Metal Bookmark from 1933 Chicago World Fair, Etched, Blue EnamelMetal Bookmark from 1933 Chicago World Fair, Etched, Blue EnamelMetal Bookmark from 1933 Chicago World Fair, Etched, Blue EnamelMetal Bookmark from 1933 Chicago World Fair, Etched, Blue Enamel

This lovely old souvenir bookmark from the 1933 Chicago World Fair was cut from a yellow brass-like metal. It is etched with art nouveau scrollwork, which contrasts nicely with the ultra modern art deco logo of the Fair. The logo is on a blue enamel medallion reading 1933 / A Century of Progress. Bookmark measures 4 ¼” long x 1” wide at widest; medallion area with logo is 3/8” wide x about 1” tall.

Metal a bit bent at narrow points (see photo) and a bit discolored. Could be cleaned with metal polish, but we have left that decision to the new owner. In very good condition overall. A charming little piece of history with a life of its own.

Item ID: 2790

Metal Bookmark from 1933 Chicago World Fair, Etched, Blue Enamel

$19 USD

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