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Illinois. Chicago. 1892-1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Administration Building.

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Illinois. Chicago. 1892-1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Administration Building.
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Illinois. Chicago. 1892-1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Administration Building. Silvered Brass. Round Ribbed Bottom. Flip-Top Opening. 74 X 39 X 12 mm. Embossed. Overall Choice VF. Front: building divides ART PALACE on flip-top, domed building below, WORLD’S at upper left, FAIR at upper right, dome divides ADMINISTRATION and BUILDING, dual date 1492-1892 below. Back: fanciful flora throughout. Deep silver-gray throughout with brass-gold high points owing to steady use for its intended purpose – keeping matches dry. There are no detracting marks on either side of this attractive piece, and there’s plenty of eye appeal to go around.