World's Fair Auction

Auction # 34 Closing Tuesday - June 25th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 5

Auction Local Time: July 24, 2019 03:36:37 EDT

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

1876 Centennial Exposition
Single admission "Package Ticket" to admit one person to the "United States International Exhibition" held in "Philadelphia" from "May 10th" to "Nov. 10th". Ticket number "1898" (a low 4 digit number) stamped in red in the lower left corner. Signed at the bottom by David G. Yates, "Gen'l. Manager, Dept. of Admissions". Reverse side, printed in black on a purple background, has an image of a seated woman with a sword in one hand and a branch in the other with an eagle beside her. Printed at top "Good for One Admission at Money Gates.", "Void After November 10th 1876." Size: 3 13/16" wide by 2 1/4" high. Condition: Fine. There is a crease and a separation in the printing as shown in the 'E' in 'States' at the top. The ticket is also a little off center and soiled.

Winning Bid: $ 26


Estimate: $ 15 - $ 25

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