Exposition Postcards
World Fairs and Expos and some Theme Parks and Amusement parks

During the 1900s, world fairs and expos brought people from many countries together. Here is a small selection.

 

CODE : EP01 Item Price: US$ 12.00

The Avenue of Flags from A Century of Progress, Chicago's 1933 International Exposition. Divided back, posted the same year. 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
CODE : EP02 Item Price: US$ 12.00

Japanese Pavilion, New York World's Fair, 1939. Black and white photogel. print. Publ. by the Albertype Co, Never used. 
 
 
 
 
CODE : EP03 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Ephemera, Maritime Winter Fair Entry Ticket No. 418. 1927, Amherst. 
 
 
 
 
CODE : EP04 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Italian Towers, Pan-Pacific International Expo, San Francisco, 1915. Divided back, offset. Never used. 
 
 
 
 
CODE : EP05 Item Price: US$ 7.00

Dear Blowhard....vending machine card, postcard-sized, plain back. Publ. 1926 by the Exp. Supply Co., Chicago. Written as a letter. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CODE : EP06 Item Price: US$ 7.00

Two Small Scotches. Mailing Novelty publ. by Gale & Polden for the AngloAmerican Exposition London, 1914. Basket on face would have contained a fold out of miniature images. One remains.





















CODE : EP07 Item Price: US$ 10.00

3 Canadian National Exhibition Series postcards. Top: section of midway; Middle: Manufacturers Building; Lower: Electrical building. None were used. All show  light staining on right margin. 



CODE : EP08 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Saint Louis World Fair, 1904. Temple of Fraternity. Pioneer card. Undivided back. Posted 1907. $10.00.





CODE : EP09 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Wonderland at Revere Beach, MA. Undivided back. Posted 1906. 








CODE : EP10 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Chicago's World Fair, 1933. Linen multi-view folder. Never posted. $8.00.






CODE : EP11 Item Price: US$ 7.00

Chicago's World Fair 1933. Feeding Silk Worms, a century of progress. Divided back. Posted 1933, with Exposition cancel. Some damage to the back where it was glued down. 



CODE : EP12 Item Price: US$ 8.00

A Century of Progress - Federal Building. Commorative card from the Chicago World Fair 1933-34. Sepia card publ. by Illinois Photogravure Co. Never used. 




CODE : EP13 Item Price: US$ 15.00

Wonderland at Revere Beach, MA. A close up of Fatal Wedding  This show used mechanical and electrical illusions to transform participant couples into skeletons and back. Posted 1906. Undivided back. $15.00.



CODE : EP14 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Luna Park, Coney Island, NY. Publ. by Manhattan Post Card Co. Posted 1927. 





CODE : EP15 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Mineral Palace, Pueblo, CO. An 1890s tribute to the mineral wealth of the state. Card has an undivided back, from a photo by Holmbee. Posted 1906. 



CODE : EP16 Item Price: US$ 12.00

White border photograph of the Coal Room, UK Pavilion, Empire Exhibition, Scotland 1938. Publ. by Valentine's. Never used. 


CODE : EP17 Item Price: US$ 12.00

United Kingdom Pavilion at the Empire Exhibition, Scotland, 1938. Real Photo Postcard publ. by Valentine & Sons Ltd. 



CODE : EP18 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Expo67, held in Montreal. Card is chrome and features the Canada Pavilion. Never used.



CODE : EP19 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Expo 67 was held in Montreal, Canada. This card was an early promotion, publ. in 1963. Shows the Gyritron, one of the thrill areas of La Ronde. Never used. Chrome.


CODE : EP20  Item Price: US$ 8.00

Another of the UK Pavilion interior. This is the Fitter Britain Hall, Empire Exhibition, Scotland 1938.


CODE : EP21  Item Price: US$ 10.00

World Exposition 1900. Forest, Hunting and Fishing Pavilion. Undivided back. Publ. by PS a D. From a photo by G. Delton. Never used.



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