I just don’t understand .. how is that? It’s just plastik! What I’ve learned from this Auction … NEVER EVER trash anything!
From the Auction:
Yes, this IS the fabled one-and-only PEZ gossiped about for years by hobbyists, collectors and investors, as well as being the subject of articles in magazines, newsletters, websites and blogs.
It has been suggested by several enthusiasts that this is the first and only PEZ to possibly fetch one hundred thousand dollars if ever offered at auction. Maybe, but for certain, here is a chance to enhance your PEZ collection with a spectacularly unique piece that absolutely no one else in the entire universe is known to have! Once the centerpiece of the famous Headley-Du Vall PEZ Collection – reputed to be the largest and most valuable in the world – the World’s Fair PEZ is one of only a few magnificent and one-of-a-kind pieces that remain after the bulk of the collection was privately liquidated following its being donated to charity in 1995. Rarity:
This is the only known example of its kind in existence! It is an Astronaut B with white helmet and green stem with the distinguishing raised inscription on the side: 1982 World’s Fair Knoxville Tennessee. It is believed that Konsul Haas of Austria was the original source, and the prototype was created with the intention of selling U.S. 1982 Word’s Fair promoters on a co-op deal that never materialized. As a result, neither did the manufacture of this unique piece happen.
Condition: Excellent and super clean. Appears to have never been used as a toy and has been stored by professional collectors for a quarter century. Spring action is solid. Colors are vibrant.