New York World's Fair Tray

$12.00

Come one, come all! See the future at the New York World's Fair!

The 1964/1965 New York World's Fair was the third major world's fair to be held in New York City. Hailing itself as a "universal and international" exposition, the fair's theme was "Peace Through Understanding", dedicated to "Man's Achievement on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe"; American companies dominated the exposition as exhibitors. The theme was symbolized by a 12-story high, stainless-steel model of the earth called the Unisphere, seen on this souvenir tray!

The fair is best remembered as a showcase of mid-20th-century American culture and technology. The Space Age, with its vista of promise, was well represented. More than 51 million people attended the fair, and It remains a touchstone for New York–area Baby Boomers, who visited the optimistic fair as children before the turbulent years of the Vietnam War, cultural changes, and increasing struggles for civil rights.

Tray measures 7.25" across, by 5" long, and is 3/8" deep. Excellent vintage condition, with very minimal chipping to black around the outside of the tray. Vintage 1964.