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1907 Jamestown Exposition (300 years) State Exhibit Bldg Pinback and Ribbon

$50.00

In 1907, a large fair/exposition was held in Jamestown, Virginia to celebrate the founding of Jamestown in 1607 (300 year anniversary). Lots of dignitaries attended the event, including Teddy Roosevelt. This pinback was a tourist souvenir from the exposition. It is estimated that 3 million people visited the exposition.

This large rare pinback measures 1 3/4″ across and the red and blue ribbons are each 3 1/4″ long. Both the ribbons and pinback are in very good condition. The red ribbon has a little fraying at the end of the ribbon. The pinback has the words “1607 1907 Jamestown Exposition State Exhibit Bldg”. The ribbons state “Jamestown Ter-Centennial Expo 1607 1907”.

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1907 Jamestown Exposition (300 years) State Exhibit Bldg Pinback and Ribbon

In 1907, a large fair/exposition was held in Jamestown, Virginia to celebrate the founding of Jamestown in 1607  (300 year anniversary).  Lots of dignitaries attended the event, including Teddy Roosevelt.  This pinback was a tourist souvenir from the exposition.  It is estimated that 3 million people visited the exposition.

This large rare pinback measures 1 3/4″ across and the red and blue ribbons are each 3 1/4″ long.  Both the ribbons and pinback are in very good condition.  The red ribbon has a little fraying at the end of the ribbon.  The pinback has the words “1607 1907 Jamestown Exposition State Exhibit Bldg”. The ribbons state “Jamestown Ter-Centennial Expo 1607 1907”.  The backpaper is “Pioneer Manfg. Co. New York”.  This item was from the Ira Reed Collection and is photographed in his 1907 Jamestown Exposition Price Guide (that was published around 2007 – 400 year celebration).   I will have over 30 Jamestown Expositions to post on my website.

Shipping for this item only is $3.50 as I use a secure shipping box to protect the pin. If you are purchasing multiple items, I will calculate shipping on your total purchase based upon weight and size to save you shipping costs.

 

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