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"Official New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Perpetual Calendar"

"Official New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Perpetual Calendar"
Title
"Official New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Perpetual Calendar"
Date 
1964-1965
Medium 
Metal, plastic, and cardboard box
Dimensions 
Box: 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm (1 3/16 x 1 x 13/16 in.) Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 in. (8.9 x 5.7 x 5.1 cm)
Description 
Silver, hinged rotating globe with date; number changes when globe is inverted; month and day of the week on base can be changed by rotating knobs in red, white, blue, and black. Red, white, and blue cardboard box depicting hemisphere with text: "OFFICIAL/NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR/1964-1965/PERPETUAL CALENDER."
Credit Line 
Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2009.26.2ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group