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    1962 Seattle World's Fair Sign. If a Kennedy-era American wanted a preview of the 21st century, the Seattle World's Fair was the place to be. Wonders of a high tech age to come were displayed with a curious mix of scientific fact and fiction to an eager public. This large, 23.75", hand-painted disc evokes the fair's spirit of optimistic wonderment in a memorable early 1960s style. A bird's-eye view of the grounds is carefully rendered in gold paint on a brown background with "SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR 1962" forming the perimeter. Most conspicuous, of course, is the tapering "Space Needle" that symbolized the fair and its futuristic theme. In excellent condition as made.

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    June, 2006
    7th Wednesday
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