|Title:||1939 San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition Posters|
|Item URL:||Click Here To View|
|Description:||A set of six (6) 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition prints that depict the pan-pacific area in map-fashion, marked "Pageant of the Pacfic plates." Another similar print of Chinatown from the same exposition.|
|Condition:||All seven posters have been professionally framed. There don't appear to be any tears. One can tell that they were folded at one time though. They have been stored for most of the last 65 years so there doesn't appear to be any sun fading.|
|Origin:||My grandmother bought them at the worl'ds fair (she called it that.) They were given to me approx. 1985 when she moved out of her house to a retirement village.|
|Provenance:||This particular item has just had two owners--my grandmother and I. I have seen similar items listed on the internet for sale, but couldn't find anything upon recently looking.|
|Appraised By:||Jeffrey Motsinger|
|Appraiser Comments:||Great to see a set of these in such fine condition. Not many have come up recently, but judging by the current state of the world's fair ephemera market, I estimate the ocean map examples to be worth between $150 and $250 each. The Chinatown poster is actually the most valuable one and is in the $250 to $350 range.|
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