Bid Live at Proxibid for Memorabilia from the 1904 World’s Fair Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, will provide live online bidding for a beautiful collection of memorabilia from the 1904 World’s Fair. The live auction, sl
News-Antique.com - Oct 24,2008 - Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, will provide live online bidding for a beautiful collection of memorabilia from the 1904 World’s Fair. The live auction, slated for Oct. 25 and 26 at 9:07 a.m. CDT, will be presented by Official Auctions, Inc. of Kansas City, with live online bidding via Proxibid. Pre-bidding for this auction is already available at www.proxibid.com/official.
Everything in this auction is more than 100-years-old. This auction has something for everyone, whether you are Worlds Fair collector or an antique trader. The sixty-year-old collection of Chuck Wasserman, founding member of the 1904 World’s Fair Society, contains more than 2,000 pieces including many rare, one-of-a-kind, treasures in mint condition. Many items were previously on display by the Missouri Historical Society and more than 1,000 pieces were displayed in the Kansas City Toy & Miniature Museum. This lifetime collection is famous all over the world.
The quantity, rarity and condition of this collection are unmatched. Items such as brass, clocks, spoons, inkwells, medals, coins, paperweights, pocket watches, jewelry boxes, buttons, steins, glassware including: Ruby Red, Cobalt, FloBlu, and china as well as miniatures, postcards, pictures and more will cross the auction block during this auction. Every category has many valuable, hard-to-find pieces. Auction highlights include:
• Lot 188: FOB 4 piece enamel and reversible. FOB is blue on 2 pieces with reversible Indian symbols on 2 pieces. St. Louis Seal, ¾” X 4.5”
• Lot 229: Carnival Vase with pewter bottom, Cascade Gardens, 6”
• Lot 550: Brass Clock with Missouri Mule Union Station Base, 6” X 10”
• Lot 966: 10” Plate Universal Exposition Jefferson and Napoleon multi-color allegorical figures
• Lot 1432: Enamel Spoon, South African Boer War, 1904, 5.5” top-to-tip
• Lot 1912: 100+ yr. old Egyptian Tapestry, 19” X 19”
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