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Trio Original 1940 New York Worlds Fair Stylin' Administrative Jackets
By Caleb V. Smith & Son
Located in Dallas, TX
This is a great Historical thing. Heavy cotton-twill khaki jackets with felted-cotton and silk ribbon trim, orange catalin Trylon & Perisphere buttons, partial silk/rayon inner lini...
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1930s American Art Deco 1940S Vintage Fairs

"Orpheus Over the Globe," Important Mural Study for 1939-1940 NY World's Fair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Painted by Dunbar Beck, one of America's finest muralists in the 1930s and 1940s, this classic example of Art Deco stylized allegorical painting served as a study for a series of mur...
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1930s American 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paper

Frances Starr as Headmistress Sara Cantry in "The Young and Fair"
By George Wachsteter
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Pen and Ink on Cardstock Signature: Signed Lower Right Drawing by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Frances Starr as Headmistress Sara Cantry in the1948 Broadway drama `The Y...
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1940s 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paper, Ink, Pen

"Designers Fair Award, 1947," Art Deco Sculpture for Henri Bendel
By Oronzio Maldarelli
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An important piece of American fashion history and a significant example of American Art Deco sculpture, this unique piece was awarded to Priscilla McCaffrey of Henri Bendel for her ...
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1940s American Art Deco 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Oak, Plaster

"50ste Jaarbeurs Utrecht 1948" Original Dutch Mid-Century Trade Fair Poster
Located in Boston, MA
This complex and energetic Constructivist design for the 50th anniversary of the Utrecht Trade Fair brilliantly conveys the theme that the fair has and will continue to be at the cro...
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1940s Constructivist 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Lithograph

Original Vintage Poster WWII Rationing Means A Fair Share Food War Ration Book
Located in London, GB
Original vintage American World War Two home front propaganda poster - Rationing means a fair share for all of us - issued by the Office of Price Administration (1941-1947) Washingto...
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1940s American 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paper

Original Vintage Poster WWII Rationing Means A Fair Share Food War Ration Book
Located in London, GB
Original vintage American World War Two home front propaganda poster - Rationing means a fair share for all of us - issued by the Office of Price Administration (1941-1947) Washingto...
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1940s 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paper

Muted Oil Painting of Fair Haired Man
By Douglas Worsten
Located in Mount Penn, PA
Nicely done portrait of fair haired man with strong features wearing a white open shirt and blue vest. Set amongst a muted dark toned background this painting is signed Douglas Worsten.
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1940s American American Classical 1940S Vintage Fairs

  • Muted Oil Painting of Fair Haired Man
  • Vintage Muted Oil Painting of Fair Haired Man
  • Muted Oil Painting of Fair Haired Man
  • Vintage Muted Oil Painting of Fair Haired Man
H 30 in. W 24 in. D 1 in.
1940s "Lady Fair" Mink and Felt Tilt Hat with Large Bow
Located in San Francisco, CA
A wonderfully quirky 1940s mink and brown wool felt hat with back strap and mink bow jutting out to one side.
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1940s 1940S Vintage Fairs

1940s Large Giltwood Wall Mirror with Shelf by Cavallo Mirror Fair
By Stephen Cavallo
Located in New York, NY
This large wall mirror was made by Cavallo / Mirror Fair in the 1940s. With its giltwood frame and detailed carving, this is a mirror that exudes the lush, elaborate styles of George...
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Mid-20th Century American Regency 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Mirror, Giltwood

Trio Rare Tiffany Sterling Silver Spoons for New York World's Fair, 1940
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Dallas, TX
Original Tiffany Trylon & Perisphere streamline design for the 1939/40 NYWF by Chief silver designer Arthur Barney. Patented design in 1937. Page 178, "Modernism in American Silve...
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1930s American Art Deco 1940S Vintage Fairs

Fun-Fair Painting of Bakken by Jens Sørensen
Located in Hudson, NY
View from Bakken, a revered fun fair park just outside Copenhagen. Signed Jens Sørensen. A night scene. Bakken is a very old and beloved park enjoyed by old and young still open toda...
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1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paint

1939 World's Fair Glass Planetary Desk Lamp Of Saturn
Located in Chicago, IL
Art deco etched opaque and blue reverse painted planetary desk lamp of the planet Saturn. Sold in commemoration of the 1939 World's Fair in New York. Conical art deco etched glass ba...
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1940s American 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Brass

Original Vintage Poster Ferio Nacional Del Libro Espanol Madrid Book Fair Event
Located in London, GB
Original vintage poster advertising the Madrid Book Fair held from 28 May to 6 June 1944 - Ferio Nacional Del Libro Instituto Nacional Del Libro Espanol Madrid 1944 - featuring a col...
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1940s Spanish 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paper

Hugh Pakenham Mahon - Signed 1943 Modern British Framed Oil, A Scene at a Fair
By Hugh Pakenham Mahon
Located in Corsham, GB
A 1943 Impressionist style oil painting by Hugh Pakenham Mahon, depicting a scene at a crowded funfair. Signed and dated to the lower right. Well presented in a wooden frame with gil...
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1940s Impressionist 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Oil, Board

Original Vintage Poster Ferio Nacional Del Libro Espanol Madrid Book Fair Event
Located in London, GB
Original vintage poster advertising the Madrid Book Fair held from 28 May to 6 June 1944 - Ferio Nacional Del Libro Instituto Nacional Del Libro Espanol Madrid 1944 - featuring a col...
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1940s 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paper

"The Horse Fair"
Located in Hudson, NY
oil on canvas copy <br /> original by Rosa Bonheur - just sold for $480,000.
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1940s American 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Paint, Canvas

  • "The Horse Fair"
  • "The Horse Fair"
  • "The Horse Fair"
  • "The Horse Fair"
H 27.25 in. W 53.5 in. D 1.25 in.
1930s-1940s Ferris Wheel Seat Carnival Amusement Vintage Fair Ride On
Located in Orange, CA
Ferris wheel seat was originally patented AUG. 8, 1905.
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern 1940S Vintage Fairs

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Metal

1940S Vintage Fairs For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of 1940s vintage fairs is available on 1stDibs. Browse a selection of Impressionist versions of these works for sale today — there are 1 Impressionist examples available. These items have been made for many years, with versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century. 1940s vintage fairs available on 1stDibs span a range of colors that includes beige, gray, yellow and more. Many versions of these artworks are appealing in their rich colors and composition, but George Wachsteter and Hugh Pakenham Mahon produced especially popular works that are worth a look. Frequently made by artists working in paper, board and ink, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much are 1940S Vintage Fairs?

Prices for pieces in our collection of 1940s vintage fairs start at $445 and top out at $10,000 with the average selling for $1,750.