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1939 World's Fair Plaque

rosette 1939 World's Fair Plaque with Trylon & Perisphere Plaque by SyrocoWood (Syracuse, New York) with Original Label New Listing!

This very nice plaque made by SyrocoWood of Syracuse, New York, is made to look like carved wood with flowing leaves and flowers on a branch.  The center features a white Trylon and Perisphere and the words New York World's Fair.  The plaque could be hung on the wall or will lie flat on the table.  Original label is on the back.  There is only very minor wear on the front of the plaque; the back shows significant wear but there are no chips or cracks.  It is a very attractive piece!  Measures approximately 9-1/8" diameter.

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$65 inc. s/h*

#17797

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EA Compact

rosette Jeweled Elgin American Vanity Compact - 1939 New York World's Fair Trylon & Perisphere with Original Box

This fantastic compact by Elgin American features a jeweled Trylon and Perisphere from the 1939 New York World's Fair on the lid.  The case is a light green enamel with gold deco stripe accents (back of the case is solid green).  Inside is a mirror in the lid and the base has two covered compartments ... one for rouge and one for powder. The original powder puff which reads Elgin American is also included and in perfect like-new condition. There is an empty rouge pot as well with refill instructions printed right in the pot.   The original box is also green and has the EA emblem on the lid and original cotton wadding inside to cushion the compact.  The gold interior has some pink markings in the gold which I have not attempted to remove ... it has a nice patina and I was afraid any rubbing would lighten the brass to a different shade so prefer to leave it as it is.  Enameling is all in very good condition with no obvious wear; however, there is one small scratch on the back that I did not even notice until I took the supersized pics for this listing.  Compact measures 2-1/2" wide x 3-1/4" high. Box is 3-1/2" x 3".

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$325 inc. s/h*

#9843

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Girey Worlds Fair Compact

rosette Girey 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Compact with Original Box - Travel & Transportation Building

This is a very nice compact by Girey in ivory enamel and faux marble. The front is ivory enamel on brass with engraved design picturing theTravel & Transportation Building. The sides andback of the case are done in ivory faux marble celluloid. Inside the compact is a nicely beveled mirror in the lid with some age foxing. The base has a rouge pot with rouge still intact and covered powder well, both with original puffs. To the naked eye, the compact is in excellent condition ... the photos actually make the front look much worse than it is in person. It is actually very nice. The original blue presentation box is still with it and is in reasonably good shape ... the lid is blue with silver stars. Compact measures 1-7/8" x 2-3/4". Box is 2-3/4" x 4".

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$175 inc. s/h*

#17190

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Worlds Fair Cuff Bracelet

rosette Chicago 1933 Century of Progress Cuff Bracelet with 6 Features

Unique style cuff bracelet from 1933 Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair depicting 6 buildings. Cream enamel background on shiny silver metal ... pictures are supersized and make imperfections look larger than they do in actuality. In person, the condition is superb and shows minimal wear. Adjustable. Be sure to look at all the pics ... the six buildings (features) are as follows:

  • Maya Temple
  • Golden Pavilion of Jehol
  • Travel Building
  • Carillon Tower
  • Masted Schooner for City of New York
  • Electrical Group

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$65 inc. s/h*

#8961A

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Girey Camera Compact

rosette Fantastic 1939 New York World's Fair Autograph Album in Original Box - Great Pictures!

This is a highly unusual souvenir item of the 1939 New York World's Fair picturing the Trylon and Perisphere. The book has a zipper closure and its original box which is in a bit worn condition but the book itself is almost like new. There are many autographs inside along with fabulous photos of the buildings and pavilions of the fair. I have taken several pictures to give you the idea but there are many more. So please be sure to check them all out. Box measures 5-1/2" x 6-3/4".  Book is just slightly less than that.

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$250 includes s/h*

#8167

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1939 New York Worlds Fair Pillow Sham

rosette 1939 New York World's Fair Pillow Sham

You don't often find these pillow shams in this condition ... fringe is all intact, colors are great.  Opens along the back edge to slip a pillow inside.  Measures 16-1/2" x 17" for pillow opening.  Fringe is 2" long.

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$85 includes s/h*

#5995

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Girey Worlds Fair Compact

rosette Girey 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Compact - Hall of Science

This is a very nice compact by Girey in blue enamel and faux marble. The front is blue enamel on brass with engraved design picturing the Hall of Science building being lit with flood lights. The sides andback of the case are done in blue faux marble celluloid. Inside the compact is a nicely beveled mirror in the lid which is in very good condition with only minor age foxing. The base has a rouge and original powder still sealed in cello above a covered powder well and a brand new unused original puff. The entire compact is in like new unused condition ... the only aging is the afore-mentioned slight foxing on the mirror and the patina of the brass. Measures 1-7/8" x 2-3/4".

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$135 inc. s/h*

#10168

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EA Compact

rosette Elgin American Vanity Compact - 1933 Century of Progress with Original Box

Near mint and never used is this wonderful cream colored vanity case in swirling deco designs by Elgin American. The 1933 Century of Progress emblem is front and center on this one. Inside is a mirror in the lid and the base has two covered compartments ... one for rouge and one for powder. The original powder puff which reads Elgin Vanity is also included and in perfect like-new condition. There is an unused rouge pot as well. The only apology this one has is a few spots on the rouge cover which I have not tried to remove. Other than that it is mint. It came in the original box, probably from the store which sold it. The box is silver and blue and reads "Wilt Founded 1862" on the top corner and the Chicago address on the bottom corner. Compact measures 2-1/2" wide x 3-1/4" high. Box is 4-1/4" x 5".

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$199 inc. s/h*

#10754

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EA Compact

rosette Elgin American Vanity Compact - 1933 Century of Progress

Here we have another Elgin American Chicago world's fair compact. The 1933 Century of Progress emblem is front and center in a jet black background with deco swirling designs. Inside is a mirror holder (the mirror is missing but could be very easily replaced) in the lid and the base has two covered compartments ... one for rouge and one for powder. It is in excellent condition with only some very minor scuffs visible on the black. Compact measures 2-1/2" wide x 3-1/4" high.

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$125 inc. s/h*

#7794

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Worlds Fair Compact

rosette 1939 New York World's Fair Trylon & Perisphere Compact

This is a sweet little cream and gold compact whose maker is a mystery. The top of the case features a gold trylon and perisphere in 3-dimensional application on a raised center platform. The sides bevel downward and the back of the case has the same shaping. Inside there is a mirror in the lid with very pretty embossed framing all around it. The base has a rouge pot with rouge intact and an open powder compartment above. Enamel is very good considering its age and only has minor imperfections when scrutinized (see pics). Measures 1-3/4" x 2-3/4".

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$135 inc. s/h*

#9759

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Worlds Fair Compact

rosette Cute Little 1933 Chicago World's Fair Souvenir Compact with Federal Building

Done in faux enamel guilloche, this cute little compact features the Federal Building on the lid from the 1939 Chicago World's Fair. Back of compact is solid blue.  Inside the compact is a mirror in the lid with original store label from Marshall Field & Company.  Mirror is in great shape. Bottom has rouge pot (with rouge) and empty covered powder well for loose powder.  Two puffs are inside but I can't swear they are original ... may be early replacements.  Measures 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" overall.

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$145 inc. s/h*

#9656

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Bluebirds Enamel Guilloche Compact

rosette 1939 New York World's Fair Double-Sided Compact by Hingeco Vanities of Providence, Rhode Island

This delightful compact has two completely different decorative sides commemorating different highlights of the 1939 New York World's Fair.  The front depicts the Aqualons fountain and the back features four different buildings/pavilions I have yet to identify.  Inside is a mirror in the lid and a covered powder well with original puff on one side of the base and rouge pot with puff on the other.  It is in very good condition overall with no major problems.  Please look at all pics.  Measures 3-1/8" x 2-1/4".

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$145 inc. s/h*

#9784

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New York Worlds Fair Perpetual Calendar

rosette 1964 New York World's Fair Perpetual Calendar

Cute little chrome flip perpetual calendar with 1964 New York World's Fair Unisphere pictured on bothsides. Paint is all in good shape ... month and day toggles are slightly loose so the words are tilted. I am sure this could be easily fixed but I do not want to attempt it ... will leave to the collector who knows more than me. Measures 2-1/2" wide x 3-1/4" high overall.

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$45 inc. s/h*

#2631

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Worlds Fair Bookmark Letter Opener

rosette 1933 Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair Bookmark / Letter Opener in Original Packing

Pretty engraved brass bookmark with original packing and purple tassel with applied 3-dimensional building. Partial original cello comes with.  Bookmark measures 4-1/4" long.

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$95 inc. s/h*

#2868

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Worlds Fair Snow Globe

rosette 1939 New York World's Fair Trylon & Perisphere Snow Globe

All original New York 1939 World's Fair with Trylon and Perisphere on both the base and inside the dome. Snow still falls nicely. It is in great shape. Globe is about 2-3/4" diameter and stands 4" high.

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#3974

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Napkin Ring Century of Progress

rosette 1933 Century of Progress Embossed Napkin Ring

Embossed napkin ring with images of 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair ... nice original condition. Measures 1-1/4" wide x 1-1/8" diameter at opening.

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$75 inc. s/h*

#5456

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New York Worlds Fair Cards

rosette 1939 New York World's Fair Souvenir Playing Cards with Trylon & Perisphere in Original Box

Nice deck of playing cards with Trylon & Perisphere on each card in pink and yellow deco design in original box with silver logo on top. Deck shows various buildings and features of the fair ... deck is not complete ... it is missing the 5 of spades. Measures 2-1/2" x 3-3/4".

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$95 inc. s/h*

#4670

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New York Worlds Fair Cards

rosette 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Souvenir Tray

Souvenir chair in white metal embossed with three buildings from the 1933 Chicago Century of Progress exhibit. Please see photos for each one represented. There is wear to the metal. Measures

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$35 inc. s/h*

#8077

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New York Worlds Fair Cutting Tool

rosette 1939 New York World's Fair Cutting Tool with Trylon & Perisphere

White metal tool with ring to attach to a fob or purse picturing 1939 New York World's Fair Trylon & Perisphere on both sides. Opens on either edge to show a cutting tool and a file. Worn condition but still quite nice. Measures 1-1/2" diameter.

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$65 inc. s/h*

#8961

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1933 Chicago Ring

rosette 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Souvenir Ring - Travel & Transport

Nice man's souvenir ring in brass embossed with Travel and Transport pavilion from the Chicago 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair. Adjustable.

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$55 inc. s/h*

#8961

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1933 Chicago Ring

rosette Chicago World's Fair (1933) Hall of Science Souvenir Bracelet

Metal cuff bracelet depicting Hall of Science from Chicago World's Fair, 1933. Worn condition. Adjustable.

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$55 inc. s/h*

#5459

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Cigarette Case

rosette Faux Leather 1934 Century of Progress Chigago World's Fair Cigarette Case

Nice faux leather cigarette in jet black with gold 1934 Chicago Century of Progress emblem on bottom and monogram A.F. on top left. Inside case is lined in wood with brass spring clips on both sides.  There is a slight warp but not bad at all.  In great shape other than that.  Measures 3" x 4".

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#8961B

Sterling Silver 1933 Chicago Ring

rosette 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Sterling Silver Ring

Beautifully done ring in sterling silver with embossed designs on side and red, white, and blue 1933 Century of Progress logo on top. Excellent condition.

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$125 inc. s/h*

#5459

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1933 Chicago Tie Clip

rosette 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Faux Pearl Souvenir Tie Clip

This nice men's tie clip has a faux pearl bar set with the 1933 Chicago Century of Progress logo in the center. Overall very nice condition with some minor wear to bottom corners. Measures 3-1/2" long.

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$45 inc. s/h*

#5459

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1939 New York Worlds Fair Souvenir Spoons

rosette Set of 8 1939 New York World's Fair Souvenir Spoons

Set of 8 silverplate souvenir spoons with 1939 New York World's Fair logos on handles and different buildings / pavilions pictured on each spoon bowl. See pictures for all of the buildings pictured.  Each spoon measures 6" long.  Wm. Rogers Silverplate (I.S.)

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$125 Set includes s/h*

#5459

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1939 New York Worlds Fair Cake Server

rosette 1939 New York World's Fair Cake Server with Trylon & Perisphere

Cake server copyrighted NYWF made by National Silver Company plated with pure silver.  Trylon and Perisphere on handle, words "New York World's Fair" surrounded by stars on server portion. Excellent condition. Measures 10" long.

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$75 includes s/h*

#8961

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1933 Chicago Ashtray

rosette 1933 Chicago Century of Progress Copper Ashtray - Chrysler Building

Original old patina ... picturing Chrysler Building. Measures 3" square.

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$45 inc. s/h*

#8961

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Girey Camera Compact

rosette Girey Century of Progress Chicago 1934 Camera Compact

I've had this very pretty Girey camera compact in my collection for many years. The colors in this one are just extraordinary ... turquoise blue case with mica flakes make it sparkle like jewels. The cover depicts the Sky Ride and says Sky Ride, Century of Progress, Chicago, 1934. The interior opens to reveal a nice beveled mirror in the top, rouge pot (rouge still intact) and covered powder pot. Both of the original puffs are still there. Now for the condition:  there is normal age appropriate wear to the silver frame as evidenced in the pics. There is a split in the frame (also visible in close-up) right at the hinge point. I have had this repaired so that it works perfectly but the split is still visible. It didn't bother me as the compact is just so unique and pretty that it's not really noticeable. Other than that, the compact is in great shape. It measures 1-3/4" wide x 3-1/4" long.

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$99 includes s/h*

#9775

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