fold line.  scarce if not rare!  35.00

puzzle.  SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR PICTURE PUZZLE.  1962 Ad-Ventures.  Fun at home or ready to mail. full color in original mailing envelope.  9" by 12" artist concept.  jigsaw puzzle is mint.  mailer envelope is worn.  17.50

booklet.  SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR 1961 Fall Status Report.  staple bound.  black and white.  magazine format approx. 8.5" by 11".  36 pages.  lots of photos and insider information.  obtained from the estate of the Fair's commissioner.  tight and clean.  unavailable to the general public.  very scarce.  near mint.  49.50

pennant.  SEATTLE WORLDS FAIR 1962 Century 21 Exposition.  black on white.  tip intact.  small 7.75" size.  near mint.  21.00

patch.  CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION.  gold metallic thread + red + black on blue felt cloth.  3" by 4.5".   attractive and uncommon.  unused and in mint condition.  39.50

pamphlet.  SEATTLE 1962 WORLD'S FAIR.  early trifold.  full color artist concept artwork.  9" by 3.75" unfolds to 11" wide.  thumbtack hole in upper right.  excellent.  10.00

pamphlet.  ALWEG MONORAIL for Century 21 Exposition. "Tomorrow's Transit Today".  early piece with photos.  sections on the system; supporting structures; propulsion and breaking; construction program.  artist concept drawings of the Westlake Station and the Century 21 Station.  Printed 7/61.   scarce.  near mint.  15.00

booklet.  JAPANESE PAVILION CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION.  12 pages.  horizontal format.  approx. 8.25" by 4".  excellent.  9.50

postcard.  SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR.  full color glossy.  U.S. Science Pavilion.  photo by Morley Studios.  has been used.  postmarked at the SPACE NEEDLE on 9/17/62!  excellent.  7.00

booklet.  1962 SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR PICTORIAL PANORAMA.  28 pages counting covers.  full color photos on heavy stock.  magazine format approx. 8.5" by 11".  excellent.  15.00

booklet.  SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR PREVIEW April 21 to October 27 1962.  published by Washington Dept. of Commerce.  published in 1961 with artist concepts.  16 pages counting covers.  magazine format approx. 8.5" by 11".  excellent.  15.00

YAKIMA CITY MAP from Union 76 Gasoline.  back cover has illustration and ad "Visit Century 21".  multifold.  excellent to near mint.  9.50

candy box.  COX CANDY CO. Lynwood Washington.  2 piece cardboard box with cellophane window.  blue and yellow and white Century 21 graphics.  7.5" by 5" by 2.25".  only example I have seen of this interesting item.  complete and intact.  colors are bright and vivid.  no flaws.  excellent to near mint.  50.00

1962 CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION Seattle World's Fair giant cane shaped pencil and pennantBLUE.  14.5" tall with 7.5" pennant picturing Space Needle.  plastic cane handle at top.  unused mint condition.  24.50

1962 CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION Seattle World's Fair giant cane shaped pencil and pennant.  YELLOW.  14.5" tall with 7.5" pennant picturing Space Needle.  plastic cane handle at top.  unused mint condition.  25.00

OFFICIAL 1962 SEATTLE WORLDS FAIR MEDAL.   heavy and thick.  silver finish.  detailed raised images.  SPACE NEEDLE one side and the CENTURY 21 logo on the other.  On the curl: "The Medal Arts Co. Inc.".  the size of a silver dollar approx. 2.5" diameter.  uncirculated mint condition.  19.50

1962 Seattle World's Fair INDIA PAVILION book.  horizontal format approx.  8.75" by 11".  30 pages.  cp;pr and b&w photos.  tight and clean.  excellent.  scarce!   25.00

placemat.  1962 SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR - CENTURY 21.  copyright 1961 Hoffmaster Pacific Co.  turquoise blue and gold on white.  illustration of Space Needle and Monorail.  14" by 10" paper with scalloped edges.  unused.  shrunkwrap with cardboard backing to protect it.  ready to display.  scarce throw-away item that has been well preserved.  15.00

placemat.  SEATTLE 1961-62 WORLD'S FAIR & EXPOSITION.  turquoise blue/yellow/black.  illustration of Blue Angel's jet and a Boeing 707 flying over Seattle Skyline.  14" by 10" paper with scalloped edges.  unused.  shrunkwrap with cardboard backing to protect it.  ready to display.  scarce throw-away item that has been well preserved.  16.00

1962 Seattle Worlds Fair CENTURY 21 CLUB MEMBER CARD.  approx. 3.5" by 2".  wallet I.D. card certifying holder is a Charter Member of the Century 21 Club.  name has not been filled in.  illustrations on reverse.  rough along top edge.  overall very good plus or nicer.  uncommon item.  12.50

1962 Seattle Worlds Fair used TICKET  approx. a hair under 4.5" long by a hair over 2".    "Admit One Adult"  April 21 - October 21 1962.  tiny tear on top edge and light crease.  reverse side is clean.  very good.  8.50

1962 Seattle Worlds Fair FULL unused TICKET mint.  approx. a hair under 6" long by a hair over 2".  This is a mint unused ticket complete with audit stub still attached.  "Admit One Adult"  April 21 - October 21 1962.  The ticket stubs turn up - but a complete mint ticket is very scarce if not down right rare.   near mint to mint.  30.00

window decal.  SEATTLE CENTURY 21 WORLDS FAIR 1962.  full color.  made by Lindgren-Turner Co.  rectangular.  overall 2.75" by 3.75".  mint in cellophane sleeve.  great to use on your vintage car!  21.50

Seafair Records 45-104.  MEET ME IN SEATTLE (At The Fair) by Joy and The Boys.  1962 Seattle World's Fair song.  45rpm.  does not appear to have ever been played.  no flaws.  near mint plus to mint.  21.50

Seafair Records 45-104.  MEET ME IN SEATTLE (At The Fair) by Joy and The Boys.  1962 Seattle World's Fair song.  45rpm.  with the rare cardboard MAILER sleeve.  does not appear to have ever been played.  no flaws.  near mint plus to mint.  35.00

Enco Gasoline 1962 SEATTLE WORLDS FAIR "Guide to the Northwest" brochure AND Seattle Street Map.  2 separate items.  6 page fold out brochure with an illustrated map of the Seattle area with principal attractions listed and Map of the Worlds Fair.  also is regular fold out map of SEATTLE and Vicinity with Worlds Fair pinpointed.  each of them has great full color illustration on back cover of the ENCO or ESSO DROP KID mascot.  near mint.  the pair for 24.00

OFFICIAL GUIDE BOOK SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR 1962.  192 pages.  square bound.  slightly smaller than 5" by 7".  tight and clean.  excellent or nicer.  7.00

cigarette snuffer.  1962 SEATTLE SPACE NEEDLE Souvenir.  CIGARETTE SNUFFER in the shape of the Space Needle.  magnetic base.  3.25" tall.  thick pale grayish blue plastic.  marked along the top: 1962 SEATTLE SPACE NEEDLE.  box was designed to also be the shipping box.  Made by Vida Novelty Co. in the USA.  box is also dated 1962.   very scarce and unusual World's Fair item.  unused and in mint condition.  box is missing "tongue" on one end flap.  35.00

* pinback button.  1961 UNIV. OF PUGET SOUND HOMECOMING.  "A Salute to Century 21" (The Seattle World's Fair).  violet and black on white.  an extremely scarce pin that is highly sought after by the World's Fair collectors as well as football collectors.  38.50

pinback button.  DIST. 19 LIONS - SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR 1962.  brown on orange.  1.75" diameter celluloid.  scarce!  near mint to mint.  25.00

pinback button.  black lettering on white.  GET ON TOP OF THINGS!  GO TO THE SPACE NEEDLE. 1.5" diameter celluloid.  a few pinhead sized spots.  looks nice.  scarce!  15.00

uncommon glass mug with handle.  has the blue 1962 SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR logo on one side, and illustration of The Space Needle on the other.  stands approx. 5.5" tall.  no chips or cracks.  no flaws.  does not appear to have been used.  mint.  20.00

Scarce hard to find CANADA CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION SEATTLE USA 1962 booklet.  Overall, it measures approx. 8" by 9".  20 pages counting covers.  Sections are titled: Canadian Science and Industry Serve Mankind; Milestone in Canadian Research; Canadian Mapping; Canada's North; Transportation; Atomic Energy; Medicine; Research Into the Upper Atmosphere; Electronics; Scientific Research in Canada.  Photo illustrated.  Interior is tight and clean. Cover shows normal wear and tear from use.  vg/ex.  12.50

SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR "OFFICIAL MEDAL".  Half dollar size, gold color.  Obverse has the Century 21 logo.  Reverse has raised graphics of "50 Tons of Silver Dollars - $1,000,000 Display".  Excellent.  14.00

Century 21 "Good for $1" token.  Size of a silver dollar, gold colored.  Reverse says good for $1 in trade during 1962 at the cooperative businesses in Washington State.  Obverse has great relief work of Monorail and Space Needle and the Century 21 logo.   near mint to mint condition.  10.00

Beautiful Century 21 ALASKA "Good for $1" token.  Size of a silver dollar, gold colored.  Reverse says good for $1 in trade during 1962 at the cooperative businesses or redeemable at the Alaska Boosters Assn.  "Souvenir Money".  Obverse has great relief work of Moose, Totem, Mountain, Rising sun.   Mint condition.  15.00
we also have one in very good to excellent for 9.50

CENTURY 21 - SEATTLE WORLDS FAIR - 1962.  magnificent ceramic souvenir plate.  Large, 11" diameter.  Colorful artwork in center of overview of the fair.  Fluted edge, trimmed in silver.  Reverse says "Made Exclusively for Frederick & Nelson's".   Never used, no flaws, gem mint.   Gorgeous piece!   Quality piece that is one of the scarcer fair items.   45.00

1964 New York World's Fair

SOUPY SALES ticket for Doctor Shiny-Teeth HEALTHY TEETH CLUB August 15th at the SINGER BOWL at the New York World's Fair 1964!  3.25" by 2.5".  black on white.  reverse is plain.  mint.  39.50

1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR PHOTO SCRAP BOOK Cover.  Made by Hasbro.  large 13.5" by 11" vinyl covers.  full color illustrations.  no pages.  this is the album cover only.  excellent.  29.50

UNISPHERE ceramic figural salt & pepper set. 1964 NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR.   very attractive and in mint condition.  49.50

EXPO 67 - 1967 Montreal Canada

OFFICIAL GUIDE BOOK.  white cover.  $1 cover price.  8" by 5.25".  square bound.  350 pages.  lots of color and lots of useful information.  tight and clean.  well used.  very good.  8.50

OFFICIAL SOUVENIR MAP - EXPO 67.  Blue cover.  $1 cover price.  fold outs.  3-D maps in full color.  tight and clean.  folded vertically and creased.  good plus.  6.50

TERRE DES HOMMES DE FOND EN COMBLE.  Un Guide De Terre des Hommes.  by Sean Kelly and Ron Wareham.  purple cover.  $1 cover price.  completely written in French.  about 50 pages.  approx. 8.5" by 10".  tight and clean.  near mint to mint.  6.50

Program for the The World Festival at Expo 67 of the Russian Bolshoi Opera company doing Rimsky-Korsakoff's THE TALE OF THE CITY OF KITEZH.  16 pages.  approx. 8" by 5.5".  near mint to mint.  10.00

Pamphlet THE NEW DESIGNERS.  Projects from Schools of Industrial Design.  white on blue foldout.  14 accordion pages.  9" by 4" when closed.  near mint to mint.  5.00

ESSO Gasoline detailed map EXPO 67.  environs of Montreal and vicinity.  full color.  when folded, small, 6" by 3.5".  near mint.  6.50

EXPO 86 - Vancouver Canada

pinback button.  EXPO 86 KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA.  green and black on white.  1.5" diameter celluloid.  Made in Canada by H.A.S. Novelties of Toronto.  scarce!  mint condition.  8.50


FESTIVALS & OTHER EVENTS

1850-1925 CALIFORNIA JUBILEE brooch pin.  Yellowish orange enameling on silver finish metal. raised lettering. Large simulated diamond in center with small stone on each side.  approx. 1.75" by 1". hinged pin on reverseNear perfect condition. HARD to find items on this event outside of postcards and coin.  39.50

pinback button.  1981 WASHINGTON STATE APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL.  colorful.  1.75" diameter celluloid.  mint.  8.50

pinback button.   1947 Port Townsend Washington RHODODENDRON FESTIVAL.  black/green/violet on white.  reverse is clean. a hair over 1.24" diameter celluloid. a few pin point spots. early.  12.00

softbound book.  YAKIMA 1885-1960 DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION.  Click Relander and George M. Martin.  1960.  Franklin Press.  First Edition.  52 pages plus the covers.  Schedule of Events Program is bound into centerfold.  heavy with illustrations.  tight and clean.  near mint to mint.  scarce.  35.00

pinback bu6tton.  EVERGREEN STATE with small inset black and portrait of Washington.  large green Evergreen tree.  oval.  approx. 1.25" by 1.75".  1920's vintage.  bright and crisp.  unusual piece - only one I have seen.  near mint to mint.  35.00

pinback button.  RAINIER NATIONAL PARK 1921 SEASON.  colorful illustration of the mountain.  7/8" diameter celluloid.  paper Whitehead & Hoag label intact on reverse.  no flaws.  near mint to mint.  very scarce.  35.00

pinback button.  1925 NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS.  gold/purple/yellow/green. 1.25" diameter celluloid.  no flaws.  near mint to mint.  scarce!  30.00

pinback button.  HAIRY APES OF ST. HELENS - KELSO WASH.  blue and white.  1" diameter celluloid.  undated but 1950's vintage.  referencing the "Big Foot" or Sasquatch sightings.  minor surface oxidation on reverse.  no other flaws.  near mint.  scarce!  45.00

circa 1907 to 1914  PORTLAND ROSE FESTIVAL celluloid pinback button.  1.25" diameter.  The first festival was in 1907.  this pin is undated but acquired with other 1914 items from the festival.  I have never seen an earlier Rose Festival pin!  Made by Whitehead and Hoag.  still has the paper insert on reverse which is dated 1896!  black lettering with red and green rose on off white background.  no flaws.  near mint to mint.  scarce!  125.00

Approx. 3/4" diameter metal lapel pin. scalloped style edge, raised image. 7th ANNUAL BELLINGHAM TULIP FESTIVAL. The first festival was in 1920, so that would make this 1926. brass or copper material. raised image of a TULIP in the center. Has unusual design pin on reverse side. Very scarce and early festival piece. Washington state. no dents, no gouges, no scratches, no stains. Near mint to mint.   16.50

rare souvenir booklet.  Fairbanks Alaska 1941 DOG DERBY AND ICE CARNIVAL.  9" by 5.5".  28 pages plus the covers.  Dog sled illustration on cover.  Many photos.  Not as famous as the Iditarod - but probably a lot scarcer?  interior is tight.  light staining to covers.  very good.  35.00

rare. Approx. 1 3/4" diameter celluloid advertising pinback button. dark red on white. illustration of cowboy on rearing horse. RENTON RODEO 1941 - AUG. 1st - 2nd - 3rd. Made in Seattle Washington. minor surface oxidation on backside. no dents, no gouges, no cracks, no stains. colors are strong and bright. near mint to mint.  25.00

Approx. 1.25" diameter celluloid advertising pinback button. red, blue, yellow, white. 1941 SVENSKA MIDSOMMARFESTEN - LOS ANGELES JUNE 24. illustration of the crossed flags of America and Sweden. original back paper is intact. Made by Western Badge and Button. no dents, no gouges, no scratches, no stains. colors are strong and vivid. near mint or better.  21.00

Approx. a hair over 1.75" diameter celluloid advertising pinback button. multicolored. Image of smiling SUNFLOWER. YAKIMA SUNFAIR; May-June. Although undated; this is circa 1960 - which is the first year of this annual festival. vintage item; possibly earlier. Colors are bright and vivid. no dents; no gouges; no scratches; no stains. No flaws. Has the Union Bug printed on the rim. mint.  12.50

1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. red black and gold on white. SOMETHING DOING, S.A.A.C. CARNIVAL, BENEFIT OF NEW BUILDING, AUGUST 4-14. Early style clasp back. Original paper insert intact. Made in Seattle by F.M. Webb Co. Obscure manufacturer. Only the 3rd or 4th thing I have found with their label. Lends me to believe that this is early Seattle area pinback.  10.00

1.75" diameter celluloid pinback button. Red and green on white. 1948 MISS WASHINGTON PAGEANT JUBILEE. Columbia Basin, State Finals, June 24 - 25 - 26 - 27. Made by Midwest Badge and Novelty. Nice graphics of Bathing Beauty with Grand Coulee Dam in background and outline of map of State of Washington. No flaws. Near mint to mint condition. I have been into pinback buttons for over 35 years. First one I of these I have ever seen! Great piece related to the Miss America Beauty Pageant!   45.00

1908 NORTH DAKOTA FESTIVAL.  1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. red, white and blue. Illustration of crossed American Flag and Norway flag. Reads 1814 17de Mai 1908, S af N. Fargo N. DAK. May 17th, 1908 festival commemorative pin. Minor edge foxing. Remnants of original paper insert. Guaranteed original.  8.50

MINNESOTA SMILES. 1949 TERRITORIAL CENTENNIAL with photo in center of BEBE SHOPP - MISS AMERICA.  1 3/8" diameter celluloid pinback button.  Maroon and yellow and white. Made by Midwest Badge - marked on curl. Minor surface corrosion on backside. Guaranteed original. mint condition, no flaws.  14.00

scarce celluloid pinback button. Multicolored. Illustration of a man wearing a royal crown. SAINT PAUL WINTER CARNIVAL - JAN. 28 thru FEB. 5 - 1939. Made by B&B, St. Paul  Minn. 1.5" diameter. There are NO cracks. NO nicks. NO fading. NO stains. Colors are very strong and very bright. No rust. This one is a beauty!  22.00

FAIRBANKS ICE FESTIVAL. MARCH 9-18, 1984.  2.5" celluloid pinback button. blues, yellow, black and white. colors bright and strong. no flaws. mint.  8.50

 celluloid pinback button. 1st WORLD ESKIMO YO-YO TOURNAMENT ANCHORAGE 1968. Shows Eskimo with yo-yo on blue background.  2.25" diameter.  Black letterings. colors bright and strong. no flaws. mint.  49.50

TIMBER CARNIVAL - 1952 - ALBANY OREGON.  Approx. 1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. red on white. illustration of Logger sawing thru log.  no dents, no gouges. colors are strong and bright. minor surface oxidation on reverse. excellent plus.  9.50

WASHINGTON STATE APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL CELEBRATION - WENATCHEE.  Every year, a button has been issued to commemorate this great festival.

1946 APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL.  1.75" celluloid.  paper insert on reverse.  minor yellowing on rim.  near mint.  20.00

1.75" celluloid.  1948   photo of the Apple Blossom Queen - LILA LEE! Mint.  15.00

1.75" celluloid.  1949.  photo of the Queen.  near mint to mint.  15.00

1.75" celluloid.  1950.  photo of the Queen.   mint.  15.00

1.75" celluloid.  1959.  near mint/mint.  10.00

1.75" celluloid.  1971.  near mint/mint.  8.00

1.75" celluloid.  1972.  mint.  8.00

1.75" celluloid.  1973.  mint.  8.00

1.75" celluloid.  1978.  mint.  7.00

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1982 - 1.75" celluloid.  near mint.  6.00

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