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    Columbian World's Fair Exposition Memorabilia. One of the most interesting lots in the sale, these varied items apparently laid in someone's attic for a hundred years. Included are: Shepp's World's Fair Photographed, a book chronicling the various buildings and exhibits at the fair, VG with water stains on the cover, the contents are unscathed; a letter to William Euochs with a six-month complimentary pass, the envelope is franked with a 2-cent Columbian stamp; (4) passes to the exposition; a silk ribbon from the fair advertising Bromo-Seltzer; silk souvenir woven at the fair, peach colored, 11x10 1/2 inches, with wide fringe around; (7) silver spoons, five of which pertain to the fair itself, one is from Venice, Cal., and another has an 1880 silver dollar used as the cupped part of the spoon; (5) tokens and medals from the fair; and (3) elongates, one of a cent, one of a dime, and one of a quarter. A truly fascinating lot.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1996
    17th-20th Saturday-Tuesday
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