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How Many Of US Collect Expo/Fair Related Items

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Posted 05/19/2016   10:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Don't necessarily collect 'em, but do have a few items.
Here's an interesting cover.

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Posted 05/20/2016   10:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add essayk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm trying to understand your cover, Jamesw. It looks like the 1939 stamp and cancel were added to an earlier cover and cancelled as a favor item. Is that right? Do you think it did actual postal service in 1939?
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Posted 12/01/2018   01:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bumping up this excellent topic.

Slogan cancel and Liberal Arts building from the Portland hosted 1905 Lewis and Clark World's Fair:



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Posted 12/01/2018   2:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add GregAlex to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I forgot about this thread, but I do like the topic. Here's a reprint the BEP did for the centennial of the Jamestown Exposition. The original souvenir card from 1907 was in black ink and did not include the stamps at the bottom.

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Posted 11/15/2020   6:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add GregAlex to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Let's get this thread back on its feet! I happened on this cover from Expo '74 in Spokane. I think this is actually non-philatelic. It appears to have been mailed at the fair, so apparently there was a post office on site.

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Posted 11/19/2020   11:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add AnimatedFDCs to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That Expo '74 cover was in fact mailed from a post office that was located on the site of the Exposition. Non philatelic usage from the site is not common so this is really a nice usage.
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Posted 11/20/2020   12:06 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gslaten to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Looking through this thread I saw a couple of World's Columbian Exposition cards. Here are a few more. Unfortunately someone trimmed the last one, probably to fit in an album. All are the same on the address side.












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Posted 11/21/2020   02:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Dry Tech to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
In addition to post cards and tickets I have two large Columbian Expo prints (actually copies of prints), one of the expo grounds, other of the electrical building.
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Posted 12/11/2020   5:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
107B Card had written on it....
Chicago World's Fair 1939 Ticket Stub.
Free gift from SCF member Philb 2011

The occasion is the Sacramento Golden Empire Centennial celebration in 1939. This event celebrated John Sutter landing in Sacramento in 1839.

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Posted 12/11/2020   5:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There's that word again..."Rare"


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Posted 01/21/2021   8:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add GregAlex to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's an unmailed cover that seems appropriate for this thread. It appears to be a SASE for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held in 1909 in Seattle. Apparently the fair headquarters were actually onsite in the Alaska Building.

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