Tip tray/coin tray

Object Number: 
2002.1.2595
Date: 
1964-1965
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
7 x 5 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
A gold-colored metal tip tray or coin tray with a gold border and a print of the 1964 World's Fair "Heliport and 'Top of the Fair' Restaurant" in the center of the front marked "New York World's Fair 1964-65". The back reads in black on gold "Heliport and 'Top of the Fair' Restaurant/ The Air Gateway To The Fair/ An imposing structure the roof of which is the landing field for Helicopters. You can fly directly to the Fair from Manhattan in just a few minutes./ Directly under the 'Landing Field' roof is the magnificent 'Top of the Fair' restaurant where the finest in dining is that much more enjoyed by the panoramic view of the Fair from this thirteen story height. The 'Round The World' Cocktail Lounge is just below the restaurant./ Also the home of the Terrace Club, the official (and quite exclusive) New York World's Fair Club./ On the ground level an exhibit 'in the round' dramatically portrays the accomplishments over the years of The New York Port Authority."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group