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World's Fairs: New York (74 items)

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LK5117
Item LK5117
World's Fair: Matchbook. "Visit the New York World's Fair 1940. the Lion Match Co. Inc. New York. Manufacturers of Distinctive Book Matches for Advertising." w/symbols of the fair. brown on white. Unused but no matches. $25.00


J1833
World's Fair: 36" souvenir wooden care w/curved handle. "New York World's Fair 1939" horizontal along the side of the cane along with the 1939 World's Fair logo. all in blue, cream and orange on a natural wood cane w/metal tip. Nice piece. $29.00


LK5150
Item LK5150
World's Fair: Great souvenir! Pot metal miniature Underwood typewriter that functions as a bank. Original gold paint. "Underwood" is incused into the metal both at the top of the typewriter where the name normally appears and on the back just above the coin slot. Also incused on the back is the World's Fair logo and "New York World's Fair 1939". Approx. 2-1/2" square. In addition, the original self-mailer cardboard container, "souvenir Bank Miniature replica of Underwood Portable Typewriter New York World's Fair, 1939" is included. One end is off container, otherwise fine. Great piece for multi-collectors - world's fair, miniatures or typewriters. $100.00


W6705
World's Fair: Shell Oil Company's fold-out road map of the 1939 New York World's Fair. Complete map of Metropolitan New York, map of the fair, fair facts, the Petroleum Exhibit and more. Excellent condition. $25.00


K7717
Item K7717
World's Fair: Tall frosted glass tumbler. 1964-1965 New York World's Fair and image of the Unisphere painted on front in vivid orange and blue. Information on the Unisphere on reverse side. 6-1/2" Nice. $8.50


K7453F
Item K7453F
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard garden area, people walking. Full color linen. unused $5.00


K7453G
Item K7453G
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing administration bldg, flags in front, vintage autos. Full color linen. $5.00


K7453H
Item K7453H
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the Hall of Communications, daylight shot showing gardens in front and people strolling. Full color linen. Unused. $5.00


K7453J
Item K7453J
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the Hall of Communications at night. Full color linen. Unused. $5.00


K7453L
Item K7453L
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the Du Pont Building w/people strolling in front. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453M
Item K7453M
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the Du Pont Building, no people in front. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453N
Item K7453N
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the United States Steel Building. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453P
Item K7453P
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the United States Steel Building within a blue art framework w/fair logo design. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453Q
Item K7453Q
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Building. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453R
Item K7453R
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing The Ford Motor Company Building, people strolling in front of building. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453S
Item K7453S
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing The Ford Motor Company Building, no people in front. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453T
Item K7453T
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the Chrysler Motors Building. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453V
Item K7453V
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing a section of the Colonial Court of States. Very colorful full color linen. Unused. $5.00


K7453W
Item K7453W
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the General Motors Exhibit. Full color linen. Unused. $6.00


K7453X
Item K7453X
World's Fair: NY 1939 World's Fair postcard showing the Federal Building and surrounding area, full color linen. Unused. $6.00


J6078
Item J6078
World's Fair: New York World's Fair 1964-1965 postcard packet including the Unisphere, N.Y. State Exhibit, General Electric Pavilion, Pool of Reflections, United States Pavilion, Pepsi Cola Pavilion, General Motors Futurama Building, etc. Complete. $12.00


LK4802
Item LK4802
World's Fair: The famous Firestone Singing Color Fountains, Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building, new York World's Fair. 1939. $4.00


LK3565A
Item LK3565A
World's Fair: 1939 orange, blue & white designed World's Fair stamp w/fair logo. "Low Fares. New York World's Fair. Travel B&O via Washington" 1-3/4" x 1-3/8" $8.50


LK2733
Item LK2733
World's Fair: Small 2-1/2" wood-looking ashtray, square, made of pressed wood (SyrocoWood), embossed images of New York 1939 World's Fair's trylon & perisphere in bottom of tray. Nice. $20.00


W2144
Item W2144
World's Fair: Molded bowl distributed by United States Steel, New York World's Fair showing unisphere, monorail, federal pavilion, heliport, Swiss sky ride and Electric Power & Light. 11-3/4" $30.00


S1107
Item S1107
World's Fair: New York World's Fair 4-1/4" ceramic dish marked "1961 N.Y.W.F. Unisphere presented by United States Steel." $10.00


A239
Item A239
World's Fair: Eureka egg incubator advertisement. "Save This Eureka World's Fair Card, It is worth One Dollar to you or a friend if you want an Incubator," along with information on Eureka Incubators. Printed on post card stock and post card size. Back plain for mailing purposes. Dist. by Pennsylvania company and probably for New York World's Fair in 1939. $10.00


LK0385
Item LK0385
World's Fair: New York World's Fair 1964-65 post card showing Caribbean Pavilion. $3.50


W3533
Item W3533
World's Fair: Postcard size photo of Jack and Bill, dated June 4, 1940, New York World's Fair. Jack is 17 years old, 19" tall; Bill is 18 years old, 21" tall. Each weighs 20 lbs. $20.00


C9308
Item C9308
World's Fair: "Vacation Trips and the Great Fairs, American Express Travel Service, N.Y. World's Fair." Attractive R/W/B cover of brochure split w/sketch of New York World's Fair 1939 on right and Golden Gate International Exposition on left. 12p leaflet describes a number of 1939 American Express tours. Nice R/W/B design throughout. $9.00


C9310
Item C9310
World's Fair: "Around the Grounds by Greyhound Bus and Boat" Small pocket-sized leaflet folds out into larger 12-1/4" x 9" map of 1939 New YOrk World's Fair grounds showing all the bus stations, fountain lake docks & other fair points of interest. Several illustrations and explanations of transit options (from 10 cents for one of the transit coaches to 35 cents for a boat tour of the fair and so on. Blue, orange & white. Have 3. $10.00


C9311
Item C9311
World's Fair: "Seeing New York and the World's Fair. The Gray Line." R/W/B 16p brochure shows center spread map of 1939 fair layout plus explanations of costs for various tours to the fair as well as other surrounding areas, e.g. West Point, New York after dark, Harlem and Negro Town, Coney Island, Chinatown. $12.50


C9312
Item C9312
World's Fair: "Go to the World's Fair by BUS" 3-fold blue, orange & white leaflet showing options for visiting the 1939 World's Fair by bus. Photo of man & lady all dressed up for the fair on cover, plus a pic of bus. Two panels illus. the fair at a glance, other fair scenes pictured throughout. Prices given for trips by charter bus, special bus, bus & boat. Have 2 $9.00


C9313
Item C9313
World's Fair: "See the Fleet!" New York skyline from the water on cover. 1-fold flier printed in green. 1939 World's Fair info on back panel. Bus & boat rides info inside. $5.00


C9314
Item C9314
World's Fair: "Speedboats direct to and from New York World's Fair" Blue, orange & white brochure w/speedboat racing across cover toward sketch of trylon & perisphere in lower right corner. Same design on back cover. The 6-panels open up to center spread showing overall fair from the sky and related NY scenes. "to the World's Fair by speedboat in 28 minutes!" Colorful 1939 brochure. $10.00


C9315
Item C9315
World's Fair: One sided, folded flier 18" long printed in blue w/pic of trylon & perisphere. "Direct Steamer Service from Erie Station Jersey City to New York World's Fair" run by Erie RR system. Small piece out of top margin where the piece had been hung. (could be trimmed off) $9.00


C9317
Item C9317
World's Fair: "The RAILway all the way to the New York World's Fair" by The New Haven R.R. Attractive R/W/B leaflet with train engine coming toward you on the cover, trylon & perisphere in bkgd. Great 20p booklet covering various 1939 World's Fair specials from all the various towns in Mass, RI, Conn & New York. Several pages of what to see and do at the fair, plus how to make your own side trips in and about New YOrk. Great artwork graphics throughout the pages. Packed with information. Really a nice piece. $12.50


C9319
Item C9319
World's Fair: Unused envelope with printed cover design, "Railroads at the New YOrk World's Fair 1939. Railroads on Parade. Railroads at Work. Railroads in Building" w/full color train at bottom. R/W/B Nice cover. $8.50


C9320
Item C9320
World's Fair: Stiff paper stock, postcard size. "Railroad Exhibit, New YOrk World's Fair 1939. U.S. Railroad Post Office Car, NYC 4868. w/place to write. $3.50


C9322
Item C9322
World's Fair: Pennsylvania Railroad green & white 17-1/4" x 14-3/4" 1939 World's Fair schedule, printed both sides, folded. One side gives scheduling information and other sides lists the dozens of daily fair entertainment opportunties that are all free. Have not seen this listing before. Brochure has some splitting where it has been folded, but could be easily repaired. $10.00


C9324
Item C9324
World's Fair: "FACTS The New York World's Fair 1939. Empire State Building, New York City" w/mezzotone print on The Theme Bldg on front cover. 1-fold leaflet shows the fair layout on back panel. Inside spread lists the fair officers, administrative staff & board of directors on the left and facts about the fair on the right. Have 3 copies. $8.00


C9327
Item C9327
World's Fair: "ROOMS for the New York World's Fair Visitor" Blue & orange 1-fold leaflet produced by Mayor's Official World's Fair Housing Bureau. Sketch of trylon & perisphere on back cover. Room info inside. 1939. A "scrape" on back side, but front & insides OK. $5.00


C9330
Item C9330
World's Fair: Blue & white 2-fold pocket illus. brochure on YMCA Building, New York World's Fair--1939. Has map of fair grounds showing location of bldg. and promo info on why you should make the Y your headqts at the fair. Interesting. $9.00


C9331
Item C9331
World's Fair: "The YMCA Welcomes all Visitors to the World's Fair...Make the Y your Fair Headquarters" on front of full color brochure showing artist's rendition of trylon and perispere on cover and "New York World's Fair 1939" in yellow wrapped around upper right corner. Inside 3-panel spread is full color artist rendition of the entire fairgrounds. his opens to 6-panel spread of various artworks showing fair buildings and scenes. Attractive. $15.00


C9334
Item C9334
World's Fair: Sepiatone leaflet, "See the Hit Show at the Fair!" w/photo of entertainers standing on cow-catcher of locomotive. 2-fold leaflet promotes and has photos of "Railroads on Parade" (besides the old and modern engines, the Broadway production of 250 apparently was impressive). Produced by Pennsylvania Railroad. $12.50


C9337
Item C9337
World's Fair: Linen post card, full color. Site of the New York World's Fair of 1939 as seen from the air. Unused. $8.50


C9338
Item C9338
World's Fair: Linen post card, full color. Elgin Watch Building, 1939 New York World's Fair. Unused. $12.00


C9339
Item C9339
World's Fair: Linen post card, full color. The Du Pont Chemistry Building , 1939 New York World's Fair. Unused. $12.00


C9340
Item C9340
World's Fair: Linen post card, full color. World's Fair Building of the YMCA. 1939. Unused. $10.00


C9341
Item C9341
World's Fair: Color post card showing "Typical American Farm at Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building. New York World's Fair" 1939. Unused. $12.00


C9342
Item C9342
World's Fair: Full color post card showing caricature of 2 bearded men on bicycle built for two on stage. Stage card says "Mr. Chase and Mr. Sandborn in a scene from `Marionettes in Swingtime,' presented by the makers of Chase & Sandborn Coffee at the New YOrk World's Fair" 1939. Unused. $12.00


C9345
Item C9345
World's Fair: 1p flier printed in blue on blue stock. "The Boy of Today will Build the World of Tomorrow" w/sketch of little boy's head and of the trylon & perisphere. "See the Boys' Club Exhibit at South end of Railroad Building." Info on back side about how to get more info. from Boys' Clubs of America. 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Bottom margin is wrinkled w/one small 1/2" tear. $7.50


C9346
Item C9346
World's Fair: 1939 New York World's Fair Heinz 57 Exhibit brochure. Great, foldout full color brochure with artist renditions of the exhibit building inside and out plus a line up of all 57 Heinz products in full color. Full foldout size: 20" x 14". A nice brochure! $22.50


C9347
Item C9347
World's Fair: "News and Views for Stockholders. Consolidated Edison Company. Consolidated Edison Exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair". 3-fold illus. brochure explains the company and the features of the exhibit which highlights the "City of Light," a huge diorama or architectural model of New York City. Last panel of the 4-panel leaflet has been split at the fold, otherwise piece is fine. $10.00


C9348
Item C9348
World's Fair: "Century of Service" on cover of the Railway Express Exhibit brochure from 1939 New York World's Fair, along w/sketch of the head of a delivery man wearing a Railway Express agency cap. (1939 is also the 100th anniversary of Railway Express) 20 page illus. sepiatone booklet illustrates the history of the company over the past century. $15.00


C9349
Item C9349
World's Fair: 3 different items relating to the Christian Science Building at the New York World's Fair, 1939. Small 4p brochure shows sketch of the building on front and fair map inside showing loction of building. Another 4p giveaway promotes advertising in the Christian Science Monitor, plus a 2-fold leaflet on the Christian Science Monitor circulation. $10.00


C9353
Item C9353
World's Fair: "Your Guide to GENERAL MOTORS Highways and Horizons Exhibit, New York World's Fair 1939" The 4p brochure shows "the fair within a fair" points out all the many components of the GM area. Has slight wear. $7.00


C9354
Item C9354
World's Fair: "The General Motors Exhibit Building, 1939 New York World's Fair, Highway and Horizons." the multi-fold brochure, 8-panels on each side, is filled with sepiatone exhibit photos (including pictures of the new 1939 cars). Nice brochure. $14.00


C9362
Item C9362
World's Fair: "Let's Go See! the not-expensive wonders of the wonder-city of the world. 1940 World's Fair Edition. Published for the joy of the New York Visitor by R. H. Macy & Co. 10p sepiatone photo rotogravure publication of fair scenes. Over 60 photos total, all captioned. Due to the cheap gravure paperstock has some slight tears & wear at bottom margin. Still nice presentation of the fair. $12.50


C9363
Item C9363
World's Fair: Special magazine section. Apr 30, 1939 New York Sunday Mirror, "New York World's Fair 1939" distributed with the Mirror on opening day of the fair in 1939. Full color photo on front of the flags flying, trylon & perisphere in bkgd. 28p section. Lots of photos of things you'll see at the fair. Some advertising, particularly by exhibitors. Nice item. $25.00


C9364
Item C9364
World's Fair: The New York Times Mar 5, 1939 Special Section, "New York World's Fair. commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Washington's Inauguration" Full color cover of Washington's statue w/huge art rendition of trylon & perisphere in bkgd. 76p. mostly about the fair. Nice illustrations, some in full color. 3" tear on front cover. $12.00


C9365
Item C9365
World's Fair: The New York Times Apr 30, 1939 special section, "The Fair in Pictures." Great full color cover photo of the fair showing trylon and perisphere. 12p of photos and stories about the fair and what is about to happen! This piece has some major tears and a water stain, still good information but consider it in poor condition. $2.00


C9366
Item C9366
World's Fair: Cover only. The New York Times Mar 5, 1939 Special Section "New York World's Fair commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Washington's Inauguration" Full color cover of Washington's statue w/huge art rendition of trylon & perisphere in bkgd. Cover only; not entire section, 4 or 5 edge tears on margins. OK for a display but consider poor condition. $1.00


C9655
Item C9655
World's Fair: 32p brochure promotes Philadelphia. "On Your Way to the Fair -- ENJOY Philadelphia" (1939 NY World's Fair is the reference) Really a nice piece on Philly. $4.00


LK2801
Item LK2801
World's Fair: 1939 New York World's Fair World, Vol 1, No 4. Four page illus. publication on happenings at the fair. $8.00


LK2659
Item LK2659
World's Fair: World's Fair 1st Day Cover. New York World's Fair 1964-1965 5c stamp, first day of issue, postmked World's Fair, NY Apr 22, 1964 on printed cover showing U.S. pavilion and oval insert pics of George Washington and Lyndon Johnson. Addressed to Helen Hayes, 235 N. Broadway, Nyack, N.Y. Miss Hayes, `first lady of the theatre', lived in Nyack. This was her personal residence. $35.00


LK5149
Item LK5149
World's Fair: Nickel plated mechanical desk calendar. Round top w/flat `face' on each side has the colorful orange and blue on white logo of the fair w/"1964-New York World's Fair-1965" in blue lettering circling the top. The disc turns over in its holder and a hole in the bottom of the `face' allows the date (day of the month) to show through, automatically changing with each rotation. In the base there is also a pair of windows in the front w/knobs on each side. The month shows through in the left window and day of the week in the right window. 3-1/4" high. $60.00


J2969
Item J2969
World's Fair: 3" round "New York World's Fair 1964 1965" chrome coaster. Silver on red globe in the middle. $8.00


KR2813
Item KR2813
World's Fair: Post card: "The Famous Firestone Singing Color Fountain Firestone Factory and Exhibition Building New York World's Fair." 1939. $8.00


KR2814
Item KR2814
World's Fair: Post card: "Trylon and Perishere, New York World's Fair." 1939. $8.00


J2986
Item J2986
World's Fair: 5-1/3" round, white cigar ashtray. "New York World's Fair" on one edge, "1964-1965" on the other in dark green outlining. The Unishere is scetched in the middle. $20.00


W1876
Item W1876
World's Fair: Cover featuring an actual 5 cent stamp honoring the New York World's Fair 1964-1965. $3.00


W3326
Item W3326
World's Fair: Packet of Poster Stamps for New York World's Fair of 1939. 54 total. In original package. $40.00


W3327
Item W3327
World's Fair: Packet of Poster Stamps for New York World's Fair of 1939. 54 total. In original package. $40.00


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