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    Thanks Trey! Cannot believe the CSI episode was 2009!! Seems like yesterday. Was not aware your production company name was WF! Will look for it.
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    The last part of the story is believable. The idea that it was removed down to its actual concrete foundation and then filled in from that point makes sense. It's possible that demolition debris may have also been used to fill the hole. Beyond that, any idea that the home somehow still exists buried like a Roman villa in Pompeii with preserved artifacts, is fantasy. If anything is still there it has to just be the basic concrete foundation on which it was built.
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    oh my goodness. I got really excited because Displaymasters is one of the early acquisitions my company. First the division of Exhibitgroup Giltspur and then GES. See I am also a self appointed historian of my corporation GES. I even have a blog to try and preserve the many companies that helped to form us. Kodak was a long time client of ours. I would die to own that model but 7k is really steep. I mean really steep but it is work of art. You see the design work that goes into building exhibits is beautiful. Not only must it sell itself to the client but it must capture the client for the customer. But isn't' that what WF exhibits were remember for and admired to this day. Thanx guys
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    Thanks so much for offering these Steve!
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    No. Mongo pawn in game of life. Only know what read in article.
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    Hello Everyone: I know that this thread was last posted to over seven years ago, but the other day, I came across one of the original Kodak Pavilion models that was available for sale on a website that deals in high-end merchandise and artwork. It appears that the original model was made by a company called Displaymasters, Inc. of Edgewater, NJ. It was stated in the description that very few of these had been made, but the actual number is unknown. The example that was available for sale was in perfect condition-- the size of it was shown as being 24" long, 14" wide, and 6 1/2" tall. The price you might ask? It was being offered at $7,750.00. I would love to own one, but there is no way that I feel the model would be worth that much. It is rare, but considering it was originally offered up as a display for Kodak dealers to purchase and show in their stores to stir up interest in Kodak's participation at the NYWF, I feel a much more realistic price would be in the $1500-$2000.00 range. How do you fellow NYWF collectors feel about it? Ronald PS: In the photo above that shows one of the Kodak Pavilion models on display at the Queens Museum, is the touchtone phone in the photo one of those actually displayed at the Bell Pavilion? And is the IBM typewriter one of the original demonstration models that people could play around with at the IBM pavilion? The photo is a bit out of focus, so I can't read the descriptions shown in front of the objects in the photo.
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    Sorry for not posting here for a bit. We are working on a very viable option but will hopefully return the booth back to the park. Thanks for your interest Andy, and your passion for preservation. I will hopefully be back soon with some updates.
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    Hi Mitch and Andy. Hey Mitch, Andy's legit and would be a good solution to the emergency custody issue. Personally, I'd love to see the unit on display at the Henry Ford - I think it's right up their alley. Doug
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    Hi, I have the room to be a caretaker till I can find the time to restore it when I retire.Where is this booth?And I see it's been cut for transport once before.How heavy is it could two guys load it in pieces on a 4x7 trailer and a 4x8 capacity mini-van?.I'm up in the Catskills It might compliment my Worlds fair benches, and Doug Seed saved Luminaire...In my eventual Worlds Fair tribute backyard zen garden.....Andy
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    That's an amazing treasure to find. Not sure what they might be worth in dollars but those fifty year old decals are going to be pretty impressive to any collector.
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    I suppose, as the article mentions, it IS a form of time travel, if not for you but for the treasures you see fit to send into the future. We don't so much leave the included objects behind as send them forward on a journey. This short article is about the "golden age" of capsules and how many low profile capsules may be forgotten and ripe for discovery. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/time-capsule-how-to-find As always, if you open a capsule and hear the Michigan Rag sung and see floating dollar signs, walk quickly away.
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