Nolacon II, the 46th Worldcon, was held September 1–5, 1988, at the Marriott, Sheraton, International Hotels and New Orleans Municipal Auditorium. GoH: Donald A. Wollheim, FGoH: Roger Sims. (Sims was the surviving registered hotel guest of the notorious Room 770 party at Nolacon in 1951.) Mike Resnick was Toastmaster. Chairman: John H. Guidry.
This wooden gavel is a unique piece of memorabilia from the golden age of fandom.. Measures 8" long with lettering burned in to the sides. Came from the estate of a gentleman who was an avid con goer throughout the late seventies and eighties.