World's Fair Auction

Closing February 6th, 2024

Auction # 44 Closing Tuesday - February 6th, 2024 at 10:00 PM EST
Catalog Lot 79

Auction Local Time: Apr 19, 2024 04:50:40 EDT

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1904 St. Louis World's Fair
Unused "Hold Card to Light" postcard, "Official Souvenir World's Fair St. Louis 1904". Multicolored chromolithograph picture of the "Cascade Gardens and Grand Basin." Along the left edge in tiny writing "Samuel Cupples Envelope Co., St. Louis , Mo., Sole World's Fair Stationers." Hold the card up with a light source behind it and the windows in the building, the water in the fountain, and lights on the walkway illuminate. Size: 5 1/2" wide by 3 9/16" high. Condition: Extremely Fine, very slight corner bends and a tiny spot in the sky. The card is unused.

Winning Bid: $ 47

Estimate: $ 25 - $ 40

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