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Souvenirs of the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago. Click on thumbnails for enlarged images.

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Red and black enamel souvenir ashtray. Fair logo 1934 Chicago World's Fair. Inscribed "Xmas of 1934 Daddy from Florence and Bob." 5.5" diameter. (Stock number 003wf0110bd) $50.00

Base metal embossed silver colored pin tray with pictures of the Federal Building, the Hall of Science and Illinois Host House. Approx. 8.254" x 3.25" Minor dents, some rust spots. (Stock number 003wf0110ba) $35.00

Blue and silver employee badge from 1933 Century of Progress. 2" stamped and numbered badge reads "Century of Progress International Exposition Chicago 1933." The logo of the fair is in the center. It is employee badge number 2213. It is a marvelous souvenir in excellent condition. (Stock number 003wf0417E) $175.00

Red and silver employee badge from 1933 Century of Progress. 2" stamped and numbered badge reads "Century of Progress International Exposition Chicago 1933." The logo of the fair is in the center. It is employee badge number 470. Some of the red has been rubbed off. A wonderful souvenir. (Stock number 003wf0417G) $175.00

Rayon fringed pillow with World's Fair Chicago 1933-1934. Images of the Sky Ride, Federal Building, Illinois Host House, Electrical Building, Travel and Transportation Building and Hall of Science. Approx. 15" square. Faded and lightly soiled. (Stock number 003wf0625au) $70.00

Century of Progress Pin. Rectangular lapel pin depicts the Fair logo and reads "A Century of Progress, 1933, Chicago." 3/8" x 7/16" (Stock number 003wf0204ax) $25.00

Century of Progress 1934 Tape Measure. 1 3/8" diameter. Soil visible in right hand picture has been cleaned. (Stock number 003wf0624ey) $60.00

Just A Motion Picture of Me from A Century of Progress 1934. Novelty photograph - her eyes appear to move. Really nice condition. (Stock number 003wf0624ez) $50.00

1933 World's Fair Waffler. Manual flower shaped waffler, distributed by the Sunbeam Specialty Co., Cleveland, Ohio, comes with the remains of its box and a recipe and directions for its use. Wand 10", flower form 3" diameter. Waffler and recipe in very nice condition, the box is in poor condition. (Stock number 003wf0625mn) $65.00

Aerial View of 1934 A Century of Progress Cigarette Case. 3.25" x 2.75". Scratches, finish on reverse is uneven, may have been amateurly restored. (Stock number 003wf0624ga) $50.00

1933 World's Fair Cigarette Case. 3.25" x 6.5". Scraped and scratched. (Stock number 003wf0625mo) $50.00

Aerial View of 1933 A Century of Progress Copper Tray. 7" x 10". Some patina has been lost.as a result of polishing. Needs to be polished. (003wf0624gb) $50.00

1933 Century of Progress Leather Wallet. Folds to 3.25 x 4.25 inches. Some signs of use but very attractive. Embossed flower on reverse (Stock number 003wf1120a) $50.00

Red, white and blue poker chips with 1934 Century of Progress logo. 1.5" diameter (Red chip Stock number 003wf0417TA) $25.00 (White chip Stock number 003wf0417TB) $25.00 (Blue chip Stock number 003wf0417TC) $25.00

Bronze advertising coin from the Hoover Exhibit at the 1933 Century of Progress. 1.25" token pictures two women on the front and reads "Hoover Electric Cleaner." The reverse shows the building housing the Hoover Exhibit and reads "Century of Progress 1934 - Souvenir of the Hoover Exhibit." (Stock number 003wf0417TD) $45.00

Bronze advertising coin from the Hoover Exhibit at the 1933 Century of Progress. 1.25" token pictures two women on the front and reads "Hoover Electric Cleaner." The reverse shows the building housing the Hoover Exhibit and reads "Century of Progress 1934 - Souvenir of the Hoover Exhibit." (Stock number 003wf0417TW) $45.00

Blue and bronze charm or token depicts the sky ride and reads "A Century of Progress - Chicago 1934." .75" wide x 1.25" high. (Stock number 003wf0417TEx) $45.00

Arrowhead shaped token reads "Ford Exposition 1934 Century of Progress Chicago, Illinois. The reverse reads "Anaconda Zinc 99.99+ % Pure Anaconda Copper Mining Co. 1.25" wide x 1.75" long. Somewhat worn but a great two for one souvenir. (Stock number 003wf0417TF) $45.00

Ford Motor Company advertising coin commemorates 30 years since its founding - 1903-1933. Front of coin reads "V8 of Progress" and "Ford 1903-1933" on the reverse. (Stock number 003wf0417TY) $40.00

A&P Carnival Chicago World's Fair 1933 Bronze Souvenir Token. A charming, silly image of a cow? with "Cheerio" under is depicted on the front of this coin. The reverse reads "A Century of Progress A&P Carnival Chicago World's Fair 1933" (Stock number 003wf0417TV) $50.00

1933 A Century of Progress Brass Bookmark with yellow tassel. 4.25" . (Stock number 003wf1125d) $25.00 SOLD

Small pocket knife with Fair logo and 1933 Chicago in blue enamel. 2.5" long. Signs of use, blade hard to open. (Stock number 003wf0125e) $30.00

Souvenir of Century of Progress 1933 Reliance Mfg. Co. Chicago pinback button. 1" diameter. Some paint loss on front, some rust on back. (Stock number 003wf0823b) $25.00

"Hello "Simoniz" 1933 Century of Progress pinback button. 1" diameter. (Stock number 003wf0417TI) $25.00

Michigan at the 1933 Century of Progress. 1.25" metal coin reads "The Nation's Playground - Come to Michigan to Play" on the front with a map showing Michigan's location on the Great Lakes. The reverse has the State shield and reads "Michigan - A Century of Progress Exposition." (Stock number 003wf0417TZ) $35.00

Michigan at the 1933 Century of Progress. 1.25" wooden coin reads "The Nation's Playground - Come to Michigan to Play" on the front with a map showing Michigan's location on the Great Lakes. The reverse has the State shield and reads "Michigan - A Century of Progress Exposition." (Stock number 003wf0417TAA) $25.00

Florida 1933 Century of Progress. Bronze coin reads "Year Round Play Ground of the Nation - A Century of Progress 1933." The reverse of the 1.25" coin depicts an orange branch and reads "Florida - Where Summer Spends the Winter." (Stock number 003wf0417TAB) $35.00

Blue and silver charm or token depicts the Sky Ride, the Electrical Building, the logo and reads "A Century of Progress - Chicago 1933." .5" wide x 1" high. (Stock number 003wf0417TL) $45.00

1933 June 1 to November 1 1933 Chicago World's Fair A Century of Progress pinback button 1" diameter. (Stock number 003wf0417TN) $30.00

"A Century of Progress Exposition Souvenir" and Indian in full headdress. Reverse depicts Fort Dearborn and reads "Chicago, Illinois 1933 Fort Dearborn." Gold colored token has a 1" diameter. (Stock number 003wf0417TQ) $35.00

"1933 Chicago A Century of Progress" with logo keychain. The reverse reads "Hall of Science - Century of Progress." 1.25" diameter bronze token. (Stock number 003wf0417TR) $40.00

Novelty toy "Scotch Tip - Souvenir 1934 - A Century of Progress. Trick coin jumps when properly rubbed. Click to see back of card which gives instructions for using the coin. Cardboard 3" diameter, trick coin 1" diameter. (Stock number 003wf0417TS) $45.00

"Century of Progress Chicago 1933" pin. Nicely rendered raised faces on pin. Patinated copper pin is 1" in diameter. (Stock number 003wf0417TTx) $35.00

"A Century of Progress 1934 Chicago" Tie Bar with logo. 2.75" wide (Stock number 003wf0417TU) $35.00

1933 A Century of Progress Tie Bar. 2.75" wide (Stock number 003wf1127ca) $35.00

Key Ring - Souvenir of Visit to Home of Swift's Premium Franks. On reverse it reads 1934 Century of Progress. 2.25" (Stock number 003wf0110bc) $25.00

Chrysler Motors Ashtray - Plymouth - Dodge - DeSoto - Chrysler. Century of Progress. Chicago. 3 " square copper ashtray. Some scratches. (Stock number 003wf0110bb) $25.00

Chrysler Motors Ashtray - Plymouth - Dodge - DeSoto - Chrysler. Century of Progress. Chicago. 3 " square copper ashtray. Some patination loss. (Stock number 003wf1030ca) $25.00

1933 A Century of Progress. 4.5" Brass Dish. Fountain at Center surrounded by small vignettes of buildings. (Stock number 003wf1030cb) $35.00

Golden Temple of Jehol Trinket Box. Approx. 2.5"x 3.5"x 1.75". Wooden Box with metal top. Discoloration of patina, probably by a fingerprint on roof of temple. (Stock number 003wf709) $65.00

Century of Progress Logo Cigarette Box. Approx. 3.5" x 3.5" x 1.5". Wooden box with metal top. Some scratches. (Stock number 003wf710) $55.00

Lucky 1933 Penny Token - "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad - Safe-Comfortable-Dependable - America's First Railroad - First to Air Condition Trains." 1933 Century of Progress. The reverse reads: "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad - All Trains East & West via Washington - Chicago 1933 - A Century of Progress." 1.25" (Stock number 003wf0417TAC) $30.00

Base metal embossed silver colored candy basket with handle. Reads "1933 World's Fair Chicago 1934." Images of Hall of Science, Federal Building, Electrical Group. 5" diameter. Some rust spots and loss of plate. (Stock number 003wf0110be) $30.00

1934 World's Fair Chicago brass bookmark with image of Travel & Transport Building. 4.5" (Stock number 003wf1125j) $25.00

1934 World's Fair Chicago brass bookmark with image of Federal Building. 4.5" (Stock number 003wf1125k) $25.00

1934 World's Fair Chicago brass bookmark with image of Federal Building. 4.5" (Stock number 003wf1125m) $25.00

1934 World's Fair Chicago bronze bookmark with image of Chemical Elements. 6" (Stock number 003wf1125n) $25.00

1933 World's Fair Chicago brass bookmark with image of Fort Dearborn. 4.5" (Stock number 003wf1125r) $25.00

1933 World's Fair Chicago brass bookmark with image of Fort Dearborn. 4.5" (Stock number 003wf1125p) $25.00

1933 World's Fair Century of Progress Chicago bronze bookmark with image of the Sky-Ride. 3.5" (Stock number 003wf1125u) $25.00

1933 World's Fair Chicago brass bookmark with image of Fort Dearborn. 4.5" (Stock number 003wf1125p) $25.00

A Century of Progress Wooden Nickel. Image of an Indian on front, fair logo on reverse. 1.25" (Stock number 003wf0417TAD) $25.00

Century of Progress Chicago 1933 New York Farm Bureau pin-back button. 7/8" button. (Stock number 003wf0417TAE) $25.00

Illinois Building. Chicago World's Fair. 3 3/4" x 3" photograph laminated on wood plaque. (Stock number 003wf0214e) $22.00

A Century of Progress Chicago 1933 Letter Opener in the shape of a Dagger. Shield with blue background, fair logo and 1933, A Century of Progress Chicago. As found condition; plate loss, bent tip, orange wax. 1.5" wide x 4.25" long. (003wf0901cx) $30.00 SOLD

Sterling Silver Century of Progress Charm. Oval charm in sterling contains the fair logo and 1934, A Century of Progress Chicago. Nice condition. .5" wide x .75" long. (003wf0901d) $30.00

I Have Seen The World Champion Log Rollers. World's Fair 1933. Sam Harris, Pete Hooper. Pinback Button. Does not have celluloid cover nor does it appear to have ever had one Somewhat soiled. (Stock number 003wf539) $35.00

Cedar lined cigarette box from the Century of Progress. A raised image of the Hall of Science appears on the cover of this metal box. The raised letters read "Hall of Science Century of Progress Chicago 1933". Asian motifs decorate the sides of the box. White metal in better than average condition - some rubbing and scratching. The markings on the bottom read "N. Shure Co, Importers Chicago. Made in Japan." (Stock number 003wf0516a) $75.00

Century of Progress trinket box features a raised image of Fort Dearborn. The raised letters read "Inner Court Fort Dearborn Century of Progress Chicago 1933". Floral motifs decorate the sides of the box. White metal in average condition - some rubbing and loss of finish. The markings on the bottom read "N. Shure Co, Importer Chicago. Made in Japan." (Stock number 003wf0516c) $35.00

Click to view Century of Progress Chicago 1933 Pin Tray. Base metal embossed pin tray showing the Hall of Science, Soldier's Field and the Field Museum. 8 1/4" x 3 1/2 " Some dents and loss of patina. Much better appearing than the image. Made in Japan. M. Shure Co, Importers, Chicago. (Stock number 003wf313) $35.00

Orange and silver employee badge from 1933 Century of Progress. 2" stamped and numbered badge reads "Century of Progress International Exposition Chicago 1933." The logo of the fair is in the center. It is employee badge number 2158. It is a marvelous souvenir in excellent condition. (Stock number 003wf0417F) $175.00 SOLD

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