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Trylon and Perisphere
First Day Issue
Cancellation: April 1, 1939, 9 am
Stamp: Scott #853
Courtesy of Robert Bialo

Photo EN-01- from the private collection of
First Day Issue
Cancellation: October 12, 1939, 2 pm
Stamp: Scott #801
Courtesy of Dr. William R. Hanson

First Day Issue New York's World's Fair Electrical Building
First Day Issue
New York's World's Fair Electrical Building
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am
Courtesy of Gil Witschard

The First Day of Issue - 1939 New York World's Fair
First Day Issue World's Fair
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am New York City
Courtesy of Bob Catania

The stamp affixed hereto was issued to commemorate the opening of the World's Fair in New York City, N.Y., April 30, 1939. The theme of the Fair was the picturing, by every means available through the developments of science, industry and the arts, the probable effects of thsese same developments upon the life of man in the world of tomorrow.

The New York World's Fair stamp was first placed on Sale in New York City on April 30th, 1939.
NOTE: It stated first placed on sale April 30, but the post mark is April 1.)

First Day of Issue The Trylon and The Perisphere
First Day of Issue New York's World's Fair
The Trylon and The Perisphere
Courtesy of Gil Witschard

The Perisphere is 200 feet high and within viewers can view from a revolving platform suspended in mid-air, a dramatization of the World of Tomorrow. Clusters of fountains will screen the pillars supporting the Sphere so that the great ball will appear to be poised on jets of water. The 700-foot triangular Trylon at the left - a unique architectural form - will serve as a Fair beacon and broadcasting tower.

The First Day of Issue - 1939 New York World's Fair
First Day Issue World's Fair
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am New York City
Courtesy of Bob Bialo

Host House - The Chamber of Commerce of the Borough of Queens
Host House - The Chamber of Commerce of the Borough of Queens
Postmark: April 15, 1939: 2pm World's Fair Station N.Y.
Courtesy of Andy Kaufman

Worlds Fair First Day of Issue April 1, 1939
First Day of Issue April 1, 1939: 9am, New York, N.Y.
Courtesy of Andy Kaufman

Photo EN-02- from the private collection of
Diamond Jubilee
Cancellation: August 28, 1939, 10 am
Stamp: Scott #853
Courtesy of Dr. William R. Hanson

Of THE RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE
ESTABLISHED AUGUST 28, 1864.

Cachet sponsored by New York City Branch, Second Division Railway Mail Association and applied at the Exhibition Railway Mail Car at the New York World's Fair, August 28, 1939.

The First Day of Issue - 1939 New York World's Fair
First Day Issue World's Fair
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am New York City
Courtesy of Gil Witschard

The First Day of Issue - 1939 New York World's Fair
First Day Issue World's Fair
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am New York City
Courtesy of Bob Catania

The First Day of Issue - 1939 New York World's Fair
First Day Issue World's Fair
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am New York City
Courtesy of Bob Catania

The First Day of Issue - 1939 New York World's Fair
First Day Issue World's Fair
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am New York City
Courtesy of Bob Bialo

The First Day of Issue - 1939 New York World's Fair
First Day Issue - World's Fair
Postmark: April 1, 1939: 9am New York City
Courtesy of Bob Bialo

Final Mailing day- 1940 New York World's Fair
Last Day Issue World's Fair
Postmark: October 27, 1940: 12pm ..R.P.O.
Courtesy of Bob Bialo

Postage Due, Manchester, England
Posage Due - Manchester England
World's Fair
Postmark: April 16, 1940: 6:30pm
Courtesy of Doug Chapman

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