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    World's Columbian Exposition: Three Invitations to Various World's Fair Events. Rare, likely all unique invitations, including: an invitation to attend a reception at the Pennsylvania Building for Pennsylvania Day, September 7, 1893, Ornate engraved invitation, heavy stock, creased and reinforced on the reverse. From the Eugene Field estate; also, an invitation from the Secretary of the Century Company (Publishers, Century Magazine) at the opening of their exhibit on May 11, 1893 in the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building. A unique piece from a handsome display, albeit a small one at the fair; the third piece is a colorful invitation to admit the bearer and ladies to the Art Exhibit of the Singer Manufacturing Company, which was a major exhibitor and also which produced an inordinately large number of colorful cards advertising its sewing machines. Included here is the company's full color catalog with a map of the grounds, as well. Four total pieces, all rare. From the collection of Norm Bolotin.

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    December, 2008
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