World's Fair Auction

Auction # 34 Closing Tuesday - June 25th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 250

Auction Local Time: July 20, 2019 22:04:02 EDT

Lot 161 has more information added to description. Lot 6 has an additional photo of the back.

1939-1940 New York World's Fair
Booklet, "The Waldorf-Astoria, World's Fair Party, March 13, 1939" picturing an aerial view of New York with the Waldorf as the only building standing in Manhattan and the Trylon and Perisphere the only structure in Queens. Around the T&P is "New York World's Fair". Inside are 8 pages, the first 4 are about the fair including a discussion of the derivation of the words: "Trylon", "Perisphere" and "Democracity" and "Helicline". The last 4 pages are the evenings program and the "New Five Year Honor Roll" of Waldorf employees include the "Cigar" counter woman, "Kitchen", "Housekeeping" and more from 28 different employee categories. Size: 8 1/2" wide by 11" high. Condition: Fine. The cover has light spots, light soiling and some paper loss to the top of the cover. The booklet has several slight creases.

Winning Bid: $ 55


Estimate: $ 10 - $ 20

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