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    1893 Columbian Exposition Collection Souvenir Tickets Held May 1, until October 30, 1893 at a 1.3 mile strip of Jackson Park in Chicago, the Columbian Expo celebrated the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. An estimated 27 million people attended during the six-month run. This lot contains a matted and framed set of eleven original tickets. Included are tickets for children, Manhattan Day, Chicago Day, Music, Complimentary and others. Many of these are printed by the American Bank Note Company of New York and are extremely high quality with images of Lincoln, Washington, Franklin, Columbus and others. Matted with the tickets is a portion of the envelope they originally came in, issued by The Caxton Company. All are in excellent condition, a handsome display.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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