Auction 106, Lot 55

"The United States Map Puzzle", Parker Brothers

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany - Puzzle

Period: 1915 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19.7 x 11.8 inches
50 x 30 cm

Dated jig saw puzzle of the United States in 54 pieces cut on state lines, complete and with the original box. Insets include Porto Rico, Hawaiian Islands, Philippines and a large one of Alaska. The map is brightly colored and lithographed. The box top has a very lovely stone lithograph and a colorful paper label. Paper label inside of cover shows the completed puzzle. A complete puzzle in better condition than most. The box should be restored.

References:

Condition: A

Bright color with a few pieces very lightly toned. Surface is like new. Box top intact, but sides are detached. Paper label has a clean tear. Box bottom mostly intact with 1/2 of sides detached.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/3/2004

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