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upstatenycol…'s loves550 of 7491939 NY World's Fair Tie ClaspWaltham Clock...Art Deco Style
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Posted 5 years ago

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In an antique shop today I found this vibrant pinback button from the 1939 New York World's Fair. The button is 1 3/4" and shows the Trylon & Perisphere symbol, a plane, and a ship, among other things.


  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 5 years ago
    There are a couple of watches produced for this event, one of which has the same "pike" tower and orb for the hands. This is a goodie and looks "Minty" thanks for sharing!!
  2. Signaholic Signaholic, 5 years ago
    I've got a flag around here somewhere, from the 1939 World's Fair. Cool pin!
  3. Thoscahaba Thoscahaba, 5 years ago
    You're a well informed and smart young lady. Thanks for sharing.
  4. geo26e geo26e, 5 years ago

    Nicole, have a look at the hands of this pocket watch!
  5. NicoleJerelen NicoleJerelen, 5 years ago
    @kerry10456: It's my pleasure!! Thank you for stopping by and "loving" this :)) It seems that geo26e has found the watch that you mentioned!

    @Signaholic: Thank you! I'm sure I speak for others when I say that I'd love to see your World's Fair flag :)

    @Thoscahaba: Thank you very very much- as a beginner who has so much more to learn, I really appreciate it!

    @geo26e: Indeed, the hands of the watch are the same as the symbol on the button! Thanks for sharing!

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